Author(s): Iain Robertson
Drawing on the experience of Sotheby's Institute of Art, this title exposes the realities of the commercial trade in fine art and antiques. It focuses on the role of auction houses, commercial galleries and art museums as key institutions. It provides an examination of contemporary issues in the art business.
Iain Robertson is deputy academic director and head of art business studies at Sotheby's Institute of Art. He is an Asia correspondent for the international edition of The Art Newspaper, advisor to the Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong and honorary director of education of MOMA Beijing. His book, Understanding International Art Markets and Management, was published by Routledge in 2005. Derrick Chong is a senior lecturer in management at Royal Holloway, University of London. He is also consultant lecturer in art business at Sotheby's Institute of Art in London and Singapore, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts (FRSA). He wrote Arts Management, also published by Routledge, in 2002.