The Alliance for the Arts is a New York-based advocacy group for the arts. They publish information on the arts and cultural events in New York City as well as studies highlighting the importance of the arts to the economy and to education nationwide.
BCIN is the internet's most complete bibliographic resource for the conservation, preservation and restoration of cultural property. It contains nearly 200,000 citations, including the first 34 volumes of the Art and Archaeology Technical Abstracts (AATA), published between 1955 and 1997.
Dia was founded in New York City in 1974 to help artists achieve visionary projects that might not otherwise be realized because of scale or scope. To suggest the institution’s role in enabling such ambitions, they selected the name “Dia,” taken from the Greek word meaning “through.”
NYARC consists of the research libraries of three leading art museums in New York City: The Brooklyn Museum, The Frick Collection, and The Museum of Modern Art. NYARC was formed in 2006 to facilitate collaboration that results in enhanced resources to research communities.
Founded in 1766, Christie’s is a world-leading art and luxury business. Christie’s auctions span more than 80 art and luxury categories, at price points ranging from $200 to over $100 million. In recent years, Christie’s has achieved the world record price for an artwork at auction (Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvador Mundi, 2017), for a single collection sale (the Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller, 2018), and for a work by a living artist (Jeff Koons’ Rabbit, 2019).
Doyle New York is an American auction house and appraiser of fine art, jewelry, furniture, decorations and other items. It offers approximately forty auctions each year at its premises on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. The firm was founded in 1962 by the late William Doyle as William Doyle Antiques.
The Getty Provenance Index (GPI) provides access to archival inventories, sales catalogs, and dealer stock books. The Getty Provenance Index: Additional Databases provides access to the Collectors Files, Payments to Artists, and Public Collections.
Established in 1744, Sotheby’s is one of the world’s largest marketplaces for art and luxury, hosting over 600 auctions annually and offering a cross-category selection of items available for immediate purchase via both digital and physical shopping experiences as well as private sales.
The ALR is the world’s largest private database of lost and stolen art, antiques and collectables. Its range of services includes item registration, search and recovery services to collectors, the art trade, insurers and worldwide law enforcement agencies.
The Association for Research into Crimes against Art (ARCA ) is a research and outreach organization which works to promote the study and research of art crime and cultural heritage protection. The Association seeks to identify emerging and under-examined trends related to the study of art crime and to develop strategies to advocate for the responsible stewardship of our collective artistic and archaeological heritage.
The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs' Cultural Heritage Center specializes in the protection and preservation of ancient and historic monuments, objects, and archaeological sites of significance, working on many fronts to safeguard the patrimony of other countries.
The International Council of Museums' (ICOM) Red Lists is not a list of actual stolen objects. The cultural goods depicted are inventoried objects within the collections of recognised institutions. They serve to illustrate the categories of cultural goods most vulnerable to illicit traffic.