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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?
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.
10 Best 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.
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.
10 Best 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.
11 Notable European Artist Residencies
A Listing of Several Artists Residencies and Art Colonies in Europe
Interview with Arts Entrepreneur Samantha Katz...
Interview with Arts Entrepreneur Samantha Katz and Google Glass.
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?
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 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.
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.
Long Profile of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
A long profile of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao located in Bilbao, Spain, with links to employment information for art museum workers.
A Listing of Notable Artist Residencies in the...
A Listing of Several Artists Residencies and Art Colonies in the USA
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.
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.
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.
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 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?
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.
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.
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.
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 Insurance: Types of Art Insurance Companies
Art Insurance Types of Art Insurance Companies Providing Coverage for Fine Art Collections
Job Profile of Art Museum Curator
Job profile of art museum curator describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work as an art museum curator.
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.
Career Profile of Fine Art Restorer
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.
Acme Studios' International Residencies Programme
Profile of Acme Studios' International Residencies Programme, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in London, England.
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.
Civitella Ranieri Foundation
Profile of Civitella Ranieri, Perugia, Italy, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
Cité Internationale des Arts
Profile of Cité Internationale des Arts, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony.
Career Profile of Visual Artist
Career profile of visual artist describes what it entails to be a fine artist.
Top 10 Scary Artworks, by Famous Artists, for...
A listing of the top 10 scary artworks to give you a chill this Halloween, October 31, 2014.
Beyoncé and Jay-Z visit the Louvre Museum
Beyoncé and Jay-Z visit the Louvre Museum on October 13, 2014.
Camberwell College of Arts University of the...
Camberwell College of Arts University of the Arts London, a Fine Art Restoration and Art Conservation School
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
Long Profile of the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum
A long profile of the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum located in Bilbao, Spain, with links to employment information for art museum workers.
Q and A with Art Critic Ana Teixeira Pinto on...
Art critic Ana Teixeira Pinto advises young art writers on how to be successful with their art careers.
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
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.
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.
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.
Tyrone Guthrie Centre
Profile of Tyrone Guthrie Centre, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Annaghmakerrig, County Monaghan Ireland.
Job Profile of Art Museum Archivist
Job profile of art museum archivist describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work as an art museum archivist.
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 Is Required to Be an Art Dealer
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.
The IRS and Art Appraisals
The Internal Revenue Service and Art Appraisals: Claiming Donated Art as a Deduction Requires a Qualified Art Appraisal for the IRS.
The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna (Akademie der...
Profile of The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Austria.
International 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.
Job Profile of Art Museum Education Staff
Job profile of art museum education staff describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work in an art museum's education department.
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.
Fine Arts
The fine arts refer to the visual arts and include aesthetic objects such as paintings and sculptures.
A Listing of Notable Artist Residencies in Asia
A Listing of Several Artists Residencies and Art Colonies in Asia
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.
The Skopelos Foundation for the Arts
Profile of the Skopelos Foundation for the Arts, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, on Skopelos Island, Greece.
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?
Profile of Documenta, International Contemporar...
Profile of documenta describes the world's prestigious international contemporary art exhibition that showcases fine art from around the world in Kassel Germany.
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.
The Appraisers Association of America (AAA)
The Appraisers Association of America (AAA) Profile provides information about this accrediting body for professional fine art appraisers.
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?
Goldsmiths University of the Arts London
Profile of Goldsmiths University of the Arts London, a Fine Art School in London
Q and A with Los Angeles County Museum of Art...
Los Angeles County Museum of Art HR Staff advises job applicants on how to be successful with their art museum careers.
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.
Long Profile of Artist Gerhard Richter
Profile of German artist Gerhard Richter which includes biographical info, important quotes, descriptions of significant artworks, his influence on others, and his exhibition history.
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?
University of Delaware Art Conservation...
University of Delaware Art Conservation Department, a Fine Art Restoration and Art Conservation School.
The Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten
Profile of the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
What Is the Difference between a Private and a...
In the Art Museum FAQs, a set of questions and answers such as: What Is the Difference between a Private and a Public Museum?
The American Society of Appraisers (ASA)
The American Society of Appraisers (ASA)Profile provides information about this accrediting body for professional fine art appraisers.
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.
Job Profile of Art Museum Development Staff
Job profile of art museum development staff describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work in an art museum's development department.
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.
Künstlerhaus Bethanien
Profile of Künstlerhaus Bethanien, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Berlin, Germany.
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?
Job Profile of Art Museum Conservator
Job profile of art museum conservator describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work as an art museum conservator.
Adolf Konrad Artist-in-Residence Newark Museum...
Profile of Adolf Konrad Artist-in-Residence Newark Museum Arts Workshop, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Newark, NJ, US.
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.
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.
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 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 Art Basel Switzerland, Oldest and...
Art Basel Switzerland is a profile of the largest, oldest and most prestigious fine art fair featuring contemporary art held every June in Basel Switzerland.
Profile of The São Paulo Biennial,...
Profile of the São Paulo Biennial describes the world's prestigious international contemporary art exhibition that showcases fine art from around the world in Brazil.
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?
Long Profile of Artist Takashi Murakami
Profile of Japanese artist Takashi Murakami includes biographical, educational background and discussion about his art which merges popular otaku culture with traditional Japanese Nihonga elements.
Job Profile of Art Museum Marketing Staff
Job profile of art museum marketing staff describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work in an art museum's marketing department.
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.
Art Curator FAQs
Fine Arts Curators FAQs Complex Answers Questions to All You Wanted to Know about Fine Art Curators
What Degree/Certification Is Needed to Work as...
In the Fine Art Restoration and Conservation FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as What Type of Degree or Certification Is Needed to Work as a Fine Art Restorer or Art Conservator?
Profile of The Royal College of Art (RCA)
Profile of The Royal College of Art, Fine Art and Design School in London
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.
Casa Tres Patios
Profile of Casa Tres Patios, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Medellín, Colombia.
Jon Schueler Scholarship, Visual Artist in...
Profile of The Jon Schueler Scholarship, Visual Artist in Residence, an Artist-in-Residence in the Isle of Skye, Scotland.
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.
Bridge Guard Art, Science Residence Centre
Profile of Bridge Guard Art, Science Residence Centre, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Štúrovo, Slovakia.
Profile of Frieze Art Fair, London's Contempora...
London's Frieze Art Fair was founded in 2003 and features the artwork of contemporary living artists.
Art Appraisals and Legal Issues
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.
Conservation
Conservation in art is the field of study and practice to preserve the world's cultural heritage.
The Private Art Dealers Association Profile
The Private Art Dealers Association Profile provides information about this accrediting body for professional fine art appraisers.
Schloss Bröllin International Art Research...
Profile of Schloss Bröllin International Art Research Location, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Bröllin Germany.
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.
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?
The Djerassi Resident Artists Program
Profile of The Djerassi Resident Artists Program in Woodside, California, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA)
Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) Profile provides information about this accrediting body for professional fine art appraisers.
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?
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.
Homesession
Profile of Homesession, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Barcelona, Spain.
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.
Architect Shigeru Ban Awarded Pritzker Prize
Visitors take in the new Nomadic Museum during a press preview for Ashes and Snow, a multimedia exhibit by artist Gregory Colbert, March 2, 2005 in New
ONDARTE - International Artist Residency
Profile of ONDARTE - International Artist Residency, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Akumal, Yucatan, Mexico
Fine Art Restoration and Conservation FAQs
Fine Arts Restoration and Conservation FAQs Complex, All You Wanted to Know about Fine Art Restoration and Conservation
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.
Art Curators Organizations - Professional...
Art curators' organizations lists the professional organizations for art museum and independent art curators to join.
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?
Artpace, Artist-in-Residence in San Antonio,...
Profile of Artpace, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in San Antonio, Texas.
Headland Center for the Arts
Profile of Headland Center for the Arts, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
The Aomori Contemporary Art Centre (ACAC)
Profile of The Aomori Contemporary Art Centre (ACAC), an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Aomori, Japan.
Profile of ARCO Madrid, One of Europe's Most...
Contemporary Art Fair ARCO Madrid is a profile of one of Europe's most prestigious fine art fairs featuring contemporary art.
Profile of ShContemporary Art Fair, Emerging...
Profile of ShContemporary Art Fair which was founded in 2007 and is held every year in Shanghai China with art galleries and events featuring emerging and contemporary artwork.
The Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation...
The Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Artists Grants is an art grant for fine artists in financial need.
The Wassaic Project Residency Program Artists...
Profile of The Wassaic Project Residency Program, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Wassaic, NY, US.
PastPerfect Software Is a Museum Collections...
PastPerfect Software is a collections management software designed for galleries and small museums to archive and keep track of their collections.
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.
Art Appraisals- How to Appraise Fine Art
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.
Long Profile of The Museum of Contemporary Art,...
A long profile of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA) that exhibits contemporary art. Also, employment information is included for art museum workers.
Definition of Mural, a large wall painting
The fine art term mural refers to a large image, like a painting, painted directly on a wall or ceiling.
Gouache
The fine art term gouache is a water-soluble opaque paint.
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.
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?
The Millay Colony for the Arts
Profile of The Millay Colony for the Arts, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Austerlitz, NY.
Long Profile of the Andy Warhol Museum
A long profile of the the Andy Warhol Museum located in Pittsburgh, PA and that exhibits Andy Warhol and his contemporaries' Modern and contemporary artworks. Also, employment information is included for art museum workers.
A Profile of Bonhams, One of the World's Top...
A profile and background history of Bonhams art auction house with additional employment and contact information.
Profile of Berlin Biennale
Profile of Berlin Biennale describes the world's prestigious international contemporary art exhibition that showcases fine art from around the world in Berlin, Germany.
Profile of the State Hermitage Museum
A profile of the famous State Hermitage Museum located in St. Petersburg Russia, that houses renowned Old Masters and 19th Century European paintings and cultural artifacts and antiquities from all over the globe. Also, links to employment information for museum workers.
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.
What Type of Training, Education or Licensing...
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.
San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI)
Profile of San Francisco Art Institute, a Fine Art School in San Francisco
Q and A with US-Based Book Conservator Eliza...
US-based book conservator Eliza Gilligan answers questions on how to establish your art conservation career.
Profile of The 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.
A Profile of Christie's, One of the World's Top...
A profile and background history of Christie's art auction house with additional employment and contact information.
A Long Profile of The Saatchi Gallery in London
A long profile of the Saatchi Gallery in London with links to employment information for art museum workers.
Arquetopia Puebla, Oaxaca, Mexico Artist...
Profile of Arquetopia, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Puebla, Mexico.
Q and A with Art Conservator Magali Grubel...
Brazilian art conservator Magali Grubel Estivalet answers questions on how to establish your art conservation career.
Q and A with Art Conservator Dr. Joyce Hill...
Art conservator Dr. Joyce Hill Stoner answers questions on how to establish your art conservation career.
Centrum
Profile of Centrum, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend, Washington, US.
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.
Long Profile of the Yerba Buena Center for the...
A long profile of the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco that exhibits fine art. Also, employment information is included for art museum workers and art conservators.
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.
Profile of TEFAF Maastricht
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.
What Are the Tools of a Fine Art Restorer and...
In the Fine Art Restoration and Conservation FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as What Are the Tools of a Fine Art Restorer and Art Conservator?
Are There Fine Art Conservation and Restoration...
In the Fine Art Restoration and Conservation FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as Are There Fine Art Conservation and Restoration Schools?
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