Artsy provides secure checkout through our selling options—Buy Now, Make Offer, and Make Offer in Inquiries all of which offer optimized negotiation and sales. These listing options are backed by our Seller Protection scheme, including our US$100,000 fraud protection guarantee.
Buy Now lets collectors immediately purchase works on Artsy at a fixed price set by you. This selling option makes it easy for collectors to instantly purchase works with their credit or debit card.
Make Offer allows galleries to confer, review key collector information, and negotiate with collectors through payment-verified offers making sales on our platform easy and safe.
Make Offer in Inquiries
Introduced in May 2021, Make Offer in Inquiries allows you to take seamless, secure payments in inquiry conversations backed by Artsy’s Seller Protection on inquiries originated in Artsy's mobile app. You can chat with collectors before and after the sale, and review key collector information in Collector Resume.
To receive offers in inquiries, you need to connect Stripe.
How can I start using these selling options?
After you have enabled Buy Now and Make Offer, you can choose which selling options you'd like to enable per artwork.
To list artworks with Buy Now and Make Offer, log into your CMS and navigate to the Artworks tab. Click “Edit” next to the desired artwork.
Scroll down to “Selling Options” and choose Buy Now, Make Offer, or both. Then, click “Save changes.” This work will now be available for purchase through the selling option(s) you have selected.
Please note that following our latest update as per January 2023, the "Contact Gallery" option is now available on all artworks listed.