Artsy for Auctions

Promote your auction, expand your client base, and maximize bids with Artsy’s suite of cloud-based and mobile tools.


Trusted Marketplace for Benefit and Commercial 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.




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 User-Friendly Bidding Tools

Artsy delivers a beautifully designed online bidding experience—collectors can place bids on the 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.

Private Sales

Access the Most Comprehensive Database for Artworks

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


Exceptional Services to Reach New Collectors, Drive Bid Activity, and Promote Your Brand

Artsy promotes auctions across the Artsy’s website, iPhone, Android, and iPad apps, newsletter emails, personalized “Follow” emails, push notifications, and more. We also provide collectors with rich contextual information, including artist biographies, lot descriptions, and metadata, and to ensure you get maximum visibility we use Collector targeting via The Art Genome Project.


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.

Interested in Partnering with Artsy?

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