Amir Akta, CEO Return on Art

The premiere destination for art collectors.

Return on Art is the first community curated marketplace allowing collectors to buy and sell contemporary art hassle free.

Unlike any other asset class, collecting art is more than just an act of financial diversification. For centuries world leaders, businessmen and aristocracy have supported contemporary artists, buying into the current zeitgeist, and investing into local culture.

Especially in a hyper connected and digital world, investing into something such tangible as art can be highly rewarding and it can not only change the way we think but also bring big financial rewards.

Why collect art with Return on art

Access to exclusive artists

We partner with established curators and galleries worldwide to provide an unparalleled experience and a diversified scope of work - found nowhere else online.

Peace of mind

We handle the communication with artists & galleries, shipping and import processes to ensure your artwork safely arrives at your desired location. Every artwork is insured to its full value and you can return any artwork within 14 days.

Resell artworks efficiently

With ROA you have the unique opportunity to track portfolio value and sell artworks from your collection for the lowest cost, anytime.

The Return on art mission

Return on Art was founded in 2019 with a clear mission to democratize the art market, boost transparency for collectors and revolutionize how art is bought and sold in the digital age.

We allow collectors unique access to in demand artworks by our expert curators and gallery partners with the ability to resell works at a later stage.

The name Return on Art is derived from our mission to provide collectors with a unified platform to buy, enjoy and sell art online, allowing them to create a Return on Art.

Art as an investment

With thousands of artworks sold to over 54 countries in the past years, we have a proven track record of finding emerging & contemporary artists with strong growth potential.

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