Artsy for Auctions

Artsy offers a centralized online platform to promote your auction, expand your client base, maximize bids, and support auction operations with our suite of cloud-based and mobile tools.


Trusted marketplace for both commercial and benefit auctions

Our roster of global auction house partners is rapidly expanding, including, Bonhams, Phillips, Heritage, Rago/Wright, and Hindman Auctions. To date, Artsy benefit auctions have helped to raise more than $25 million for museums, nonprofit organizations, and other charitable causes.

Interested in partnering with Artsy?


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 150+ 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 with our user-friendly bidding tools

Artsy delivers a beautifully designed online bidding experience—collectors can place bids from web, mobile, and tablet, 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 technology created a unique user experience which was essential to generating our most successful auction in years.
Renaud Proch, Executive Director, Independent Curators International


Access to a comprehensive artwork database

Artsy can be your additional source of consignments. Log in and seamlessly browse hundreds of vetted artworks from Modern to Post-War and Contemporary art. Artsy’s consignment experts have international auction house experience and liaise with our consignors directly to explain the auction process and walk them through market pricing—ensuring a seamless experience for all stakeholders.

Grow your footprint and build relationships with this international database of consignors quickly and easily. Available across desktop and mobile devices—submit consignment proposals wherever and whenever. See here for more details.


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 more. Rich contextual information, including artist biographies, lot descriptions, and metadata. Collector targeting via The Art Genome Project.

Social Media Coverage

1,700,000+ combined following across platforms

Event Services

Onsite bidding powered by Artsy’s bidding kiosks and in-room projections

Artsy can provide QR codes to support easy bidding for guests viewing the artworks at your event. This allows event attendees to easily register and place bids on the site via the Artsy iPhone App and mobile web. Bidders receive immediate alerts 
via email and SMS if they are outbid, and real-time projections of bidding activity happening around the world helps to create an exciting auction atmosphere.

In Room Projections


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. We’ll lead you through every step of the process and assist with getting the most out of your partnership with us.

Liz Luna
Senior Director, Auctions and Institutions
Erica Lyon
Associate Director, Auction & Institutional Partnerships
Sophie Salamon
Senior Auction Manager, Partnerships
Chloé Bigio
Senior Auction Manager, Partnerships
Perry Weber
Manager, Auction Partnerships