As you’ve likely read, the multi-billion dollar online art market has been heating up. Retailing giant Amazon recently joined the art space but leading the way is our very own ROC Santa Monica tenant, Saatchi Online.
Originally part of London’s famed Saatchi Gallery, Saatchi Online launched in Los Angeles in 2011 as a stand-alone online art marketplace. Today, it represents tens of thousands of emerging artists from over 100 countries, giving people the opportunity to easily discover and buy original art from around the globe.
Leave it to ROC to be at the forefront of exciting new developments in the world of online art sales. Furthering its reputation for supporting creative endeavor, ROC Santa Monica has recently partnered with Saatchi Online.
In collaborating with Saatchi Online, ROC Santa Monica hopes to bring together local artists and Silicon Beach entrepreneurs, underlining its commitment to fostering creative innovation.
As part of this new partnership with Saatchi Online and ROC Santa Monica, proudly on display are 33 works of art by select Los Angeles-based artists, all of whom were handpicked by Rebecca Wilson, Chief Curator of Saatchi Online and Director of the Saatchi Gallery.
The exhibition will be on for 4 months and is open to the public. All of the works in the exhibition are for sale through Saatchi Online and can also be viewed online here: http://saatol.us/1b3UK38
FOR A LIMITED TIME-ROC tenants will be able to receive a 15% discount on original artwork (valued at $250 and above) until December 10th, 2013 by using the code “ROCART” @ checkout via Saatchi Online.
Linked as they are by a common mission to support creative professionals, it’s no wonder that Saatchi Online and ROC Santa Monica have come together to bolster the efforts of entrepreneurs and emerging artists.