The course covers topics and debates on issues such as art as an alternative investment, art investment funds, using art as collateral for loans and art in traditional wealth management, fractional art ownership, and how the rapidly developing market of NFTs and cryptocurrency are impacting an ever-evolving art world. In addition, the sessions will introduce a set of analytical tools and methodologies for better understanding the performance and the dynamics of the art market. These sessions offer course participants access to the most recent developments in the market for art finance and investment.
This course can be paired with Art Business and Art & Social Responsibility to complete a 12-week full time (4 days / week) semester study.
Opportunity to gain an understanding of the growth and future direction of the art investment industry from established art finance professionals
Understand and anticipate the rapid growth of the digital art and NFT sector
Develop the required skills to create innovative art finance enterprises
Consultant Lecturer, London
Anders Petterson has a CEMS in Management from the London School of Economics and Hochschule St.Gallen, Switzerland. He worked for JP Morgan Investment bank from 1995-1999 in London, New York and Frankfurt, where he was responsible for capital market products and coverage in the Nordic region.Read More
This course can be paired with the 12-week Art Business course and the 6-week Art and Social Responsibility course OR the 6-week Contemporary Art course to create a full time (4-days per week) schedule of study over the course of a semester.
Individuals who take two or more courses in combination (during the same semester) will receive a discounted rate.
English Language Requirement
Course participants should be proficient in written and spoken English and be able to participate in group discussions and presentations in English. It is recommended that participants have the equivalent level of IELTS score of 6.0 /TOEFL score of 78 IBT, however evidence of test scores is not required to register.
Courses are open to participants 18 years of age or older.
For more information, please see our Terms and Conditions.
The course is assessed via an oral presentation and a practical written brief.
Course participants take away in-depth and valuable insight into the current and future art world, to be sufficiently prepared for a wide-ranging career within the art industry. Those who successfully complete their course will receive a certificate of completion from Sotheby’s Institute of Art.
Sotheby’s Institute of Art course participants come from all over the world, from a wide variety of backgrounds. As they study, travel, and explore the art world alongside each other throughout the program, fierce and long-lasting collaborations are frequently born. Individuals who complete these courses join our network of over 8,000 alumni around the globe who hold top positions at renowned art organizations.