Sat 03 Nov 2018 - 13:30 - 16:30

An Insider's Guide to Photography and the Art Market

13.30 – 16.30

What makes a particular photograph valuable? When did photography become recognised as an art form by the international art world? What and where is the future of collecting?

To coincide with the launch of her new book Photography and the Art Market ahead of this year’s Paris Photo, Juliet Hacking, specialist in art photography at Sotheby’s Institute of Art explains the ins and outs of the art photography market and how to navigate it. leads an exploration of the development of photography as an art form from an art-market perspective, explaining how the market for art photography works and how to navigate it.

In this afternoon workshop Hacking examines the question of photography’s place within the art world, looking at the evolution of art photography from a marginal to a core component of the international fine-art scene. Expert advice in analysing and tracking the market as a whole, researching the market value of individual works, and identifying artists and photographs that are likely to rise in value is on offer. Hacking also considers how today’s international market is evolving, and points to potential future developments. This event gives scholars, students, curators, dealers, photographers, collectors and other arts professionals the opportunity to raise questions about the art world and its capital they haven't had the chance to ask before. 

A hardback copy Photography and the Art Market, Hacking's new book published by Lund Humphries, is included in the ticket price.

Juliet Hacking, Programme Director of the MA in Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London, is the author of 'Lives of the Great Photographers' and general editor of 'Photography: The Whole Story'. From 2000 to 2006 she was a specialist in the Photographs Department at Sotheby’s auction house in London; from 2003 as Head of the department. She joined Sotheby's Institute of Art, London, in 2006, was the Programme Director of the MA in Photography for 10 years, and joined the Contemporary Art faculty in 2016.

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