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How to Curate an Art Show in 10 Easy Steps
Curating an Art Show in 10 Easy Steps will show you how to work as an art curator to curate an art exhibition in a few simple steps. How to conceptualize your art exhibition, its artists, themes and concepts.
What Do Art Curators Do?
In the Fine Art Curator FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as What Do Art Curators Do?
Q and A with Painting Conservator Pilar Aguilar
Madrid-based painting conservator Pilar Aguilar answers questions on how to establish your art conservation career.
A Listing of Notable Artist Residencies in Europe
A Listing of Several Artists Residencies and Art Colonies in Europe
Top 10 Jobs in Fine Art Museums
Top 10 Jobs in Fine Art Museums lists the top ten art-related jobs in art museums such as archivists, curators, conservators, museum technicians, art handlers and press department.
10 Tips on How to Become an Art Appraiser
To be an art appraiser, you will need to become an art connoisseur, so it is to your advantage to have a passion in art. In other words, you must love gazing endlessly at aesthetic objects like The first step to becoming an art appraiser is to get a college degree. A degree in art history is what many art appraisers earn.
Nine International Art Conservation Schools
Nine International Fine Art Conservation and Art Restoration Schools lists nine programs around the world for art conservation.
Top 10 Fine Art Museum Apps
A listing of the top 10 fine art museum apps for some of the best fine art museums in the world.
How to Apply for Art Grants and Art Funding
How art professionals like artists, art curators, and fine art researchers and art historians can apply for arts grants and art funding in order to put on an art exhibition,conduct research or to create art work.
What Is the Difference Between an Art Gallery...
In the Art Gallery FAQs, a set of questions and answers regarding what is the difference between an art gallery and an art museum?
10 Tips on How to Become an Art Auctioneer and...
Earn a College Degree in Art History to Get a Job in an Art Auction House.
6 Top Organizations for Certified Fine Art...
Be sure to choose a certified art and personal property appraiser from one of the main accrediting bodies in the United States.
A Listing of Notable Artist Residencies in the...
A Listing of Several Artists Residencies and Art Colonies in the USA
Top 10 Recession-Proof Strategies for Art...
Top 10 Recession-Proof Strategies for Fine Art Galleries describes how art galleries can survive a recession. When collectors stop spending on art, gallery owners can take recession-proof steps to maintain their art galleries and to avoid bankruptcy.
Top 15 International Art Biennales
Top 15 International Art Biennales Is a List of Famous Art Biennials Around the World in Cities Such as Istanbul, Venice, Sao Paulo, Sydney, Kassel, Havana, Berlin and New York.
Fine Art FAQ, What Is the difference between...
What is the difference between Fine Art and Decorative Arts? Fine Art is considered a visual object with no functional purpose except to be admired and contemplated, while Decorative Arts are also visual, but serve a function such as furniture, tableware, textiles, etc.
A Listing of Notable Artist Residencies in...
A Listing of Several Artists Residencies and Art Colonies in Latin America such as Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, and Suriname.
Art Museum Curator Job Profile
Job profile of art museum curator describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work as an art museum curator.
What Type of Skills Does an Art Curator Need?
In the Fine Art Curator FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as What Type of Skills Does an Art Curator Need?
Civitella Ranieri Foundation
Profile of Civitella Ranieri, Perugia, Italy, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
How Do You Get a Job as an Art Curator?
In the Fine Art Curator FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as How Do You Get a Job as an Art Curator?
Top 10 International Fine Art Fairs
A listing of the top 10 fine art fairs, and fine art and antiques festivals around the world contains contact info for exhibiting galleries and links to individual profiles of the fine art fairs, and art and antique festivals.
Types of Art Insurance Coverage Companies
Art Insurance Types of Art Insurance Companies Providing Coverage for Fine Art Collections
Profile of School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New...
Profile of School of Visual Arts (SVA), Fine Art and Design School in NYC and its job listings.
Job Profile of Art Museum Director
Job profile of art museum director describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work as an art museum director.
Istituto Superiore per la Conservazione ed il...
Istituto Superiore per la Conservazione ed il Restauro, a Fine Art Restoration and Art Conservation School in Italy.
The Courtauld Institute of Art's Conservation...
The Courtauld Institute of Art, a Fine Art Restoration and Art Conservation School Is Renowned for its Art History and Conservation Study Programs.
Cité Internationale des Arts
Profile of Cité Internationale des Arts, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony.
Art Museum Archivist Job Profile
Job profile of art museum archivist describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work as an art museum archivist.
Acme Studios' International Residencies Programme
Profile of Acme Studios' International Residencies Programme, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in London, England.
The Museum System (TMS) Collections Management...
The Museum System (TMS) is a collections management software designed for art museums, art galleries, corporate and private art collections, and for artist studios and estates to archive and keep track of their art collections.
What are the first examples of Fine Art?
: What are the first examples of Fine Art? : According to author Mary Anne Staniszewski in her book Creating
Art Museum Conservator Job Profile
Job profile of art museum conservator describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work as an art museum conservator.
Career Profile of Visual Artist who Works in...
Career profile of visual artist describes what it entails to be a fine artist.
What Is the Difference between an Assistant...
In the Fine Art Curator FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as What Is the Difference between an Assistant Curator and a Chief Curator?
Short profile of the Musée du Louvre
A profile of the famous Musée du Louvre (the Louvre Museum) located in Paris that houses famous artworks such as the Mona Lisa, and with links to employment information for museum workers.
What is “Fine Art”?
Fine art is the visual arts and includes aesthetic objects that are made for appreciation and contemplation, rather than for commercial or functional purposes, such as paintings, printmaking, photography and sculptures. However, the term “fine art” is broad and also includes diverse art forms such as conceptual, installation, performance, and sound art.
What Kind of Art Jobs Are Available in the Fine...
In the Fine Art FAQs, the question 'What kinds of art jobs are available in the fine arts?' is answered.
Fine Art FAQ, What is the Difference between...
What is the difference between Commercial Art and Fine Art? Commercial Art's purpose is to sell products, while Fine Art's purpose is to be an aesthetic object. However, Pop Art subverted and merged those diverse aims.
Fine Art FAQs: Etymology, Definition, Examples...
Fine Arts FAQs Complex, All You Wanted to Learn about the Fine Arts - the Etymology, Meaning and Examples of the Fine Arts
Top 10 Curated Art Exhibitions of the 20th...
Here, in chronological order, are the top 10 seminal art exhibitions of the 20th century – exhibitions which changed the course of Western art history. These exhibitions were organized by discerning and visionary art curators who predicted trends, and whose exhibitions resulted in leading the trajectory of visual art into new and unexplored territories.
What Is the Difference between an Art Museum...
In the Fine Art Curator FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as What Is the Difference between an Art Museum Curator and an Independent Curator?
Career Profile of Art Museum Security Guard
Profile of Art Museum Security Guard
Fine Art Restorer Career Profile
Profile of fine art restorer as a career describes what it entails to be a fine art restorer. A fine art restorer repairs damages done to art work such as paintings, murals, sculptures, ceramics, textiles, paper works, etc. The fine art restoration includes cleaning the work and preserving it for the future.
Top 10 Fine Art Museums to Work For Around the...
A listing of the top 10 fine art museums around the world. Lists and contact info for art museum jobs in the best fine art museums in the world.
Fine Art Gallery FAQs, What Are the Various...
Fine Art Gallery FAQs, What Are the Various Types of Art Galleries.
Fine Art Museum FAQs, What Is the Difference...
In the Art Museum FAQs, a set of questions and answers such as: What Is the Difference between a Private and a Public Museum?
What Types of Jobs Can an Artist Do?
In the Fine Artists FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as What Types of Jobs Can an Artist Do?
Career Profile of Art Studio Assistant
Profile of art studio assistant as a career describes what it entails to be a studio assistant working for an artist.
The Royal College of Art, Fine Art and Design...
Profile of The Royal College of Art, Fine Art and Design School in London
Camberwell College of Arts University of the...
Camberwell College of Arts University of the Arts London, a Fine Art Restoration and Art Conservation School
New York University, The Conservation Center of...
Profile on New York University, The Conservation Center of the Institute of Fine Arts, a Fine Art Restoration and Art Conservation School.
Art Appraisals and Legal Issues - An Art...
Art appraisals are necessary for legal matters such as tax issues and can be used as proof in a court of law. An art appraisal protects your art investment and is a legal document.
The Appraisers Association of America (AAA)...
The Appraisers Association of America (AAA) Profile provides information about this accrediting body for professional fine art appraisers.
The Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten
Profile of the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
Does an Artist Need a College Degree?
In the Fine Artists FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as Does an Artist Need a College Degree?
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago...
Profile on The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a Fine Art Restoration and Art Conservation School.
What it Takes to Be an Art Dealer, Questroyal...
Louis M. Salerno, Owner of Questroyal Fine Art, LLC offers professional advice for those wanting to become art dealers and what is required to work as an art dealer.
Fine Art glossary term Condition Report...
The Condition Report is a fine art term for a written report by an art expert such as an art conservator, museum or auction house staff member, or art appraiser that tracks any damages, or noteworthy changes to an artwork.
What Does an Artist Do?
In the Fine Artists FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as What Does an Artist Do?
Career Profile of Art Handler and Art Installer
Career profile of art handler and art installer describes what it entails to handle and install art for exhibitions, auction houses, and museums and galleries.
Tyrone Guthrie Centre
Profile of Tyrone Guthrie Centre, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Annaghmakerrig, County Monaghan Ireland.
Goldsmiths University of the Arts London, Fine...
Profile of Goldsmiths University of the Arts London, a Fine Art School in London
What Types of Jobs Are Available in Fine Art...
In the Fine Art Restoration and Conservation FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as What Types of Jobs Are Available in Fine Art Restoration and Conservation?
The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna (Akademie der...
Profile of The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Austria.
The American Academy of Art, Fine Art and...
Profile of The American Academy of Art, Fine Art and Design School in Chicago
What Skills Are Needed to Work as a Fine Art...
In the Fine Art Dealers and Appraisers FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as What Skills Are Needed to Work as an Art Broker?
Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) Profile
Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) Profile provides information about this accrediting body for professional fine art appraisers.
A Listing of Notable Artist Residencies in Asia
A Listing of Several Artists Residencies and Art Colonies in Asia
Q and A with The Exhibition Alliance on Art...
Donna Anderson, Executive Director of The Exhibition Alliance, provides information about art insurance for artists, exhibitions, and museums.
How to Work as an Art Critic
How to Work as an Art Critic describes the steps needed to work as an art critic and how to get your art criticism published.
UCLA and The Getty Conservation Institute
Profile on UCLA/Getty Master’s Program in the Conservation of Archaeological and Ethnographic Materials, a Fine Art Restoration and Art Conservation School Program Where Students Learn Conservation and Preservation of Archaeological and Cultural Objects.
Opificio delle Pietre Dure e Laboratori di...
Profile on Opificio delle Pietre Dure e Laboratori di Restauro, a Fine Art Restoration and Art Conservation School Program in Florence, Italy.
Job Profile of Art Museum Technician
Job profile of art museum technician describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work as an art museum technician.
Fine Art Glossary Term: Size Is Dimensions of...
An artwork's size is measured by height, width and depth. Also preparing a canvas for oil paints requires a size to be added first.
Fine Arts Curator FAQs Complex, All You Wanted...
Fine Arts Curators FAQs Complex Answers Questions to All You Wanted to Know about Fine Art Curators
International English-Language Art Magazines:...
A list from A to D of English language international magazines, both print and web, covering the broad spectrum of fine art, appraisals and auctions ranging from contemporary culture to collectible antiquities.
The American Society of Appraisers (ASA)
The American Society of Appraisers (ASA)Profile provides information about this accrediting body for professional fine art appraisers.
Künstlerhaus Bethanien
Profile of Künstlerhaus Bethanien, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Berlin, Germany.
Artpace, Artist-in-Residence in San Antonio,...
Profile of Artpace, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in San Antonio, Texas.
Art Handler's Liability and Fine Art Insurance...
Art Handlers and Art Insurance Interview Part 3, who is liable for damages during an exhibition installation?
What Types of Jobs Are Available in an Auction...
In the Fine Art Auction House FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as What Types of Jobs Are Available in an Auction House?
Harpo Foundation's Grants for Visual Artists
Harpo Foundation's Grants for Visual Artists is an art grant for fine artists whose work is 'under recognized' in the field.
Decorative arts definition
The fine art term decorative arts refers to beautiful objects that are also useful like ceramics, furniture, jewelry, and textiles.
The Skopelos Foundation for the Arts
Profile of the Skopelos Foundation for the Arts, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, on Skopelos Island, Greece.
San Francisco Art Institute, Fine Art School in...
Profile of San Francisco Art Institute, a Fine Art School in San Francisco
Profile of Venice Biennale, International...
Profile of the Venice Biennale describes the world's prestigious international contemporary art exhibition that showcases fine art in national pavilions from around the world in Venice Italy.
Fine Arts definition
The fine arts refer to the visual arts and include aesthetic objects such as paintings and sculptures.
Homesession
Profile of Homesession, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Barcelona, Spain.
Long Profile of The Musée du Louvre (the...
A profile of the famous Musée du Louvre (the Louvre Museum) located in Paris that houses famous artworks such as the Mona Lisa, provides links to employment information for museum workers.
Rhode Island School of Design, Fine Art School
Profile of Rhode Island School of Design, a Fine Art School in Providence, RI
What is contemporary art?
Contemporary art refers to art made from the late 20th century to the 21st century. Contemporary artists focus, not only on form, but comment on the world at large.
A Profile of Phillips de Pury, One of the...
A profile and background history of Phillips de Pury art auction house with additional employment and contact information.
Dealing or Brokering Fine Art
The training needed to be an art dealer can vary, as some dealers will have formal art education, while others do not. However, being licensed in art appraisal can help an art dealer's career.
Schloss Bröllin International Art Research...
Profile of Schloss Bröllin International Art Research Location, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Bröllin Germany.
Art Museum Marketing Staff Job Profile
Job profile of art museum marketing staff describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work in an art museum's marketing department.
Fulbright U.S. Student Program Artists Grants
Fulbright U.S. Student Program is an art grant for fine artists and an international artist exchange program.
Frans Masereel Centrum
Profile of Frans Masereel Centrum, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Kasterlee, Belgium
Buffalo State College, SUNY, Art Conservation,...
Buffalo State College, SUNY, Art Conservation, M.A., C.A.S. a Fine Art Restoration and Art Conservation School.
Long Profile of the Uffizi Gallery (Galleria...
A profile of the famous Uffizi Gallery (Galleria degli Uffizi) located in Florence, Italy that houses renowned European Renaissance paintings. Also, links to employment information for museum workers.
Fine Art Glossary Term Maquette Is Small...
A maquette is a fine art term that refers to a small 3-D mock-up of a sculpture or architectural project which is presented for a competition, exhibition or other public display.
Profile of London's Frieze Contemporary Art Fair
London's Frieze Art Fair was founded in 2003 and features the artwork of contemporary living artists.
Centrum
Profile of Centrum, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend, Washington, US.
Career Profile of Art Gallery Assistant
Profile of art gallery assistant as a career.
Profile of the Stuart Collection at the UC San...
A long profile of the San Diego Art Institute in San Diego, CA. Also, employment information is included for art museum workers.
A Profile of Sotheby's, One of the World's Top...
A profile and background history of Sotheby's art auction house with additional employment and contact information.
Art Appraisals and Ethical Issues
Certified art appraisers and art auctioneers provide professional advice about art appraisals and ethical issues, the ethics involved in conducting fine art appraisals.
http://nau.edu/CAL/Art-Museum
The International Society of Appraisers Profile provides information about this accrediting body for professional fine art appraisers.
Profile of the Huntington Museum of Art in...
Profile of the Huntington Museum of Art in Huntington, West Virginia and its job listings.
What Type of Education Is Suitable for an Art...
In the Fine Art Curator FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as What Type of Education Is Suitable for an Art Curator?
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Award
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Award is an art grant for mid-career artists.
What Type of Training or Education Is Needed to...
In the Fine Art Dealers and Appraisers FAQs, answers are provided to questions such as What Type of Training Is Needed to Be an Art Appraiser?
Art Museum Education Staff Job Profile
Job profile of art museum education staff describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work in an art museum's education department.
Long Profile of the Studio Museum in Harlem
A long profile of the Studio Museum in Harlem. Also, employment information is included for fine art museum workers.
Job Profile of Museum Art Handler
Job profile of museum art handler describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work as an art museum handler.
Bridge Guard Art, Science Residence Centre
Profile of Bridge Guard Art, Science Residence Centre, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Štúrovo, Slovakia.
Atlantic Center for the Arts, Florida,...
Profile of Atlantic Center for the Arts, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Florida.
Profile of The European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF)...
The European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF) Maastricht, the Netherlands, is a profile of one of the most prestigious fine art and antiques fair featuring antiquities, modern and contemporary art held every March in Maastricht, the Netherlands.
Career Profile of Art Teacher at Elementary...
Career Profile of Art Teacher at Elementary School
Definition of Mural
The fine art term mural refers to a large image, like a painting, painted directly on a wall or ceiling.
Top 9 International Art Museum Organizations
Top 9 International Art Museum Organizations list the world's top art museum associations for professional museum staff to join and become members.
Career Profile of Art Museum Courier
Profile of Art Museum Courier. Fine Art.
The Aomori Contemporary Art Centre (ACAC)
Profile of The Aomori Contemporary Art Centre (ACAC), an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Aomori, Japan.
What Are the Skills Needed to Work in an...
In the Fine Art Auction House FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as What Are the Skills Needed to Work in an Auction House?
Q and A with Artist Peter Bardazzi on How to...
Artist Peter Bardazzi Answers Questions on How to Establish Your Artist Career for Emerging Artists
California Institute of the Arts Profile
Profile of California Institute of the Arts, a Fine Art School in Valencia, CA
Profile of Hong Kong International Art Fair,...
Profile of Hong Kong International Art Fair which was founded in 2008 and is held every year in Hong Kong with art galleries and events featuring emerging and contemporary artwork.
Gouache definition
The fine art term gouache is a water-soluble opaque paint.
University of Delaware Art Conservation...
University of Delaware Art Conservation Department, a Fine Art Restoration and Art Conservation School.
Profile of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
A profile of the famous Rijksmuseum located in Amsterdam that houses renowned Dutch paintings. Also, links to employment information for museum workers.
How Art Appraisers Give High or Low Values to...
Fine art appraisers Mark Grove and Mary Carpenter provide professional advice on how to appraise fine artworks and antiques and when to give a low or high value in the appraisal reports.
Career Profile of Art Auction House Administrator
Profile of Associate for Administration in an Art Institution
Profile of Lyon Biennale, International...
Profile of Lyon Biennale describes the world's prestigious international contemporary art exhibition that showcases fine art from around the world in Lyon, France.
Definition Old Masters refers to 15th to 18th...
The fine art term Old Masters refers to prominent European artists who created artwork during the 15th to the 18th centuries.
The Djerassi Resident Artists Program
Profile of The Djerassi Resident Artists Program in Woodside, California, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
Profile of Dorotheum Art Auction House and...
A profile and background history of Dorotheum art auction house with additional employment and contact information.
Kala Art Institute
Profile of Kala Art Institute, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Berkeley, California, US.
Interview with Arts Entrepreneur Samantha Katz...
Interview with Arts Entrepreneur Samantha Katz and Google Glass.
Casa Tres Patios
Profile of Casa Tres Patios, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Medellín, Colombia.
Docent definition
The fine art term docent refers to an educated museum tour guide.
Job Profile of Art Museum Registrar
Job profile of art museum registrar describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work as an art museum registrar.
Profile of NY's The Armory Show Contemporary...
New York's The Armory Show - Contemporary Art Fair was founded in 1999 and is held every March on Piers 92 and 94 with art galleries and events featuring the art work of modern and contemporary artists.
International Art Residency Beijing, Where...
Profile of International Art Residency Beijing, Where Where Art Space, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Beijing, China.
Art Museum Development Staff Job Profile,
Job profile of art museum development staff describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work in an art museum's development department.
The Goethe University Frankfurt and the...
Profile of The Goethe University Frankfurt and the Staedelschule (The State Academy of Fine Arts) two-year Master of Arts Program in Curatorial and Critical Studies in conjunction with Staedel Museum, the MMK Museum fuer Moderne Kunst Frankfurt, the Historisches Museum Frankfurt, Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung, and the Weltkulturen Museum Frankfurt am Main.
Profile of London's British Museum
A profile of the famous British Museum (the British Museum) located in London that houses famous artworks and cultural artifacts such as the Rosetta Stone, Benin Bronzes and Elgin Marbles from the Parthenon, and with links to employment information for museum workers.
Long Profile of The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
A long profile of the famous Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum located in New York City that exhibits modern and contemporary art. Also, employment information is included for art museum workers.
Fine Art Glossary Term Art Gallery is a place...
The fine art glossary term art gallery refers to the space where the artwork is exhibited and/or sold.
The Millay Colony for the Arts
Profile of The Millay Colony for the Arts, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Austerlitz, NY.
The Tulane School of Architecture Masters of...
The Tulane School of Architecture Masters of Preservation Studies, a Fine Art Restoration and Art Conservation School.

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