August 22, 2011

Sotheby’s Institute of Art announces new Fall Online Courses

Sotheby’s Institute of Art

Now you can access Sotheby’s Institute of Art’s curriculum Online. All you need is a computer with access to the Internet and a web browser. Our Online courses are fully interactive and give students access to lectures, texts, images and videos, in a discussion-driven seminar format.


To get additional information and to reserve your place, visit our website:


Online classes at Sotheby’s Institute of Art – New York are six weeks in length with sessions starting on September 19 and November 7, 2011.  All courses are 1485 USD per course.




Six-week Online Courses starting September 19 include:


Art as an Alternative Investment
Examine the characteristics of fine art, which make it an attractive alternative asset class, by looking at performance statistics, investment strategies and analytic tools


Understanding Trends in the Art Market
Learn about the economic principles and statistical tools used to analyze and understand underlying movements and trends in the art market.


Understanding International Law in Art Business
Explore ways in which art businesses are legally constituted worldwide, from how to form and manage international art business contracts to intellectual property laws. No legal background required.


Writing for the Art World
Hone your writing skills with a practical introduction to professional art writing, including one to one feedback.


Introduction to Contemporary Art
Study the trends and movements that have shaped contemporary art in the past fifty years and learn how the market has kept pace.


The Art World: Inside Views
Delve into the art world by hearing from distinguished New York artists, dealers, critics, curators, and auctioneers about their work and their roles in this ever-changing scene.


For more information, please contact: 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 2011.


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