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書名 A portrait of the visual arts : meeting the challenges of a new era / Kevin F. McCarthy ... [et al.]
出版項 Santa Monica, CA : RAND Corp., c2005
國際標準書號 0833037935 (pbk.)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 歐美所圖書館  338.477 P8383 2005    在架上    30500101217977
說明 xxi, 128 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
附註 Introduction -- Defining the visual arts -- Our Approach -- Conceptual framework: Key Dimensions of the Visual Art System -- Art Form -- Market Sector -- Functional Components -- Methodology and Data -- Organization of the Book -- Evolution of the Visual Art System -- Development of the Public Art Museum -- World of Arts Discourse -- Visual Arts Market -- Distinctive Characteristics of the Visual Arts System -- Demand for the Visual Arts -- Key Concepts -- Forms of Participation -- Levels of Participation -- Characteristics of participants -- Factors that influence participation -- Current picture -- Mand more people are involved in appreciating than in collecting -- In the sociodemographics of Appreciation, education appears to be the key -- There are many different types of collectors -- wealth is the key characteristic of collecters -- Key trends -- Museum attendance has been rising -- Blockbuster exhibits appear to have increased museum attendance -- Increase in total museum attendance appears to be due more to population growth and rising education levels than to a higher rate of attendance -- demand in the arts market has grown dramatically over the last three decades -- Future issues -- Artists -- Number of visual artists depends on how they are defined -- In most respects, the sociodemographics of visual artists resemble those of other artists -- visual artists are largely self-employed, but also earn a significant portion of their income from nonarts employment -- Visual artists follow one of several different career paths -- There are several different strata of visual artists in the arts market -- artists increasingly begin their careers with a professional training and credentials -- greater opportunities for early commercial success alter typical career paths -- Relationships between artists and dealers have been changing -- Contemporary visual artists find acceptance for a more eclectic range of work -- Arts Market -- Traditional Picture -- elite market is organized into submarkets -- traditionally aesthetic values were based more on expert consensus than on market forces -- how the market has changed -- prices and volume have risen dramatically -- Operation of the arts market has become more like other markets -- experience suggests that art remains a risky investment -- Visual Arts Organizations -- museums dominate the organizational profile of the visual arts -- Museums' multifaceted missions are often in conflict -- museums rely on a diverse array of sources for their revenues -- almost half of their expenditures are overhead expenses -- visual arts organizations have been growing -- museums have adopted a variety of strategies to increase attendance -- museums are facing increasing financial pressures -- museums are turning to new types of directors to manage an increasingly complext environment -- concentration of revenues and assets in the superstar museums is increasing -- Conclusions -- Challenges of facing the visual arts -- demand -- artists -- arts market -- museums -- potential roles for public policy
"Supported by the Pew Charitable Trusts."
"Rand Research in the Arts."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 117-128)
主題 Art -- United States -- Marketing
Art -- Economic aspects -- United States
Art -- Forecasting
Alt Author McCarthy, Kevin F., 1945-
Pew Charitable Trusts
Rand Research in the Arts
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