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Professional Resources for Fine Arts Professionals


The field of fine art is diverse, so whether you work in an auction house, museum or are self-employed, this section provides the fine art research resources that you will need for your career.
  1. Art Library
  2. Professional Fine Art Organizations

Art Library

National Art Library at Victoria & Albert Museum, Photo (c) Michiel Jelijs / Creative Commons

Besides handling, assessing and looking at visual art, arts professionals need to read, and to be voracious readers.

Here are library resources for fine art research.

Professional Fine Art Organizations

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Every field of the fine arts has a professional membership organization.

Find which one is appropriate for you.

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