This curation project explores visual representations of financial markets. Focusing on phases of upheaval in transatlantic finance extending back to the early eighteenth century, it traces a recurrent interplay among figuration, abstraction, and allegory in the attempts by graphic practitioners of various kinds (from pamphlet illustrators to fine art photographers) to imagine “the market” in visual form.
Research Article|September 01 2012
Imagining the Market: A Visual History
Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 601-622.
Paul Crosthwaite, Peter Knight, Nicky Marsh; Imagining the Market: A Visual History. Public Culture 1 September 2012; 24 (3 68): 601–622. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/08992363-1630690
Download citation file: