Antidotes from the Dismal Science
Antidotes from the Dismal Science, Peter A.G. van Bergeijk and Philip Hans Franses, eds., ISS The Hague and Erasmus Galery Rotterdam 2009
25 Pages Posted: 17 Jun 2010 Last revised: 10 Mar 2018
Date Written: October 29, 2009
This is a catalogue for an exhibition that showed work of economists that are also (semi) professional artists, including Hans Abbing, Rosella Bargiachi, William Baumol, Peeter Burgeik, Liesbeth Bos, Mark Eyskens, Gerrit Faber, Erik Kloosterhuis, Jan Pen, Winand Starring and Ric Richardts. Preface by Louk Box. Introduction by Peter van Bergeijk and Philip Hans Franses.Twelve economists from Belgium, Denmark, Italy, The Netherlands and the United States showed their artistic work to the public. The artists in this exhibition as a group (and often individually) master the relevant disciplines in modern economics: micro, macro, international economics,development economics, political economy and even sociology and history of thought. The artists have provided written comments on their art and its relationship to the financial and economic crisis. Further more short bio's and 4-pagers on the link beteen economics and art are provided by each artist.
Keywords: economics, art, crisis
JEL Classification: Z10
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