About TIAMSA

Active internationally, TIAMSA is an interdisciplinary association of professionals, academics and students focusing on the study of the art market.

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Our free newsletter keeps you updated on TIAMSA news (out on Thursdays), general announcements on events, calls and job postings (out on Fridays) and blog posts (out on Saturdays).

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TIAMSA Conferences

We have held international conferences in London, Vienna, and Lisbon. Many additional events in cities such as Basel, Berlin, New York or Los Angeles addressed specific practical, legal and theoretical questions. And there is more to come...

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TIAMSA Groups

TIAMSA Groups are active in several countries. They offer great ways to explore specific themes with like-minded members and also provide access to local art market studies activities.

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TIAMSA Membership

Members have privileged access to our events and receive discounts on our conferences and selected publications. With your membership you also support our quest for giving art market studies a home in academia and society at large.

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TIAMSA is a growing association that extends its reach into all corners of the world. Join us, get involved, and participate in shaping the future of art market studies!

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Welcome to TIAMSA - The International Art Market Studies Association

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TIAMSA Member News: ANN: Clarissa Ricci & Marie Tavinor, “Art, Market and Agency at the Venice Biennale, 1895-1993” available for free download until 31 Jan 2022 (Journal of Modern Italian Studies, Vol. 26, n. 4, 2021)

Free Access until 31 January 2022: https://bit.ly/volume26-issue4 This special issue focuses on one of the most longstanding, international, and large scale exhibitions: the Venice Biennale. The keywords ‘art’, ‘agency’ and ‘market’ act as methodological pathways to…

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CONF: Collections, Provenance, Cultural Heritage 6.0 / Sammlungen, Provenienz, Kulturelles Erbe 6.0 (Universität Würzburg, online, 21-22 Jan 2022; in German / English)

In der im Wintersemester stattfindenden Ringvorlesung, im Format der Jahrestagung, werden erneut namhafte Referentinnen und Referenten aktuelle Fragen zur Sammlungs- und Provenienzforschung und zum Kulturgutschutz diskutieren. Neben der Vorstellung der damit befassten Einrichtungen und…

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TIAMSA Live Book Discussion No. 5 – Paco Barragán, “From Roman Feria to Global Art Fair, From Olympia Festival to Neo-Liberal Biennial: On the ‘Biennialization’ of Art Fairs and the ‘Fairization’ of Biennials” (Online; 20 Jan 2022, 6.30pm CET)

TIAMSA is pleased to announce its fifth book discussion – From Roman Feria to Global Art Fair, From Olympia Festival to Neo-liberal Biennial: On the ‘Biennialization’ of Art Fairs and the ‘Fairization’ of…

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