Job: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Art Business – Part‐time (0.5 FTE), Sotheby’s Institute of Art London

The MA in Art Business (MAAB) was established at Sotheby’s Institute in 1998.  The programme has  pioneered  the  development  of  the  study  of  art  business  and  the  international  art  market  as  an  academic  discipline.  At  the  same  time  it  remains  a  highly  vocational  course,  with  a  focus  on  understanding  business  networks  and  professional  practices.  Students  from  MAAB  progress  to  employment in a broad variety of jobs in art businesses, both public and private sector, across the  world.

The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Art Business will be a key member of the team which lead the teaching and development of the MA in Art Business. The successful applicant will have a PhD in an area related to one of more units of the programme. An understanding of basic mathematical principles, spreadsheet formulae, and data analysis is desirable.  It would also be helpful if they also had some art world working experience, and/or an understanding of the terminology and  methodologies of art history/criticism. They will contribute to teaching across the progra mme. Core programme units include: Navigating the Art World; International Art World: Markets, Ethics and  Laws; Art Business, Management and Finance.  MAAB‐based elective units include: Art World Operations and Logistics; International Art World: Public Sector; Emerging Markets; The Market for Antiquities and Old Masters; Strategic Management in the Art World.
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Talking Galleries, January 16-17, Barcelona

BARCELONA SYMPOSIUM 5th edition

16–17 January, 2017
Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA) 


TALKING GALLERIES. The International Platform for Galleries
 is proud to announce the 5th edition of the Barcelona Symposium on 16-17 January 2017, a two-day programme under the title “Consolidating Gallery Strategies” to be held at the MACBA museum.

One of the most influential world-wide European gallerists, Thaddaeus Ropac, will open this year’s symposium with his keynote speech “The Global Gallery”. With galleries in Salzburg, Paris and soon in London, Ropac is at the forefront of the ever-changing gallery sector and will share his expertise about the feverish state of the art business.

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