The price of art

Amount with a huge number of zeros, collectors are willing to pay for paintings and sculptures of famous masters, often surprising. If we are talking about work in which not everyone is able to learn a work of art, to this surprise mixed with a heavy dose of sarcasm and skepticism.

Thus, the core of this lecture will be addressing the following questions: we will try to understand what factors impact on the contemporary art market, as there are these incredible numbers, why are the prices for works of Russian artists are not comparable with the prices of European and American masters?

Lecturer:
Armen Apresyan – candidate of philosophical Sciences, Director of School of design at the Institute of social Sciences of Ranepa, critic, journalist, author of a series of lectures on the history of art.

The event is part of a Sabbath cycle of lectures "What you need to know about art".
The cost of participation is 850 RUB.