Art and Money

IB Visual Arts: Art and Money

A TOK/Art discussion topicThe art world is fed by pretension and desire as much as by talent, and value is associated in what often appears an arbitrary and incomprehensible manner. Why is it that people pay tens of millions of dollars for works by Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, who aren"t even dead white men, while most living artists, while probably not starving (they get day jobs) are certainly struggling...

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