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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.
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 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 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.
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 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.
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 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 the...
A Listing of Several Artists Residencies and Art Colonies in the USA
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.
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?
Art Insurance: Types of Art Insurance Companies
Art Insurance Types of Art Insurance Companies Providing Coverage for Fine Art Collections
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Cité Internationale des Arts
Profile of Cité Internationale des Arts, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony.
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?
A Listing of Notable Artist Residencies in Asia
A Listing of Several Artists Residencies and Art Colonies in Asia
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?
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.
Acme Studios' International Residencies Programme
Profile of Acme Studios' International Residencies Programme, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in London, England.
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
Tyrone Guthrie Centre
Profile of Tyrone Guthrie Centre, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Annaghmakerrig, County Monaghan Ireland.
Künstlerhaus Bethanien
Profile of Künstlerhaus Bethanien, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Berlin, Germany.
The Appraisers Association of America (AAA)
The Appraisers Association of America (AAA) Profile provides information about this accrediting body for professional fine art appraisers.
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.
Top 10 Fine Art Museums Around the World - Art...
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.
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.
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?
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.
Goldsmiths University of the Arts London, Fine...
Profile of Goldsmiths University of the Arts London, a Fine Art School in London
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.
Camberwell College of Arts University of the...
Camberwell College of Arts University of the Arts London, a Fine Art Restoration and Art Conservation School
Artpace, Artist-in-Residence in San Antonio,...
Profile of Artpace, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in San Antonio, Texas.
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 Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten
Profile of the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
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.
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.
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.
Civitella Ranieri Foundation
Profile of Civitella Ranieri, Perugia, Italy, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
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.
Fine Art Gallery FAQs, What Are the Various...
Fine Art Gallery FAQs, What Are the Various Types of Art Galleries.
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.
The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna (Akademie der...
Profile of The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Austria.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
The Royal College of Art, Fine Art and Design...
Profile of The Royal College of Art, Fine Art and Design School in London
Schloss Bröllin International Art Research...
Profile of Schloss Bröllin International Art Research Location, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Bröllin Germany.
Long Profile of The Tate
A long profile of the famous Tate and its four art museums located in the UK that exhibits famous British art from the 1500s to the present. Also, employment information is included for art museum workers.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
What Type of Training, Education or Licensing...
The training needed to be an art dealer can vary, as some dealers will have formal art education, while others do not. However, being licensed in art appraisal can help an art dealer's career.
Long Profile of the Studio Museum in Harlem
A long profile of the Studio Museum in Harlem. Also, employment information is included for fine art museum workers.
Fine Arts definition
The fine arts refer to the visual arts and include aesthetic objects such as paintings and sculptures.
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?
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 Visual Artist who Works in...
Career profile of visual artist describes what it entails to be a fine artist.
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 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?
Art Curator FAQs
Fine Arts Curators FAQs Complex Answers Questions to All You Wanted to Know about Fine Art Curators
Arquetopia Puebla, Oaxaca, Mexico Artist...
Profile of Arquetopia, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Puebla, Mexico.
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 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.
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.
Career Profile of Art Teacher at Elementary...
Career Profile of Art Teacher at Elementary School
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.
Art Museum Marketing Staff Job Profile
Job profile of art museum marketing staff describes the duties, skills, education and tools required to work in an art museum's marketing department.
Frans Masereel Centrum
Profile of Frans Masereel Centrum, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Kasterlee, Belgium
What Type of Training or Education Is Needed to...
In the Fine Art Dealers and Appraisers FAQs, answers are provided to questions such as What Type of Training Is Needed to Be an Art Appraiser?
Long Profile of USC Fisher Museum of Art in Los...
A long profile of USC Fisher Museum of Art that exhibits contemporary art. Also, employment information is included for art museum workers.
Art Handler’s Liability and Fine Art...
Art Handlers and Art Insurance Interview Part 1, who is liable for damages during an exhibition installation?
Bridge Guard Art, Science Residence Centre
Profile of Bridge Guard Art, Science Residence Centre, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Štúrovo, Slovakia.
Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA)
Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) Profile provides information about this accrediting body for professional fine art appraisers.
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.
Utrecht School of Visual Art and Design (MaHKU)
Profile of Utrecht School of Visual Art and Design (MaHKU), Fine Art and Design School in Utrecht, the Netherlands.
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.
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.
Conservation
Conservation in art is the field of study and practice to preserve the world's cultural heritage.
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.
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.
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?
Art Handler's Liability and Fine Art Insurance...
Art Handlers and Art Insurance Interview Part 2, who is liable for damages during an exhibition installation?
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?
Anderson Ranch Arts Center
Profile of Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
Homesession
Profile of Homesession, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Barcelona, Spain.
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.
The Millay Colony for the Arts
Profile of The Millay Colony for the Arts, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Austerlitz, NY.
Career Profile of Art Museum Courier
Profile of Art Museum Courier. Fine Art.
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.
The MacDowell Colony
Profile of The MacDowell Colony, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
Career Profile of Art Gallery Registrar
Job profile of an Art Gallery Registrar
The Aomori Contemporary Art Centre (ACAC)
Profile of The Aomori Contemporary Art Centre (ACAC), an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Aomori, Japan.
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.
Profile of the Huntington Museum of Art in...
Profile of the Huntington Museum of Art in Huntington, West Virginia and its job listings.
San Francisco Art Institute, Fine Art School in...
Profile of San Francisco Art Institute, a Fine Art School in San Francisco
What Is the Definition of Art Collections?
Collections in art refers to the holdings of artworks of an art museum, artist estate or artist.
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?
University of Delaware Art Conservation...
University of Delaware Art Conservation Department, a Fine Art Restoration and Art Conservation School.
ARCUS
Profile of ARCUS, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Ibaraki, Japan.
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?
Artist Residency Yaddo in Saratoga Springs, NY
Profile of Artist Residency Yaddo in Saratoga Springs, NY.
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?
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.
Career Profile of Art Auction House Appraisals...
Job profile of an Art Auction House Appraisals Coordinator
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.
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.
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.
How Galleries Can Survive a Recession -- One...
How Galleries Can Survive a Recession -- One Recession-Proof Strategy Is for Art Galleries to Deal in Old Masters Paintings
Beijing International Artist Platform
Profile of Beijing International Artist Platform, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Beijing, China.
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The International Society of Appraisers Profile provides information about this accrediting body for professional fine art appraisers.
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.
Fine Art Restoration and Conservation FAQs
Fine Arts Restoration and Conservation FAQs Complex, All You Wanted to Know about Fine Art Restoration and Conservation
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.
Rhizome Lijiang Art Center Artist-in-Residence
Profile of Rhizome Lijiang Art Center, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Lijiang, China.
Fine Art Gallery FAQs, How Do You Open an Art...
In the Art Gallery FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as how do you open an art gallery?
Profile of the Oakland Museum of California...
A long profile of the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) in California. Also, employment information is included for art museum workers.
NEA Arts and Artifacts Indemnity Program
NEA Arts and Artifacts Indemnity Program Provides International Indemnity for US-Based Art Exhibitions in the US or Abroad.
Gouache definition
The fine art term gouache is a water-soluble opaque paint.
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.
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.
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?
Career Profile of Art Auction House Associate...
Job profile of an Art Auction House Associate Specialist
Casa Tres Patios
Profile of Casa Tres Patios, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Medellín, Colombia.
Long Profile of The Singapore Art Museum (SAM)
A long profile of the Singapore Art Museum in Singapore that exhibits Asian art. Also, employment information is included for art museum workers.
Parsons The New School, Fine Art and Design...
Profile of Parsons The New School, Fine Art and Design School in NYC
Yale University School of Art in New Haven,...
Profile of Yale University School of Art, a Fine Art School
The Internal Revenue Service, IRS, qualified...
The Internal Revenue Service and Art Appraisals: Claiming Donated Art as a Deduction Requires a Qualified Art Appraisal for the IRS.
Profile of London's British Museum
A profile of the famous British Museum (the British Museum) located in London that houses famous artworks and cultural artifacts such as the Rosetta Stone, Benin Bronzes and Elgin Marbles from the Parthenon, and with links to employment information for museum workers.
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.
Profile of London's Frieze Contemporary Art Fair
London's Frieze Art Fair was founded in 2003 and features the artwork of contemporary living artists.
Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, VT
Profile of Vermont Studio Center, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Johnson, Vermont.
Art Galleries Cut Overhead, 7 Smart Tips on How...
How art galleries can cut overhead costs to survive a recession and stay in business of operating their art galleries.
Definition of Mural
The fine art term mural refers to a large image, like a painting, painted directly on a wall or ceiling.
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 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.

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