When you think “art collector,” are you picturing gray-haired millionaires in expensive suits, bidding on priceless works at Christie’s? That’s a common image but one that needs to be debunked: turns out collecting art without being super-rich is not impossible. The democratization of the web (and up-and-coming artists) means that you can grab something cool and unique for your space for very little cash—like well under $100! Click through for 10 of the pieces we’d buy in order to decorate our own little gallery walls in our homes.
A Curious Scene
Looking for something feminine-yet-intriguing? Check Etsy. This is one of our favorites.
$12.50 at Etsy.
A Sense of Foreboding
How about something kind of retro but still very now? Try this piece.
$19.99-$90 at Society6.
Another femme pick, you can grab this while also buying your next statement frock.
$75 at Founders & Followers.
We think this gorgeous kite would be better hanging on your wall, not being flown.
$64 at Fredericks and Mae.
Foreign Movie Poster
Elevate the tired movie poster with a foreign pick—bonus points if the text is in another, unintelligible-to-you language.
$19.99-$74.99 at All Posters.
Who says fashion isn't art? Celebrate the form with these cool paper dolls—hang 'em up when you're done!
$12.50 at Tenoversix.
Because good vibes are contagious.
$28 at Kiosk.
Song lyrics should be celebrated, and we love the way this poster puts the rightful spotlight on some words from Morrissey.
$95 at Opening Ceremony.
The above not girly enough for you? Try this cute print on for size.
$25 at Etsy.
If this photo of SF's Chinatown neighborhood doesn't remind you of the importance of travel, we don't know what will!
$19-$120 at Society6.