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December 16, 2011

Sotheby’s Institute of Art announces 2012 Summer Study Courses

Sotheby’s Institute of Art

Summer Study in New York includes 4-week, 2-week and 1-week courses in June and July that allow students to develop professional expertise, critical thinking skills, and enhanced knowledge of art and the international art market. The in-depth courses offer interesting and compelling insights into the art world and include lectures, guest speaker interviews, and site visits led by Sotheby’s Institute of Art faculty and leading practitioners in the field.

For more information and to reserve your place, visit our website: www.sothebysinstitute.com

 

JUNE COURSES

 

Being a Curator in the 21st Century
Dates: June 4–June 28
Time: 10:00am–12:30pm Monday–Thursday
Course Fee 3,750 USD
Discover which fundamental curatorial skills are now crucial to success, by examining today’s most influential curators, and seminal exhibitions, and analyzing how the ‘business’ of curating has evolved over the last two decades.

 

Fundamentals of Art Business
Dates: June 4–June 28
Time: 10:00am–12:30pm Monday–Thursday
Course Fee 3,750 USD
Learn about specific tools for analyzing and creating business structures in the art world in this broad and engaging introduction to business principles as applied to the arts.      

 

Impressionism to Now
Dates: June 4–June 28
Time: 3:00pm–5:30pm Monday–Thursday
Course Fee 3,750 USD
In this intensive introduction to modern and contemporary art, students examine different movements, schools and the kinds of visual art-making practices that have proliferated since the late nineteenth century.

 

Contemporary Art in New York
Dates: June 4–June 28
Time: 3:00pm–5:30pm Monday–Thursday
Course Fee 3,750 USD
This course provides an insider’s look at today’s vibrant contemporary art market in New York through gallery, museum, auction house, artist studio and collection visits.

 

The Art of Fashion
Dates: June 18–June 29 (2 weeks)
Time: 3:00pm–5:30pm Monday–Friday
Course Fee 1,650 USD
While recent debates over “luxury” have dominated the discussion of art and fashion, this course looks at the historical, geopolitical, and practical aspects of these inter-related fields.

 

Exploring Contemporary Art
Dates: June 25–June 29 (1 week)
Time: 10:00am–4:30pm Monday–Friday
Course Fee 1,350 USD
Join this full day, one-week course for a guide to contemporary art, surveying the trends and movements that have shaped the period in one of the most dynamic art markets–New York.

 

JULY COURSES

 

Emerging Markets in the Global Art World
Dates: July 9–August 2
Time: 10:00am–12:30pm Monday–Thursday
Course Fee 3,750 USD
Immerse yourself in contemporary art from emerging markets such as China, Korea, India, and the Middle East, and examine the dynamic developments in regions that lie beyond what was once neatly defined as “the West.”

 

Contemporary Art: Market Theory & Practice
Dates: July 9–August 2
Time: 10:00am–12:30pm Monday–Thursday
Course Fee 3,750 USD
Analyze the business aspects of the market for contemporary art by examining the primary and secondary markets, theories regarding value attribution and fluctuation in performance, and innovative market practices. 

 

How to Run a Gallery
Dates: July 9–August 2
Time: 10:00am–12:30pm Monday–Thursday
Course Fee 3,750 USD
What does it take to start and run a successful gallery? In this course students gain an overview of the gallery business, from initial funding and forming an artist roster, to exhibition planning and marketing strategies.

 

Art Marketing & Communications
Dates: July 9–August 2
Time: 3:00pm–5:30pm Monday–Thursday
Course Fee 3,750 USD
Examine the full range of marketing approaches visual arts businesses and organizations use to communicate about their activities, and build the reputation and credibility of their artists and their institutional brands. 

 

Contemporary Art in New York
Dates: July 9–August 2
Time: 3:00pm–5:30pm Monday–Thursday
Course Fee 3,750 USD
Discover what’s happening now in the art world through this inside look at today’s vibrant contemporary art scene in New York, focusing primarily on cutting-edge work.

 

Legal Adventures & Misadventures in the Art World
Dates: July 16–July 27 (2 weeks)
Time: 3:00pm–5:30pm Monday–Friday
Course Fee 1,650 USD
Gain an overview of important legal issues and cases in art, by exploring subjects such as copyright, moral rights of artists, and freedom of speech. 

 

Exploring Contemporary Art
Dates: July 23–July 27 (1 week)
Time: 10:00am–4:30pm Monday–Friday
Course Fee 1,350 USD
Join this full day, one-week course for a guide to contemporary art, surveying the trends and movements that have shaped the period in one of the most dynamic art markets—New York.

 

For information on Summer Study in New York please contact Lori Kornegay, Sotheby’s Institute of Art – New York, 570 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022, Tel: 212.517.3929, email: [email protected]

About Sotheby’s Institute of Art
For more than forty years Sotheby’s Institute of Art has offered object-based, professionally-oriented education that draws creatively upon the resources of important art centers worldwide. At the Institute’s campuses in London and New York graduate-level programs and courses actively engage students in the dynamic international art world. Sotheby’s Institute of Art offers a variety of graduate programs, diplomas, semester courses, and summer study programs in London and New York. Applications are now accepted for entry in September 2012.

www.sothebysinstitute.com

 

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