The Art Newspaper is an online and print resource for international art news with special sections devoted to the art market and to looted art.
Artbusiness.com provides complete art services, art appraisals, art price data, news, articles, and market information to art collectors, artists, and fine arts professionals. The database contains over 3,000,000 price records, and biographical information on over 250,000 artists. The articles are accessible free of charge and consulting services are offered for a fee.
With four million entries for auction since 1700, Artprice.com provides art market intelligence, data processing, and information on almost every art auction from over 2,900 auction houses in forty countries. This site is accessible by subscription or by a pay-as-you-go arrangement.
The Art Sales Index database holds more than 2.5 million auction entries that cover over 250,000 artists. Each year, 3,000 auction catalogs from 500 auction houses are received and 150,000 entries are entered onto the database. Catalogs that date back to 1920 are currently being added to the database, which covers oil paintings, miniatures, sculpture, prints, photographs, and works on paper. The database is accessible by subscription or pay-per-view arrangement.
Association of Online Appraisers (AOA)
AOA is an international association for personal property appraisers who are involved in offering online written appraisal reports through the use of digital images and Internet online reporting. The site is partially accessible free of charge; an annual membership fee is cgarged for full access.
Fine Art Directory
The Fine Art Directory provides categorized lists of links to Internet resources. The site is accessible free of charge.
Confédération internationale des négociants en oeuvres d'art (CINOA)
CINOA is an international confederation of thirty-two art and antiques dealer associations in twenty-one countries representing about 5,000 antiques and art dealers. Members of CINOA are often able to provide information about dealers and trading history in each country.
Smithsonian American Art Museum
The Smithsonian American Art Museum assists the public and scholars in finding information about American paintings and sculptures by providing research resources on more than 500,000 works of art. Nearly 137,000 records from more than 1,000 of America's earliest auctions and exhibitions (pre-1877) in the United States and Canada give early history about American art.