Tag: 100€ art challenge

Three new pieces of art for only 10€ each! I found these at a nearby Dutch thrift shop—one of my favorites for buying art. They usually have some great pieces, and art is one of the few things they have that’s not ridiculously overpriced. These three are oil on canvas, large—the biggest (third picture above) measures 31 by 43 inches—and signed “Margriet 02.” And they…

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A little while ago fab.com was selling reproduction prints by French illustrator E. A. Seguy. Seguy did fantastic studies of insects in the early 20th century (1900-1930s). I was thinking of buying one, but was debating 1) which poster to buy and 2) whether it was gross to hang a picture of beetles in one’s kitchen. (I mean, it’s not cockroaches.) Before I could decide,…

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I mentioned this before. I’ve heard: Spend $1000 a year on art. Brilliant advice…for anyone with an extra grand laying around. Seeing as I’m not one of those people, I wondered what I could do with just 100€. This idea is something I’ve been thinking about for a while; spending time in London visiting museums and galleries has cemented it. I’m going to do it….

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Stopped at the Dutch thrift store after breakfast at IKEA today. Look what I found. It’s titled “III”, signed and numbered 167 of a 250 print run. I think it’s pretty cool. So did Nicholas; he’s claimed it for his room. You’ll die when I tell you what I paid for it. 2€. So I’ve heard a thing before, a piece of advice: spend $1000…

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