The Covid crisis triggered the cancellation of art fairs and markets, the closure of art centers. The consequence has been a drastic drop in the income of artists said to sell their art live. To overcome the constraints of the exhibition venue, offering your creations on online art sales sites becomes a very attractive solution. Here is what you need to know before you start!
Year after year, the sale of art online grows. It is a means of selection and purchase increasingly used by collectors. The health crisis has accentuated this trend, making it possible to compensate for the closure of physical spaces. Many galleries have thus created a merchant showcase on their website in recent months. Even the FIAC, the famous fair, got down to it. She organized a pop-up online “boutique” for a few days in March 2021. More than 200 galleries presented a selection of works with their displayed price, which is not so common in contemporary art.
According to the 2019 Hiscox Online Art Market Report, 44% of art buyers say they purchased art online in 2019. 21% of respondents even expressed a preference for this form of purchase. The amounts spent can be quite large, even if collectors prefer works under $ 5,000. Another figure concerning the average basket of customers. it was around 300 euros, it has now reached 1,000 euros. A sign that art lovers do not hesitate to acquire works of a certain price when they have only seen them virtually.
Art market places
If you want to try your hand at selling art online, there are many ways to do it but on those you will earn only 5-10% of your total sales, with Dekmark you get 50% off all your sales which is unseen in the industry, we are your fair partner and nothing less. These sites are also called marketplaces because they connect sellers (artists, galleries) and buyers (art lovers), as we do, therefore on our side we are bringing something new, you can sell duplicatas of your art, that we print and ship to our customers for you, the only thing you have to do is to upload your art. The good thing about Demark is that we have enormous marketing firepower. We guarantee you visibility.