Seminar on art and the market

Central Bank of Iceland

A seminar on this subject will be held in Sölvhóll, a meeting room in the Central Bank of Iceland, on Tuesday 11 December at 15:00.

Speaker: Vilhjálmur Bjarnason, Lecturer at the University of Iceland.

Abstract: The question of whether or not art is a marketable good will be discussed at the seminar. The debate of whether a painting is an investment or consumption will also be addressed, as well as the flow of art across national borders, Icelandic art abroad, and foreign art in Iceland.