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.
Alison Baitz is a freelance fashion and culture writer. When she's not busy chatting about online shopping or rooting out cool new designers, she's interviewing up-and-coming musicians or sampling food for articles and calling it research. She's proud to be a part of the DC-based food zine The Runcible Spoon. Yes, she is on Twitter: @itsmealison.