The ART520 is an ART series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2009. It was produced in China.
The ART520 features a quilted maple top with binding on an arched sapele body mated to a set-in sapele and mahogany neck with a smooth heel a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with binding and split block position markers. Components include dual Ibanez active LoZ humbucking pickups mounted in metal pickup rings and powered by two AA batteries, a Tune-o-matic style Tight Tune bridge with tailpiece and rosewood top hat knobs.
The ART500 is a similar model with special fretboard inlays and rosewood pickup rings and knobs.
The ART520 was discontinued after just one year in production.