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The Sotheby's Institute of Art Library
570 Lexington Avenue – 6th floor New York, NY 10022
The library has a collection of approximately 5,500 books and other publications covering the fine and decorative arts, including painting, drawing, ceramics, furniture, interiors and design.

Coverage of specific subject areas includes art business, art law, contemporary art, museum collections, exhibition catalogues, patronage and connoisseurship.

The library holds the last five years of Sotheby's New York sales catalogues relevant to the academic programmes offered.

The library subscribes to fifty current journal titles in hardcopy format including Artforum, Art in America, Art Newspaper and Frieze.

Phone: (212) 517-2780
Notes: Liberty3 is the library's online catalogue. It is accessible via the internet at:
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