1

Register

To place bids in Artsy Auctions you must first register to bid. We will remind you when the sale you are registered for is open for live bidding.

2

Browse

View lots online to learn about celebrated contemporary artists. See estimates, provenance, and connect with our Specialists.

For live auctions, leave an absentee or “maximum” bid ahead of time and then join in on the day of the sale to continue bidding.

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3

Bid

Bidding on Artsy is simple. Place a maximum bid and the system will bid on your behalf based on our automatic bidding increments.

For live auctions, let Artsy bid on your behalf, or you can join on your computer or mobile device to continue bidding from anywhere in the world.

Learn more about Maximum bids

Bidding Increments

Under $1,000$50
$1,000 – $1,999$100
$2,000 – $4,999$250
$5,000 – $9,999$500
$10,000 – $19,999$1,000
$20,000 – $49,999$2,000
$50,000 – $99,999$5,000
At or above $100,000$10,000
4

Watch

Stay up to date with email notifications about the status of your bid.

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5

Win

All winning bidders will be contacted by a Specialist to check out after the auction.

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