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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 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.
A Listing of Notable Artist Residencies in Europe
A Listing of Several Artists Residencies and Art Colonies in Europe
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.
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 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?
Nine International Art Conservation Schools
Nine International Fine Art Conservation and Art Restoration Schools lists nine programs around the world for art conservation.
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?
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.
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.
Listing of Notable Artist Residencies in the USA
A Listing of Several Artists Residencies and Art Colonies in the USA
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 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.
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.
Top 15 Art Biennales From Around the World
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.
Certified Fine Art Appraisers Organizations
Be sure to choose a certified art and personal property appraiser from one of the main accrediting bodies in the United States.
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.
Top 10 Best 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.
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.
Cite Internationale des Arts, Artist-in-Residen...
Profile of Cite Internationale des Arts, an Artist-in-Residence in Paris, France.
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.
Types of Art Insurance Coverage Companies
Art Insurance Types of Art Insurance Companies Providing Coverage for Fine Art Collections
Career Profile of Visual Artist who Works in...
Career profile of visual artist describes what it entails to be a fine artist.
What it Takes to Be an Art Dealer, Questroyal...
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?
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.
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.
Fine Art Gallery FAQs, What Are the Various...
Fine Art Gallery FAQs, What Are the Various Types of Art Galleries.
Job Profile of Art Museum Associate Curator
Job profile of art museum associate curator describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work as one.
Sculpture Space
Profile of Sculpture Space, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Utica, New York.
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 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.
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?
Art Museum Archivist Job Profile
Job profile of art museum archivist describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work as an art museum archivist.
Career Profile of Art Museum Security Guard
Profile of Art Museum Security Guard
A Listing of Notable Artist Residencies in Asia
A Listing of Several Artists Residencies and Art Colonies in Asia
Art Museum Curator Job Profile
Job profile of art museum curator describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work as an art museum curator.
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.
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: 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.
The Skopelos Foundation for the Arts
Profile of the Skopelos Foundation for the Arts, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, on Skopelos Island, Greece.
What are the first examples of Fine Art?
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Civitella Ranieri Foundation
Profile of Civitella Ranieri, Perugia, Italy, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
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.
Arquetopia Puebla, Oaxaca, Mexico Artist...
Profile of Arquetopia, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Puebla, and Oaxaca, Mexico.
Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakerrig, County...
Profile of Tyrone Guthrie Centre, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Annaghmakerrig, County Monaghan Ireland.
How Art Appraisers Give High or Low Values to...
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.
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 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 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.
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?
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.
Acme Studios' International Residencies Programme
Profile of Acme Studios' International Residencies Programme, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in London, England.
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.
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.
Harpo Foundation's Grants for Visual Artists
Harpo Foundation's Grants for Visual Artists is an art grant for fine artists whose work is 'under recognized' in the field.
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?
Career Profile of Arts Management Associate
Job profile of Arts Management Associate describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work in an art institution.
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?
The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna (Akademie der...
Profile of The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Austria.
Career Profile of Art Auction House Associate...
Job profile of an Art Auction House Associate Specialist
Künstlerhaus Bethanien
Profile of Künstlerhaus Bethanien, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Berlin, Germany.
Q and A with Art Conservator Sarah Barack,...
Q and A with Art Conservator Sarah Barack, Conservation Center, NYU
Art Museum Conservator Job Profile
Job profile of art museum conservator describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work as an art museum conservator.
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.
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.
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.
Bridge Guard Art, Science Residence Centre
Profile of Bridge Guard Art, Science Residence Centre, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Štúrovo, Slovakia.
Career Profile of Associate Curator of...
Career Profile of Associate Curator of Paintings and Sculpture
The Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten
Profile of the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
International English-Language Art Magazines:...
A list from E to Z 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. Page 2.
Art Gallery Assistant Archivist Job Profile
Job profile of art gallery assistant archivist describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work as an assistant archivist.
Career Profile of Art Gallery Dealer
Profile of art gallery dealer as a career.
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.
Frans Masereel Centrum
Profile of Frans Masereel Centrum, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Kasterlee, Belgium
Definition of Mural
The fine art term mural refers to a large image, like a painting, painted directly on a wall or ceiling.
Schloss Bröllin International Art Research...
Profile of Schloss Bröllin International Art Research Location, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Bröllin Germany.
Goldsmiths University of the Arts London, Fine...
Profile of Goldsmiths University of the Arts London, a Fine Art School in London
Fine Art Museum FAQs, What Is the Difference...
In the Art Museum FAQs, a set of questions and answers such as: What Is the Difference between a Private and a Public Museum?
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.
ONDARTE - International Artist Residency
Profile of ONDARTE - International Artist Residency, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Akumal, Yucatan, Mexico
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.
4 Top-Selling Contemporary Artists: Today's...
4 Top-Selling Contemporary Artists who lead the international artworld in terms of stature and auction price.
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?
Career Profile of Art Museum Courier
Profile of Art Museum Courier. Fine Art.
Fine Arts definition
The fine arts refer to the visual arts and include aesthetic objects such as paintings and sculptures.
Career Profile of Art Auction House Junior...
Profile of Art Auction House Junior Cataloguer
Homesession
Profile of Homesession, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Barcelona, Spain.
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?
Odysseys Costa Rica
Profile of Odysseys Costa Rica, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in San José, Costa Rica,
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 Director
Job profile of art museum director describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work as an art museum director.
ARTCEB Artist-in-Residence
Profile of ARTCEB, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Suriname.
Definition of Art Curator
Curator is a fine art term to describe a person who selects art for an exhibition or collection.
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.
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 Art Auction House Catalog...
Job profile of an Art Auction House Catalog Associate
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.
Career Profile of Art Gallery Assistant
Profile of art gallery assistant as a career.
Profile of the Huntington Museum of Art in...
Profile of the Huntington Museum of Art in Huntington, West Virginia and its job listings.
Career Profile of Art Museum Gift Shop Sales...
Career Profile of Art Museum Gift Shop Sales Associate
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?
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.
Camberwell College of Arts University of the...
Camberwell College of Arts University of the Arts London, a Fine Art Restoration and Art Conservation School
Career Profile of Art Teacher at Elementary...
Career Profile of Art Teacher at Elementary School
Fine Art Glossary Terms Beginning with Y
The fine art glossary lists fine art terms beginning with the letter Y.
San Francisco Art Institute, Fine Art School in...
Profile of San Francisco Art Institute, a Fine Art School in San Francisco
Long Profile of The 21st Century Museum of...
A long profile of The 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art located in Kanazawa, Japan, and which exhibits international contemporary art. Also, employment information is included for art museum workers.
Profile of Pratt Institute, Fine Art and Design...
Profile of Pratt Institute, Fine Art and Design School in Brooklyn, NY
Art Handler’s Liability and Fine Art...
Art Handlers and Art Insurance Interview Part 1, who is liable for damages during an exhibition installation?
Dealing or Brokering Fine Art
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.
Job Profile of Art Museum Chief Curator
Job profile of art museum chief curator describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work as one.
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.
Waddington's Auction House Profile
A profile and background history of Waddington's art auction house with additional employment and contact information.
Profile and Background History of Art...
A profile and background history of Heritage Auctions, an art auction house with additional employment and contact information.
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.
Career Profile of Art Auction House Appraisals...
Job profile of an Art Auction House Appraisals Coordinator
Conservation
Conservation in art is the field of study and practice to preserve the world's cultural heritage.
Casa Tres Patios
Profile of Casa Tres Patios, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Medellín, Colombia.
Art Museum Education Staff Job Profile
Job profile of art museum education staff describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work in an art museum's education department.
The MacDowell Colony
Profile of The MacDowell Colony, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
Career Profile of Art Auction House Administrator
Profile of Associate for Administration in an Art Institution
Creative Capital's Grant for Artists
The Creative Capital's Grant for Artists is an art grant for visual artists.
The Ragdale Foundation
Profile of The Ragdale Foundation in Lake Forest Illinois, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony.
Fine Art Glossary Terms Beginning with X
The fine art glossary lists fine art terms beginning with the letter X.
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.
California Institute of the Arts Profile
Profile of California Institute of the Arts, a Fine Art School in Valencia, CA
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.
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.
Decorative arts definition
The fine art term decorative arts refers to beautiful objects that are also useful like ceramics, furniture, jewelry, and textiles.
Career Profile of Art Auction House Logistics...
Profile of Art Auction House Logistics Manager
Career Profile of Art Gallery Registrar
Job profile of an Art Gallery Registrar
Fundacion Gruber Jez
Profile of Fundacion Gruber Jez, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico.
The American Society of Appraisers (ASA)
The American Society of Appraisers (ASA)Profile provides information about this accrediting body for professional fine art appraisers.
Career Profile of Art Museum Development Officer
Profile of art museum development officer as a career.
Career Profile of Art Museum Collections...
Job profile of museum collections assistant describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work in an art museum.
Zona Imaginaria
Profile of Zona Imaginaria, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in
What Skills Are Needed to Work as a Fine Art...
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?
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.
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.
Q and A with Fine Artist Teng-Yuan Chang on...
Fine artist Chang Teng-Yuan advises young artists on how to be successful with their artist careers.
William H. Johnson Prize for Minority Artists
The William H. Johnson Prize is an art grant for African American visual artists.
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.
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.
Artpace, Artist-in-Residence in San Antonio,...
Profile of Artpace, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in San Antonio, Texas.
A Long Profile of the Des Moines Art Center in...
A long profile of the Des Moines Art Center in Des Moines, Iowa with links to employment information for art museum workers.
Career Profile of Exhibitions Preparator
Profile of exhibition preparator as a career.
Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, VT
Profile of Vermont Studio Center, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Johnson, Vermont.
Fine art glossary term Museum, an institution...
The fine art term museum refers to an institution that exhibits aesthetic and cultural objects.

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