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June 1, 2010

Christie’s Education presents Christie’s Art Business Course

Christie's Education
Christie’s Education, New York is pleased to announce an innovative new program beginning Fall 2010: the Christie’s Art Business Course

The Christie’s Art Business Course is designed for both art professionals and newcomers to the field who wish to gain the knowledge they need to thrive in today’s highly competitive art world.Join us for an information session on June 23, 2010 – for additional details, please visit our website.

Prominent art world leaders will guide students through lectures and discussions that will provide an in-depth understanding of the practical and theoretical knowledge that underpins today’s global art market. Students will be exposed to the nature of the professional art world, its players, network effects, and the economic, institutional, legal and ethical contexts that shape and structure the art market as a business. This set of courses is designed to give students a knowledge base in art business that is at once specific and diversified. The Christie’s Art Business Course seeks to prepare each individual with an awareness of the art market’s rich past and the insight needed to create the art world of tomorrow.

The course is modularized with each module designed to complement one another to gain an overall picture of the industry. Completion of all five modules results in the award of a Certificate. Each module is composed of five evening sessions running weekly on Wednesdays.

Module Descriptions:

Module 1: Art and Law
September 15 – October 13, 2010

Examine art market regulation from artists’ rights and consignment agreements to the legal repercussions of art crime and more.

Module 2: The Art Market
October 20 – November 17, 2010

Get up-to-date on the forces shaping the art market today by taking a look at art investment and the market’s key players.

Module 3: Art and Valuation
January 12 – February 9, 2011

Explore an essential tool of the art trade – valuation – through lectures on authentication, appraisals and provenance.

Module 4: The Auction House
February 16 – March 16, 2011

Delve into the art world by participating in a mock auction and gaining a behind-the-scenes view of Christie’s New York.

Module 5: The Art World Today
April 6 – May 4, 2011

Discover the interconnectivity of the art world and the impact various sectors – museums, galleries and art fairs – have on one another.

For more information, please visit our website.

Course Dates and Times:

All modules take place on Wednesday evenings from 6-8pm

Module 1: Art and Law – September 15 – October 13, 2010

Module 2: The Art Market – October 20 – November 17, 2010

Module 3: Art and Valuation – January 12 – February 9, 2011

Module 4: The Auction House – February 16 – March 16, 2011

Module 5: The Art World Today – April 6 – May 4, 2011

Course Fees:

15,000 USD for full Certificate program (all five modules)

3,000 USD per module

35 USD registration fee

Registration: A registration form is available on our website. If you have any additional questions, please contact [email protected]

Information Session: Don’t forget to join us for our information session on June 23, 2010 from 6-8pm. Details on our website.

Please RSVP to [email protected]

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