Social Mood Conference  |  Socionomics Foundation

May 12, 2015

The Socionomist Paints PicassoPablo Picasso’s Women of Algiers sold for 160 million dollars, crushing the world record for art sold at an auction. As reported by a BBC article, one Manhattan art dealer said, “I don’t think we’ve ever seen a sale as important as this” and “There’s a huge amount of demand.” More to the point, “experts believe the investment value of art is behind the high prices.”

Social mood shapes the way society views value and even motivates our artistic influences.

Learn how social mood influenced Picasso’s six stylistic periods.


If you look closely, you can see patterns in social mood that help you predict social trends. Learn more with the Socionomics Premier Membership.