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Commercialism in the contemporary art world - Arjo Klamer & Olav Velthuis

Galleries Albada Jelgersma

Lijnbaansgracht 318
1017 WZ Amsterdam 
+31 (0)20 261 93 66


Date 25 Nov

Time 13:30-15 hrs

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Jeff Koons, Balloon Dog (Orange), 1994-2000. Sold at Christie’s New York in 2013 for $58.405.000

Arjo Klamer, professor of cultural economics at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam and Olav Velthuis, professor of the sociology of art at the University of Amsterdam, will discuss the sometimes problematic relationship between art and commercialism. When is an artist or an art institution too commercial? They will address this question by talking about developments in Paris, Amsterdam, and New York.

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