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The Art Market

Author: Erin Aldana

This lesson will explore the idea of artistic patrons and patronage.

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Notes on "The Art Market"

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Terms to Know
Art Gallery

A store or showroom where works of art are sold. A gallery could also be a room in a museum.

Art Market

The economic circulation of works of art.


A system of selling works of art in which buyers compete to purchase works of art by offering increasingly higher bids.


A person who provides financial support for the arts, by purchasing works of art, or by paying the artist as an employee, or by other means, such as establishing a scholarship.


The act of financially supporting the arts.