(AFN) is the leading online research tool for modern, contemporary and emerging art. Published in 5 languages (English, German, Spanish, French and Italian) AFN provides information on 20,986 museums and galleries from around the world. As well as the listed 267,376 artists biographies and the growing database of over 282,145 exhibitions and 956 fairs in 176 countries, we have been invited to work closely with the Art Fairs, Chairing Art Events, lectures and provide data for art market related articles, books and interviews.
In the art industry, AFN is recognized for two things: Undertaking the compilation of the world's largest online archive and exhibition history of Contemporary Art dating back to the Salon des Refusés (1863) and the Artist Ranking System. With over 25.000 art professionals visiting our site everyday, AFN's extensive data and monitoring system is a widely used research tool by Art Educators, Collectors, Dealers, Art Funds and Curators with our Top Data and Artist Analytics. AFN uses its vast amount of data to bring true transparency to the art market.
The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) empowers artists at critical stages in their creative lives. NYFA serves individual artists by offering direct financial assistance, professional development and information and resources to artists and organizations that serve artists; supports arts programs in the community; and builds collaborative relationships with others who advocate for the arts in New York State and throughout the country.