Live Auction Bidding
Artfact Live! is the world's premier
live auction bidding platform, enabling collectors and dealers around the globe to
bid online in real-time on over 100,000 upcoming items for sale at auction.
More than 150 traditional, international auction houses host their auctions exclusively on
the Artfact Live! platform.
Bidding on Artfact Live! is easy! Complete the simple registration process and begin searching your favorite upcoming auctions using Artfact's user-friendly auction filters. Artfact categorizes member auctions into four categories:
- Fine Art
- Decorative Arts
- Estate and General Auctions
...and over 80 sub-categories, making it easy and enjoyable for you to find your auction.
Looking for a specific item or work by your favorite artist upcoming at auction? Use Artfact's Advanced Search feature. Or, try Auction Advisor™ and let Artfact do the work for you. You will be notified via email when an item you are searching for is newly listed at auction.
Unable to bid live on lots of interest at an upcoming auction? Place an anonymous absentee bid. If you are outbid prior to the auction's start time, Artfact will notify you.
Auction Catalog and Price Database
Artfact is the world's largest and most comprehensive fine auction database service including unabridged upcoming and past auction catalogs and price results for 2,000+ prestigious international art, antiques, and collectible auction houses of all sizes including Artcurial, Christie's, Doyle's, Eldred's, Gallerie Koller, Hindman, Ritchie's, Sotheby's, Swann, Tajan, and Weschler's to name only a few.
Use our databases to answer the important questions that art and antiques professionals and collectors continue to ask about buying, selling, and valuing:
Searching Artfact is fast and easy. Depending on which of our flexible subscriptions you choose, you'll be able to search and receive alerts about what you seek from over over $1 billion available each day at the world's finest upcoming auctions for as little as $25 per month; research the most comprehensive database of over 58 million past auction results valued at over $200 billion for as little as $20 per month; or, if you're interested exclusively in fine art, you can receive auction alerts and access auction prices for over 500,000 artists for as little as $35 per month.
Or, use a keyword search below to look through the enormous Artfact database. You have access to an unabridged version of every auction result in the database at no charge, but you'll need to subscribe to see the price, large photo, and full description of each object.
Fine Art Galleries and Art Collectors
Don't miss favorite artists at auctions. Learn more about Art Advisor™, the automatic alert service that scans over $1 billion offered at auction each week by the world's leading auction houses including paintings, drawings, photography, prints, and sculpture. Subscribers to Artfact Fine Art pay only $35 per month to receive Artfact Art Advisor™ plus unlimited access to the Artist Database.
Dealers and Collectors
Save valuable time and find the best bidding opportunities. Learn more about Auction Advisor™, the automatic alert service that scans over $1 billion offered at auction each week by the world's leading auction houses to find anything you desire including fine art and all other categories such as furniture, silver, ceramics, toys, coins, jewelry and much, much more. Subscriptions to Auction Advisor™ start for as little as $25 per month.
Art and Antiques Professionals, Scholars, Collectors, Libraries, Museums, and Historical Associations
Access the most comprehensive auction catalog database. Learn more about the Past Auction Prices Database to research the full original auction catalog descriptions, provenance, price results and original price estimates, and available images of all types of objects sold at auction by 2,000+ prestigious international art, antiques, and collectible auction houses. The database contains over 100,000 full unabridged catalogs with over 58 million price results worth over $200 billion. Subscriptions to Past Auction Prices start for as little as $20 per month.