Expertise in Art

Mestrado em Conservação e Restauro
4 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 15,0 TP + 2,0 OT


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Students should be able to understand and analyze the Art Market, know the characteristics theoretical and practical of the expertise and valuation of works of art and being able to collaborate in an expertise and in a valuation of works of art on the theme of their master's theses.

Program: PART 1 - I - Introduction: a) - Basic concepts; b) - Definitions; II - Art Market: General notions - 1 - Works of art ; 2 - Agents; 3 - 'Local'; 4 - Legislation; III - Expertise: a) - Expert; b) - Expertise activity; c) - Expert Report; IV - Valuation of works of art: 1 - Main Factor of valuation; 2 - Secondary Factors of valuation.
PART 2 - Basic concepts of expertise and valuation in artistic areas of: a) Painting; b) Sculpture; c) Goldsmith; d) Furniture; e) Ceramics; f) Graphic documents; etc. Will be invited one art expert to transmit their experience.

Evaluation Methodology
The evaluation must be done with a written work with 10 to 15 pages of text and accompanying presentation and discussion. It's approved who has a minimum final ranking of ten (10) values.

- BOLL, D. (2011). Art for Sale - A Candid View of the Art Market. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Verlag
- AA. , D. (2004). Marché de l'Art, l'Expert dans tous ses états - Actes du colloque. Paris: Université Paris-Dauphine
- MELO, A. (2012). Sistema da Arte Contemporânea. Lisboa: Documenta
- MONCADA, M. (0). Mercado de Arte. Acedido em 20 de fevereiro de 2019 em -

Method of interaction
The program contents of the discipline are presented to the students systematically and are accompanied by various texts. One class will be attended by a invited art expert.

Software used in class
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