May 22, 2019

Master of Arts in Modern & Contemporary Art and the Art Market

Christie's Education

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Unlock the modern and contemporary art market with Christie's Education

Led by expert faculty, this interdisciplinary MA provides an in-depth study of modern and contemporary art and the market from the mid-19th century to the present day. You will focus on connoisseurship, art history and art market studies through object-based learning, and gain an insider’s understanding of current art business practices and the market.

Key program benefits:
–Study works of art first-hand at sites of production and exhibitions in New York City and beyond
–Unparalleled access to specialists and salerooms through our central location within Christie’s auction house at the Rockefeller Center
–A rigorous professional development workshop series and a 45-day internship at a notable art world organisation
–Study trip to a major city in the art world. Recently this has included Venice, Berlin, London, Paris, and Miami
–Build professional networks through exclusive access to a wide-range of art world professionals

This program has been successfully preparing students from a wide range of backgrounds since 1998 for careers in the commercial and not-for-profit sectors of the art world.

“Christie’s Education’s Modern and Contemporary Art and the Market program acted as a stepping stone into the art world, particularly for the New York art scene and the major players involved—many of whom came to speak at our seminars.”
–Kathryn Widing (MA 2013), Associate Specialist, Co-Head of Mid-Season and Online Sales, Post War and Contemporary Art, Christie’s, New York.

Apply now for 2019–20.

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