Art curators, art collectors

Art curators, curatorship, curatorial studies, curating networks, art collectors, blogs, galleries, biennales, events: a guide to websites

Curatori; Kuratoren; Curadores


Art collectors *

Top Billionaire Art Collectors

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

The ARTnews 200 Top Collectors

Top List of Art Collectors

Associations, oganizations *

Association of Art Museum Curators

Gitoon is a London-based community of talented individuals who have the opportunity of getting their work reviewed, improved and published.The professional review service enables emerging artists around the globe to request (for a reasonable fee) professional feedback from established artists, curators, critics, and educators.

Independent Curators International
ICI’s mission is to enhance the understanding and appreciation of contemporary art through traveling exhibitions and other activities that will reach a diverse national and international audience.

International Foundation for Art Research
is a non-profit organization established to coordinate scholarly and technical information about works of art. IFAR provides  framework within which experts can express their opinions.

Blogs *

Museum 2.0
A well-researched blog with resources, ideas, and thought-provoking questions for museums and their staff.

Latest trends and statistics.

Museum Blogging

Museum Branding Blog

Museums and Stuff

Museums Now

Stella Untalan Gassaway

The Art Law Blog
Legal issues n the museum world.

Culture 24
Latest news, exhibition reviews, links, listings and education resources from thousands of UK museums, galleries, archives and libraries, all in one place.

Curators, curator websites, curated websites *

Artsy. Discover, Research, and Collect the World’s Best Art Online

Culturehall is a curated online resource for contemporary art where selected artists can share their work with curators, gallerists, collectors and other artists. They provide free artist portfolios with an easy to use set of web-based tools to make presenting art online simple and efficient. Their community of artists consists primarily of MFA graduates, arts professionals and teaching artists. Membership is available by invitation or application.

A list of art curators, from Wikipedia.

Independent Curators International
ICI’s mission is to enhance the understanding and appreciation of contemporary art through traveling exhibitions and other activities that will reach a diverse national and international  audience.

Systematic directories of annotated links on the visual arts of particular countries and regions, including curators and other art administrators.

Wikipedia entries on art curators.
Curatorial studies

The FabJob Guide
Become an Art Curator is a step-by-step guide to help you get started and get a job with a museum or art gallery.

Galleries, databases and directories *

Art – an international gallery guide for modern, contemporary and emerging art. A searchable database of artists, exhibitions and galleries.

Artist-Info Contemporary Art database.
Displaying a large number of contemporary artists showing in art galleries in Europe, America and around the world. Artist search.

Artist search and alphabetical index of artists with work on display in art museums.

Art Gallery Worldwide
A lot of artworks in different styles and media. The website offers a wide variety of features and services that enable customers to buy and sell their art.

A guide to contemporary artists on the internet, based in Italy. Critics, artists, exhibitions, events, both Italian and international.

Art Deadline
The Art World’s Source for Income & Exhibition Opportunities

Biennales *

Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art

Bienal Internaconal de São Paulo, Brasil. International Biennale, Brazil. 137 artists from 75 contries 614 works.

Bienales and other regular exhibitions around the world.

Bienales de Lyon, France.

Biennale of Sydney, 2002. International Festival of Contemporary Art.

Biennale de Paris

Biennale d’Art Contemporain de Lyon, France.

Havana Biennal, Cuba.

Istanbul. International Istanbul Biennial

Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art

Shanghai Biennale

Venice Biennial International Art Exhibition

Contemporary art curators *

Art Register Network
ArtRegister Network: a group of proprietary web portals offering a global marketplace to the professional in the arts. Additional web marketing services are available

Artwise Curators
Contemporary art curators and consultants.

A list of art curators, from Wikipedia.

IKT. International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art

Curatorial Resource for Upstart Media Bliss aims to help those who exhibit new media art, including curators, technicians and artists.

Guggenheim Museums. New York, Venice, Berlin, Las Vegas, Bilbao.

Institute of International Visual Arts
INIVA creates exhibitions, publications, multimedia, education and research projects designed to bring the work of artists from culturally-diverse backgrounds to the attention of the widest possible public.

Institute of Visual Arts (inIVA), Britain. 
A contemporary visual arts organization, with a special interest in new technologies. Commissions site-specific works.

Italian Area
A database documenting the Italian artistic scene, with particular attention to the works by artists that came up from the late eighties to the present. Chiara Bertola, Gabi Scardi and Angela Vettese form the scientific committee. The artists have been chosen within those promoted by the most important Italian and foreign organisations and those who contributed to determine today’s art scene. Italian Area is a project of the Careof & Viafarini Documentation Centre.


Journal of Contemporary Art.  Interviews, projects, articles.