International association of art critics


The International Association of Art Critics (AICA), is a Non-governmental organization (NGO), founded in 1950 under the patronage of UNESCO whose objective it is to support art criticism in all its forms worldwide and to keep pace with its changing disciplines.AICA???s head office, located in Paris, represents and promotes the activities of the Association???s 4,200 members, grouped into 62 different Sections, throughout the world. The Association overheads are entirely financed by the subscriptions of its Ordinary Members, Honorary Members and Patrons. Membership is restricted to art scholars; candidates are elected by their peers, by secret ballot. Submitted by M.D. Silverbrooke, Art Historian and Collector, West Vancouver, British Columbia. Source: International Association of Art Critics