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This API endpoint requires a valid user access token.

Users API

A user represents a registered account on Artsy.

Retrieving a User

Users can retrieve a specific user by rendering the "user" link template from root.

curl -v "https://api.artsy.net/api/users/{id}" -H "X-Access-Token:..."

Retrieving Current User

Retrieve the currently authenticated user by following the current_user link from root.

curl -v "https://api.artsy.net/api/current_user" -H "X-Access-Token:..."

The response will be a 302 redirect to a "users" link with the current user ID.

User JSON Format

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Links

Key Target
self The profile resource.
profile Link to the user's public profile.
user_details Link to user's details.

Example

{
  "id" : "52fe4b28c94d114d36000001",
  "name" : "Joe Person",
  "_links" : {
    "self" : {
      "href" : "https://api.artsy.net/api/users/52fe4b28c94d114d36000001"
    },
    "profile" : {
      "href" : "http://localhost:3000/api/profiles/52fe4b2ac94d114d36000005"
    },
    "user_details" : {
      "href" : "http://localhost:3000/api/user_details/52fe4b28c94d114d36000001"
    }
  }
}