Visual Art and Piketty’s “Capital,” and David Mitchell

Visual Art and Piketty’s “Capital,” and David Mitchell

CULTURE and economics are connected, of course, in all kinds of ways, some simple, some complex. I often muse on the question of how rising income inequality relates to the arts, specifically the art market. A new story gets at some of it, using Capital in the Twenty-First Century, French economist Thomas Piketty’s bestseller, as its lens.

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