Art markets, arts marketing, prices, appraisals, advice

Art markets and marketing, arts advertising, art prices, art appraisals and evaluations
A guide to top websites

Apps for art auctions *

Invaluable.com iPhone App
Invaluable Live! is a leading live auction bidding platform, enabling collectors and dealers around the globe to bid online in real-time on over 100,000 upcoming items for sale at auction. More than 150 international auction houses host their auctions exclusively on the Invaluable Live! platform.

Saffron Art iPhone App
The application includes a color-coded bid status indicator, proxy bidding capabilities, as well as information on current bid amounts, bid histories and post-auction results. Users can also preview the entire auction catalogue.

LiveAuctioneers.com iPhone App
Gain instant iPhone access to any auction catalog listed on LiveAuctioneers and log in and leave absentee bids through the Secure Bidder Network (SBN);LiveAuctioneers’ iPhone app has an exclusive direct connection to Auction Central News (

Live Auctions. Auction Central News
The online source for live online auctions,  news about auctions, antiques and fine art.

Saatchi Magazine iPhone App
Art News, views, reviews, interviews, essays by the world’s leading writers, critics and curators on art and artists, weekly openings and more…

Heritage Auctions
Heritage Auctions has announced the launch of a mobile version of its award-winning Website, www.HA.com. Collectors now have the opportunity to search for, view and bid on any lot in any current Heritage auction from most any mobile device with a web browser from anywhere in the world where there’s Web service.

Louvre iPhone App
The Musee du Louvre in Paris has launched its own iPhone application, offering a virtual experience of the world’s largest museum.

Artnear iPhone App
Find top galleries and museums around the world. Browse and see images of current shows, openings and more.

National Gallery London iPhone App
Love Art allows iPhone and iTouch users to explore 250 of the Gallery’s best-loved paintings in the palm of their hand.

 

Art Cult 
Art Marketing, art prices, art market news, commercial information. From Holbein & Hilliard, a company  specializing in the  production of press releases and catalogues for galleries and artists. Includes artist biographies.

Artinfo
Artinfo provides art news from around the world, as well as events, museums and gallery information, jobs and auction reviews.

Art Market Blog with Nick Forrest
Independent art market analysis. The Art Market Blog is now one of the most widely read independent commentaries on the art market.

Artfact.com
About Artfact.com (artfact.com): Database of unabridged art and antiques auction records including artist biographies and example works.

Artinfo Art Sales Index
Artinfo Art Sales Index allows you to search some 3.5 million art auction results.

Art Market Monitor
The Art Market Monitor strives to provide context to the ever-changing fluctuation in prices and the emerging prominence of new artists and their work. The website seeks to provide a single place to follow public reporting on the art market.

artnet
artnet is the leading resource for the international art market: buy, sell and research fine art, decorative art and design online.

Art.sy
Art.sy is an art database providing a new way to discover fine art, from works for sale at leading galleries to those on display in museums and private collections. Art.sy is powered by The Art Genome Project, an ongoing study of the characteristics that distinguish and connect original works of art. Art.sy provides detailed information for each artwork. You can then visit the museum or connect with the gallery to learn more about the artist/artwork, arrange a viewing or discuss pricing and acquisition.

Artme
Artme: empowering and educating visual artists by providing business coaching; it offers and an EmpowerME guide to help artists with the fundamentals of their business.

Arts Management Network
The worldwide network and information resource for arts managers and cultural administrators.

Artswire 
Online communication for the arts. Conferencing, arts resources, technical resources for the arts, funded by the New York Foundation for the Arts.

Association of Art Editors
To advance and set standards for the profession of art editors. A forum with information on publishing procedures.

Association of Internet Researchers (A.O.I.R), 
an academic association dedicated to the advancement of the cross-disciplinary field of Internet studies. It is a resource and support network promoting critical and scholarly Internet research independent from traditional disciplines and existing across academic borders. The association is international in scope.

AskArt.com
AskART is an online database containing over 200,000 artists. From its inception the focus was on American artists from the early 16th-Century through the present. However, in January of 2007 the database expanded to include international artists’ auction records.

The Art Newspaper
News of events in and affecting the world of visual arts.

Artrecord.com
Database of Australian and New Zealand art auction sales results available via subscription.

WetCanvas! Cyber Living for Artists
is an effort to bring information relevant to today’s artist to an online format. It is part magazine, part virtual classroom, and part reference site. The largest community site on the Internet with a specific focus on the visual artist.

Art Cult 
Art Marketing, art prices, art market news, commercial information. From Holbein & Hilliard, a company  specializing in the production of press releases and catalogues  for galleries and artists. Includes artist biographies.

Artnet.com
Auction calendar, auction results database, auction magazine, art market watch, artist portfolios.

Artsy – Discover Fine Art
Artsy is an online way to discover and buy art, featuring work from leading galleries , museums, and private collections around the world.
Artsy’s mission is to make all the world’s art accessible to anyone with an Internet connection. They are an online platform for discovering, discussing, and collecting art.
Powered by The Art Genome Project—a way of providing pathways for discovery for experts and non-experts alike—Artsy hopes to foster new generations of art lovers, museum-goers, collectors, and patrons. They are partnered with 400+ leading galleries, as well as 100+ museums and foundations.

dART Contemporary Fine Art Internet Index (a commercial site)

Artist Advocate Magazine
Are You An Artist Looking To Sell More Of Your Art? Are you seeking representation from one or more galleries? Published quarterly, each issue contains a directory of artist listings with images highlighting each person’s work and accomplishments. The magazine is distributed to the top gallery owners and directors within the United States and in several foreign countries, as well as to all major art publishers and licensing companies.

eserver.org
A member-run cooperative that publishes over thirty thousand works, as well as providing extensive directories covering the arts and humanities.

findartinfo.com
FindArtInfo.com (findartinfo.com): Contains price information for artworks including paintings, etchings, engravings, watercolors, drawings and sculptures based on recent auctions and similar pieces.

Evaluations *

Mutual Art
Get an artwork valuation within 72 hours* in three simple steps. Fill out a simple form, attach images and their experts will valuate the artwork and send back a detailed report.
MutualArt.com provides art collectors and enthusiasts with personalized and up-to-date art information generated from their recommendations and email alert system.
MutualArt.com partners include over 1,800 leading museums and galleries including the Guggenheim Museum, the Tate, the Rijksmuseum, SFMOMA, the Beyeler Foundation and the Whitney Museum.

Arts marketing *

Artme
Artme: empowering and educating visual artists by providing business coaching, offers and an EmpowerME guide to help them with the fundamentals of their business.

The Arts Marketing Center, Chicago,
helps not-for-profit arts organizations understand the marketplace in which they operate and develop innovative and effective marketing plans.

Arts Management
An international information service and network for cultural management and arts administration. From their headquarter in Weimar (Germany) they provide a network which brings the latest information and developments to more than 11.000 readers around the world.

Arts Media Contacts
Press directory and press campaign manager for the arts. This service enables you to get targeted press coverage for your exhibitions, performances and arts events.

Artist Marketing. Marketing Ideas for Artists
A blog by art magazine publisher B. Eric Rhoads.

Arts Business Exchange, Canada. 
Canadian and international art business news, sales data, economics, art history, art trends, issues in art law and policy.

Arts Professional
Britain’s leading journal for the arts and cultural industries.

ArtsMarketing
A United States-based marketing source for non-profit arts organisations.

Arts Marketing Association, UK.
The Arts Marketing Association exists for people who persuade the public to experience the arts. The AMA has an active and diverse membership of over 1,600 who regularly participate in professional development opportunities to improve their working practices. The AMA is now developing membership outside the UK, allowing a sharing of knowledge and best practice, enhanced networking and sharing of ideas across the globe.

Arts Marketing Online
Arts marketing resources from The National Arts Marketing Project

Arts Marketing tools and ideas.  Fuel4arts

Artsy – Discover Fine Art
Artsy is an online way to discover and buy art, featuring work from leading galleries , museums, and private collections around the world.
Artsy’s mission is to make all the world’s art accessible to anyone with an Internet connection. They are an online platform for discovering, discussing, and collecting art.
Powered by The Art Genome Project—a way of providing pathways for discovery for experts and non-experts alike—Artsy hopes to foster new generations of art lovers, museum-goers, collectors, and patrons. They are partnered with 400+ leading galleries, as well as 100+ museums and foundations.

CatchUpNews (UK)
CatchUpNews provides a single, unified platform for creative talents to showcase and market their skills securely whilst enjoying the benefits of membership to one of UK’s most expanding community of creative people.

Fuel4Arts. Marketing tools and ideas to take your art further. 
Free membership based community for artists, cultural workers & consultants.

Workbook
Workbook is dedicated to providing the creative community premium sourcebooks, and a website with comprehensive features and resources for finding top talent and services.

Sandra Goroff-Mailly & Associates
For Authors, Experts, Business Leaders, and Other Creative Individuals
Sandra Goroff-Mailly & Associates focuses on long term professional relationships that produce results. Chosen as one of the top hundred marketers in the U.S. by Advertising Age Magazine and profiled in theWall Street Journal, Goroff is a highly regarded, award winning veteran publicist.
For Sandra Goroff’s blog see Sandra Goroff

Software for artists *

Artist Patron
Web 2.0 Artist Business Software-as-a-service records management service for artists. It is 100% web based, and runs in a browser.

TicketCreator ticketing software. 
TicketCreator is a program to print economic tickets. You can print attractive tickets with row and seat numbers for your events on your own PC.

Website promotion services *

Arts Management Network
The worldwide network and information resource for arts managers and cultural administrators.

Artswire 
Online communication for the arts. Conferencing, arts resources, technical resources for the arts, funded by the New York Foundation for the Arts.

Association of Art Editors
To advance and set standards for the profession of art editors. Forum and information on publishing procedures.

Association of Internet Researchers (A.O.I.R), 
an academic association dedicated to the advancement of the cross-disciplinary field of Internet studies. It is a resource and support network promoting critical and scholarly Internet research independent from traditional disciplines and existing across academic borders. The association is international in scope.

Auctions, market prices
See: Art Auctions


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