The Value of Everything

Malik, Suhail. 2014. The Value of Everything. Texte zur Kunst, 93, pp. 66-79. [Article]

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The affirmation of value over price assumed and instantiated in contemporary art (CA) through its constitutive sur-valuation cannot but be inclined towards pricing. Parochially, the art-market can then advance without hindrance across any instance of CA. More expansively, in bringing or adding value to everything while assuming that the indeterminacy of its sur-valuation negates or escapes pricing, CA is a transmission mechanism for the speculative pricing of everything, for universal financialization.

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Published in English and German


pricing, financialisation, value, value theory, art market, contemporary art, indeterminacy

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March 2014Published

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02 Oct 2017 10:04

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29 Apr 2020 16:38


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