This lesson will explore how economic issues influence artistic production.
A system of selling works of art in which buyers compete to purchase works of art by offering increasingly higher bids.
A store or showroom where works of art are sold. A gallery could also be a room in a museum.
The economic circulation of works of art.
The act of financially supporting the arts.
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.