Developed by the art world for the art world, Tagsmart offers you a complete art certification solution.

Tagsmart is a provenance and certification platform that uses DNA Tagging and other security features to link the digital and the real world by building an accredited history for your artworks over time. 

Tagsmart currently works with hundreds of artists, galleries, and collectors to provide tagging and authentication, and is the only company to be highlighted in the 2017 Deloitte Art and Finance Report as offering these services.

Tagsmart was featured recently on the BBC Click episode Faking it, which looks at the new DNA stamp technology developed by Tagsmart to certify Denis O’Regan’s limited-edition fine art book, Ricochet: David Bowie 1983. To watch the interview click the icon below and go to 08:33. 

- Driving art sales by delivering trust


DNA Tags

Protect an artwork in seconds, using revolutionary technology featuring the latest DNA and security elements.

Certificate of Authenticity

A single click generates a secure Certificate of Authenticity, providing accredited ownership history.

Provenance Record

Create a secure online record for your artwork, allowing others to access and share its history. 



                                   WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT US

Gary Hume, Artist

“To be able to authenticate my work using the latest technology as I sign it and enter its details into an online searchable database makes it so much easier for people to track the history of the work and its authenticity in years to come. Simple and effective.”


Terry O'Neill, Photographer

"Tagsmart’s authentication solution reassures me and my collectors that the work they are buying is authentic and it’s value will be protected."


Idris Khan, Artist

“So pleased to work with Tagsmart on the creation of the first version of their tagging system designed for bronze artworks. As always, it's a pleasure to work with the Tagsmart team."


Robin Morgan, CEO & Creative Director Iconic Images

“Tagsmart presents a sea of change in the industry, offering a robust and fail-safe mechanism to verify art and photography. It is great news for us, and great news for collectors.”


            Professor Steve Macleod, Director Metro Imaging

“We at Metro Imaging believe that Tagsmart have come up with a system that should be adopted  across the creative industries."


Denis O'Regan, Rock Star Photographer

“Collectors of limited edition fine art photographic prints also have a right to expect that their provenance will be properly protected. Tagsmart have risen admirably to both these challenges. We’re delighted to have them as our partner.”


Deborah Azzopardi, Pop Artist

"Having seen and experienced the Tagsmart solution, I believe it will become a fundamental rule of thumb in protecting and securing artworks worldwide. This DNA Tag will revolutionise the art market giving artists' the opportunity to safeguard their highest valued works."

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Philip Mould OBE, Art Dealer and Presenter of BBC TV's Fake or Fortune

"There is now an increasing need to inject security and confidence into the art market. Issues of fakery and duplication will always exist, but Tagsmart has innovated a means of authentication and provenance recording which I am delighted to both utilise and strategically support."


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