Buying wall art is surprisingly challenging. There are so many options that it’s difficult to know whether you should opt for an abstract or still life painting, canvas or paper, print or original, and so on and so forth. Art galleries can be expensive, and, if you’re on the hunt for a specific type of piece, superstores and retailers might not have exactly what you’re looking for.
Enter: the internet. Many artists have digital storefronts on various websites where they share prints, originals, and even custom-ordered pieces. If you’re looking for something specific, you can easily type it into the search bar and see if any existing pieces match your parameters. Often, you’ll find that artists also run exclusive online deals that are only available on those sites, so you can decorate your space and stick to your budget.
As you begin to adorn your bare walls, check out these websites to find the most stylish and affordable wall art for every room in your home.
Minted is well known for its expansive selection of photo-printed gifts and holiday cards, but they also have a large, diverse assortment of original art by both well-known and up-and-coming artists. Plus, you can find all different styles, including contemporary, modern, abstract, and pop culture prints. All the wall art is available with or without frames, so you can save some money if you already have a picture frame that would pair well with your new piece.
In addition to its excellent selection of art for every room in your home, the site also sells customizable gifts for friends and family members, so you can put your favorite print or photograph on linens, blankets, and even furniture.
For contemporary wall art, it doesn’t get much better than Absolut Art. If the name sounds familiar, it’s probably because Absolut Art is brought to you by the same company that makes Absolut Vodka. This company partners with celebrated artists from around the globe to develop curated collections with pieces ranging from two hundred dollars to two thousand. Curators at Absolut Art have collaborated with highly respected Australian Aboriginal artists, Japanese artist Takashi Murakami, and cartoonist Liana Finck, to name a few.
If you don’t know exactly what you’re looking for, we recommend browsing through the “Artworks” section for inspiration. On this page, you can also limit your search within a certain price range, style, collection, and size. To find a specific artist, theme, or piece, simply type it into the search bar and the site will share related artists and pieces.
Because this is a collection of original artwork, you likely won’t find your favorite reprints, album art, or movie posters here. However, you can invest in independent artists and add a touch of artistic sophistication to your home. Plus, Absolut Art donates proceeds to a variety of charities and programs that support other artists worldwide, as well as those that tackle global issues like hunger, mass incarceration, and climate change.
Art.com is practically an online warehouse of all the wall art you can imagine. As the largest collection on this list, you’re bound to find any piece of art you’re looking for, whether it’s a print of van Gogh’s Sunflowers or a photograph of a duckling swimming in water. The site also has a wide range of available frames, so you can customize the color, material, and design.
With so many options, this is the place to search for specific pieces like movie posters, classic book covers, and reprints of famous works. They also have original art as well, like this painting of a bunny doing some quarantine grocery shopping.
Art.com is a place where you can find a variety of high-quality, affordable pieces, and with so many options, you’re bound to find exactly what you’re looking for. Scroll through the website for some inspiration, and be sure to explore all the different categories they have available.
Nothing truly makes your home feel like it’s an extension of yourself quite like wall art that emanates your personality and style.
Putting the right pieces on display is an investment. Surrounding yourself with art can improve your mood, and it makes your home feel much more, well, homey. Regardless of whether you buy a $25 print or a $2000 original, all that matters is that the piece speaks to you. By perusing any of these three online art stores, you’re sure to find high-quality pieces that will bring a little excitement to your walls.
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