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PROFESSIONAL TRAINING IN CONTEMPORARY ART (2021-2022)

General information

This course may undergo changes in the calendar, teaching methodology or assessment procedure depending on the course of events and the guidelines of health authorities in relation to the COVID-19 crisis. Notwithstanding, the quality of the training and the achievement of objectives are guaranteed in all cases.
Qualification awarded: Expert (Degree Universitat Barcelona)
Management:
  • Prat Armadans, Ester
  • Badia , Montse
Number of credits: 20,00
Length of course (in academic years): 1
Mode of delivery (face-to-face/ blended/ distance): Distance
Centre responsible : Institute for LifeLong Learning IL3-UB
In-company placement(s): No
Enrolment fee:
  • 2.635,00 €
  • An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
Classes begin: 4/25/2022

This postgraduate course forms part of the master's degree or postgraduate degree
CONTEMPORARY ART: CONTEXT, MEDIATION AND MANAGEMENT (2021-2022)

Objectives and admission

Learning objectives:
- To understand the practical aspects that affect the management of a collection: the art market, patronage and cultural policies, conservation and restoration and art taxation.
- To become familiar with basic concepts relating to tax and contemporary art.
- To understand the laws that govern historical heritage and the restrictions imposed on the owners of certain assets in order to protect them, as well as their relationship with certain tax benefits.
- To learn how to analyse requirements, costs and restrictions on the exportation of historical heritage.
- To acquire basic knowledge of the tax system.
- To learn the basic differences between direct and indirect taxes and between the tax of individuals and societies.
- To understand the reasons why market operators configure their transactions in one way or other.
- To learn the existing regulations and laws on money laundering and resale right.
- To review the different types of galleries.
- To learn the system for selling art in a gallery.
- To learn how to identify the different types of buyers.
- To learn how to analyse the relation that is established between gallery and artists.
- To learn how to define the art market in general terms.
- To learn specific cases of collections.
- To understand the origin of museums and how they differ from other current spaces for exhibiting contemporary art.
- To know how to differentiate between the concepts of museology and museography.
- To understand the projects, plans and programmes required to create culture spaces.
- To learn how to identify the different stages in the production of an exhibition.
- To gain an introduction to educational actions associated with contemporary art.
- To know how to identify the steps in the processes and the strategic elements in creating a brand, to be able to design one that helps to distinguish works in the contemporary art market.
- To gain an understanding of brand strategies and communication, in order to position and differentiate art organisations.
- To gain a command of tools for creating a next-generation brand and know how to expand them and adapt them to every digital or physical context, from the definition of a proposal or raison d'être, to design, communication campaigns, marketing, social media and events that give life to the brand strategy.

Recommended applicant profiles and admission requirements:
- Collectors, gallery owners, managers of art and heritage collections, teachers, investment consultants, museum curators, specialists in restoration and conservation, journalists, historians, critics and cultural managers.
- Applicants interested in learning about contemporary art and developing a professional career in this field.

Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:
Students who are not university graduates may be admitted on these courses. These students will be eligible for a university extension course certificate.Information regarding the entry requirements in this case can be obtained from the course coordinators.

Further information

FACULTY OR SCHOOL WHERE THE COURSE IS TAUGHT

Name of individual or institution: Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
Address: C/ Ciutat de Granada 131 08018 Barcelona Espanya
Email address: info@il3.ub.edu
Webpage: http://www.il3.ub.edu
Telephone: 93 403 96 96
Fax: 93 403 96 97
Observations: online learning.


FOR FURTHER ENQUIRIES

Name of individual or institution: Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
Address: C/ Ciutat de Granada 131 08018 Barcelona Espanya
Email address: info@il3.ub.edu
Webpage: http://www.il3.ub.edu/ca/master/master-art-actual.html
Telephone: 93 309 36 54
Fax: 93 403 96 97
Observations: Monday to Friday, from 9.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.

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