Painting and the public: patronage, museums and the art market

United Kingdom, 1988

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Episode number 4 of Series “The Painter’s world: changing constants of art from the Renaissance to the present”.
The way we see works of art, and therefore value them is one of the key changing constants of art. This program looks at the history of the economics and the exhibition of art from the Renaissance to the present, beginning with the great Renaissance patrons, including the Medicis and the Popes, through the royal collections of France, the development of art museums and the current chaos of the art market.

Credits

production company

WGBH (Boston)

Channel 4

Illuminations Films

Judith Wechsler

producer

Linda Zuck

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1988

Appears in

The Painter's world: changing constants of art from the Renaissance to the present

Group of items

The Painter's world: changing constants of art from the Renaissance to the present

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303735

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Musee du Louvre

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Collectors and collecting

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - History

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Marketing

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art museums

Crafts & Visual Arts → Musee du Louvre

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

History → History

Places → Musee du Louvre

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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