Don Thompson [6 years ago]
Faça o download ou leia online The $12 Million Stuffed Shark - Don Thompson livro grátis (PDF, ePub, Mobi), Why would a smart New York investment banker pay $12 million for the decaying, stuffed carcass of a shark? By what alchemy does Jackson Pollock's drip painting No. 5, 1948 sell for $140 million?
Intriguing and entertaining, The $12 Million Stuffed Shark is a Freakonomics approach to the economics and psychology of the contemporary art world. Why were record prices achieved at auction for works by 131 contemporary artists in 2006 alone, with astonishing new heights reached in 2007? Don Thompson explores the money, lust, and self-aggrandizement of the art world in an attempt to determine what makes a particular work valuable while others are ignored.
This book is the first to look at the economics and the marketing strategies that enable the modern art market to generate such astronomical prices. Drawing on interviews with both past and present executives of auction houses and art dealerships, artists, and the buyers who move the market, Thompson launches the reader on a journey of discovery through the peculiar world of modern art. Surprising, passionate, gossipy, revelatory, The $12 Million Stuffed Shark reveals a great deal that even experienced auction purchasers do not know.
Are you looking for Ebook The $12 Million Stuffed Shark? You will be glad to know that right now a The $12 Million Stuffed Shark PDF is available on our online library. With our online resources, you can find The $12 Million Stuffed Shark or just about any type of ebooks, for any type of product. Read Online The $12 Million Stuffed Shark eBook here.
We have made it easy for you to find a PDF Ebooks without any digging. And by having access to our ebooks online or by storing it on your computer, you have convenient answers with eBook The $12 Million Stuffed Shark. To get started finding The $12 Million Stuffed Shark, you are right to find our website which has a comprehensive collection of ebook listed. Our library is the biggest of these that have literally hundreds of thousands of different products represented. You will also see that there are specific sites catered to different product types or categories, brands or niches related with The $12 Million Stuffed Shark eBook PDF. So depending on what exactly you are searching, you will be able to choose ebooks to suit your own needs.