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March 17, 2011

Sotheby’s Institute of Art: Professional Studies and Public Programs

Sotheby’s Institute of Art

 

Visit us at our Open Day on Saturday, 26 March at Sotheby’s Auction House, 1334 York Avenue, New York, 3.00pm–5.00pm.

Public Programs offered this Spring include:

Evening Courses:

The Art of the Lens: Aesthetics the Market Date: March 14, March 21, March 28, April 2 (Saturday), April 4, April 11 Time: Mondays, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

With photography continuing to have a growing presence in private and public collections, this course highlights major movements and key figures in 20th and 21st century practice, and includes a preview of Sotheby’s spring photography auction.

Legal Perspectives: The Life Cycle of a Work of Art

Date: March 29, April 5, 12, 26, May 3, 10 (No class April 19)
Time: Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Gain a solid understanding of important art law concepts that are a must for artists, collectors, dealers, curators and anyone else involved in the art world.

Introduction to Contemporary Art: 1990 to Today
Dates: March 29, April 5, 12, 26, May 3, 10 (No class April 19)
Time: Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8:00pm

In the past fifty years contemporary art has grown to be a dynamic, exciting field of study. From photography and objects to moving images and installations, develop a greater understanding of what is currently happening in the contemporary art world.

The Art of Collecting
Dates: March 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4
Time: Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:00pm

The practice of collecting is demystified in this course which serves as an introduction for new or aspiring collectors. Examine a variety of important elements to be considered when starting your own collection.

Art Finance: Where Two Worlds Meet
Dates: April 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1
Time: Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:00pm

With the ever-increasing interest in investment in fine art, this timely and informative course explores the use and performance of fine art as a financial asset. Day Courses:

The Gallery Business: New Trends in New York
Dates: March 18 19
Time: Friday 10:00am – 2:30pm, Saturday 11:30am – 4:30pm
Get a first-hand view of the current state of the New York gallery business, examining market shifts such as contemporary art’s migration from uptown to downtown and the recent rise of the Lower East Side galleries.

Experience Contemporary Art in New York
Dates: April 8, 15, 29, May 6 (No class April 22)
Time: Fridays, 10:30am – 1:00pm
Take an insider’s look at today’s vibrant contemporary art market in New York through a series of guided visits to galleries, museums, and private foundations.

Magnificent Jewels: Beauty Brilliance
Dates: Tuesdays, April 12, Wednesday, April 13, Thursday April 14
Times: 10:00am – 3:00pm
Explore the world of fine jewelry and the upcoming Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels auction, during a series of private visits, lectures and previews. Students will also attend the sale with the instructor.

Navigating the Chinese Contemporary Art Market
Date: May 20
Time: Friday, 10:00am–4:00pm
Where is the market for Chinese contemporary art headed next? This course examines the recent history and future prospects for this constantly evolving market alongside the careers of leading artistic voices of the Chinese avant-garde.

 

For information on Public Programs in New York please contact Maria Figueroa, 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 2011.

www.sothebysinstitute.com

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