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Artsy (website)

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Artsy, formally known as Inc is a New York City based online art brokerage.[1] Its main business is developing and hosting website for numerous galleries as well as selling art for them.[2] It utilizes a search engine and database to draw connections and map relationships among works of art.[3]

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Founded2 March 2009 Edit this on Wikidata
FounderCarter Cleveland
United States
Key people
  • Mike Steib, CEO
  • Carter Cleveland, founder, and executive chairman
  • Sebastian Cwilich, co-founder and former president and COO
  • Devang Thakkar, former VP of Marketplace and Head of Auctions
  • Wendi Murdoch, co-founder and board director
  • Dasha Zhukova, co-founder and investor

The brokerage was founded by Carter Cleveland, a Princeton University computer science graduate.[4] It is currently led by Mike Steib, a former CEO of XO Group, the parent company of The Knot.[5]

Artsy has received financial backing from multiple investors.[6][7][8]