A Timeline of Timelines

Last week we discussed linear chronology as being one way to understand and organise collections. For those exploring such methods I am including some links to the timeline as a graphic form. (Also suggestive for many other drawing formats). Here is a timeline of timelines which contains some great descriptions and images of the way…

Material Instability – The Art Preservation Index

http://theartnewspaper.com/market/the-price-tag-of-contemporary-art-is-just-the-beginning-of-what-it-will-cost-you/ This is an interesting news story on how material deterioration and technological obsolescence could affect the monetary value of art. It suggests that by providing a rating on an artwork’s durability through time collectors will be able to assess whether or not the work will be a good investment, i.e. is it going to…