Buying and collecting art may seem like an atas hobby, but it doesn’t have to be. To be one who appreciates art, you don’t have to spend a fortune to hang a million dollar painting on your wall. Here are 5 places where you can purchase affordable art in Singapore – and they’re all online, so you save on traveling cost as well!
Photo Credit: LivingwithArt Singapore
If you’re into premium art paintings, you’ll be spoilt for choice with the wide range of paintings and prints available at LivingwithArt. Prices start from $144 for prints and $800 for abstract art, and you can find almost anything you want here, whether it’s black and white prints or vibrant paintings. Currently, LivingwithArt has a special promotion offering 55 artworks for $55, as well as 20% off selected artworks.
Photo Credit: ARTO Gallery
Purchasing art is now more convenient with the use of an app. Launched in 2017, online app ARTO features over 20,000 artworks that you can purchase through the click of a button. Think of it as a cross between Spotify and Tinder, where ARTO recommends you different types of art based on the pieces you swipe left or right on. To make your shopping experience even easier, you can also filter and sort the pieces according to price!
3. Project Postcard
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Here’s a chance to do some good by supporting Project Postcard, a collective project by students of SOTA. With every postcard you purchase, the proceeds are directly sent to beneficiaries supported by the Humanitarian Organisation for Migration Economics. Each artwork shows a glimpse into the lives of the migrant community, and are sold at an extremely affordable rate at just $7 for three postcards. If you’d like, you can also order a full set of 13 at $27.
Photo Credit: Naiise
Expect to see all things artsy fartsy here at Naiise, a creative marketplace with affordable Arts & Prints as low as $6. You can take your pick of illustrations, posters and wall art, or check out their “Go Local” collection sporting unique local prints from red tortoise cakes to shophouse fronts.
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Purchase your wall décor from Society 6, an online marketplace with affordable shipping rates! From sleek wood wall art to minimalist prints, you can deck the wall of your living room with creative, tasteful art from independent artists all over the world. If you’re buying a small art print and having it shipped to Singapore, the cost starts from just $7 and takes approximately 2 weeks to arrive.