Business of Art Reference Books

Last updated: January 3, 2012
  1. Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World's Stolen Treasures
    1. Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World's Stolen Treasures by Robert K. Wittman and John Shiffman Published: June 1, 2010 Score: 7.56
  2. Disneywar: Library Edition
    2. Disneywar: Library Edition by James B. Stewart and Patrick Lawlor Published: April 15, 2005 Score: 2.81
  3. The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art
    3. The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art by Donald N. Thompson Published: April 13, 2010 Score: 2.04
  4. Seven Days in the Art World
    4. Seven Days in the Art World by Sarah Thornton Published: November 17, 2008 Score: 1.84
  5. How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist: Selling Yourself Without Selling Your Soul
    5. How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist: Selling Yourself Without Selling Your Soul by Caroll Michels Published: June 9, 2009 Score: 1.57
  6. Creative, Inc.: The Ultimate Guide to Running a Successful Freelance Business
    6. Creative, Inc.: The Ultimate Guide to Running a Successful Freelance Business by Joy Deangdeelert Cho and Meg Mateo Ilasco Published: July 28, 2010 Score: 1.53
  7. Chasing Aphrodite: The Hunt for Looted Antiquities at the World's Richest Museum
    7. Chasing Aphrodite: The Hunt for Looted Antiquities at the World's Richest Museum by Jason Felch and Ralph Frammolino Published: May 24, 2011 Score: 1.46
  8. I'd Rather Be in the Studio: The Artist's No-Excuse Guide to Self-Promotion
    8. I'd Rather Be in the Studio: The Artist's No-Excuse Guide to Self-Promotion by Alyson B. Stanfield Published: April 22, 2011 Score: 1.12
  9. The Man Who Made Vermeers: Unvarnishing the Legend of Master Forger Han van Meegeren
    9. The Man Who Made Vermeers: Unvarnishing the Legend of Master Forger Han van Meegeren by Jonathan Lopez Published: July 15, 2009 Score: 0.88
  10. ART/WORK: Everything You Need to Know (and Do) As You Pursue Your Art Career
    10. ART/WORK: Everything You Need to Know (and Do) As You Pursue Your Art Career by Heather Darcy Bhandari and Jonathan Melber Published: March 24, 2009 Score: 0.84
  11. How To Be a Graphic Designer Without Losing Your Soul
    11. How To Be a Graphic Designer Without Losing Your Soul by Adrian Shaughnessy Published: September 22, 2005 Score: 0.82
  12. The Artist's Guide: How to Make a Living Doing What You Love
    12. The Artist's Guide: How to Make a Living Doing What You Love by Jackie Battenfield Published: June 9, 2009 Score: 0.66
  13. The Creative Entrepreneur: A DIY Visual Guidebook for Making Business Ideas Real
    13. The Creative Entrepreneur: A DIY Visual Guidebook for Making Business Ideas Real by Lisa Sonora Beam Published: November 1, 2008 Score: 0.6
  14. Making It in the Art World: New Approaches to Galleries, Shows, and Raising Money
    14. Making It in the Art World: New Approaches to Galleries, Shows, and Raising Money by Brainard Carey Published: November 15, 2011 Score: 0.57
  15. Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy
    15. Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy by Lawrence Lessig Published: September 29, 2009 Score: 0.39
  16. Fans, Friends & Followers: Building an Audience and a Creative Career in the Digital Age
    16. Fans, Friends & Followers: Building an Audience and a Creative Career in the Digital Age by Scott Kirsner Published: March 31, 2009 Score: 0.37
  17. Art Marketing 101, Third Edition: A Handbook for the Fine Artist (Art Marketing 101: A Handbook for the Fine Artist)
    17. Art Marketing 101, Third Edition: A Handbook for the Fine Artist (Art Marketing 101: A Handbook for the Fine Artist) by Constance Smith Published: April 1, 2007 Score: 0.34
  18. The Art Detective: Fakes, Frauds, and Finds and the Search for Lost Treasures
    18. The Art Detective: Fakes, Frauds, and Finds and the Search for Lost Treasures by Philip Mould Published: June 10, 2010 Score: 0.31
  19. Marketing and Selling Your Handmade Jewelry
    19. Marketing and Selling Your Handmade Jewelry by Viki Lareau Published: October 1, 2006 Score: 0.29
  20. How to Profit from the Art Print Market 2nd Edition: Creating Cash Flow from Original Art
    20. How to Profit from the Art Print Market 2nd Edition: Creating Cash Flow from Original Art by Barney Davey Published: July 17, 2011 Score: 0.27
  21. I'd Rather Be in the Studio!
    21. I'd Rather Be in the Studio! by Alyson B. Stanfield Published: February 3, 2008 Score: 0.22
  22. How to Start and Run a Commercial Art Gallery (How to Start & Run a)
    22. How to Start and Run a Commercial Art Gallery (How to Start & Run a) by Edward Winkleman Published: July 14, 2009 Score: 0.22
  23. 23. "Starving" to Successful | The Fine Artist's Guide to Getting Into Galleries and Selling More Art by J. Jason Horejs Published: August 25, 2009 Score: 0.21
  24. Art Marketing Made Easy: A 30-Day Recipe for More Buzz, Profits and Results!
    24. Art Marketing Made Easy: A 30-Day Recipe for More Buzz, Profits and Results! by Karen Moehr Published: April 27, 2011 Score: 0.19
  25. The Art of the Turnaround: Creating and Maintaining Healthy Arts Organizations
    25. The Art of the Turnaround: Creating and Maintaining Healthy Arts Organizations by Michael M. Kaiser Published: September 30, 2008 Score: 0.19

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  1. Arts & Photography Books
  2. Photography Books
  3. Study & Teaching Arts & Photography Reference Books
  4. Fashion Books
  5. Other Media Books
  6. Museum Exhibition Catalogs
  7. Music Books
  8. Drawing Books
  9. Design & Decorative Arts Books
  10. Psychology & Religion Books
  11. History of New Zealand Books
  12. Customary Law Books
  13. Plate Tectonics
  14. Paleobiology
  15. Mystery Books
  16. Memory Management Algorithm Books
  17. Eating Disorders Books
  18. Greek Language Literature & Fiction
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