Your Entry Into the Art Scene

The Artland Academy

✓ Free online resources to help you break into the art world
✓ A selection of on-demand videos to learn at your own pace
✓ Exclusive insights into the art market and its key players

GET STARTED

Join the Artland Academy and get your first insights into the art world. From the foundations of contemporary art history to the ever-evolving dynamics of the art market and its key players, we take you on a journey through the art scene and set you on your way to starting your own art collection with our unique educational project. Gain ultimate access to the fascinating art world through free video content that will make the art world look less intimidating to you. Join now, enjoy anytime.
Welcome to the Artland Academy, welcome to the art scene.

Host: Niels Kristensen
Language: English

Your Entry Into the Art Scene

The Artland Academy

Join the Artland Academy and get your first insights into the art world. From the foundations of contemporary art history to the ever-evolving dynamics of the art market and its key players, we take you on a journey through the art scene and set you on your way to starting your own art collection with our unique educational project. Gain ultimate access to the fascinating art world through free video content that will make the art world look less intimidating to you. Join now, enjoy anytime.
Welcome to the Artland Academy, welcome to the art scene.

Host: Niels Kristensen
Language: English

The Artland Academy includes:

✓ Free online resources to help you break into the art world
✓ A selection of on-demand videos to learn at your own pace
✓ Exclusive insights into the art market and its key players

GET STARTED

Our Episodes

Artland’s online learning platform helps you deepen your passion and empowers you to take your first steps into the art world. Through a unique selection of short and inspiring videos, we share insights, ideas, and stories from the world of art and collecting. Start learning now and share your feedback with us below!

Episode 1:

Contemporary Art in a Nutshell

Length: 01:36 min

Have you ever strolled through a contemporary art museum or gallery wondering what exactly is contemporary art? Challenging, humorous, thought-provoking, culturally diverse, the notion of contemporary art is so vast that its definition has proven to be hard to determine. Watch ‘Contemporary Art in a Nutshell’ and learn to navigate the numerous styles, genres and artistic practices that the term encompasses.

Episode 2:

The Most Famous Art Movements & Styles

Length: 15:11 min

Join us on a journey through the groundbreaking art experiences of the 20th and 21st centuries. From the beginnings of modern art to postmodernism and the recent developments in contemporary art, we dive into the most famous art movements and styles, iconic artists, awe-inspiring artworks and technological breakthroughs. Start from our art history timeline to build your foundations and understanding of contemporary art.

Episode 3:

The Value of Art: What Makes Art Valuable?

Length: 04:20 min

Have you ever asked yourself why people spend jaw-whopping prices to buy art? And what is it that makes art valuable today if a banana duct-taped to a wall can sell for $150,000? In this video, we will dive into the different variables and characteristics that define the value of art and you’ll learn the difference between intrinsic and commercial value. Why artworks cost as much as they do will no longer be an unanswered question for you.

Episode 4:

The Art Market and Its Players: Who Makes the Rules?

Length: 04:42 min

Galleries, art fairs, auction houses, art dealers, collectors…The art market is a complex and fast-paced industry involving a variety of stakeholders with different motivations. In this video, we will introduce you to the most relevant market players and share insights into the latest industry trends and dynamics.

Episode 5:

Art Fairs: A Pillar of the Art Market

Length: 05:22 min

With hundreds of occurrences from New York to Hong Kong, art fairs are an essential part of the global art scene. They provide visitors with trending art, insights, connections, business opportunities, and fun! We will guide you through a short history of the contemporary art fair and prepare you for your next visit. Start watching now and be ready to have a thrilling art fair experience, be it in real life or online.

Episode 6:

Art Auctions: A Pillar of the Art Market

Length: 08:12 min

How do fine art auctions work, and how do auction houses hit record-breaking prices? Filled with adrenaline, auctions are one of the most electrifying ways to get the art you want at a market price. However, they can seem impenetrable mysteries to those unfamiliar with the auction logic, and even seasoned collectors may find them intimidating. Watch this video and get ready to raise your paddle with our practical tips and tricks.

Your Opinion Matters

As we’re always keen to improve and to provide you with the best quality products, we’d love to hear your opinion about the Artland Academy. What did you like especially? Where do we still need to improve? Which topics should we cover next? We look forward to receiving your feedback!

TELL US WHAT YOU THINK

Frequently Asked Questions

If there is anything that is not clear to you, check out the FAQs or feel free to drop us a message!

How much does it cost to participate in the Artland Academy?

The Artland Academy is completely free of charge, without any hidden subscriptions or paywalls. It is provided for you by Artland as we believe in the importance of art for our society. We aim to make the art scene more accessible for everybody.

Do I have to follow the episodes chronologically?

We recommend that you follow the episodes chronologically to get the full experience. However, if you have the feeling there is no need for you to watch a specific one, as you have gained the knowledge before already, feel free to skip it.

Will there be more Artland Academy episodes?

Well, this is up to you. Let us know if you would like to receive further insights into the fascinating art scene!

CONTACT US

Special thanks to Format Artspace for hosting part of the production!

Video courtesy of: Galleri Benoni, Berlin Gallery Weekend, Dietrich and Schlechtriem, Galleri Kant, Galleri Specta, Gether Contemporary, KOW, MFA Award Show, Mie Olise Kjærgaard, Reserve Ames, Rose Eken