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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?
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
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 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.
Nine International Art Conservation Schools
Nine International Fine Art Conservation and Art Restoration Schools lists nine programs around the world for art conservation.
A Listing of Notable Artist Residencies in the...
A Listing of Several Artists Residencies and Art Colonies in the USA
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 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.
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.
Art Insurance: Types of Art Insurance Companies
Art Insurance Types of Art Insurance Companies Providing Coverage for Fine Art Collections
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.
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.
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?
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 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.
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?
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.
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.
Cité Internationale des Arts
Profile of Cité Internationale des Arts, an 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.
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.
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?
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.
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 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.
Civitella Ranieri Foundation
Profile of Civitella Ranieri, Perugia, Italy, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
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.
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.
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.
Top 5 Non-Art Related Museum Jobs
Top 5 Non-Art Related Museum Jobs
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 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.
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.
Long Profile of the Isabella Stewart Gardner...
A long profile of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, MA. Also, employment information is included for art museum workers.
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.
Acme Studios' International Residencies Programme
Profile of Acme Studios' International Residencies Programme, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in London, England.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Goldsmiths University of the Arts London, Fine...
Profile of Goldsmiths University of the Arts London, a Fine Art School in London
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.
Tyrone Guthrie Centre
Profile of Tyrone Guthrie Centre, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Annaghmakerrig, County Monaghan Ireland.
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.
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 Royal College of Art, Fine Art and Design...
Profile of The Royal College of Art, Fine Art and Design School in London
Career Profile of Visual Artist who Works in...
Career profile of visual artist describes what it entails to be a fine artist.
The American Society of Appraisers (ASA)
The American Society of Appraisers (ASA)Profile provides information about this accrediting body for professional fine art appraisers.
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.
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.
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.
Camberwell College of Arts University of the...
Camberwell College of Arts University of the Arts London, a Fine Art Restoration and Art Conservation School
Job Profile of Art Museum Curatorial Assistant
Job profile of art museum curatorial assistant describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work as one.
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 Djerassi Resident Artists Program
Profile of The Djerassi Resident Artists Program in Woodside, California, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
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?
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.
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
Bridge Guard Art, Science Residence Centre
Profile of Bridge Guard Art, Science Residence Centre, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Štúrovo, Slovakia.
A Listing of Notable Artist Residencies in Asia
A Listing of Several Artists Residencies and Art Colonies in Asia
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?
Artpace, Artist-in-Residence in San Antonio,...
Profile of Artpace, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in San Antonio, Texas.
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.
Künstlerhaus Bethanien
Profile of Künstlerhaus Bethanien, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Berlin, Germany.
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.
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.
Job Profile of Art Museum Curatorial Technician
Job profile of art museum curatorial technician describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work as one.
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.
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.
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 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
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.
Fine Arts definition
The fine arts refer to the visual arts and include aesthetic objects such as paintings and sculptures.
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.
University of Delaware Art Conservation...
University of Delaware Art Conservation Department, a Fine Art Restoration and Art Conservation School.
Job Profile of Art Museum Donor Relations...
Job profile of Art Museum Donor Relations Director
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.
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.
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.
Art Handler’s Liability and Fine Art...
Art Handlers and Art Insurance Interview Part 1, who is liable for damages during an exhibition installation?
The Tulane School of Architecture Masters of...
The Tulane School of Architecture Masters of Preservation Studies, a Fine Art Restoration and Art Conservation School.
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Artists Grants for...
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Artists Grants is an art grant for fine artists in financial need.
What Type of Education or Training Is Required...
In the Fine Art Auction House FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as What Type of Education or Training Is Required to Work at an Auction House?
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.
The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna (Akademie der...
Profile of The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Austria.
Odysseys Costa Rica
Profile of Odysseys Costa Rica, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in San José, Costa Rica,
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 Auction House Junior...
Profile of Art Auction House Junior Cataloguer
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 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.
California Institute of the Arts Profile
Profile of California Institute of the Arts, a Fine Art School in Valencia, CA
Frans Masereel Centrum
Profile of Frans Masereel Centrum, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Kasterlee, Belgium
Anderson Ranch Arts Center
Profile of Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
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ONDARTE - International Artist Residency
Profile of ONDARTE - International Artist Residency, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Akumal, Yucatan, Mexico
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.
Profile of the National Gallery of Art
A profile of the famous National Gallery of Art located in Washington DC that houses renowned Western fine arts and decorative arts from the Middle Ages to the present. Also, links to employment information for 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 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.
Fine Art Gallery FAQs, What Are the Various...
Fine Art Gallery FAQs, What Are the Various Types of Art Galleries.
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.
Yale University School of Art in New Haven,...
Profile of Yale University School of Art, a Fine Art School
Fine Art Glossary Term Medium Is Fine Artist...
The fine art term medium refers to the materials that artists use in their work.
Casa Tres Patios
Profile of Casa Tres Patios, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Medellín, Colombia.
Fine Art Glossary Term Bought In Is Art Auction...
Bought in is a fine art auction term that refers to when an unsold lot is returned to the consignor or owner.
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?
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.
Profile of the California State University Art...
A long profile of the California State University Art Museum in Long Beach, California. Also, employment information is included for art museum workers.
Rhode Island School of Design, Fine Art School
Profile of Rhode Island School of Design, a Fine Art School in Providence, RI
Career Profile of Art Teacher at Elementary...
Career Profile of Art Teacher at Elementary School
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.
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.
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.
Artist Residency Yaddo in Saratoga Springs, NY
Profile of Artist Residency Yaddo in Saratoga Springs, NY.
The MacDowell Colony
Profile of The MacDowell Colony, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
Long Profile of Artist Damien Hirst
British Artist Damien Hirst. Fine Art.
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.
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.
Art Appraisals and Ethical Issues, Certified...
Certified art appraisers and art auctioneers provide professional advice about art appraisals and ethical issues, the ethics involved in conducting fine art appraisals.
The Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten
Profile of the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
Schloss Bröllin International Art Research...
Profile of Schloss Bröllin International Art Research Location, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Bröllin Germany.
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.
Job Profile of Arts Education Coordinator
Job profile of Arts Education Coordinator.
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?
Parsons The New School, Fine Art and Design...
Profile of Parsons The New School, Fine Art and Design School in NYC
Gouache definition
The fine art term gouache is a water-soluble opaque paint.
How Do You Start an Art Museum?
In the Art Gallery FAQs, a set of questions and answers regarding How Do You Start an Art Museum?
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 Curator FAQs
Fine Arts Curators FAQs Complex Answers Questions to All You Wanted to Know about Fine Art Curators
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 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.
Homesession
Profile of Homesession, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Barcelona, Spain.
The Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program
Profile of The Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program in Roswell, New Mexico, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
The Ragdale Foundation
Profile of The Ragdale Foundation in Lake Forest Illinois, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony.
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.
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.
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.
Fine Art Glossary Terms Beginning with X
The fine art glossary lists fine art terms beginning with the letter X.
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?
Interview with UK Artist Mark Noble on How to...
Interview with UK Artist Mark Noble on How to Establish your Artist Career
Definition of Mural
The fine art term mural refers to a large image, like a painting, painted directly on a wall or ceiling.
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.
Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA)
Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) Profile provides information about this accrediting body for professional fine art appraisers.
Atlantic Center for the Arts
Profile of Atlantic Center for the Arts, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Florida.

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