Virginia Postrel, "How Art History Majors Power the U.S. Economy," Bloomberg and reprinted at The Washington Post (8 January 2012). Image: Art History, a store in Toronto, http://www.blogto.com/design/art-history-toronto.

How art history majors power the U.S. economy

Virginia Postrel, "How Art History Majors Power the U. Economy," Bloomberg and…

The Power of Glamour by Virginia Postrel

Official website of Virginia Postrel, writer, author, curator.

Virginia Postrel, The Substance of Style

"The very grace that makes a glamorous image so compelling to the imagination makes the ideal impossible to reproduce in reality."--Virginia Postrel, The Power of Glamour: Longing and the Art of Visual Persuasion buff.ly/1p0xPQ2

"The very grace that makes a glamorous image so compelling to the imagination makes the ideal impossible to reproduce in reality."--Virginia Postrel, The Power of Glamour: Longing and the Art of Visual Persuasion

The Substance of Style (P.S.) by Virginia Postrel, http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000RH0E4I/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_EW8Cub1336EZ7

The Substance of Style: How the Rise of Aesthetic Value Is Remaking Commerce, Culture, and Consciousness por Virginia Postrel.

"Glamour is a way of 'seeing what is not there,' not simply forgetting what is there." ~Virginia Postrel

"Glamour is a way of 'seeing what is not there,' not simply forgetting what is there.

Back cover of THE POWER OF GLAMOUR by Virginia Postrel, photo by Reinfried Marass

In provocative detail with more than one hundred illustrations, critically acclaimed author Virginia Postrel separates glamour from glitz, revealing what qualit

Meaning is one of the greatest sources of economic value and one of the least respected. Explanations of why people buy things "they don't need" tend to fall back on stories of status signaling or simple delusion. But actual motives and meanings are much more complicated and interesting, and their results more dynamic and unpredictable. Drawing on her work in The Substance of Styleand her forthcoming book The Power of Glamour, author and critic Virginia Postrel will look at what we can learn…

Meaning is one of the greatest sources of economic value and one of the least respected. Explanations of why people buy things "they don't need" tend…

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The Glamour of Futurism: An Interview with Author Virginia Postrel

The Glamour of Futurism: An Interview with Author Virginia Postrel

Flying Car, Glamour, Future, Techno, Beauty, Virginia, Searching, Vintage Style, Interview

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