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Drunk on capitalism: an interdisciplinary reflection on market economy, art and science

Robrecht Vanderbeeken UGent, Frederik Le Roy UGent, Christel Stalpaert UGent and Diederik Aerts (2011) Einstein Meets Magritte. 11.
abstract
This interdisciplinary collection of essays probes the impact of the market economy on art and science in the post-Berlin Wall era. Part One: Science for Sale, A Dollar Green Science Scene, focuses on new alliances of contemporary science and education with commercial funding, and the commodification of knowledge. Among the questions addressed here are: Does proximity to economic power eclipse freedom of knowledge? When science and education become businesses, what are the risks for a sell-out of patented knowledge, an abuse of research for business purposes or a commercialization of symbolic power? Part Two: Art for Sale, Buy Buy Art, elaborates on the multifaceted and ambiguous relationship between art and capital. Contemporary art claims to be autonomous, but art costs money and artists cannot survive on their love for art alone. How do artists respond to the rise of economic strictures in modern culture in general and the art market in particular? When works of art become investments, can art still be critical of economic injustice? What role remains for the artist in a global, late-capitalist society?
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editor
UGent, UGent, UGent and Diederik Aerts
organization
year
type
bookEditor
publication status
published
subject
series title
Einstein Meets Magritte
volume
11
pages
XXIII, 180 pages
publisher
Springer
place of publication
Dordrecht, The Netherlands
ISBN
9789400720817
9789400720824
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-2082-4
language
English
UGent publication?
yes
classification
B3
copyright statement
I have transferred the copyright for this publication to the publisher
VABB id
c:vabb:321788
VABB type
VABB-3
id
1942320
handle
http://hdl.handle.net/1854/LU-1942320
date created
2011-11-11 12:08:31
date last changed
2017-01-02 09:53:58
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  abstract     = {This interdisciplinary collection of essays probes the impact of the market economy on art and science in the post-Berlin Wall era.
Part One: Science for Sale, A Dollar Green Science Scene, focuses on new alliances of contemporary science and education with commercial funding, and the commodification of knowledge. Among the questions addressed here are: Does proximity to economic power eclipse freedom of knowledge? When science and education become businesses, what are the risks for a sell-out of patented knowledge, an abuse of research for business purposes or a commercialization of symbolic power?   
Part Two: Art for Sale, Buy Buy Art, elaborates on the multifaceted and ambiguous relationship between art and capital. Contemporary art claims to be autonomous, but art costs money and artists cannot survive on their love for art alone. How do artists respond to the rise of economic strictures in modern culture in general and the art market in particular? When works of art become investments, can art still be critical of economic injustice? What role remains for the artist in a global, late-capitalist society?},
  editor       = {Vanderbeeken, Robrecht and Le Roy, Frederik and Stalpaert, Christel and Aerts, Diederik},
  isbn         = {9789400720817},
  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {XXIII, 180},
  publisher    = {Springer},
  series       = {Einstein Meets Magritte},
  title        = {Drunk on capitalism: an interdisciplinary reflection on market economy, art and science},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-2082-4},
  volume       = {11},
  year         = {2011},
}

Chicago
Vanderbeeken, Robrecht, Frederik Le Roy, Christel Stalpaert, and Diederik Aerts, eds. 2011. “Drunk on Capitalism: An Interdisciplinary Reflection on Market Economy, Art and Science.” Einstein Meets Magritte. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer.
APA
Vanderbeeken, Robrecht, Le Roy, F., Stalpaert, C., & Aerts, D. (Eds.). (2011). Drunk on capitalism: an interdisciplinary reflection on market economy, art and science. Einstein Meets Magritte. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer.
Vancouver
1.
Vanderbeeken R, Le Roy F, Stalpaert C, Aerts D, editors. Drunk on capitalism: an interdisciplinary reflection on market economy, art and science. Einstein Meets Magritte. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer; 2011.
MLA
Vanderbeeken, Robrecht, Frederik Le Roy, Christel Stalpaert, et al., eds. “Drunk on Capitalism: An Interdisciplinary Reflection on Market Economy, Art and Science.” Einstein Meets Magritte 2011 : n. pag. Print.