Millennials may be most widely known for their social media-savvy ways – the leading generation of the tech revolution – but they also make up the largest consumer group of today’s era. These very buying habits are sweeping the art world and making an impression as some of the most significant collectors of the future.
Leading a successful life as an artist feels like a dream. You get to follow your passion and unleash your creative powers in every single piece you create. You get recognition for expressing your very thoughts in colors that aestheticize them in the most profound way — and get paid for it!
The art market has modernised significantly in recent years. Galleries, auction houses, and museums have responded to technological advances and a need to diversify staff and artists represented. Reports of lack of diversity, misogyny and unethical working conditions for interns and freelancers in the art world have lately hit the headlines, propelling increased awareness and accountability in a sector that was seen to be behind the times.