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Art Market as an Economic Indicator

Xiaohan Dong * 1
1 Harrow International School

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Advances in Economics, Management and Political Sciences, Vol. 64, 90-95
Published 28 December 2023. © 2023 The Author(s). Published by EWA Publishing
This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Citation Xiaohan Dong. Art Market as an Economic Indicator. AEMPS (2023) Vol. 64: 90-95. DOI: 10.54254/2754-1169/64/20231497.

Abstract

In three different ways, this article provides insight into how the presentation of artwork reflects the changing stages of the economy. The article delves into the historical significance of the Dutch Golden Age, where artistic opulence went hand in hand with economic prosperity. In addition, it dissects the broader stages of economic development and their reflection in art from ancient agrarian societies to today's digital age. Finally, the article explores the evolving patterns of transactions in the art market, tracing the shift from barter systems to modern digital transactions. Through these lenses, the article shows that the art market can serve as a dynamic indicator of economic change, providing insight into social values, economic health, and the evolving interplay between culture and commerce. The economic crisis of 2008 and the potential dangers of the fine art market are examined. The future use of market trends as a starting point for econometric measurements was envisaged.

Keywords

Art Market, Economics, art valuation, financial downturns

References

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10. Neil De Marchi, Hans J. Van Miegroet, Handbook of the economics of art and culture, chapter 3 the history of Art Markets, 2006, page 69-122

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Financial Technology and Business Analysis
ISBN (Print)
978-1-83558-229-9
ISBN (Online)
978-1-83558-230-5
Published Date
28 December 2023
Series
Advances in Economics, Management and Political Sciences
ISSN (Print)
2754-1169
ISSN (Online)
2754-1177
DOI
10.54254/2754-1169/64/20231497
Copyright
© 2023 The Author(s)
Open Access
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