28 March 2014

Art, Mind and Markets Conference

  • When: 28/03/2014 - 29/03/2014
  • Where: Edward P Evans Hall, Yale School of Management
  • Speakers: Christophe Spaenjers, finance professor at HEC Paris

This conference takes an interdisciplinary approach to understanding art and the market for aesthetic experience. It include papers in the field of psychology, sociology, art history, economics, marketing and finance. On the first day of the conference there will be two sessions on psychology, neuroscience and behavior, and a session on the history of collecting and taste. The sessions on the second day will deal with the history of the art market, the market demand for artistic creativity, and the returns to art investment. There will be public panels Friday and Saturday featuring major artists and critics whose work or writing address the relation between art and mind and art and markets.


William Goetzmann, Yale School of Management
George Newman, Yale School of Management
Darius Spieth, Louisiana State University
Christophe Spaenjers, HEC Paris


The deadline for online registration is WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19, 2014. Registration is required.