The Art Collector: Between Philanthropy and Self-Glorification

Venue: Groningen

Location: Groningen, Netherlands

Event Date/Time: Jun 05, 2008 End Date/Time: Jun 06, 2008
Paper Submission Date: Feb 01, 2008
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Philanthropy and the love of art appear to be the driving forces behind art collecting. However, are collectors not mainly driven by a need to display status and taste and in the process to immortalize their name?