NEW YORK, NY.-
Artsy, which has become the leading online destination for accessing the worlds most influential art fairs, has partnered with Art Toronto 2013 as the fairs exclusive online partner to offer collectors and art enthusiasts the opportunity to visit Art Toronto 2013 remotely and inquire about artworks virtually or via mobile device using Artsy's newly launched iPhone app. Artsys exclusive preview of Canadas most important art fair launches on October 21, and will remain live throughout the fair providing access to 21,000+ artworks from fairs 96+ exhibitors at artsy.net/art-toronto.
In conjunction with the partnership, Artsy will run extensive coverage of the fair and will premiere its first Canadian focused feature, highlighting the Art Gallery of Ontario and the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, and featuring selections from the fair by art-world insiders, collectors and tastemakers. Additionally, Artsy will launch a dedicated sale of artworks, all under $10,000, by premier Canadian contemporary artists including Douglas Coupland, Marcel Dzama, Anda Kubis, Martin Golland, and David Urban, General Idea, and Sarah Anne Johnson, among others. To learn more about the sale visit: http://artsy.net/feature/art-toronto-sale-2013
Artsys designated team of specialists will be on hand to help users connect with galleries and purchase select works directly from Artsy.net as well as the app. At the fair, Artsy Specialist Elena Soboleva will offer VIP tours, demos of the Artsy platform and other special collector services. The Artsy booth (#1406) will be located on site directly at the entrance to the fair.
Artsy is an online platform for discovering, learning about, and collecting art via cutting-edge technology. Artsy is built by world-class engineers and designers in collaboration with leading arts professionals. Artsy has created one of the largest online collections of contemporary art and is powered by The Art Genome Project. Artsy partners with 500+ renowned galleries and 140+ museums and foundations around the globe. Artsy launched publicly in October 2012 and since has grown to over 175,000+ registered users, serving over 230+ million artwork impressions to an international audience across 180+ countries. Artsy launched its iPhone app this month, which has already seen 90,000 downloads, and will be partnering with 13 major international art fairs over the coming six months. Since its launch, Artsy has introduced significant new features including partnerships with leading art fairs, ecommerce payment processing, and the ability for enthusiasts and experts alike to contribute insights and anecdotes, through posts, about the 60,000+ artworks on the site. By bringing together art, science, design and engineering, Artsy aims to foster new generations of art lovers, museum-goers, collectors, and patrons.