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  • Course Dates & Fees

    Course Dates & Fees

    February 16, 21, 23, 28, March 2

    1 p.m. EST / 6 p.m. GMT
    Course Fee: $875
  • How It Works

    How It Works

    Our live online courses are designed to enrich and deepen your understanding of a specific art world subject in an accelerated and dynamic format. The courses are ideal for undergraduates, career changers, art professionals, and art lovers seeking to learn more about art and cultural history or to acquire specific knowledge/skills.
    Led by art professionals drawn from our global faculty, these courses provide participants with expert insight and practical skills through a combination of livestreamed lectures and group discussion. Course materials and lecture recordings can be accessed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, via Sotheby’s Institute’s learning platform – Canvas. Canvas is an intuitive, self-contained environment that requires no additional software.
    Once you successfully complete the course, you will receive a verified Certificate of Completion from Sotheby’s Institute of Art. Our digital certificates allow you to share new skills with various social media platforms, including LinkedIn.
  • Faculty


    Alexander Estorick is a media theorist whose work seeks to develop socially progressive approaches to new technologies. As Editorial Director at ClubNFT, he develops strategies to protect, educate and empower NFT collectors. He is also Contributing Editor for Art and Technology at Flash Art, establishing the magazine’s digital column, “The Uncanny Valley”, as a bridge between contemporary art and new media. He contributes to numerous publications – from Frieze to the Financial Times – and recently published the first aesthetics of crypto art: a data-driven study of the early genesis of the NFT phenomenon.
  • Sample Topics

    Sample Topics

    • The aesthetics of crypto art: the artists and the collectors.

    • Digital viewing innovations.

    • NFTs and the new token economy: Art commerce on the blockchain.

    • AI in the art world

  • Learning Objectives

    Learning Objectives

    To identify the most important new technologies relevant to the art world and examine their possible implications for key stakeholders in the field
    To analyze how various players in the art market are adapting their digital presence and innovating their operations using technology
    To examine the process for creating and selling NFTs in the art market
  • Register


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    Courses are open to anyone 18 years of age and older. Registration takes approximately 5 minutes to complete.
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