Journals Higher Education



Published: 09 January 2013

224 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199913985

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Artworld Prestige

Arguing Cultural Value

Timothy Van Laar and Leonard Diepeveen

  • Written accessibly, with ideas and theories that are embodied through examples and narratives
  • Presents a new theory of "prestige," detailing its relation to the artworld as a model for understanding values
  • Takes on the touchy issue of amateurism and professionalism in the contemporary artworld