Christie’s Education Asia is pleased to launch Art Business Essentials, a multi-term programme in Hong Kong, recently emerging as one of the world’s most important cities for the art market. This intensive programme provides an in-depth understanding of the ecosystem of the international art world for career beginners, career changers and art enthusiasts in the region, bringing together artists, dealers, auction houses, collectors and other influencers of the local art scene. Participants will appreciate how various market players, together with internal and external factors, interact with each other to shape the ecosystem of the global art market today.
It combines the study of art history and theories, art markets and business practices, together with a critical examination of the legal and regulatory issues of the global art trade. Lectures and discussions led by scholars and market professionals, as well as handling sessions and exhibition visits led by experts, provide essential insights to navigate and stay informed about the industry.
What you will learn
- To recognise the different sectors and segments that form the structure of the industry, as well as the roles and functions of different market players
- Understand the basic legal principles that govern the transactions and activities in the art world
- The determinants of value of art and the tools to analyse art as an investment asset class
Module I: The Business Explained
31 Oct – 2 Nov 2019
Module II: The Legal Framework
Module III: The Creative Asset Class