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  • Course Dates & Fees

    Course Dates & Fees

    April 6 - May 17, 2022
    $1,485 ($1335 if registered by February 16, 2022)
    Tuition includes six weeks of instructor guidance and an additional 90 days to review the course at your leisure.
    We offer this online course throughout the year with sessions starting approximately every four months. Contact us for more information.
  • Getting Started & How It Works

    Getting Started & How It Works

    SIA Online Community, our learning and networking space, opens two weeks before the course begins. This space provides an opportunity to familiarize yourself with the learning platform and introduce yourself to fellow students from around the world.
    Visit our How It Works page to learn more about the online learning experience.
  • Faculty


    Media Farzin is a New York-based art historian and critic specializing in modern and contemporary art. Her research focuses on language-based art of the 1960s and 70s, especially issues of representation and distribution, such as exhibitions, documentation, ephemera, and props.
    Her writings have appeared in Artforum, Art Agenda, Bidoun, Frieze, and Modern Painters, among others, and she is author of numerous catalogue essays. A collaborative art project with Alessandro Balteo Yazbeck, on cultural diplomacy and its modernist artifacts, has been exhibited in numerous venues internationally. She also teaches in the MFA Fine Arts program at the School of Visual Arts, New York.
  • Course Completion

    Course Completion

    For successfully completing this course, you receive a verified Certificate of Completion from Sotheby’s Institute of Art as well as TBD IACET Continuing Education Units. *
    Our digital certificates allow you to share new skills with various social media platforms, including LinkedIn. Successful completion is defined by each instructor in the course syllabus and consists, at the least, of regular, thoughtful participation in online activities and timely submission of assigned papers or projects.
    *As an IACET Accredited Provider, Sotheby’s Institute of Art offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard.
  • Register


    Click here to register.
    This course is listed under the Premier Course option in the online application. Premier Online Courses are open to anyone 18 years of age and older. Registration takes approximately 5 minutes to complete.
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