posted by Ryan
on 2016.12.03, under Art
Artwork can change the look of a room entirely. A series of prints hung above a bed or sofa completes a room. Large, bold posters bring a dull hallway to life. The internet has some excellent resources for finding one of a kind prints for any taste. Here are some go-to sources for insanely good deals.
Etsy is a great resource for handmade art. This selected artist offers unique prints on pages torn from a ‘turn of the century era Deutsch-English dictionary.’ Just see how good they look in these salvaged flea market frames. Check her store for literally hundreds to choose from.
Vintage Book Page Art Print from Dreamery Studio on Etsy, $8.50 for 1, $25.50 for set of 4
Posters today lack the appeal they had back in the day, the reason why a lot of great ones are so valuable and hard to find. Luckily, there are plenty of vintage reproductions that will give you the same look. Search vintage poster, and you’re bound to find something you love for as low as $5. FIVE DOLLARS!
There is a huge selection of vintage repro movie and travel posters, like this Rosemary’s Baby Polish cinema poster…
Rosemary’s Baby Vintage Repro Poster 13×19, $3.99
…or this London Underground advert, originally done in 1924.
Vintage Repro Poster “Brightest London” 18×24, $5.99
3. Society 6
The Society 6 Shop is loaded with insanely colorful prints made by uber-talented artists. Virtually anything you’ll find will make you wonder what drugs the artist was taking when creating these gorgeous works of art. Fund their habit by purchasing one of your faves, here are some of mine (bonus, prints can also be purchased as ipod/iphone/laptop skins, clothing, etc).
the cage by Cappellosenzatesta Art Print / SMALL – 17″ X 22″, $25
Darklands by Katty Bouthier Art Print / SMALL – 17″ X 22″, $26
flaminGOAT by Brian Cook Art Print / SMALL – 17″ X 20″, $33.28
20×200 is an affordable art site curated by Jen Bekman, an NYC-based gallerist who supports emerging artists. All prints are limited edition exclusives. I adore this photograph of a rare African parrot from a series by Luke Stephenson, The Incomplete Dictionary of Show Birds. The best prints from this series are selling out, so snag this one up fast if you dig it.
Lovebird #6 by Luke Stephenson edition of 200, 8×10 $20
We are big fans of 20×200 here at The Frugal Materialist. If you caught our post on great online art sources for cheap, you know their ‘art for everyone’ philosophy goes hand in hand with our ‘interior design for all’ schtick.
The official 20x200 Armory Art Fair Survival Kit. All this could be yours.
To celebrate their participation at the Pulse Art Fair during Armory Arts Week March 3-6 in NY, 20×200 is generously offering our lovely readers a chance to win this free goodie tote bag and a free one-day ticket to Pulse! Just tell us your favorite work of art on 20×200.com in the comment section at the end of this post or on our facebook page and we’ll choose 3 winning responses!
To get a firsthand look at the gorgeous art offered by 20×200 and Jen Bekman Gallery at Pulse NYC, visit the b-4 booth:
125 West 18th Street (btw. 6th and 7th avenue)
Â· Dates and times:
Thursday, March 3: 1 p.m.â€“8 p.m.
Friday, March 4 + Saturday, March 5: noonâ€“8 p.m.
Sunday, March 6: noonâ€“5 p.m.
Â· 20×200 Contact: 212-367-9745
So, what’s in the bag? Tons of free goodies to help you navigate the art overload that’s going to take over NYC during Armory Week, including maps, an illustrated guide to all of Armory’s satellite art fairs, Time Out magazine, tote bag, West Elm tape measure, breath fresheners for schmoozing, chips n’ coffee to hold you down during the events, and more.
We paired some of our latest 20×200 favorites with affordable furniture below…
This perfectly exposed and composed print by Bert Teunissen is reminiscent of Lee Friedlander’s “America by Car” series, except better.
BG-0004 by Bert Teunissen
Hang it above this industrial carbon desk and it’s a match made in heaven if you ask me.
CB2 go-cart carbon desk, $149.00
If you’re a fan of color and cake, this print has your name written all over it.
Confections (adorned) #14 by Amy Stevens
Paired with this glossy candy-colored office chair, the two bring out the best in each other.
Task Office Chair in Pink , $59.87
You, yes you, can own a real William Wegman for $100.
Game Board by William Wegman
Combined with this classy button tufted settee from West Elm, your new Wegman will look like you spent way more money on it.
Elton Settee, $699
Contest will end and comments will close at 11 p.m. ET, March 2, 2011. One entry per email address please.