We highly recommend that you visit www.artsy.net/fwab
and "REGISTER TO BID" beforehand, even if you will attend the event in person as all bidding on Silent Auction print lots will only be done electronically this year.
The Live Auction at the event will begin around 7:00pm and end at approximately
The Silent Auction for prints will close at 9:00pm EST.
Those who will attend the event in person should bid on live prints by raising a paddle provided at arrival and check-in even if you are registered on ARTSY to bid on the Silent Auctuon lots.
The auctioneer will accept live auction bids from those present at the auction, traditional absentee and phone bids, and bids made electronically through ARTSY. The highest bidder acknowledged by the auctioneer will obtain the item. If matching bids are entered by two or more parties, the first bid received will take
precedence. In the event of any dispute between bidders,
the auctioneer will have final discretion and his record shall
be binding and conclusive. If the auctioneer decides that
the bidding is below the minimum required for the article
offered, he may reject the bid and withdraw the article from
Absentee and Phone Bids for the Live Auction
Absentee and phone bidders must fax the "Absentee and
Phone Bid Form" with valid credit card information to the
office by 12:00 pm EST on December 12. Friends
will contact you to acknowledge the receipt of your bids.
Please indicate if the bid is an absentee or phone bid on the
form. Potential bidders must completely fill out all fields on
the form in order to be accepted. Placing an absentee bid is
considered authorization for charging the credit card, should
you win the item.
Phone bids can be placed only for live lots. You must provide us with a phone number where
you can be reached on the night of the auction, as well as a list
of the lots that you are interested in bidding on. In case of
any problem with phone lines, we advise you to provide
emergency bids on the form. You will be contacted one
hour before your first lot will be auctioned and you will be
bidding live via telephone with other bidders during the
Printable absentee/phone bid form
Please note that all the silent bidding on prints will be handled electronically this year through ARTSY. You need to create an ARTSY account and register for our specific auction. If you are new to ARTSY, you can do both steps at once by clicking the "REGISTER TO BID" button on our auction page www.artsy.net/fwab
If you already have an ARTSY account, you will only need to log in to your account and then click "REGISTER TO BID" on our auction page www.artsy.net/fwab
You will receive an email notifying you that you have been outbid. You can receive the notification via text messages, if you provide your cell number with your ARTSY registration.
If you place a maximum bid on ARTSY, their system will automatically bid incrementally on your behalf.
Prior to the event, starting November 28, visit www.artsy.net/fwab
to browse and bid on
To Bid On-the-Go
You can download the ARTSY iPhone App at iphone.artsy.net
ARTSY Kiosks (At the Event Site Only)
There will be ARTSY Kiosks and ARTSY staff members with iPads on the floor to assist you
with creating an account and registering to bid in the silent auction when you arrive at the event site.