Art Markets and Digital Histories

Sandra Van Ginhoven*, Claartje Rasterhoff*

*Corresponding author for this work

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This Special Issue of Arts investigates the use of digital methods in the study of art markets and their histories. Digital art history or historical research facilitated by computer-technology in general is omnipresent in academia and increasingly supported by an infrastructure of seminars, workshops, networks, journals and other platforms for sharing results, exchanging notes and developing criticism. As the wealth of historical and contemporary data is rapidly expanding and digital technologies are becoming integral to research in the humanities and social sciences, it is high time to reflect on the different strategies that art market scholars employ to navigate and negotiate digital techniques and resources.

Original languageEnglish
Article number105
Number of pages5
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2019
Externally publishedYes


  • art markets
  • digital history
  • editorial


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