Education and Training

University courses and professional training for the art and antiques industry. 


Pouring forth some gems

28 February 2003

Decanters 1760-1930 by David Leigh, published by Shire Publications. ISBN 0747805482 £4.99sb

Lunatics whose madness was really sheer genius

28 February 2003

The Lunar Men: The Friends Who Made The Future by Jenny Uglow, published by Faber & Faber. ISBN 0571196470 £25 hb

Timely reflections on the artists of Ireland

05 February 2003

Ireland’s Painters 1600-1940 by Anne Crookshank and the Knight of Glin, published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, by Yale University Press. ISBN 03000987654 £40h/b

Dictionary of Irish Artists

05 February 2003

Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century by Theo Snoddy, Merlin Publishing ISBN 1 903582 17 2 £50 (€70) h/b

Carving a colourful tale

14 January 2003

Netherlandish Sculpture 1450-1550 by Paul Williamson, published by V&A Publications. ISBN ISBN 1851773738 £25hb

SOFAA strike deal to accredit fine arts degree at Southampton

14 January 2003

THE Society of Fine Art Auctioneers have agreed to accredit the Southampton Institute’s BA (Hons) Fine Arts Valuation degree as an approved entry route to professional qualification within the Society.

At last – Ruskin in real depth

14 January 2003

John Ruskin, by Tim Hilton, published by Yale University Press. ISBN 0300090994 £14.99pb

Mapping tribal art

14 January 2003

The Tribal Arts of Africa by Jean-Baptiste Bacquart, published by Thames & Hudson. ISBN 0500282315 £18.95pb

The magic of Monet

14 January 2003

Monet at Vétheuil 1878-1883 by David Joel, published by the Antique Collectors Club. ISBN 1851494235 £25hb

Sign up for conference

06 January 2003

Does the fine arts business warrant professional qualifications? What form should the education take? Should there be only one body representing the profession or several representing different aspects?

Conference to debate future of fine arts education and professional qualifications

09 December 2002

Does the fine arts business warrant professional qualifications? What form should the education take? Should there be only one body representing the profession or several representing different aspects?

RICS want masters course for graduates

05 November 2002

UK: THE RICS Antiques and Fine Arts Faculty is working on a plan to develop a masters degree for graduates who hold a degree not accredited by the RICS.

Life-changing moment for man who clocks up award

22 October 2002

A Birmingham man who gave up a career as a local government officer to devote himself to clockmaking has won a £4000 scholarship to study antique clock restoration.

Met Police to hold five-day course on how to beat art and antiques crime

18 June 2002

THE Metropolitan Police have announced a five-day course to provide practical solutions in the prevention and detection of art crimes.

SOFAA want to back Southampton

29 April 2002

Auctioneers’ society aims to extend its influence and admit valuers as members: THE Society of Fine Art Auctioneers, concerned over the RICS decision to derecognise the Southampton Institute training courses for the trade, is to vote on approving them itself.

Funding and policy issues risk blighting vocational training at Southampton

25 March 2002

The Fine Art Valuation degree course at Southampton Institute has lost almost half its teaching staff in the past year with the student intake dropping 60 per cent since 1998.

Alexander Knox

28 November 2001

Alexander Knox, edited by Dr Stephen A Martin, published by ArtMedia Press Ltd ISBN 1902889029 £55hb

Art and Outrage

28 November 2001

Art and Outrage (ISBN 074531354X) £15.99 and Art in the Age of Mass Media by John A Walker (ISBN 0745317448) £14.99, both pb and published by Pluto Press

Design & The Decorative Arts in Britain 1500-1900

28 November 2001

Design & The Decorative Arts in Britain 1500-1900 by Michael Snodin and John Styles, published by V&A Publications. ISBN 185177338X £45hb

Vermeer’s Camera: Uncovering the Truth Behind the Masterpieces

28 November 2001

Vermeer’s Camera: Uncovering the Truth Behind the Masterpieces by Philip Steadman, published by the Oxford University Press. ISBN 019215967 £17.99hb

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