PP Appraiser Resources


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If you know of other resources your fellow appraisers could benefit from that are not listed below, please send it our way ([email protected]) and we will add it to our resource listings. Thank you!


  • Artprice.  The world leader in art market information.
  • Sothebyʼs.  World’s largest, most trusted and dynamic marketplace for art and luxury.

  • ArtNet.  Buy, sell and research contemporary art online.
  • Artprice.  Global leader in fine art and design price and art index databanks.
  • Asian Arts. Oriental pieces offered for sale.
  • AskArt.  The art resource on over 350,000 historical and contemporary artists.
  • Ebay. Sales data for miscellaneous decorative arts pieces.
  • Invaluable.  Provides appraisers with the information needed to value and authenticate antiques and collectibles—“The Price Archive” is the largest database of sale results on the web.
  • Live Auctioneers.  Join the worldʼs best auctions for one-of-a-kind art, antiques and luxury goods.
  • Maine Antique Digest. Digital representation of the newspaper—keyword searchable.
  • Prices for Antiques. Subscription service with auction results.
  • Tias. Asking prices on antiques, collectibles, and 20th century decorative arts pieces.
  • Worthpoint.  Largest resource for researching, valuing, and buying/selling antiques, art and vintage collectibles.

  • CNET. Daily news on computer issues; free downloads and expert help.
  • Digital Trends. Best place on the net to download updates, browsers, patches, utilities.
  • Information Week—Technology News. Most complete coverage of tech news, software, hardware, etc.
  • ZD Net. Great tips for Internet surfing intelligently and safely.

  • Apollo.  One of the world’s oldest and most respected magazines on the visual arts. It covers everything from antiquities to contemporary work, as well as providing in-depth discussion of the latest art news and debates.
  • Art & Antiques Magazine.  For collectors of fine and decorative arts.
  • The Art Newspaper.  Covers news of the visual arts as they are affected by international politics and economics, developments in law, tax, the art market, the environment and official cultural policy.
  • The Magazine Antiques.  Bimonthly arts publication that focuses on architecture, interior design, and fine and decorative arts. 
  • Maine Antique Digest.  A must-read for those who are serious about the antiques market, particularly Americana. It includes reports on shows, auctions, and other market news from across the United States and Canada and a long-running column on the London market. 

  • The Art Law Podcast.  The Art Law Podcast hosts discussions about topics at the intersection of art and law with art lawyers Steve Schindler and Katie Wilson-Milne and their distinguished guests.
  • The Art Newspaper—The Week in Art.  A podcast bringing you the latest news from the art world, every week.
  • ArtTactic. Art market podcasts featuring interviews with leaders and innovators in the global art industry.
  • Collect Wisely.  Collect Wisely aims to question the nature of collecting and connoisseurship in the 21st Century. Hosted by gallerist Sean Kelly.
  • Curious Objects (The Magazine Antiques).  Through interviews with leading figures in the world of fine and decorative arts, the podcast explores the hidden histories, the little-known facts, the intricacies, and the idiosyncrasies that breathe life and energy into antiques and works of art.
  • Getty Art & Ideas.  Getty podcasts bring you inside the world of art and cultural heritage.
  • Hyperallergic.  Hyperallergic is a forum for serious, playful, and radical thinking about art in the world today.
  • In Other Words (Sothebyʼs).  Everything you ever wanted to know about the art market but didn't know who to ask. Discussions about art and culture with today's makers, curators, collectors and advisors.

  • Addall.  Inexpensive source for books and textbooks online.
  • Alibris.  Source for books, music and movies.
  • Amazon.  Books and textbooks online.
  • Antique Collectors’ Club. Online selection of articles and books from Antique Collecting Magazine.
  • Ifar.  International Foundation for Art Research—catalog raisonne resource.
  • Print Council of America.  Organization for print curators active in the publication of books and research aids to professionalize the preservation, administration, and study of print collections—catalog raisonne resource.
  • World Wide Books. Comprehensive coverage of new books on art, architecture, photography and design published by hundreds of leading American trade and university presses—centralized source for a wide range of scholarly art books and exhibition catalogues.
  • World Cat.  Connects you to collections in over 10,000 libraries worldwide.