By: Benhamou-Huet, Judith
Seller ID: RWARE0000034991
In the art market, the value of a work has never been as relative as it is today. An intense marketing system has been established that makes the pric e of an item dependent not just on its quality but also on the identity of the seller and the buyer and even on the location of the sale. Through anec dotes and famous stories, The Worth of Art takes an in-depth look at exactl y how the circumstances of a sale influence the price a work ultimately com mands. The book highlights a selection of record-breaking auctions sales-fr om Van Gogh's "Portrait of Dr. Gachet" to a Louis XVI dresser ... View More...