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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?
11 Notable European Artist Residencies
A Listing of Several Artists Residencies and Art Colonies in Europe
Top 10 Recession-Proof Strategies for Art...
Top 10 Recession-Proof Strategies for Fine Art Galleries describes how art galleries can survive a recession. When collectors stop spending on art, gallery owners can take recession-proof steps to maintain their art galleries and to avoid bankruptcy.
10 Best Fine Art Museum Apps
A listing of the top 10 fine art museum apps for some of the best fine art museums in the world.
10 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.
Nine International Art Conservation Schools
Nine International Fine Art Conservation and Art Restoration Schools lists nine programs around the world for art conservation.
Top 10 International Fine Art Fairs
A listing of the top 10 fine art fairs, and fine art and antiques festivals around the world contains contact info for exhibiting galleries and links to individual profiles of the fine art fairs, and art and antique festivals.
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.
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.
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.
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
Long Profile of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
A long profile of the famous Rijksmuseum located in Amsterdam which exhibits renowned Dutch paintings by artists such as Rembrandt, Vermeer and Hals, with links to employment information for museum workers.
"Fabulous Finds" by J. Lee Drexler and James R....
Book Review of Fabulous Finds by J. Lee Drexler and James R. Cohen, Stories by an Art Appraiser
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.
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.
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 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?
What Type of Skills Does an Art Curator Need?
In the Fine Art Curator FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as What Type of Skills Does an Art Curator Need?
A Listing of Notable Artist Residencies in...
A Listing of Several Artists Residencies and Art Colonies in Latin America such as Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, and Suriname.
Cité Internationale des Arts
Profile of Cité Internationale des Arts, an 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.
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.
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.
Interview with Arts Entrepreneur Samantha Katz...
Interview with Arts Entrepreneur Samantha Katz and Google Glass.
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.
Civitella Ranieri Foundation
Profile of Civitella Ranieri, Perugia, Italy, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
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?
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.
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
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.
Profile of theMuseum of Contemporary Art...
Profile of the Museum of Contemporary Art Beijing (MoCA Beijing) in China and its job listings.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Acme Studios' International Residencies Programme
Profile of Acme Studios' International Residencies Programme, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in London, England.
Job Profile of Art Museum 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 Director
Job profile of art museum director describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work as an art museum director.
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.
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.
A Listing of Notable Artist Residencies in Asia
A Listing of Several Artists Residencies and Art Colonies in Asia
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
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.
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.
Career Profile of Visual Artist
Career profile of visual artist describes what it entails to be a fine artist.
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
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?
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 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.
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.
Künstlerhaus Bethanien
Profile of Künstlerhaus Bethanien, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Berlin, Germany.
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 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?
Long Profile of McKissick Museum, University of...
A long profile of McKissick Museum in Columbia, SC, including employment information 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.
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
Q and A with Art Conservator Steven M. Lalioff
Art conservator Steven M. Lalioff answers questions on how to establish your art conservation career.
The American Society of Appraisers (ASA)
The American Society of Appraisers (ASA)Profile provides information about this accrediting body for professional fine art appraisers.
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.
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.
The Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten
Profile of the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Arts
The fine arts refer to the visual arts and include aesthetic objects such as paintings and sculptures.
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 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.
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.
Atlantic Center for the Arts
Profile of Atlantic Center for the Arts, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Florida.
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 Bonhams and Butterfields, One of...
A profile and background history of Bonhams and Butterfields art auction house with additional employment and contact information.
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.
Homesession
Profile of Homesession, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Barcelona, Spain.
Anderson Ranch Arts Center
Profile of Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
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?
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.
The Tulane School of Architecture Masters of...
The Tulane School of Architecture Masters of Preservation Studies, a Fine Art Restoration and Art Conservation School.
The Skopelos Foundation for the Arts
Profile of the Skopelos Foundation for the Arts, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, on Skopelos Island, Greece.
Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA)
Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) Profile provides information about this accrediting body for professional fine art appraisers.
Goldsmiths University of the Arts London
Profile of Goldsmiths University of the Arts London, a Fine Art School in London
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.
University of Delaware Art Conservation...
University of Delaware Art Conservation Department, 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.
Frans Masereel Centrum
Profile of Frans Masereel Centrum, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Kasterlee, Belgium
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.
Arts-in-Residence Taipei (AIR Taipei)
Profile of Arts-in-Residence Taipei (AIR Taipei), an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Taipei, Taiwan.
The Appraisers Association of America (AAA)
The Appraisers Association of America (AAA) Profile provides information about this accrediting body for professional fine art appraisers.
Casa Tres Patios
Profile of Casa Tres Patios, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Medellín, Colombia.
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 Art Critic Ana Teixeira Pinto on...
Art critic Ana Teixeira Pinto advises young art writers on how to be successful with their art careers.
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?
Schloss Bröllin International Art Research...
Profile of Schloss Bröllin International Art Research Location, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Bröllin Germany.
Buffalo State College, SUNY, Art Conservation,...
Buffalo State College, SUNY, Art Conservation, M.A., C.A.S. a Fine Art Restoration and Art Conservation School.
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.
Arquetopia Puebla, Oaxaca, Mexico Artist...
Profile of Arquetopia, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Puebla, Mexico.
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.
Artpace, Artist-in-Residence in San Antonio,...
Profile of Artpace, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in San Antonio, Texas.
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.
ONDARTE - International Artist Residency
Profile of ONDARTE - International Artist Residency, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Akumal, Yucatan, Mexico
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.
Fine Art Restoration and Conservation FAQs
Fine Arts Restoration and Conservation FAQs Complex, All You Wanted to Know about Fine Art Restoration and Conservation
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.
ARCUS
Profile of ARCUS, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Ibaraki, Japan.
A Profile of Phillips de Pury, One of the...
A profile and background history of Phillips de Pury art auction house with additional employment and contact information.
What Type of Training, Education or Licensing...
The training needed to be an art dealer can vary, as some dealers will have formal art education, while others do not. However, being licensed in art appraisal can help an art dealer's career.
Profile of The Royal College of Art (RCA)
Profile of The Royal College of Art, Fine Art and Design School in London
California Institute of the Arts Profile
Profile of California Institute of the Arts, a Fine Art School in Valencia, CA
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.
Profile of Art Basel Miami Beach Art Fair, Most...
Art Basel Miami Beach, a profile of the largest American fine art fair held every December in Miami Florida.
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 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.
Q and A with Textile Artist Jean M. Judd on...
Textile artist Jean M. Judd advises young artists on how to be successful with their artist careers.
Conservation
Conservation in art is the field of study and practice to preserve the world's cultural heritage.
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.
The Djerassi Resident Artists Program
Profile of The Djerassi Resident Artists Program in Woodside, California, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
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 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 Curators Organizations - Professional...
Art curators' organizations lists the professional organizations for art museum and independent art curators to join.
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.
Profile of ARCO Madrid, One of Europe's Most...
Contemporary Art Fair ARCO Madrid is a profile of one of Europe's most prestigious fine art fairs featuring contemporary art.
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?
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.
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?
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.
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.
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
Profile of the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Fukuoka City, Japan.
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.
Definition of Art Curator
Curator is a fine art term to describe a person who selects art for an exhibition or collection.
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.
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?
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.
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 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?
Zona Imaginaria
Profile of Zona Imaginaria, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in
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?
Kala Art Institute
Profile of Kala Art Institute, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Berkeley, California, US.
The Aomori Contemporary Art Centre (ACAC)
Profile of The Aomori Contemporary Art Centre (ACAC), an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Aomori, Japan.
The Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program
Profile of The Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program in Roswell, New Mexico, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
Sculpture Space
Profile of Sculpture Space, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Utica, New York.
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?
The Goethe University Frankfurt and the...
Profile of The Goethe University Frankfurt and the Staedelschule (The State Academy of Fine Arts) two-year Master of Arts Program in Curatorial and Critical Studies in conjunction with Staedel Museum, the MMK Museum fuer Moderne Kunst Frankfurt, the Historisches Museum Frankfurt, Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung, and the Weltkulturen Museum Frankfurt am Main.
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