Saatchi Art Expands Business to the Secondary Art Market With Online Resale Services

08/13/18
Leading Online Art Gallery Now Offers Collectors An Opportunity to Purchase Previously Sold Works

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading online art gallery Saatchi Art expands into the secondary art market with the launch of its resale service. This new feature demonstrates the online gallery’s continued growth in the art market, while maintaining the high caliber of curation that is the hallmark of Saatchi Art.  Collectors will now be able to make offers on works that have previously sold through Saatchi Art. Resale services will also offer access to Saatchi Art’s best-in-class curation and customer service teams to streamline all elements of a secondary market sale.

By entering the secondary art market, Saatchi Art will now offer its extensive portfolio of emerging artists greater exposure to art lovers. In addition, each artist will be paid a commission on any secondary sales of their works, offering further opportunities for career growth.

“The secondary market offers a valuable opportunity for our artists by creating fresh demand for works previously unavailable. This resale service will increase visibility into the lifecycle of an artwork, establishing a new audience of admirers and collectors,” said Rebecca Wilson, Chief Curator of Saatchi Art.

“As a leader in the online art market, Saatchi Art constantly strives to be the ultimate destination to buy and sell art online, and this business expansion only furthers that mission. Buyers now have access to a more robust marketplace with one of the most comprehensive selections of artworks available for purchase online,” said Jeanne Anderson, General Manager of Saatchi Art.

To learn more about the new resale services, visit www.saatchiart.com.

About Saatchi Art
Leading online art gallery Saatchi Art features one of the world’s largest selections of original art and helps people all over the world find art and artists they love. The online art gallery offers original paintings, drawings, sculptures and photographs by over 110,000 emerging artists from over 100 countries. Saatchi Art is redefining the experience of buying and selling art by providing art lovers with free art advisory services and an expertly curated selection of art, while giving artists a convenient and welcoming environment in which to exhibit and sell their work. To discover the world of Saatchi Art, please visit www.saatchiart.com. Saatchi Online, Inc., which operates Saatchi Art, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leaf Group Ltd. (NYSE:LEAF).

Press Contact: Mia Mendez - mia.mendez@saatchiart.com - 310.917.6433


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