Art, Books and Information
ArtBusiness.com - ArtBusiness.com provides complete art services, art appraisals, art price data, news, articles, and market information to art collectors, artists, and fine arts professionals. They appraise all works of fine art and offer expert advice and consulting on buying, selling, and collecting.
I Photo Central - I Photo Central provides thousands of web pages for the photography collector, curator and historian. The web portal includes articles on collecting issues, news on the photography market, an events calendar, special photography exhibits, and the largest searchable photo gallery on the Internet.
Association of International Photography Art Dealers [AIPAD] - AIPAD maintains ethical standards, promotes communication within the photographic community, encourages public appreciation of photography as art, concerns itself with the rights of photographers and collectors, and works to enhance the confidence of the public in responsible photograph dealers. AIPAD members provide a wide range of services to the public, such as exhibitions, appraisals, expert opinions and consultations.
International Fine Print Dealers Association [IFPDA] - The IFPDA aspires to create a greater awareness and appreciation of fine prints among collectors and the general public. The IFPDA sponsors The Print Fair in New York City, as well as providing funding for a variety of print-related educational programs, including publications, lectures and symposia.
American Society of Appraisers [ASA] - The American Society of Appraisers is committed to fostering professional excellence in its membership through education, accreditation, publication and other services. Its prestige is intended to contribute to the growth of its membership and to the appraisal profession.
Appraisers Association of America [AAA] - The Appraisers Association of America is the oldest non-profit professional association of personal property appraisers and a recognized authority for setting appraisal standards, legal issues and regulation of the appraisal profession.
International Society of Appraisers [ISA] - The International Society of Appraisers provides educational and organizational support to its members and serves the public by producing highly qualified and ethical appraisers who are recognized authorities in professional personal property appraising.
National Association of Professional Appraisers [NAPA] - The National Association of Professional Appraisers is an organization of professionals providing economic valuations of real, personal, and intangible property. The organization seeks members who want to obtain "board" certification and advanced education in the field of valuation. NAPA provides those who want to be appraisers and those who currently are appraisers with an easy, inexpensive way of achieving professional knowledge and status.