Public and Environmental Affairs | Art in the World of Commerce
V450 | 26194 | Michelle Facos

Are you curious about the mysterious world of auctions, galleries,
private art dealers, and art fairs? Did you ever wonder why and how
artworks are smuggled and stolen? Do you want to understand why
collectors are willing to pay over $100 million for a single
painting,? These are some of the issues that we will cover in this
course. We will probe deeper too, investigating how these various
institutions and activities function and how they influence and are
affected by public policies both national and international