Rob Weisberg, Invaluable CEO, considers "digital strategies" as critical to "engage, inspire and capture the next generation of art buyers -- Millennials"
Adam James Butcher, "How Social Media Habits are Revolutionising the way Art is Experienced," HuffPost Blog contribution April 12, 2016
Millennials buy art via social media, according to survey by Invaluable, online antiques, collectibles and fine art marketplace.: Invaluable @InvaluableLive, via Twitter April 14, 2016, @ https://twitter.com/InvaluableLive/status/720670900933300225
Robert Klara, Adweek senior editor of brands, finds millennials discover art via social media in his post, "Millennials Are Discovering Art by Ditching Museums for Instagram and Pinterest," for Adweek April 15, 2016.
Popularity of online auctions is increasing.: Invaluable @InvaluableLive, via Twitter April 16, 2016, @ https://twitter.com/InvaluableLive/status/721368882280296449
Rain Embuscado, artnet News contributing culture reporter, finds that "millennials are inherently social media’s premiere generation" in "Study Finds Millennials Prefer Instagram to Museums," his April 14, 2016, artnet News post.
Frau mit grünem Hut (1947) by Pablo Picasso; Albertina Collections Online, Albertina Museum, Innere Stadt, Vienna, Austria: School of Visual Arts Continuing Education @SVAContinued, via Twitter April 14, 2016, @ https://twitter.com/SVAContinued/status/720645361006682113
Robb Report notes that American Attitudes Toward Art survey conducted March 2016 by Invaluable finds Impressionist art as "most visually appealing over Old Masters, Asian art, Modern art and Contemporary art."
Robb Report Staff, "Invaluable Survey Shows How Millennials Buy and Discover Art," Robb Report, April 14, 2016
42.1 percent of survey's 4,534 pollees would base Impressionist art purchases on visual appeal.: Invaluable @InvaluableLive, via Twitter April 20, 2016, @ https://twitter.com/InvaluableLive/status/722893907755819009
Online art marketplaces, such as India's Bengaluru-based Artflute, have shown growth despite global slowdowns.
Equus by Parbbonni Bhowmick (upper left) and Khilsaman by Sumit Mehndiratta (at index finger) via Artflute: The Art Newspaper @TheArtNewspaper, via Twitter April 19, 2016, @ https://twitter.com/TheArtNewspaper/status/722497088974647296
Artnet News contributing culture reporter Rain Embuscado notes that Invaluable's American art attitudes survey finds, despite digital preferences, museum visits made annually by nearly 40 percent and monthly by 14 percent of 4,534 pollees.
Mark Rothko's (1903-1970) Untitled (No. 11), oil on canvas (1957); Impressionist, Contemporary and Modern art preview, Christie's 8 King Street, St. James's district, central London; October 2013
photo by Rune Hellestad/Corbis for Getty Images: Art Gallery of Ontario @agotorontovia Twitter April 14, 2016, @ https://twitter.com/agotoronto/status/720639412162338816