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Watch and learn the Business of Art with Sotheby’s Institute‏

Iain Robertson, Head of Art Business Studies at Sotheby's Institute of Art in London, discusses the state of the art market.

Sotheby’s Institute of Art

Learn the Business of Art at Sotheby’s Institute of Art

Sotheby’s Institute of Art is the Graduate School of Art and its Markets with campuses in the cultural capitals of London, New York and Los Angeles. Each year, students and working professionals from all over the world come to Sotheby’s Institute to learn the business of art and gain the knowledge and credentials needed for success working in today’s worldwide art markets and cultural institutions.

We have more than 40 years of experience educating art world professionals. Our faculty members are distinguished scholars and leading practitioners in the field who are dedicated to helping students launch their careers in the international art world. Faculty member Iain Robertson—Head of Art Business Studies at our London campus—says that at Sotheby’s Institute, “We try to convey to our students that art is a passion investment.”

Video: Hear more from Iain about the state of the art market and the kinds of topics we cover in our programmes here.

2013–2014 Master’s Degree programmes at Sotheby’s Institute of Art:

Art Business, Contemporary Art, Contemporary Design, East Asian Art, Fine and Decorative Art, Photography

New York
Art Business, Contemporary Art, American Fine and Decorative Art

Los Angeles
Art Business

For more information about our MA programmes visit our website.
We also encourage you to contact us directly at to learn more about the admissions process.

Meet Iain Robertson, Head of Art Business at Sotheby’s Institute of Art – London.