Despite the global finan­cial crisis, prices of contem­po­rary art keep rising. Auctions at Christie’s and Sotheby’s break one record after another. More than ever, the market is controlled by immensely rich collec­tors who are all after one thing: discover the artist of the future. The docu­men­tary exam­ines the devel­op­ments within the contem­po­rary art world with the help of artists like Jeff Koons and Chuck Close, collec­tors Bert Kreuk and Thomas Olbricht and museum direc­tors Udo Kittelman and Benno Tempel.

Credits

Executive producer
Set geluid
Sound editing

Title: The Next Big Thing
Year: 2014
Duration : 58 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2014

InternationaalMaatschappijKunst & Cultuur

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