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.
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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
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