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The 10 Best Online Sources For Affordable Art

Nov 21 2015 - 5:15am

Collecting art can be an expensive habit, but these days there are plenty of places to get amazing original art for a great price. Whether you like graphic, abstract illustrations or contemporary photography, we've got a source for you.

Source: Nate Berkus [1]


This site discovers talent through ongoing design competitions. Designers submit, the Minted community votes to tell them what to sell, and we end up with seemingly limitless options at superaffordable prices.

Our pick: Tangerine [2] by Alexandra Dzh ($20 and up)


20x200 has a large selection of fantastic photos, illustrations, drawing, collages and prints of paintings. You can start as low as $20 for an 8x10 and enjoy the satisfaction of owning a limited edition piece.

Our pick: Waiting [3] by Ian Baguskas ($60)

The Tappan Collective

Created by two LA friends, Chelsea Neman and Jordan Klein — an artist and an art historian — The Tappan Collective features modern photography by emerging artists.

Our pick: Nathalie [4] by Gia Coppola ($80-$130)


Started as a class project, UGallery has graduated to an all in one shop for original art pieces and prints. They also have an online 'chat' feature that allows you to get help and advice from a gallery manager that knows about each piece.

Our pick: Woops [5] by Alex Kain (starting at $125)

One Kings Lane

The popular sales site regularly features art vendors in its collection — a great source for cool, contemporary, and vintage finds.

Our pick: As Collective, Blue Chrysanthemums [6] ($99)

Print Collection

Along with a dizzying array of old maps, architectural photography and posters, the Print Collection also offers new prints linke this one from their commissioned State of America series.

Our pick: New York Apple [7] by Julian Montague (from $17)


Society6 allows artists showcase to their work by offering it as art prints, iPhone cases, pillows and more. A non traditional approach!

Our pick: Headdress [8] by Amy Hamilton (from $17)

Tiny Showcase

Each week, the curators behind Tiny Showcase choose a piece of art to turn into a limited print run and the artist chooses a charitable organization that will receive a percentage of the profits.

Our pick: Sleeping with Lions [9] by Jen Corace ($30)

Eye Buy Art

Featuring up-and-coming photographers from the US, UK, and Canada, Eye Buy Art releases two new prints every week.

Our pick:
Tunnel, 2009
[10] by Gabriela Herman ($100-$500)


It may have started as a source for all things crafty, but Etsy has emerged as a fantastic place to buy original artwork.

Our pick: Pear [11] from etsy seller HOomen ($75)

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