ANN: Free Institutional Trial for “Bloomsbury Art Markets. Protagonists, Networks, Provenances“

Max Slevogt: Hugo Helbing’s Huldschinsky Auction, Berlin 1928 (detail); oil on canvas, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nürnberg.

“Bloomsbury Art Markets. Protagonists, Networks, Provenances” has launched as an online database in March. Initiated by Johannes Nathan (TIAMSA Co-Chair 2016-2022), it is the first resource to provide comprehensive information on thousands of art market players such as auction houses, art fairs, galleries, dealers and advisors of the 20th and 21st centuries in Europe and North America.

The publication of “Bloomsbury Art Markets” is made possible by contributions of a formidable team of international experts comprising three Managing Editors, fifteen Section Editors, 550 Authors and a distinguished international advisory board.

This resource lets you

1.    Discover key players in the art market and explore expert information on artists, exhibitions, and the economic involvement of relevant institutions, with over 4,000 peer-reviewed articles.

2.    Trace auction activity for schools, movements, and styles of art since 1900. Delve into entries on principal art dealers and the history of holding and exhibiting artwork, while building a geographic understanding of their commercial interest.

3.    Compile a snapshot in time of evolving trends in a specific art market, with the ability to search by Period and Location.

4.    Harness detailed narratives about individual galleries and their holdings, as well as further information about archive material.

5.    Print, cite, save and share relevant course content for teaching or independent research using the resource’s personalization features.

To request a free trial for your institution, click here or write to Bloomsbury at with “Bloomsbury Art Markets“ in the subject line.

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