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Gateway to info about SIA London library and to all resources

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Monday to Friday 9.30am - 7pm

New additions to the library

Christie's and Sotheby's sales catalogues, 2020 onwards. (Please email for password: available to current SIA staff and students only)

Artprice. The Art Market in 2022.

Donze╠ü, Pierre-Yves. Selling Europe to the World: The Rise of the Luxury Fashion Industry, 1980-2020. AB.LUX.DON

Haiven, Max. Art after Money, Money after Art : Creative Strategies Against Financialization.

Quaranta, Domenico. Surfing with Satoshi: Art, Blockchain and NFTs. AB.CUL.QUA

Spring, Chris. Angaza Africa: African Art Now. FIA4.AFR.SPR


Hot Topics in the Art World  is the e-book series edited by Sotheby's Institute of Art.  Physical copies are also available in the library

The Art Newspaper is best accessed via EBSCO here