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, Lisbon and Edinburgh (online). 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 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

Support TIAMSA with donations. They go towards our annual conference and help us to keep membership fees low.

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ANN: TIAMSA Summer Break!

Dear Subscribers, With activities winding down, TIAMSA is once more taking a summer break. We may post urgent news intermittently but will otherwise go into recess until the beginning of September. We wish…

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TIAMSA-CONF: The Image of the Art Market. Just What Is It that Makes the Art Trade Look so Different, so Alarming? (The 2022 TIAMSA Conference, Technische Universität / Liebermann Villa, Berlin, 12-13 Sept 2022)

The art trade has always been viewed with great fascination, but also with scepticism and even suspicion. Although its worldwide turnover is relatively modest in comparison with most other markets for luxury goods, the…

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