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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.
11 Notable European Artist Residencies
A Listing of Several Artists Residencies and Art Colonies in Europe
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?
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.
Long Profile of the Center for Contemporary...
A long profile of the Center for Contemporary Art in Sacramento. Also, employment information is included for art museum workers.
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.
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.
Nine International Art Conservation Schools
Nine International Fine Art Conservation and Art Restoration Schools lists nine programs around the world for art conservation.
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.
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.
A Listing of Notable Artist Residencies in the...
A Listing of Several Artists Residencies and Art Colonies in the USA
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.
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?
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.
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?
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...
A Listing of Several Artists Residencies and Art Colonies in Latin America such as Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, and Suriname.
Cité Internationale des Arts
Profile of Cité Internationale des Arts, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony.
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
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.
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.
Art Insurance: Types of Art Insurance Companies
Art Insurance Types of Art Insurance Companies Providing Coverage for Fine Art Collections
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.
Civitella Ranieri Foundation
Profile of Civitella Ranieri, Perugia, Italy, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
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.
Acme Studios' International Residencies Programme
Profile of Acme Studios' International Residencies Programme, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in London, England.
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 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.
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?
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 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.
A Listing of Notable Artist Residencies in Asia
A Listing of Several Artists Residencies and Art Colonies in Asia
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?
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.
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.
Long Profile of Musée d’art...
A long profile of Musée d’art moderne et contemporain (Mamco) in Switzerland, including employment information for art museum workers.
Julian Schnabel at Dairy Art Centre
Artist Julian Schnabel poses in front of his self-portrait at The Dairy Art Centre on April 24, 2014 in Bloomsbury, London, England. (Photo by Tristan
Tyrone Guthrie Centre
Profile of Tyrone Guthrie Centre, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Annaghmakerrig, County Monaghan Ireland.
Career Profile of Visual Artist
Career profile of visual artist describes what it entails to be a fine artist.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Q and A with Art Curator John Millichap on...
Art critic and curator John Millichap advises young art professionals on how to be successful with their art careers.
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.
Camberwell College of Arts University of the...
Camberwell College of Arts University of the Arts London, 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
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Fine Arts
The fine arts refer to the visual arts and include aesthetic objects such as paintings and sculptures.
University of Delaware Art Conservation...
University of Delaware Art Conservation Department, a Fine Art Restoration and Art Conservation School.
Künstlerhaus Bethanien
Profile of Künstlerhaus Bethanien, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Berlin, Germany.
The Skopelos Foundation for the Arts
Profile of the Skopelos Foundation for the Arts, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, on Skopelos Island, Greece.
Homesession
Profile of Homesession, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Barcelona, Spain.
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
The American Society of Appraisers (ASA)
The American Society of Appraisers (ASA)Profile provides information about this accrediting body for professional fine art appraisers.
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 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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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?
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna (Akademie der...
Profile of The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Austria.
Bridge Guard Art, Science Residence Centre
Profile of Bridge Guard Art, Science Residence Centre, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Štúrovo, Slovakia.
Q and A with School of Visual Arts Staff on...
School of Visual Arts HR Staff advises job applicants on how to be successful with their art careers and how to get a job in an art school.
ONDARTE - International Artist Residency
Profile of ONDARTE - International Artist Residency, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Akumal, Yucatan, Mexico
Fine Art Appraisers: How to Build Your...
Tips provided by expert fine art appraiser Mary Carpenter on how to build your professional career as a fine art appraiser include networking, joining professional art appraisers organizations and referrals.
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?
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.
What Skills Are Needed to Work as an Art Broker?
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?
Frans Masereel Centrum
Profile of Frans Masereel Centrum, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Kasterlee, Belgium
The Millay Colony for the Arts
Profile of The Millay Colony for the Arts, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Austerlitz, NY.
Artpace, Artist-in-Residence in San Antonio,...
Profile of Artpace, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in San Antonio, Texas.
The Tulane School of Architecture Masters of...
The Tulane School of Architecture Masters of Preservation Studies, a Fine Art Restoration and Art Conservation School.
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.
Q and A with Book Conservator Eliza Gilligan
US-based book conservator Eliza Gilligan answers questions on how to establish your art conservation career.
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.
What is the difference between Fine Art and...
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.
Arquetopia Puebla, Oaxaca, Mexico Artist...
Profile of Arquetopia, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Puebla, Mexico.
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.
Schloss Bröllin International Art Research...
Profile of Schloss Bröllin International Art Research Location, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Bröllin Germany.
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.
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.
Sculpture Space
Profile of Sculpture Space, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Utica, New York.
Long Profile of Grounds For Sculpture in NJ
A long profile of Grounds For Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ. Also, employment information is included for art museum workers.
International Council of Museums Profile
Profile of International Council of Museums (ICOM), an Art Museum Organization.
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.
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.
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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?
Casa Tres Patios
Profile of Casa Tres Patios, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Medellín, Colombia.
Headland Center for the Arts
Profile of Headland Center for the Arts, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
A Profile of Bonhams and Butterfields, One of...
A profile and background history of Bonhams and Butterfields art auction house with additional employment and contact information.
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?
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.
Profile of Art Dubai, Dubai's Contemporary Art...
Dubai's Art Fair was founded in 2007 and is the largest and most established contemporary art fair in the Middle East, taking place every year in March at the Madinat Jumeriah, Dubai.
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.
Trompe L'oeil
: The fine art term trompe l'oeil is French and means to "trick the eye." In visual art, the French term
The Djerassi Resident Artists Program
Profile of The Djerassi Resident Artists Program in Woodside, California, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
The International Society of Appraisers Profile
The International Society of Appraisers Profile provides information about this accrediting body for professional fine art appraisers.
Art Curator FAQs
Fine Arts Curators FAQs Complex Answers Questions to All You Wanted to Know about Fine Art Curators
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.
Goldsmiths University of the Arts London
Profile of Goldsmiths University of the Arts London, a Fine Art School in London
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.
Art Curators Organizations - Professional...
Art curators' organizations lists the professional organizations for art museum and independent art curators to join.
Profile of the Uffizi Gallery
A profile of the famous Uffizi Gallery located in Florence, Italy that houses renowned European Renaissance paintings. Also, links to employment information for museum workers.
A Profile of Dorotheum, One of the World's Top...
A profile and background history of Dorotheum art auction house with additional employment and contact information.
Long Profile of Clark Art Institute in...
A long profile of Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, MA. Also, employment information is included for art museum workers.
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.
Are There Auction Schools?
In the Fine Art Auction House FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as Are There Auction Schools?
Bought In
Bought in is a fine art auction term that refers to when an unsold lot is returned to the consignor or owner.
Long Profile of Artist Damien Hirst
British Artist Damien Hirst. Fine Art.
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.
Arts-in-Residence Taipei (AIR Taipei)
Profile of Arts-in-Residence Taipei (AIR Taipei), an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Taipei, Taiwan.
Art Auction House Careers
Fine arts auction house expert Katherine Boyle from Bonhams fine arts auction house provides expert advice on working in fine art auction houses and advises on how to build your career in the field of art auctions.
The Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program
Profile of The Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program in Roswell, New Mexico, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
Artist Residency Yaddo in Saratoga Springs, NY
Profile of Artist Residency Yaddo in Saratoga Springs, NY.
Centrum
Profile of Centrum, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend, Washington, US.
Penland School of Crafts
Profile of Penland School of Crafts, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
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.
Profile of The Armory Show, New York's...
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.
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.
The Aomori Contemporary Art Centre (ACAC)
Profile of The Aomori Contemporary Art Centre (ACAC), an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Aomori, Japan.
Zona Imaginaria
Profile of Zona Imaginaria, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in
Q and A with Gallerist Louis M. Salerno on What...
Louis M. Salerno, Owner of Questroyal Fine Art, LLC, which specializes in American nineteenth and twentieth century art, answers some questions about what it takes to be an art dealer and offers sound career advice for emerging art dealers in today's competitive climate.
What Type of Training or Education Is Needed to...
In the Fine Art Dealers and Appraisers FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as What Type of Training Is Needed to Be an Art Dealer?
Edition
The fine art term edition refers to one of a series of artists' works such as photographs, prints, DVDs, sculptures that are made from a master.
Medium
The fine art term medium refers to the materials artists use in their work.
Top 11 Fine Art Auction Houses
A listing of the top 11 fine art auction houses from around the world which specialize in fine and decorative arts and antiques.
Artsystems Collections Management Software
Artsystems is a collections management software designed for small museums, art galleries, corporate and private art collections, artist studios, artist estates to archive and keep track of their collections.
What Type of Education or Training Is Needed to...
In the Fine Art Restoration and Conservation FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as What Type of Education or Training Is Needed to Work as a Fine Art Conservator?
Anderson Ranch Arts Center
Profile of Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
Profile of the North Dakota Museum of Art in...
Profile of the North Dakota Museum of Art in Grand Forks, North Dakota and its job listings.
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
Conservation
Conservation in art is the field of study and practice to preserve the world's cultural heritage.
Profile of The Vatican Museums
A profile of the famous Vatican Museums located in Vatican City that houses famous artworks such as Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel, and with links to employment information for museum workers.
Instituto Sacatar
Profile of Instituto Sacatar, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, on the Island of Itaparica in the Bay of All Saints, across from the city of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.
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