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USEFUL LINKS

Arts Management Network – an international information service and network for cultural management and arts administration.

www.artsmanagement.net

 

IKT – the International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art. It is a members organisation that represents the professional interests of

curators from across the world and brings them together to exchange ideas.

www.iktsite.org

Young Professionals in the Arts New York City (YPA NYC) – a network affiliated with YPA London with monthly events catered to arts

professionals working in all disciplines.

ypanyc.com


The Association of Art Historians supports and promotes the study of art history.

www.aah.org.uk

 

Association of Women Art Dealers – holds regular social events for its members.

www.womenartdealers.org

 

The Association of Art and Antique Dealers (LAPADA) – is the trade association for professional art and antique dealers.

www.lapada.org


The British Antique Dealers' Association (BADA) – is the trade association for the leading antique dealers in Britain.

www.bada.org

 

Creative & Cultural Skills – is the Sector Skills Council for Craft, Cultural Heritage, Design, Literature, Music, Performing, and Visual Arts and aims

to bridge the gap between industry, education and the government.

www.ccskills.org.uk


Arts Council England – the national development agency for the arts in England, distributing public money from the Government and the National

Lottery.

www.artscouncil.org.uk

 

SHAPE – A disability-led arts organisation working to improve access to culture for disabled people. Shape develops opportunities for disabled

artists and trains cultural institutions to be more open to disabled people.

www.shapearts.org.uk

 

London Arts in Health Forum – a networking organisation for health and arts professionals and health-related organisations. LAHF promotes

knowledge and understanding of the arts in health care, encourages best practice in the field and stimulates new ideas

www.lahf.org.uk

Engage – promotes access to, enjoyment and understanding of the visual arts through gallery education.

www.engage.org

Gem – Group for Education in Museums

Promotes the importance of learning through museums, galleries and other cultural organisations.

www.gem.org.uk

Arts Marketing Association (AMA)

The AMA is involved in bringing the arts and audiences together. Annual subscription rates start at £29.

www.a-m-a.co.uk

ArtsProfessional – holds regular events on matters such as selling art, project budgeting, fundraising, negotiating, arts leadership.

www.artsprofessional.co.uk

Arts and Business – connects companies and individuals to cultural organisations and provides the expertise and insight for them to prosper

together. It holds regular lectures and workshops on arts policy such as fundraising, sponsorship, board membership and social media.

www.artsandbusiness.org.uk

 

Voluntary Arts Network (VAN) – provides information and training to those who participate in the voluntary arts sector.

www.voluntaryarts.org

 

Southwark Arts Forum – helps artists, arts organisations and creative industries to have a greater impact on their local community. It provides a

range of networking, information and advice services such as events, e-bulletins and one-to-one sessions.

www.southwarkartsforum.org

SheSays – digital advertising network for women from the world of digital media. What started as a small community in London has grown to a

larger network in seven cities across the world with over 3000 members.

weareshesays.com

 

PAIAM – is a networking platform for professionals advising the art market.

www.paiam.org

 

The Dots – a LinkedIn for creatives.

www.the-dots.co.uk

 

Contemporary Visual Arts Network – represents and supports a diverse and vibrant visual arts ecology, embracing a broad range of artistic and

curatorial practice across the nine English regions.

www.cvan.org.uk

 

Talking Galleries – instigates the debate and exchange of new trends and issues specific to the art gallery sector.

www.talkinggalleries.com

 

 

 

ART NEWS


Artinfo – ARTINFO.com features breaking news, profiles of artists, stories about collectors and collecting, gallery round-ups, market trends and

coverage of art fairs.

www.artinfo.com

 

The Art Newspaper – news and features on the art world

www.theartnewspaper.com

 

The Arts Desk – a powerhouse of discerning arts journalism covering opera, books, the visual arts, comedy, theatre and more.

www.theartsdesk.com

 

Culture24 – latest news, exhibition reviews, links, event listings and education resources from UK museums, galleries, heritage sites, archives and

libraries, all in one place.

www.culture24.org.uk

 

Art Daily – a resource for current information on the art world. Features a series of stories covering a variety of art-related news and events

internationally.

artdaily.org

 

A-N – news from a-n The Artists Information Company

www.a-n.co.uk/news

 

 

 

LISTINGS

 

Time Out – information on art events in London. The go-to guide of what to see and when to see it.

www.timeout.com/london/art

 

New Exhibitions of Contemporary Art (NECA) – listing of contemporary art exhibitions in London, English regions, Scotland, Wales, Ireland and the

Channel Islands.

www.newexhibitions.com

 

Art Rabbit – UK and German gallery listings and events.

www.artrabbit.com

 

ArtAddict.net – International database of major private gallery exhibition dates and information which can sorted by various categories.

artaddict.net

 

Art Map – lists art events happening in London including exhibitions, private views, talks, panel discussions and workshops.

artmaplondon.com

 

The Culture Diary – a free worldwide events calendar of private, media, industry and public events produced by over 4,000 UK organisations

covering every art form.

www.theculturediary.com

 

 

 

ART BLOGS & EXHIBITION REVIEWS


Criticismism – a blog written by Culture24 and Mono contributor, Mark Sheerin, that focuses on all thing art related. Includes a weekly round-up of

links to art-related stories.

www.criticismism.com

 

This Is Tomorrow – aims to become a comprehensive archive of contemporary art, providing those restricted by place or time with the chance to

visit exhibitions around the world.

www.thisistomorrow.info

 

Paul's Art World – the former editor at large of Art World magazine, Paul Carey-Kent, uses this blog to talk about ten recommended contemporary

art shows in London.

paulsartworld.blogspot.com

 

Hyperallergic – endeavours to deliver playful, serious and radical perspectives on art and culture to an ever-expanding readership of art

enthusiasts, cultural omnivores, and everyone in between.

www.hyperallergic.com

 

 

 

ART & TECHNOLOGY


Furtherfield – is an online platform and gallery space for the creation, promotion, and criticism of innovative digital and internet art work.

www.furtherfield.org

 

Digicult – is a cultural platform that examines the impact of digital technologies and sciences on the arts, design, culture and contemporary

society.

www.digicult.it

 

Imperica – is an online magazine which covers topics in and around digital culture: art, technology, advertising, and the wider creative industries.

www.imperica.com/en

 

Rhizome – is dedicated to the creation, presentation, preservation, and critique of emerging artistic practices that engage technology.

rhizome.org

 

we make money not art – a blog on the intersection between art, science and social issues.

we-make-money-not-art.com

 

 

 

NATIONAL NEWSPAPER ART SECTIONS


The Guardian

www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign

 

The Financial Times

www.ft.com/life-arts/visual

 

The Independent

www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/art

 

The Telegraph

www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/art

 

 

 

ART MARKET

 

Art Market Monitor – provides context to the ever-changing fluctuation in prices and a place to follow public reporting on the art market.

www.artmarketmonitor.com

 

artnet – worldwide auction records, analytics reports and market news.

www.artnet.com

 

ArtTactic – is an art market analysis firm that offers research and commentary on the fast-paced and ever-changing art world.

www.arttactic.com

 

ArtRank – identifies prime emerging artists based on qualitatively-weighted metrics including web presence, studio capacity and output, market

maker contracts and acquisitions, major collector and museum support, gallery representation and auction results.

artrank.com

 

The Art Newpaper – market news from the Art Newspaper

www.theartnewspaper.com/market

 

Market news from Georgina Adam, editor at large of the Art Newspaper.

www.ft.com/life-arts/art-market

 

The Gray Market – a blog founded by Tim Schneider that is dedicated to analysing the economics, technology and business practices of

the fine art industry.

www.thegray-market.com

 

 

 

ONLINE COMMUNITIES & ART SALES

 

ArtStack – Pinterest for art. Find a work of art that inspires you, 'stack' it to your personal art stack, which is a feed of your collected pieces, and

share it with the wider community.

theartstack.com

 

Independent Collectors – is the community platform for modern collectors of contemporary art who want to network internationally.

www.independent-collectors.com

 

Larry's List – collector interviews and profiles as well as a database of art collectors from more than 70 countries providing information on

private art collections including artists and artworks collected.

www.larryslist.com

 

Vastari – connecting museums and collectors.

vastari.com

 

Artsy – artworks for sale online, a repository of fine-art images and an online art appreciation guide.

artsy.net

 

Paddle8 – is an online auction house, connecting buyers and sellers of fine art and collectibles across the world.

paddle8.com

 

 

 

PATRONS GROUPS


Contemporary Art Society.

contemporaryartsociety.org

 

Art Fund.

www.artfund.org

 

Tate Young Patrons.

www.tate.org.uk/join-support/patrons/young-patron

 

First Futures from the Whitechapel Gallery.

www.whitechapelgallery.org/support/individuals/first-futures/

 

ICA Young Patrons.

www.ica.org.uk/join/young-patrons

 

Future Unit from Parasol Unit.

parasol-unit.org/parasol-future-unit-3

 

TPG Contemporaries at the Photographers Gallery.

thephotographersgallery.org.uk/tpg-contemporaries

 

 

 

ART GOSSIP


Scene & Herd – the international art world's social diary from Artforum magazine, containing gossip and art star-spotting.

artforum.com/diary

 

Baer Faxt – Josh Baer's inside scoop on appointments, auctions, scandals, lawsuits and more.

www.baerfaxt.com

 

In the Air – Art News & Gossip from Artinfo

blogs.artinfo.com