Cultural economics
Cultural economics is the branch of economics that studies the relation of culture to economic outcomes. Here, 'culture' is defined by shared beliefs and preferences of respective groups. Programmati...
The World's Most Expensive Art Goes To Auction: Why Records Keep Being Broken
The heads of auction houses Sotheby's and Christie's weigh in on what makes for record-breaking art, and what to expect going into 2016.It's a warm evening back in mid-May. A few stray latecomers are ...
Nestle Admits To Slave Labor, May Prompt Other Companies To Come Clean
Nestle's admission that slave labour is used to produce its seafood sourced from Thailand sets an example for other companies who need to join forces to push the Thai government to clean up its supply...
A History Of Insane Art Prices
Chinese billionaire and former taxi driver Liu Yiqian bought Amedeo Modigliani’s 1917-18 painting, Nu Couché for $170.4 million on November 9, the second-highest price ever paid at auction for a work ...
The Best Thing To Eat In Every Country Around The World
From katsudon in Japan to grilled meats in Argentina, here are the best things to eat in every country, chosen by the locals who live there. What is the single dish visitors should not miss when visit...
€‹Sotheby's puts famous Russian painting on sale despite claims it was stolen
Sotheby's auction house said it will proceed with the planned sale of the "Evening in Cairo" by the celebrated Russian seascape artist Ivan Aivazovsky. Moscow had earlier said the masterpiece was stol...
Meet Joseph Duveen, The Savvy Art Dealer Who Sold European Masterpieces
Duveen once observed: "Europe has a great deal of art, and America has a great deal of money." A new exhibit explores the relationship between Duveen and American mega-millionaire Norton Simon.
14 Young New York Art Dealers To Watch
14 up-and-coming art dealers tell us how to identify talent, how they got where they are, and what the future holds for New York's art scene.
Music industry
The music industry consists of the companies and individuals that make money by creating and selling music. Among the many individuals and organizations that operate within the industry are: the music...
Economics of religion
The economics of religion applies socio- economic theory and methods to explain the religious behaviour patterns of individuals, groups or cultures and the social consequences of such behavior. An exa...
Economics of religion - Wikipedia
Social economy
A social economy is a third sector among economies between the private (business) and public sectors (government). It includes organizations such as cooperatives, nonprofit organizations and charities...
Social economy - Wikipedia
The World's Most Expensive Art Goes To Auction: Why Records Keep Being Broken
The heads of auction houses Sotheby's and Christie's weigh in on what makes for record-breaking art, and what to expect going into 2016.It's a warm evening back in mid-May. A few stray latecomers are ...
Nestle Admits To Slave Labor, May Prompt Other Companies To Come Clean
Nestle's admission that slave labour is used to produce its seafood sourced from Thailand sets an example for other companies who need to join forces to push the Thai government to clean up its supply...
Artist's statement
An artist's statement (or artist statement) is an artist's written description of their work. The brief verbal representation is for, and in support of, his or her own work to give the viewer understa...
Art auction
An art auction or fine art auction is the sale of art works, in most cases in an auction house.In England this dates from the latter part of the 17th century, when in most cases the names of the aucti...
Art auction - Wikipedia
The Best Thing To Eat In Every Country Around The World
From katsudon in Japan to grilled meats in Argentina, here are the best things to eat in every country, chosen by the locals who live there. What is the single dish visitors should not miss when visit...
Ileana Sonnabend
Ileana Sonnabend (née Schapira, born October 29, 1914, Bucharest, Romania, died October 21, 2007, New York City) was a dealer of 20th-century art. The Sonnabend Gallery opened in Paris in 1962 and was...
Christian views on poverty and wealth
There have been a variety of Christian views on poverty and wealth. American theologian John B. Cobb has argued that the "economism that rules the West and through it much of the East" is directly opp...
Christian views on poverty and wealth - Wikipedia
Meet Joseph Duveen, The Savvy Art Dealer Who Sold European Masterpieces
Duveen once observed: "Europe has a great deal of art, and America has a great deal of money." A new exhibit explores the relationship between Duveen and American mega-millionaire Norton Simon.
Film industry
The film industry or motion picture industry comprises the technological and commercial institutions of filmmaking, i.e., film production companies, film studios, cinematography, film production, scre...
Film industry - Wikipedia
Creative class
The Creative Class is a posited socioeconomic class identified by American economist and social scientist Richard Florida, a professor and head of the Martin Prosperity Institute at the Rotman School ...
Blockage discount
Blockage discount is an art-business-related and legal term of art for referring to the money discount assigned to a group of artworks by a single artist when that group of works is to be released to ...
Disc jockey
A disc jockey (abbreviated D.J., DJ or deejay) is a person who mixes recorded music for an audience; in a club event or rave, this is an audience of dancers. Originally, "disc" (uncommonly spelled "di...
Disc jockey - Wikipedia
History of video game consoles (first generation)
The first generation of video game consoles began in 1972 with the Magnavox Odyssey (which began development in 1968 by Ralph Baer under the code name "The Brown Box"), until 1977, when "pong"-style c...
History of video game consoles (first generation) - Wikipedia
Social justice
Social justice is "justice in terms of the distribution of wealth, opportunities, and privileges within a society". Classically, "justice" (especially corrective justice or distributive justice) ensur...
Social justice - Wikipedia
History of video game consoles (third generation)
In the history of computer and video games, the third generation (sometimes referred to as the 8-bit era) began on July 15, 1983, with the Japanese release of both the Family Computer (referred to in ...
History of video game consoles (third generation) - Wikipedia
Cultural industry
According to international organizations such as UNESCO and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), cultural industries (sometimes also known as "creative industries") combine the creation,...
Artvest Partners
Artvest Partners is one of the companies most frequently cited as an expert on the art market by financial publications, including the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times. The company is an ad...
Fair trade
Fair trade is an organized social movement whose stated goal is to help producers in developing countries achieve better trading conditions and to promote sustainability. Members of the movement advoc...
Fair trade - Wikipedia