Artsy Official Online Partner of SOFA CHICAGO

Artsy Official Online Partner of SOFA CHICAGO

Media Contacts:

Maura Bruton

Sophia Weiss Lapat

For Immediate Release


Online fair preview launches October 26, 2017 on and on the Artsy mobile app, with a first-look for SOFA CHICAGO and Artsy VIPs on October 25 

Artsy, the leading resource for learning about and collecting art, is partnering with SOFA CHICAGO in 2017. Collectors and art enthusiasts can use Artsy to browse exhibitor booths, make sales inquiries on available artworks, and access fair information online one week in advance of the fair. 

SOFA CHICAGO will be live and promoted on Artsy starting October 26, 2017 at 

The SOFA CHICAGO microsite will be live on Artsy throughout the length of the event and will remain searchable after the close of the fair. 

The feature will also be available via the Artsy app for iPhone and iPad providing a personalized, mobile guide to the fair. Sign up to receive a notification when the guide goes live.

For press inquiries or more information, contact Graham Newhall at

Artsy is the leading resource for learning about and collecting art from over 4,000 leading galleries, 700 museums and institutions, 60 international art fairs, and select auctions. Artsy provides free access via its website and iPhone and iPad app to 500,000 images of art by 50,000 artists, which includes the world’s largest online database of contemporary art. 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.



Founded in 1994, SOFA CHICAGO (Sculpture Objects Functional Art and Design) is Chicago’s longest continuously running art fair and the world’s foremost fair dedicated to masterworks of contemporary art and design in all media. Presented by international art galleries, SOFA CHICAGO (November 3-6) offers the best in museum-quality contemporary art and design. Artist talks, panel discussions and special exhibit are included with admission.  For more information visit

SOFA CHICAGO is owned by Atlanta-based Urban Expositions, which produces Art Aspen, Art Hamptons, Houston Art Fair, Art Palm Springs. All art fairs are presented by galleries from around the world exhibiting modern and contemporary art in a variety of media including painting, photography, sculpture, and mixed-media.  

For more information about Urban’s art and design fairs, visit the following websites:
Art Aspen | Art Hamptons | Art Palm Springs | Houston Art Fair | FORM Miami

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