BiographyNathalie Moureau is Professor of cultural economics and Vice-President of Culture, University of Paul Valery Montpellier, France. She has published different books and various papers on the contemporary art market. She has also conducted several researches for the French Ministry of Culture and Communication. Among her recent publications Le marché de l’art contemporain, ed. La Découverte (in collaboration with D. Sagot-Duvauroux) and Contemporary Art Collectors : The Unsung Influences on the Art Scenes [CE-2015-1] DEPS (in collaboration with D. Sagot-Duvauroux and M.Vidal).