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  • Writer's pictureJames Spencer

Why Buy Art From Early Career Artists?

There are so many fantastic emerging artists that are beginning to arrive on collector’s radars, here are some advantages of buying from them.


Buying from relatively unknown artists can mean collectors get much more for their money. Emerging artists tend to sell their work for far less than more prominent artists even though their work is of very high quality. This allows collectors the opportunity to acquire work at bargain prices.

Supporting The Next Generation

Buying from early career artists means that you are part of their development journey. This can be a very rewarding aspect for many collectors as they have the sense of being part of something bigger. The sale of that piece which now hangs on the collector’s wall helped fuel the production of the artist’s next series of paintings. The flow of support from collectors to artists is what maintains their momentum and progress. Without this the world would be infinitely less interesting.

Find Work From A Fresh Perspective

Emerging artists often have different ways of perceiving and expressing the world around them. This can lead to the creation of exciting new work which pumps new energy into the art market. The fresh perspectives of up and coming artists can be used effectively to rejuvenate both spaces and minds.

Potential For Discovery

Early career artists may not have gained widespread recognition yet, which means you have the opportunity to discover hidden gems. You might come across a talented artist whose work resonates with you and becomes highly sought after in the future.

Stimulating The Local Art Scene

Buying art from early career artists helps stimulate the local art scene and artistic communities. It encourages a vibrant and thriving environment for artists to create and exhibit their work, contributing to the cultural fabric of a region.

Personal Enjoyment and Aesthetic Value

Ultimately, buying art is about personal enjoyment and the aesthetic value it brings to your life. Owning artwork that speaks to you, evokes emotions, or complements your living space can enhance your overall well-being and enrich your daily life.

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