Thursday, November 19, 2009

Sotheby's Institute of Art | Short Courses | New York

Sotheby's Institute of Art announces Short Courses in New York
Sotheby's Institute of Art - New York
570 Lexington Avenue,
New York, NY 10022

Behind the Scenes at Sotheby's: From Loading Dock to Auction Block
Dates: December 4th Includes a guided visit to the Magnificent Jewels Auction Exhibit
Time: Friday, 9:30 – 12:30pm

See for yourself how priceless artwork follows a secure path from the loading dock to the auction house sales room. Specialists reveal how they acquire and evaluate property, and will take you on a tour of the current exhibition and the private, behind-the-scenes world of the auction house.

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 galleries to meet the pioneering generation behind this emerging and exciting 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, and tracing how the market for art has kept pace.

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 important fast-paced tactics - ever evolving daily in the Web 2.0 world

The Art of the Lens: Aesthetics & the Market

Dates: March 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12, 19
Time: Mondays, 6:30 - 8:00pm

With photography, from Ansel Adams to Andreas Gursky, 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.

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, e:

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