3 Great Online Stores For Affordable Art
From prints to abstract pieces, we've got it for you
Collecting art can be a very expensive habit. In a perfect world, we'd all have the kind of disposable income that will allow us to visit different galleries and shop for artworks to our heart's content.
However, we have to be practical and we can't blow all our savings on still-life pieces. Remember, just because we can't buy a Picasso, doesn't mean our walls have to look drab. We can all rely on the next best thing: online stores. Whether you like graphic or contemporary photography, we've got a source that will get you browsing.
For those who can't get enough of books, Ideal Bookshelf owned by Jane Mount is the answer to your bare walls. Established in 2007, it features framed hand-painted spines of people's favorite reads. You can buy prints of existing collections starting at $34 (P1,598) or customize a piece starting at $135 (P6,350). Shop the line here.
Thanks to Art.com, selecting custom pieces for our home has become easier and more affordable. Their Photos-to-Art service lets users upload customized photos and choose the type of treatment they want ranging from large-scale artistic canvas, wood mounting, and photographic poster prints. You can order here.
Society 6 is a hit among first-time homeowners because of the wide selection of screen-printed home decor and wall prints from hip artists like Tina Crespo, Wendy Macnaughton, Marc Johns, and Karen Hallion. The best part? Most of the pieces are priced at $15.50 (P750). Get your hands on a few frames here.
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