Description

The Master in Contemporary Art Markets is an intensive study path directed at providing students with effective tools to interpret art market structures and dynamics, with particular focus on contemporary artistic languages.

The Master in Contemporary Art Markets provides students with the opportunity to come into direct contact with established industry professionals and to collaborate with international acclaimed art galleries, auction houses, art fairs, institutions, collections and art centres.

The educational path comprises two cycles: the first is dedicated to classroom activities and thematic workshops allowing students to apply notions learnt. Visits to galleries, fairs, foundations and museums are also part of the programme. The second cycle focuses on internships, enabling students to experience different market areas first-hand. During this cycle, students also prepare their final projects and attend a three-day study trip to Basel in June during the ArtBasel art fair, the sector's most important annual event.

The Master in Contemporary Art Markets program is recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR) as an Academic Master’s degree (60 CFs).

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Curriculum

Courses: Art Market and Economy, Art Management, Art Market Legislation, Contemporary Museum Studies, Collections Valorization, History of Contemporary Art.

Workshops: Collection Appraisal, Cataloguing and Management of Artists' Archives, Art Conservation and Restoration, Collections Management, Art Market Information, Photography Market, Non-European Art and Collections, Exhibition Display, Curating, English for the Art Market

 

Faculty

Marco Scotini

MARCO SCOTINI

Silvia Simoncelli

SILVIA SIMONCELLI

Faculty and Visiting Professors

Pier Paolo Angelucci, Scarioni Angelucci, Studio Tributario Associato, Celine Condorelli, Eastside Projects Birmingham, Antonella Crippa, Ubi Banca, Roberta Dell'Acqua, Sotheby’s, Alessandra Donati, University of Milano-Bicocca, Walter Guadagnini, Commissione Artistica UniCredit, Alessandro Guerrini, Open Care, Katrin Hassler, Leuphana University (Luneburg), Jens Hoffmann, The Jewish Museum (New York), Christian Marazzi, SUPSI (Lugano), Marilena Pirrelli, ArtEconomy24 (Il Sole 24 Ore), Adriana Polveroni, Art Verona / Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera (Milano), Grazia Quaroni, Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain (Paris), Carolina Orsini, Mudec (Milano), Iolanda Ratti, Museo del Novecento (Milano), Cristina Resti, AXA Art Italia, Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Pietro Vallone, Galleria Massimo de Carlo, Marilena Vecco, Erasmus University (Rotterdam), Giorgio Verzotti, Isabella Villafranca Soissons, Open Care, Astrid Welter, Fondazione Prada.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL PERSPECTIVES

The Master in Contemporary Art Markets aims to train professionals capable of fulfilling a wide range of roles in the modern and contemporary art sector:

  • project managers for galleries, museums and
  • foundations
  • specialists and administrators at auction
  • houses
  • art advisors
  • art dealers
  • private and corporate collections curators
  • managers of artists fondations and archives
  • communication managers and journalists
  • consultants for legal and financial art services

NABA's Career Service helps students and graduates identify and apply for internships and staff positions with prospective employers. 89% of NABA graduates find employment during the first year after graduation (data certified by Ipsos Observer regarding 2015 NABA graduates). Students also receive advice and assistance in drafting their résumés, writing job search letters, and organizing their professional portfolios.

 

Students will undertake a minimum internship period of 200 hours, gaining hands-on experience at a gallery, auction house, art center, foundation, museum, private collection, publishing house, or art periodical.

The Master in Contemporary Art Markets cooperates with Open Care, FM Centre for Contemporary Art (FMCCA), UniCredit, Miart, Sotheby’s, Fondazione Trussardi, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Galleria Zero..., Collezione Iannaccone Milano, BeArt, Edicola Radezky and Exibart.

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