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TechCrunch

- July 18, 2017

Online art marketplace Artsy raises $50M, plans to double down on auctions

The fundraising announcement discusses how the online art market has evolved over the years, positioning Artsy for success in bringing the art world online.

The Verge

- July 18, 2017

Gallery View

The story of Artsy's evolution: how a comprehensive and intuitive platform for art discovery is expanding the art market, steering collectors to art they love, and helping galleries better do business online.

Fast Company

- July 18, 2017

How a Bunch of Data Geeks Charmed the Art World—And Modernized It

An in-depth look at how Artsy is bringing the art world into the digital age with state-of-the-art technology and powerful data insights.

The Wall Street Journal

- July 18, 2017

Artsy Draws $50 Million in Funding

Artsy raises $50M in funding from top investors including Avenir Growth Capital, Airbnb co-founder Joe Gebbia, Josh Kushner, and Larry Gagosian.

Financial Times

- May 18, 2017

New Kids on the Block: Rise of the Online Art Auction

A look at Artsy's recent success, following tumult in the online auction marketplace.

Wired

- May 3, 2017

Inside Artsy’s Quest to Make You Love Art as Much as Music

Following Artsy's recent acquisition of art data science startup ArtAdvisor, Wired explores how Artsy is using data to decode the art market and make the art world more accessible.

The Webby Awards

- April 7, 2017

Episode 3: Carter Cleveland, Founder & CEO of Artsy

The Webby Awards CEO David Michel-Davies interviews Carter Cleveland for their new podcast series about the people and phenomena that make the internet awesome.

Observer

- February 6, 2017

As Online Art Auction Space Shrinks, Is Artsy the Heir Apparent?

A deep dive on Artsy's recent growth, following recent consolidation of other online art platforms including Auctionata, Paddle8, Artspace, and Blouin Artinfo.

Architectural Digest

- January 10, 2017

Seven Services Every Art Lover Should Know

Artsy tops the list of online resources for finding great art for your home.

Forbes

- January 3, 2017

Forbes 30 Under 30 2017: Art & Style

Artsy's Founder & CEO (and Forbes 30 Under 30 alum) Carter Cleveland judges this year's Art & Style category for the magazine's annual competition.

Bloomberg

- December 23, 2016

Art Market Trends Poised to Captivate Investors Next Year

Looking forward to 2017 in the art world, Katya Kazakina reports on Artsy's auction business, noting: "The young, global, tech-savvy audience of startup Artsy participated in 41 auctions of its partners such as Phillips and Sotheby’s -- and the company expects to quadruple such collaborations in 2017."

Vogue

- December 1, 2016

Artsy, SoundCloud, and Gucci Celebrate a Sensory Art Experience

In celebration of Miami art week, Artsy collaborated with SoundCloud and Gucci to present an evening of virtual reality inside the Faena art dome in South Beach. Vogue called the party a “smash hit” that was “starting the week off on the right note.”

Page Six

- December 1, 2016

Art Basel Enamored with Virtual Reality

“We’ve seen everything at Art Basel, artwork set on fire, a Terry Richardson party where everyone had to come naked, but this is by far the best thing I’ve seen.”

Observer

- December 1, 2016

Artsy, Gucci and SoundCloud Team Up for Trippy Night at Faena Dome

Art world A-listers enjoyed a night of virtual reality at Artsy's party in Miami, Collective Reality.

The Creators Project on Vice

- December 1, 2016

Party Like an Art Star Under This Mind-Bending Virtual Dome in Miami

Artsy brings a striking virtual reality installation inside a geodesic dome on Miami Beach, featuring works by new media artists Rachel Rossin, Jacolby Satterwhite, and Jon Rafman.

Built in NYC

- October 20, 2016

How Artsy Laid the Foundation for Art Tech to Thrive in New York City

Artsy's success in the art auction landscape is enabled by the best technology in the industry. Artsy's Head of Auctions Devang Thakkar and Engineering Lead Alan Johnson share insight into how Artsy built our latest auction product, Live Auction Integration.

Luxury Daily

- October 19, 2016

Opportune Time to Return to Arts Patronage Model, Says Artsy Exec

Artsy's President and COO Sebastian Cwilich spoke at the Luxury Daily Conference about how Artsy is empowering brands to become modern-day Medicis.

The New York Times

- October 19, 2016

Ex-N.B.A. Star Amar’e Stoudemire Rises as an Art Connoisseur

The New York Times follows ex-Knicks star Amar’e Stoudemire around the art world, including on a visit to Artsy HQ.

BBC: The Arts Hour

- October 2, 2016

The Turner Prize and Contemporary Art

Major UK-based galleries tell the BBC how Artsy helps them reach a global audience and acquire new collectors from all over the world. Artsy gives The Arts Hour host, Nikki Bedi, a tour of the platform.

Refinery29

- September 30, 2016

Advice From The Pros On How To Start Collecting Art

Artsy's experts offer tips and tricks for starting an art collection on a budget.

Harper's Bazaar

- September 27, 2016

Should You Buy Art Online?

Learn how to buy art online with Artsy's Legacy Russell.

Financial Times

- September 16, 2016

The Art Market: online moves ruffle feathers

Art market columnist reports on Artsy's growing auction business and says Artsy is positioned to become "the art world’s virtual one-stop-shop."

Contently

- September 9, 2016

The Art of Content: How Artsy Brought a $64 Billion Industry Into the Digital Age

Read about the evolution of Artsy editorial and how we're becoming the defining voice of the art world.

Vogue

- July 20, 2016

Wendi Murdoch Is Nothing Less Than a Force of Nature

Profile on Artsy co-founder Wendi Murdoch.

art - Das Kunstmagazin

- July 1, 2016

The Great Race

German art magazine takes a deep dive into Artsy's recent growth.

The Art Newspaper

- June 20, 2016

Artsy partners with Phillips and Koller auction houses on live bidding

"Artsy continues its domination of the online art marketplace with the launch of new software that will allow collectors to bid in live sales at Phillips and Koller auction houses from June."

Forbes

- June 13, 2016

A Punchy Documentary Series Explores The Art Market -- This Unlikely Partnership Made It Possible

Artsy proves the perfect partner for UBS, a long-time patron of the arts. "For UBS, Artsy was a valuable collaborator not just because they share art world values and interests, but also because they have the digital skills and digital audience to give the educational series a wide distribution."

The Atlantic

- June 2, 2016

The Atlantic features Artsy and UBS' art market films

Video editors select the Artsy and UBS film series as their top picks of videos on the web and syndicate the films on The Atlantic's website.

The New York Times

- May 15, 2016

Short Films to Explore the Art Market

Artsy and UBS announce a four-part film series about the art market. Each film will focus on an important aspect of the art market — auctions, galleries, patrons, and art fairs — and will feature interviews with major art world luminaries.

South China Morning Post

- May 14, 2016

Click and collect: how the digital age is changing the global art market

The major Chinese English-language newspaper describes Artsy's success in the online art market.

Observer

- May 12, 2016

Press-Shy Aby Rosen Talks about Buying Art and Buildings

This article reports on Artsy and Aby Rosen's intimate Frieze Week party hosted at Rosen's model apartment in the iconic Seagram's building.

Financial Times

- May 6, 2016

Art Collecting: Young money, old masters

A report on how a younger generation approaches collecting art, this article highlights Artsy as one of the platforms well-suited to millennials’ tastes and mobile-focused habits.

Wallpaper*

- May 6, 2016

New York Tastemakers Celebrate Art & Fashion Ahead of Frieze Art Fair

Wallpaper* interviews Artsy's special projects curator Elena Soboleva and artist Misha Kahn about #ArtsyProjectsTiki, a new installation at SIXTY LES celebrating Frieze Week New York.

Paper Magazine

- May 6, 2016

Petra Collins Turns Tiki Style into Art at Artsy Event

Artsy and SIXTY LES host one of Frieze Week's most talked about parties, featuring an installation by Misha Kahn, a performance by Petra Collins and Madelyne Beckles, and music by Mia Moretti.

Harper's Bazaar

- May 5, 2016

New York Tastemakers Celebrate Art & Fashion Ahead of Frieze Art Fair

Artsy's Frieze Week party at SIXTY LES is featured in this collection of party photos.

Hiscox

- April 19, 2016

The Hiscox Online Trade Report 2016

Artsy is featured prominently as a major platform in the online art market landscape.

W Magazine

- April 19, 2016

Miley Cyrus's Steamy Shoot for Planned Parenthood

Marilyn Minter discusses her collaboration with Miley Cyrus on a print for sale on Artsy benefiting Planned Parenthood.

InStyle

- April 15, 2016

9 Instagram Accounts Every Art Lover Should Follow

Artsy is listed as the number one art-focused Instagram account to follow.

The Cut [New York Magazine]

- April 15, 2016

You Can Buy a Print of Miley Cyrus to Support Planned Parenthood

Miley Cyrus print by Marilyn Minter for sale on Artsy benefiting Planned Parenthood

Bijutsu Techo

- April 1, 2016

Artsy: Online Platform for the Entire Art World

Japanese contemporary art magazine covers Artsy in a four-page profile story, featuring insights from an interview with Artsy founder Carter Cleveland.

The Creators Project on Vice

- March 5, 2016

Cheat Facebook’s Facial Recognition Tool at the De-Recognition Photobooth

Artsy and Douglas Coupland come together to bring an interactive installation to this year's The Armory Show.

ARTnews

- March 2, 2016

You Look So Different Online: Douglas Coupland Debuts Facial De-Recognition Software at The Armory

A write-up about Artsy's activation at The Armory Show 2016, a collaboration with artist and cultural philosopher, Douglas Coupland.

The Economist

- January 30, 2016

Going Once, Going Twice, Going Online

An article analyzing the effect of online auctions on the art market with a quote from Artsy President and COO, Sebastian Cwilich.

Interview

- January 7, 2015

Artsy, Sandro Paris, Interview, and Nautilus, a SIXTY Hotel Throw a Sunset BBQ

A selection of images from Artsy's sunset BBQ, celebrating the end of Miami Art Week with Sandro Paris and Interview magazine.

Architectural Digest

- January 7, 2015

What People Were Talking About at Art Basel Miami Beach

Katherine Bernhardt's site-specific pool painting, part of Artsy Projects: Nautilus, is included in Architectural Digest's best-of roundup from Miami Art Week.

Vogue

- January 3, 2015

Celebrating the New Museum and Francesco Vezzoli at Art Basel Miami Beach

A recap of Miami Art Week 2015's most notable events, including Artsy's beachside party, hosted with the Nautilus, a SIXTY hotel.

Interview

- January 3, 2015

The Saturday Painters

Scott and Tyson Reeder delve into the history and inspiration behind their Beach Painting Club, performed in its latest iteration at Artsy's sunset BBQ, hosted with Sandro Paris and Interview magazine.

Wallpaper*

- January 25, 2015

Design Miami 2015 Preview: The Top 15 Exhibits and Satellite Events

Katherine Bernhardt's site-specific pool painting, part of Artsy Projects: Nautilus, is given a sneak-peek in Wallpaper's preview of Miami Art Week.

Financial Times

- January 13, 2015

Rise of the Cyber-Saleroom

A look at the online auction marketplace, with a focus on Artsy’s success with Los Angeles Modern Auctions, and the recent partnership with Sotheby’s.

Marketplace Tech

- January 3, 2015

Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, November 3

Sebastian Cwilich, Artsy President and COO, discusses the Sotheby's partnership with Marketplace Tech's host Ben Johnson on APM.

The New York Times

- January 28, 2015

Purchasing Fine Art Is Increasingly Just a Click Away

The twice-yearly “Fine Arts” special report includes a story on the art market’s move to digital platforms that prominently features Artsy. The piece quotes Sebastian Cwilich, Artsy President and COO, who explains how Artsy's educational mission supports commercial expansion; it also cites Artsy’s online-only auction collaboration with Sotheby’s as a notable recent example of the trend.

Vogue

- January 22, 2015

James Corden Is Toasted in Los Angeles, and Sotheby’s and Artsy Celebrate

A slideshow including images from Sotheby's and Artsy's online-only auction dinner hosted by Wendi Murdoch, Lucy Page, and Dasha Zhukova.

The Creators Project on VICE

- January 22, 2015

An Art Site and an Auction House: A Collector's Perfect Match

Published on the opening day of Sotheby's and Artsy's online-only auction, this story highlights featured lots and the data-driven process of the partnership.

The New York Times

- January 8, 2015

Sotheby’s Auction Coming to an Art App Near You

An exclusive story announcing Artsy's collaboration with Sotheby's for an online-only auction. The story also includes news of the recent $1.4 million artwork sale made between a gallery in the UK and a collector in the United States as the result of an inquiry made via Artsy's iPad app.

BloombergBusiness

- January 7, 2015

Sotheby’s to Hold First Online-Only Sale With Partner Artsy

An announcement of the Sotheby's and Artsy partnership for an online-only contemporary art auction quotes Sebastian Cwilich, Artsy President and COO, on Artsy's previous success with commercial auctions.

Apollo Magazine

- January 2, 2015

40 Under 40

This selection of the top leaders in the American art and museum worlds today features Artsy Founder and CEO Carter Cleveland, in the ‘Business’ section and referenced as ‘the art-world Steve Jobs.'

Harper's Bazaar Art

- January 1, 2015

What to Collect Now

The inaugural US edition of Bazaar Art—the art-centric supplement of Harper’s Bazaar—features a quote from Artsy Founder and CEO Carter Cleveland about collecting a Wendell Dayton sculpture.

International New York Times

- January 6, 2015

Instagram Takes on Growing Role in the Art Market

Christine Kuan, Artsy's Chief Curator and Director of Strategic Partnerships, is interviewed on the topic of collectors using Instagram for an article about the impact the social media platform has on the art market.

The Atlantic

- January 2, 2015

A Haunting Symphony of Broken Glass

The re-published film “Camille Norment’s Haunting Symphony Shatters the Nordic Pavilion,” from the Artsy + UBS film series, “Behind the Biennale.”

The Atlantic

- January 19, 2015

A Brief History of the World's Most Influential Art Exhibition

This short story includes the video “Behind the Biennale: A Short History of the World’s Most Important Art Exhibition,” the first film in the Artsy + UBS series titled “Behind the Biennale,” aimed to demystify the Venice Biennale.

Wall Street Journal

What's Hot in the Art World? Algorithms

An article on collecting algorithms as art prominently features Artsy as an "online art brokerage" and host to the world's first algorithm auction in conjunction with Ruse Laboratories and The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

T: The New York Times Style Magazine

A Video Primer for the Venice Biennale

An exclusive online preview of Artsy and UBS's “Behind the Biennale: A Short History of the World’s Most Important Art Exhibition” as the first film in a series of short films covering the 2015 exhibition.

W Magazine

Who's Who: Internet Art

The Artsy team is included in a photo portfolio profiling "some of the enterprising teams stretching the boundaries of the art world online."

The New Yorker

Beautiful Code

This short-form item published in "Talk of the Town," in print and online, features the Artsy's Algorithm Auction and quotes Ruse Laboratories' Benjamin Gleitzman and Fernando Cwilich Gil and quotes them on descriptions of the lots, for which they note OkCupid’s as the “biggest one."

Fast Company/Co.Design

You Can Now Buy the OKCupid Algorithm

An exclusive story announcing the launch of the Algorithm Auction preview on Artsy on March 18.

Fortune

A bold, new direction for the fine art industry: online sales

Artsy released their Year in Review 2014, announcing new growth statistics such as collectors inquired on over $5.5 billion worth of art in 2014.

The New York Times

21 French Museums Will Add to Artsy’s Online Collection

An article announcing the launch of Artsy’s “Museums of France” feature, which presents exhibitions and collections from 21 museums and foundations in France.

BBC

Virtual galleries open new markets for art

A feature on Art Basel Miami Beach kicks off with an interview with Artsy Founder and CEO, Carter Cleveland, about the impact of bringing the the art world online.

The New York Times

Art Basel Miami Beach’s Not-to-Be-Missed Parties and Events

A roundup of Miami Art Week 2014’s hottest events, including Artsy’s dance party in the Design District.

Kaleidoscope

Carson Chan in Conversation with Artsy’s Founder Carter Cleveland

An interview with Artsy Founder and CEO Carter Cleveland in the magazine’s “Producers” column, which features thinkers and practitioners who stand out and leave a mark.

Mashable

Artsy’s Incredible Online Database Brings Art To Your Fingertips

A profile of Marina Cashdan, Artsy’s Editorial Director.

Travel + Leisure

The Way I Travel: Carter Cleveland

Artsy Founder and CEO Carter Cleveland was featured alongside Laura Prepon of ‘Orange is the New Black,’ Phil Winser of The Fat Radish, and Tony award-winner Lena Hall in the September issue.

Art Libraries Society of North America

Art Genome Project & Artsy

A profile of the classification system and technological framework that powers Artsy.

Wall Street Journal

A Finite Universe of Art Lovers? I Don’t Think So.

Carter Cleveland was asked by the Wall Street Journal to write about the future of art for its 125th anniversary report, alongside Mark Zuckerberg, Christopher Nolan, Taylor Swift, Alice Waters, Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman, and others, who each contributed an essay on the future of their respective industries.

Complex

Robert Lenne is Changing the Way You See Art (Literally)

An interview with Robert Lenne, Artsy’s Head of Design.

The Art Newspaper

Rauschenberg Inspires Tomorrow’s Curators

The Robert Rauschenberg Emerging Curator Competition opens to undergraduate and graduate students September 22 on Artsy.

Refinery29

R29 Power Grid: 29 Artists You Need To Know

Christine Kuan, Artsy’s Chief Curator and Director of Strategic Partnerships, shares her picks along with curators at the Brooklyn Museum and Public Art Fund.

Financial Times

Brisk business at the Basel fair

Artsy increases pre-sales before Basel 2014.

Travel + Leisure

Artsy Postcard: Art Basel

One in a series of travel dispatches following Artsy team members around the world.

Wall Street Journal

New York Startup Artsy Raises $18.5M to Become Pandora for Fine Art

Departures

The Culture Conversation

Carter Cleveland takes part in a roundtable discussion on culture alongside ‘House of Cards’ creator Beau Willimon, National Book Award winner James McBride, director Julie Taymour, Vanity Fair culture critic James Wolcott, and others.

Fast Company

An Interactive Guide to New York’s Armory Show

Artsy’s new technology for art fairs.

Forbes

30 Under 30

Carter Cleveland leads the Art & Style category in Forbes’ annual 30 Under 30 list.

Crain’s New York Business

40 Under 40

Carter Cleveland is featured in Crain’s annual 40 Under 40 list.

Forbes

Why Artsy Is Succeeding in Putting The Art World Online

Artsy’s accomplishments as a resource for art education and collecting.

WSJ. Magazine

Online Art Collecting Finds Its Footing

The success and future of the online art world.

GigaOM

Can Artsy Make Fine Art as Accessible as Luxury Fashion?

Artsy’s place at the intersection of art and science.

New York Magazine

Ask the Experts: The Art Buyer

An interview with Christine Kuan, Artsy’s Chief Curator and Director of Strategic Partnerships.

The New York Times

Online, a Genome Project for the World of Art

A profile of Artsy upon our launch to the public.