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Art world

Those involved in the business and lifestyle of fine art / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The art world comprises everyone involved in producing, commissioning, presenting, preserving, promoting, chronicling, criticizing, buying and selling fine art. It is recognized that there are many art worlds, defined either by location or alternative definitions of fine art. Some may use the singular art world to refer only to the elite level of globalized fine art. The art world(s) are continually changing in response both to the creativity of those that create art and in response to social change.

Preview of works for auction by Christie's Hong Kong, May 2019
The Microcosm of London (1808), an engraving of Christie's auction room