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Sotheby’s Institute of Art Faculty in New York City | Kibum Kim


The faculty at Sotheby’s Institute of Art bring a diversity of experience and industry knowledge to the classroom, offering students unique insights into the art world, numerous networking opportunities and privileged access to key art world institutions and influencers.

Career paths taken by graduates of Sotheby’s Institute of Art include auctioneers, curators, gallery owners and museum directors, but job opportunities are not restricted to established roles in traditional art and cultural institutions.


A prime example of a new art scene that transforms the way collectors acquire art is the NEWD Art Show, Co-Founded and Directed by Kibum Kim of Sotheby’s Institute of Art faculty in New York. NEWD takes place in Brooklyn, New York and showcases artist-run spaces and non-profits. Kibum involves his students in the set-up and running of the show, giving them valuable industry exposure. Launched in 2014, NEWD aims to reinvigorate the traditional art fair model and foster conversations about alternative ways to engage and support emerging artists.

Watch the video to learn more about Kibum and NEWD, and how Sotheby’s Institute students benefit from learning from art world professionals.

Kibum Kim is a lawyer and writer interested in the interactions of art, culture, politics, law and business. He is a faculty member in the Art Business program at Sotheby’s Institute of Art in New York.

About Sotheby’s Institute of Art


Sotheby’s Institute of Art is The Graduate School of Art and its Markets. Evolving from a small connoisseurship program started by Sotheby’s Auction House in 1969, Sotheby’s Institute is now the foremost leader in art business education and object-based learning. Its global faculty represent the best of almost every facet of the art world, helping students decipher and master the unique forces at play at the intersection of art and commerce.

With campuses in the cultural capitals of London, New York and Los Angeles, Sotheby’s Institute offers graduate level programs that have become more relevant than ever in an art world that is constantly seeking individuals with art historical scholarship and business acumen. Besides Master’s degrees, Sotheby’s Institute offers programs of study such as summer classes, 15-week semester courses, online learning and executive education. Sotheby’s Institute of Art’s programs provide the knowledge and credentials needed to achieve success in today’s worldwide art markets and cultural institutions.

Visit sothebysinstitute.com for more information.

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