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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?
Interview with Arts Entrepreneur Samantha Katz...
Interview with Arts Entrepreneur Samantha Katz and Google Glass.
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.
11 Notable European Artist Residencies
A Listing of Several Artists Residencies and Art Colonies in Europe
Nine International Art Conservation Schools
Nine International Fine Art Conservation and Art Restoration Schools lists nine programs around the world for art conservation.
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.
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 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.
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.
A Listing of Notable Artist Residencies in the...
A Listing of Several Artists Residencies and Art Colonies in the USA
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.
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.
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?
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Listing of Notable Artist Residencies in Asia
A Listing of Several Artists Residencies and Art Colonies in Asia
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.
Cité Internationale des Arts
Profile of Cité Internationale des Arts, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony.
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.
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.
Art Insurance: Types of Art Insurance Companies
Art Insurance Types of Art Insurance Companies Providing Coverage for Fine 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.
Civitella Ranieri Foundation
Profile of Civitella Ranieri, Perugia, Italy, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
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.
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.
Acme Studios' International Residencies Programme
Profile of Acme Studios' International Residencies Programme, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in London, England.
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?
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 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?
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Künstlerhaus Bethanien
Profile of Künstlerhaus Bethanien, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Berlin, 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.
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.
Tyrone Guthrie Centre
Profile of Tyrone Guthrie Centre, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Annaghmakerrig, County Monaghan Ireland.
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.
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 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.
Career Profile of Visual Artist
Career profile of visual artist describes what it entails to be a fine artist.
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.
Profile of the Gregg Museum of Art & Design...
Profile of the Gregg Museum of Art & Design at NC State Univ. in Raleigh, NC and its job listings.
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.
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.
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.
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.
University of Delaware Art Conservation...
University of Delaware Art Conservation Department, a Fine Art Restoration and Art Conservation School.
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.
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.
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?
Fine Art Dealers and Appraisers FAQs - How to...
In the Fine Art Dealers and Appraisers FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as How to Open an Art Gallery?
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.
The Skopelos Foundation for the Arts
Profile of the Skopelos Foundation for the Arts, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, on Skopelos Island, Greece.
Profile of theMuseum of Contemporary Art...
Profile of the Museum of Contemporary Art Beijing (MoCA Beijing) in China and its job listings.
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 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.
The American Society of Appraisers (ASA)
The American Society of Appraisers (ASA)Profile provides information about this accrediting body for professional fine art appraisers.
Artpace, Artist-in-Residence in San Antonio,...
Profile of Artpace, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in San Antonio, Texas.
Q and A with Book Conservator Eliza Gilligan
US-based book conservator Eliza Gilligan answers questions on how to establish your art conservation career.
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?
Art Curator FAQs
Fine Arts Curators FAQs Complex Answers Questions to All You Wanted to Know about Fine Art Curators
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?
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.
Maquette
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.
The Appraisers Association of America (AAA)
The Appraisers Association of America (AAA) Profile provides information about this accrediting body for professional fine art appraisers.
Fine Art Glossary Term Medium Is Fine Artist...
The fine art term medium refers to the materials that artists use in their work.
Trompe L'oeil
: The fine art term trompe l'oeil is French and means to "trick the eye." In visual art, the French term
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 Art Critic Ana Teixeira Pinto on...
Art critic Ana Teixeira Pinto advises young art writers on how to be successful with their art careers.
Arquetopia Puebla, Oaxaca, Mexico Artist...
Profile of Arquetopia, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Puebla, Mexico.
The Djerassi Resident Artists Program
Profile of The Djerassi Resident Artists Program in Woodside, California, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
Kala Art Institute
Profile of Kala Art Institute, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Berkeley, California, US.
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?
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 Technician
Job profile of art museum technician describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work as an art museum technician.
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.
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.
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?
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 questions regarding operating an art gallery in today's competitive climate.
The Private Art Dealers Association Profile
The Private Art Dealers Association Profile provides information about this accrediting body for professional fine art appraisers.
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.
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.
ONDARTE - International Artist Residency
Profile of ONDARTE - International Artist Residency, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Akumal, Yucatan, Mexico
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.
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.
The Tulane School of Architecture Masters of...
The Tulane School of Architecture Masters of Preservation Studies, a Fine Art Restoration and Art Conservation School.
Fine Art Gallery FAQs, What Are the Various...
Fine Art Gallery FAQs, What Are the Various Types of Art Galleries.
Q and A with Art Conservator Magali Grubel...
Brazilian art conservator Magali Grubel Estivalet answers questions on how to establish your art conservation career.
Artist Residency Yaddo in Saratoga Springs, NY
Profile of Artist Residency Yaddo in Saratoga Springs, NY.
Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA)
Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) Profile provides information about this accrediting body for professional fine art appraisers.
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.
Casa Tres Patios
Profile of Casa Tres Patios, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Medellín, Colombia.
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.
Profile of Havana Biennial, International...
Profile of Havana Biennial describes the world's prestigious international contemporary art exhibition that showcases fine art from around the world in Havana, Cuba.
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.
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.
The Wassaic Project Residency Program Artists...
Profile of The Wassaic Project Residency Program, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Wassaic, NY, US.
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.
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.
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 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?
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.
Headland Center for the Arts
Profile of Headland Center for the Arts, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
Long Profile of the Burton Art Gallery and...
A long profile of the Burton Art Gallery and Museum in Bideford, England, including employment information for art museum workers.
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 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.
The Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten
Profile of the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
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.
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.
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
Profile of Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Omaha, Nebraska.
The Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program
Profile of The Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program in Roswell, New Mexico, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
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.
The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna (Akademie der...
Profile of The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Austria.
Penland School of Crafts
Profile of Penland School of Crafts, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
Atlantic Center for the Arts
Profile of Atlantic Center for the Arts, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Florida.
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.
Long Profile of The Museum of Modern Art
A long profile of the famous Museum of Modern Art, MoMA, located in New York City that exhibits famous Modernist paintings and sculptures. 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.
International Council of Museums Profile
Profile of International Council of Museums (ICOM), an Art Museum Organization.
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.
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.
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 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 Dorotheum, One of the World's Top...
A profile and background history of Dorotheum art auction house with additional employment and contact information.
How Do Museums Acquire Art for their Collections?
In the Art Museum FAQs, a set of questions and answers such as: How do museums acquire art for their collections?
Centrum
Profile of Centrum, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend, Washington, US.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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 Skills Are Needed to Work as an Art Dealer?
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 Dealer?
Q and A with Painting Conservator Sophie A.K....
UK-based painting conservator Sophie A.K. Reddington ACR answers questions on how to establish your art conservation career.
Arts-in-Residence Taipei (AIR Taipei)
Profile of Arts-in-Residence Taipei (AIR Taipei), an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Taipei, Taiwan.
Fundacion Gruber Jez
Profile of Fundacion Gruber Jez, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico.
Omi International Artists Residency
Profile of Omi International Artists Residency in Omi, New York, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
Arts Professionals Online Educational Courses
2013 Online Classes for Fine Arts Professionals is a listing of classes geared for artists, art historians, gallerists, conservators and other professionals working in the visual arts.
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?
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