Artory’s Collaboration Agreement with Christie’s Auction House


Orrick advised Artory on the transaction

Artory – the only blockchain-secured registry of verified information about artworks and collectibles – signed a strategic partnership with art auction house Christie’s.

An unprecedented collaboration in the industry, Christie’s will be the first major auction house to utilize blockchain technology.

It will be registering An American Place: The Barney A. Ebsworth Collection on Artory’s secure digital registry, which contains highly trusted and vetted data regarding the lifecycle of artworks and collectibles.

The Ebsworth Collection is touted as the most notable private collection of American Modernist art to ever be put on the market.

Orrick advised Artory with a team including Amy Lauren (Picture), Pete Fusco, Andrew Rembis and Inna Blyth.

Involved fees earner: Inna Blyth – Orrick; Peter Fusco – Orrick; Amy Lauren – Orrick; Andrew Rembis – Orrick;

Law Firms: Orrick;

Clients: Artory Inc.;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti