Julien’s Auctions is pleased to announce our partnership with Artsy to hold the first of its kind dedicated online Street Art auction.
Artsy is the leading online resource for learning about collecting art online, working with thousands of galleries around the world to offer selected works to their global user registered base. Artsy is excited to be collaborating with Julien’s Auctions on an online auction, focusing on Street Art, hosted on Artsy beginning February 12th with final bidding closing Sunday, February 21st, 2016. This curated sale will offer a selection of 30 curated works showcasing the most influential street artists of our time including Banksy, Shepard Fairey, Space Invader, JR, Faile, KAWS, RETNA, Risk, Dolk, Swoon, D*face.
ABOUT ARTSY: the leading resource for learning about and collecting art from over 4,200 leading galleries, 600 museums and institutions, 60 international art fairs and select auctions. Artsy provides free access via its website (Artsy.net) and iPhone and iPad apps to 350,000 images of art and architecture by 50,000 artists, which includes the world’s largest online database of contemporary art. Artsy's encyclopedic database spans historical works, such as the Rosetta Stone and the Colosseum, to modern and contemporary works by artists such as Pablo Picasso, Willem de Kooning, Richard Serra, Sarah Lucas, and Cindy Sherman. Powered by The Art Genome Project, a classification system that maps the connections between artists and artworks, Artsy fosters new generations of art lovers, museum-goers, patrons, and collectors.