January 18, 2010

Sotheby’s Institute of Art announces Short Courses in New York

Sotheby’s Institute of Art

Courses offered this Winter/Spring include:

Introduction to History of Art: Modernity: Romanticism to Impressionism
Dates: January 27, February 3,10,17,24, March 3
Time: Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:00pm

Develop a greater level of expertise by studying the most well-known, and significant developments in nineteenth-century European painting: Romanticism, Realism and Impressionism.

The Gallery Business: New Trends in New York
Dates: January 29, January 30
Time: Friday 10:00am -2:30pm, Saturday 11:30am – 4:30pm

Take an inside look at the current state of the New York contemporary gallery business, and the recent rise of the Lower East Side gallery scene. Visit the newest galleries and meet the pioneering generation behind this emerging art hub.

Legal Perspectives: The Life Cycle of a Work of Art
Dates: February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2
Time: Tuesdays, 6.30 – 8.00pm

Ever wondered what you needed to know about art law? Understand key legal concepts such as intellectual property, copyright, and provenance that are crucial for anyone involved in the art world.

Introduction to Contemporary Art
Dates: February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9.
Time: Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8:00pm

In the past fifty years contemporary art has become one of the most exciting and crowded fields in New York’s cultural life. Join us for a guide to contemporary art, surveying all the trends and movements that have shaped the period.

Art Marketing: Concepts, Techniques and Trends
Dates: February 4,11,18,25, March 4, 11
Time: Thursdays, 6:30 – 8:00pm

Master the principles and practice of art marketing, from standard marketing approaches to specialized strategies, and important fast-paced tactics.

Introduction to Photography: Aesthetics & the Market
Dates: March 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12, 19
Time: Mondays, 6:30 – 8:00pm

From Ansel Adams to Andreas Gursky, photography is continuing to have a growing presence in private and public collections. Develop a discerning eye by examining the major movements and key figures that have influenced 20th and 21st century practice.

Inroduction to the History of Jewelry: Magnificent Jewels: Beauty & Brilliance
Dates: Monday, April 19, Tuesday, April 20, Wednesday, April 21
Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm

Attend the Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels auction with your own fine jewelry expert, who will guide you through the fascinating and fabulous world of precious gemstones, colored stones, and brilliant diamonds..

Experience Art in New York: Fine Galleries, Corporate Art Collections and Public Spaces
Dates: Friday , April 23, 30, May 7, May 14
Time: 10:00am – 12:30pm

This spring discover exciting works of art in public and private settings around the city through a series of guided art lectures. Examine the work of artist’s as diverse as Thomas Hart Benton, Robert Rauschenberg and E.V. Day.

For information on our Short Courses in New York 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, New York and Singapore, 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, New York and Singapore. Applications are now accepted for entry in September 2010.

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