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Arts and Markets: Economic Histories of the Arts: Books

Production, reception and the distribution and sale of art have historically influenced the aesthetics and creation of art. This guide will focus on finding and using materials for research in the area of the economic history of art.

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Examples of subject headings:

Note the numerous sub-headings when searching the history of a particular country. Many refer to specific time periods.

Useful Call Numbers

  • AM 1-501 Museums. Collectors and collecting
  • N Visual Arts
    • N400-3990 Art Museums, Galleries, ect.
    • N4390-5098 Private Collections and Collectors
    • N8350-8356 Art as profession
    • N8600-8675 Economics of Art
  • NA Architecture
  • NB Sculpture
  • NC Drawing. Design. Illustration
  • ND Painting
  • NE Print Media
  • NK Decorative Arts
  • NX Arts in general
  • TR 1-1050 Photography

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