An old, not very valuable painting of two rural farm buildings

The meaning of things

The value of an object to us is closely tied with its meaning, and that is tied up in the emotions we experience

The art market can be peculiar, but by and large there are some principles that generally seem to hold. One such principle is that an original by a sought-after artist will almost always fetch a sales price that is a large multiple of what…

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Koen Smets

Koen Smets

Accidental behavioural economist in search of wisdom. Uses insights from (behavioural) economics in organization development. On Twitter as @koenfucius