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Work sold for $10,000 // I get $154
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BUYER QUESTIONS // Buying art and design on art:i:curate
Why collect on art:i:curate?

art:i:curate features a carefully curated selection of works of art and design created by emerging talents from all over the world. Our artists are recipients of prestigious awards, prizes, and grants including the DB Art Award and are part of important collections such as the Whitney Museum of Modern Art.

We showcase over a thousand of works that are available for sale. You can acquire artworks in diverse media including photography, painting, sculpture, and collectibles ranging from design objects to jewellery.

Are all works on art:i:curate for sale?

No. We believe that giving our audience a better insight into a Creator's work helps to better understand their practice. In some cases, artworks are not commercially viable, are part of an institutional project, not for sale or have been sold already.

How do I make a purchase?

Browse through our Art and Design sections and, for detailed information, click on individual items. Once you have found an item you like, click on the “Buy” button to add it to your shopping bag.

To complete your order, click on “Proceed to purchase” and follow the steps.

What if I want to buy a work that is being co-produced?

The work will be available for sale after the co-production period. You can reserve the work during the campaign.

Do I need to create an account to make a purchase?

No. You can place an order with art:i:curate either as a guest or when you are signed in.

By joining art:i:curate you become part of a global network of collectors, where you can support emerging artists and designers and attend our events.

I have a “Gift code”. Where do I apply it?

Your “Gift code” is your discount code, which you can apply at the checkout.

BUYER QUESTIONS // Payments
Are payments on art:i:curate secure?

Yes. All transactions on art:i:curate are processed using Stripe, whose payments infrastructure meets and exceeds the most stringent security standards. For more information about Stripe’s secure system click here.

art:i:curate does not store your full card details. Only the last four digits and expiration date are displayed so that you know which of your cards you are using. You can delete your card details at any time in the Payment Methods section of your Account Settings.

What payment methods do you accept?

You can pay for your purchase by card. We currently accept Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. If you would like to make a payment by bank transfer or PayPal, contact us through the link on the respective product page.

We currently trade in USD ($) and GDP (£).

Do I have to pay taxes and duties?

You may be required to pay customs fees and duties on your purchase based on your shipping destination. Please note that we are not responsible for such fees.

BUYER QUESTIONS // Shipping
Are works shipped internationally?

Yes. Works are shipped worldwide. Shipping options and delivery fees depend on your destination and the item you are purchasing. Fees are calculated for each item individually.

Is my order insured?

We ask Creators to insure each delivery during transit. We require a signature upon delivery of your order, at which point the responsibility for it is passed to you. In the unfortunate event of a loss or damage during transit the Creator will replace your order or refund your purchase.

Can I use my own shipper?

Yes. If you’d like to use a shipping company you work with, we would be happy to coordinate delivery of your purchase with them. Contact us through the link on the respective product page.

What are the handling times?

Please note that handling times may vary from creator to creator. In some instances, the work needs to be produced after receipt of order.

If the item is not exhibited by art:i:curate during the time of the purchase, it is the Creator’s responsibility to ensure that the order is shipped within the handling times specified for each item.

BUYER QUESTIONS // Returns and refunds
How can I return an item?

If for any reason you are not satisfied with your purchase, you can return it within 7 working days of the delivery date.

Making a return is easy. Email us with your order number and the reason for your return. We will let you know your return number and return address within one working day. Then, take your item to your nearest post office or contact us if you’d like to arrange shipping through art:i:curate.

Please note that the item should be in its original packaging.

Your unwanted item is your responsibility until it reaches us. Please make sure it is in its original condition and packed up properly to avoid any damage during transit. We recommend you insure the item during transit and retain your proof of delivery.

Items damaged during transit

In the unfortunate event that your order is delivered to you in an unsatisfactory condition, we would like to kindly ask you to take digital photos of the item and packaging it arrived in and attach them to your email.

When will I receive a refund?

We will aim to process your return within 48 hours of receipt of your return.

We aim to accept returns. However, if the item is returned to us in an unsuitable condition we may have to send it back to you.

We will refund the full value of your returned item, including shipping fees, but we will not be able to refund your return shipping costs.

Your refund will be credited to the original purchaser’s credit card and may take up to 10 working days for your bank to complete.

Please note that customs duties and taxes are non-refundable through art:i:curate. However, you may be able to recover these through your local customs bureau.

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