NYU Steinhardt

The Fine Arts Auction House

  • Course Number: ARVA-GE 2006
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: This course will trace the development of the fine art auction house from the art boom of the 1980?s to its present position within the international art market. Inner workings of the auction houses will be examined: appraising, cataloguing, collecting & marketing. The relationship of the auction house with the collector, dealer, & museum will be explored. Field trips will be an integral part of the program.
  • Old Course Number: E91.2006