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Fine Art Auction Houses -- Top 11 Established...
A listing of top 11 fine art auction houses from around the world which specialize in fine arts and antiques.
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.
Top 10 Fine Art Museum Apps
A listing of the top 10 fine art museum apps for some of the best fine art museums in the world.
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?
A Listing of Notable Artist Residencies in Europe
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.
Top 10 Jobs in Fine Art Museums
Top 10 Jobs in Fine Art Museums lists the top ten art-related jobs in art museums such as archivists, curators, conservators, museum technicians, art handlers and press department.
Top 10 Fine Art Museums Around the World - Art...
A listing of the top 10 fine art museums around the world lists contact info for art museum jobs in 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.
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 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.
Fine Art Appraisal- 10 Tips on How to Become an...
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.
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
Fine Art FAQs
Fine Arts FAQs Complex, All You Wanted to Learn about the Fine Arts - the Etymology, Meaning and Examples of the Fine Arts
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 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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Art Insurance: Types of Art Insurance Companies
Art Insurance Types of Art Insurance Companies Providing Coverage for Fine Art Collections
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 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 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.
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.
Cité Internationale des Arts
Profile of Cité Internationale des Arts, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony.
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
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 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.
Civitella Ranieri Foundation
Profile of Civitella Ranieri, Perugia, Italy, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
The American Society of Appraisers (ASA)
The American Society of Appraisers (ASA)Profile provides information about this accrediting body for professional fine art appraisers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Profile of Waddington's, One of the World's...
A profile and background history of Waddington's art auction house with additional employment and contact information.
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?
Acme Studios' International Residencies Programme
Profile of Acme Studios' International Residencies Programme, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in London, England.
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.
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?
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?
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 Phillips de Pury, One of the...
A profile and background history of Phillips de Pury art auction house with additional employment and contact information.
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.
Anderson Ranch Arts Center
Profile of Anderson Ranch Arts Center, 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.
The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna (Akademie der...
Profile of The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Austria.
A Profile of Heritage Auctions, One of the...
A profile and background history of Heritage Auctions, an art auction house with additional employment and contact information.
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.
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 Archivist
Job profile of art museum archivist describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work as an art museum archivist.
Career Profile of Visual Artist
Career profile of visual artist describes what it entails to be a fine artist.
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.
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 Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten
Profile of the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, 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
A Profile of Tajan, One of the World's Top Art...
A profile and background history of Tajan art auction house with additional employment and contact information.
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.
University of Delaware Art Conservation...
University of Delaware Art Conservation Department, a Fine Art Restoration and Art Conservation School.
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.
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 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.
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.
Homesession
Profile of Homesession, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Barcelona, Spain.
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.
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?
Long Profile of The New Jersey State Museum in NJ
A long profile of The New Jersey State Museum in NJ. Also, employment information is included for art museum workers.
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.
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?
Arts-in-Residence Taipei (AIR Taipei)
Profile of Arts-in-Residence Taipei (AIR Taipei), an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Taipei, Taiwan.
Künstlerhaus Bethanien
Profile of Künstlerhaus Bethanien, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Berlin, 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.
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.
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.
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?
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?
Interview with Artist FUKE on How to Establish...
Artist FUKE discusses the concerns of young emerging artists and how to establish your artist career in the field of contemporary art.
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?
Tyrone Guthrie Centre
Profile of Tyrone Guthrie Centre, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Annaghmakerrig, County Monaghan Ireland.
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.
2013 Fine Art Top Stories - A Year End...
2013 Fine Art Top Stories - A Year End Appraisal of the Visual Arts provides an overview listing the most memorable art events of the year.
Goldsmiths University of the Arts London
Profile of Goldsmiths University of the Arts London, a Fine Art School in London
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 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?
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 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?
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.
The Tulane School of Architecture Masters of...
The Tulane School of Architecture Masters of Preservation Studies, a Fine Art Restoration and Art Conservation School.
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?
A Profile of Stockholms Auktionsverk, One of...
A profile and background history of Stockholms Auktionsverk art auction house with additional employment and contact information.
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 Villa Grisebach, One of the...
A profile and background history of Villa Grisebach art auction house with additional employment and contact information.
The Skopelos Foundation for the Arts
Profile of the Skopelos Foundation for the Arts, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, on Skopelos Island, Greece.
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.
Long Profile of Artist Damien Hirst
British Artist Damien Hirst. Fine Art.
Size
An artwork's size is measured by height, width and depth.
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.
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.
Frans Masereel Centrum
Profile of Frans Masereel Centrum, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Kasterlee, Belgium
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?
Art Curator FAQs
Fine Arts Curators FAQs Complex Answers Questions to All You Wanted to Know about Fine Art Curators
Long Profile of The Metropolitan Museum of Art
A long profile of the famous Metropolitan Museum of Art (the Met) located in New York City that exhibits famous Old Masters and 19th Century European paintings and cultural aesthetic objects from all over the world. Also, employment information is included for art museum workers.
Q and A with Artist Peter Bardazzi on How to...
Artist Peter Bardazzi Answers Questions on How to Establish Your Artist Career for Emerging Artists
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.
The International Society of Appraisers Profile
The International Society of Appraisers Profile provides information about this accrediting body for professional fine art appraisers.
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.
Medium
The fine art term medium refers to the materials artists use in their work.
The Whitney Independent Study Program (ISP)
Profile of the Whitney Independent Study Program (ISP), a Fine Art School Program in New York City
Long Profile of The National Gallery in London
A long profile of the famous National Gallery in London that exhibits famous Old Masters and 19th Century European paintings and cultural aesthetic objects from all over the world. Also, employment information is included for art museum workers.
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.
The Edward F. Albee Foundation Artists Residency
Profile of the Edward F. Albee Foundation, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Long Island, NY, US.
Bought In
Bought in is a fine art auction term that refers to when an unsold lot is returned to the consignor or owner.
Trompe L'oeil
: The fine art term trompe l'oeil is French and means to "trick the eye." In visual art, the French term
ARCUS
Profile of ARCUS, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Ibaraki, Japan.
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.
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.
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 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 Millay Colony for the Arts
Profile of The Millay Colony for the Arts, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Austerlitz, NY.
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 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.
Bridge Guard Art, Science Residence Centre
Profile of Bridge Guard Art, Science Residence Centre, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Štúrovo, Slovakia.
Arquetopia Puebla, Oaxaca, Mexico Artist...
Profile of Arquetopia, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Puebla, Mexico.
The Aomori Contemporary Art Centre (ACAC)
Profile of The Aomori Contemporary Art Centre (ACAC), an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Aomori, Japan.
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.
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.
Long Profile of Kimbell Art Museum in Fort...
A long profile of The Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas. Also, employment information is included for art museum workers.
Long Profile of Artist Joseph Beuys
Profile of German artist Joseph Beuys which includes biographical info, important quotes, descriptions of significant artworks, his influence on others, and his exhibition history.
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.
Centrum
Profile of Centrum, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend, Washington, US.
Gasworks International Residency Programme
Profile of Gasworks International Residency Programme, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in London, England.
Casa Tres Patios
Profile of Casa Tres Patios, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Medellín, Colombia.
ONDARTE - International Artist Residency
Profile of ONDARTE - International Artist Residency, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Akumal, Yucatan, Mexico
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.
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.
A Long Profile of The Serpentine Gallery in...
A long profile of The Serpentine Gallery in London with links to employment information for art museum workers.
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?
Acquisition
The fine art term acquisition refers to the fine art or decorative art object a museum or a collector acquires, via bequest, gift, or purchase.
What is the Difference between Commercial Art...
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.
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.
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 Galerie nationale du Jeu de...
A long profile of the famous Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume located in Paris that exhibits modern and contemporary fine art. Also, employment information is included for art museum workers.
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 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.
Profile of The Royal College of Art (RCA)
Profile of The Royal College of Art, Fine Art and Design School in London

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