Artsy for Auctions
Trusted platform for both commercial and benefit auctions
Our roster of global auction house partners is rapidly expanding, including Sotheby’s, Phillips, Heritage, Rago, and Julien’s. To date, Artsy benefit auctions have helped to raise more than $20 million for museums, nonprofit organizations, and other charitable causes.
Reach a global audience of 24+ million collectors and art lovers
Since launching in October 2012, Artsy has had over 24 million unique site visitors from 190+ countries across web and mobile, driven by organic search traffic, as well as growing engagement with the world's most comprehensive art resource, and other sources of collector traffic.
Maximize bids on our user-friendly bidding platform
Artsy delivers a beautifully designed online bidding experience—collectors can place bids from web, tablet, and mobile, while receiving notifications about the status of their bids. In addition to our timed online-only auctions, Artsy’s Live Auction Integration software allows collectors to browse lots from upcoming live sales, leave max bids, and continue bidding in the live sale from anywhere in the world. Artsy’s Consignment service provides auction houses with direct access to our collectors who are looking to sell work—streamlining the process for building sales.
Exceptional services to reach new collectors, drive bid activity, and promote your brand
Promotion on Artsy’s website, iPhone and iPad app, newsletter emails, personalized “Follow” emails, push notifications, and social media channels. Rich contextual information, including artist biographies, lot descriptions, and marketing articles. Collector targeting via The Art Genome Project.
Onsite bidding powered by Artsy’s bidding kiosks and in-room projections
Our unique bidding kiosks allow event attendees to register and place bids on site. Real-time projections of bid activity happening around the world helps to create an exciting auction atmosphere.
We’re with you every step of the way
Our auctions team is dedicated to delivering a world-class auction experience for collectors and our partners. Every auction has a dedicated project manager who will lead you through every step of the process and assist with getting the most out of your partnership with us.