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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.
11 Notable European Artist Residencies
A Listing of Several Artists Residencies and Art Colonies in Europe
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Top 10 International Fine Art Fairs
A listing of the top 10 fine art fairs, and fine art and antiques festivals around the world contains contact info for exhibiting galleries and links to individual profiles of the fine art fairs, and art and antique festivals.
What Is 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 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.
Art Insurance: Types of Art Insurance Companies
Art Insurance Types of Art Insurance Companies Providing Coverage for Fine Art Collections
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.
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.
Cité Internationale des Arts
Profile of Cité Internationale des Arts, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony.
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.
Acme Studios' International Residencies Programme
Profile of Acme Studios' International Residencies Programme, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in London, England.
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.
The Appraisers Association of America (AAA)
The Appraisers Association of America (AAA) Profile provides information about this accrediting body for professional fine art appraisers.
Civitella Ranieri Foundation
Profile of Civitella Ranieri, Perugia, Italy, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
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.
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.
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.
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 Art Studio Assistant
Profile of art studio assistant as a career describes what it entails to be a studio assistant working for an artist.
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.
Tyrone Guthrie Centre
Profile of Tyrone Guthrie Centre, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Annaghmakerrig, County Monaghan Ireland.
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.
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.
Homesession
Profile of Homesession, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Barcelona, Spain.
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 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
The American Society of Appraisers (ASA)
The American Society of Appraisers (ASA)Profile provides information about this accrediting body for professional fine art appraisers.
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 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.
Career Profile of Visual Artist
Career profile of visual artist describes what it entails to be a fine artist.
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 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 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?
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.
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.
Fine Arts definition
The fine arts refer to the visual arts and include aesthetic objects such as paintings and sculptures.
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.
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.
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.
Bridge Guard Art, Science Residence Centre
Profile of Bridge Guard Art, Science Residence Centre, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Štúrovo, Slovakia.
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?
The Private Art Dealers Association Profile
The Private Art Dealers Association Profile provides information about this accrediting body for professional fine art appraisers.
PastPerfect Software Is a Museum Collections...
PastPerfect Software is a collections management software designed for galleries and small museums to archive and keep track of their collections.
Arquetopia Puebla, Oaxaca, Mexico Artist...
Profile of Arquetopia, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Puebla, Mexico.
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 Does an Artist Do?
In the Fine Artists FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as What Does an Artist Do?
Long Profile of the UC Berkeley Art Museum and...
A long profile of the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive in California. Also, employment information is included for art museum workers.
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.
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.
University of Delaware Art Conservation...
University of Delaware Art Conservation Department, a Fine Art Restoration and Art Conservation School.
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.
Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA)
Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) Profile provides information about this accrediting body for professional fine art appraisers.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Künstlerhaus Bethanien
Profile of Künstlerhaus Bethanien, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Berlin, Germany.
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.
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?
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 Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten
Profile of the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
Profile of Berlin Biennale
Profile of Berlin Biennale describes the world's prestigious international contemporary art exhibition that showcases fine art from around the world in Berlin, Germany.
Goldsmiths University of the Arts London
Profile of Goldsmiths University of the Arts London, a Fine Art School in London
How to Work as an Art Critic
How to Work as an Art Critic describes the steps needed to work as an art critic and how to get your art criticism published.
What Skills Are Needed to Work as an Art Dealer?
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 Dealer?
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.
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.
The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna (Akademie der...
Profile of The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Austria.
The MacDowell Colony
Profile of The MacDowell Colony, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
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.
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.
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 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.
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?
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.
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.
Q and A with US-Based Book Conservator Eliza...
US-based book conservator Eliza Gilligan answers questions on how to establish your art conservation career.
Adolf Konrad Artist-in-Residence Newark Museum...
Profile of Adolf Konrad Artist-in-Residence Newark Museum Arts Workshop, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Newark, NJ, US.
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.
Profile of the Museo Nacional del Prado Museum
A short profile of the Museo Nacional del Prado Museum located in Madrid, Spain, that houses renowned European paintings from the 12th to the 19th Centuries. Also, includes employment information for museum workers.
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.
A Listing of Notable Artist Residencies in Asia
A Listing of Several Artists Residencies and Art Colonies in Asia
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.
Schloss Bröllin International Art Research...
Profile of Schloss Bröllin International Art Research Location, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Bröllin Germany.
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.
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.
Frans Masereel Centrum
Profile of Frans Masereel Centrum, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Kasterlee, Belgium
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?
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 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.
Does an Artist Need a College Degree?
In the Fine Artists FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as Does an Artist Need a College Degree?
Job Profile of Art Museum 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.
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.
ARCUS
Profile of ARCUS, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Ibaraki, Japan.
ONDARTE - International Artist Residency
Profile of ONDARTE - International Artist Residency, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Akumal, Yucatan, Mexico
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.
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.
Profile of The 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.
Long Profile of the J. Paul Getty Museum
A long profile of the J. Paul Getty Museum that exhibits fine art and antiquities. Also, employment information is included for art museum workers and art conservators.
The Brooklyn Art Space Visiting Artist Residency
Profile of the Brooklyn Art Space Visiting Artist Residency in Brooklyn, NY, US.
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Artists Grants
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Artists Grants is an art grant for fine artists in financial need.
The Djerassi Resident Artists Program
Profile of The Djerassi Resident Artists Program in Woodside, California, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
Fine Art’s 2014 holiday gift guide
Fine Art’s 2014 holiday gift guide
Fine Art Appraisal definition
An art appraisal is a certified evaluation of an art work -- its authenticity, condition and provenance -- to determine its value.
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.
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.
Profile of The Southeastern Center for...
Profile of the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art in Winston-Salem, NC and its job listings.
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.
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.
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.
Headland Center for the Arts
Profile of Headland Center for the Arts, Artist-in-Residence Art Colony
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.
What Are the Skills Needed to Work as a Fine...
In the Fine Art Restoration and Conservation FAQs, answers are provided for questions such as What Are the Skills Needed to Work as a Fine Art Restorer?
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.
Rhode Island School of Design
Profile of Rhode Island School of Design, a Fine Art School in Providence, RI
The Arctic Circle Artist Residency
Profile of the Arctic Circle, an artist residency,an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony.
Casa Tres Patios
Profile of Casa Tres Patios, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Medellín, Colombia.
Consignor definition
A Consignor entrusts an auction house to sell artwork, other objects or properties through an auction house.
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 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.
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.
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.
Jon Schueler Scholarship, Visual Artist in...
Profile of The Jon Schueler Scholarship, Visual Artist in Residence, an Artist-in-Residence in the Isle of Skye, Scotland.
Fine Art Restoration and Conservation FAQs
Fine Arts Restoration and Conservation FAQs Complex, All You Wanted to Know about Fine Art Restoration and Conservation
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?
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.
Artpace, Artist-in-Residence in San Antonio,...
Profile of Artpace, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in San Antonio, Texas.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
Long Profile of The Fondation Cartier pour...
A long profile of the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain located in Paris that exhibits modern and contemporary fine art. Also, employment information is included for art museum workers.
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 Type of Education Is Suitable for an Artist?
In the Fine Artists FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as What Type of Education Is Suitable for an Artist?
Camberwell College of Arts University of the...
Camberwell College of Arts University of the Arts London, a Fine Art Restoration and Art Conservation School
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.
Atlantic Center for the Arts
Profile of Atlantic Center for the Arts, an Artist-in-Residence Art Colony, in Florida.
Deal in Old Masters
How Galleries Can Survive a Recession -- One Recession-Proof Strategy Is for Art Galleries to Deal in Old Masters Paintings
Long Profile of the Chatsworth House in...
A long profile of the Chatsworth House in Derbyshire, England, including employment information for art museum workers.
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