The Ethics of Wealth: "Contemporary Art in the Museum and the Marketplace"

Abstract: A forthright conversation about the role of money in the art world.  How do wealth and its privileges shape art, patronage, and curatorial practice today?  This dialogue, addressing the phenomenon of the artist as celebrity, and the spectacular presentation of art in the auction house and the museum, will feature Amy Cappellazzo, Chairman, Post-War and Contemporary Development at Christie's, and Scott Rothkopf, Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art.  Moderated by Professor Richard Meyer ( (Art and Art History, Stanford).

This event is tentatively scheduled at 5:30pm. Please check back to confirm the start time.

Thursday, April 18, 2013. 5:30 PM.
Approximate duration of 1.50 hour(s).
Annenberg Auditorium (Map)
Cantor Arts Center, Center for Ethics in Society, Stanford Arts Institute, Department of Art & Art History

Free and open to the public.

General Public, Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni/Friends, Members
lecture, arts, humanities

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