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3 Online Art Stores for Collectors


Article by Cate Marian

Photography by Saatchi Art, Paddle 8, Uprise Art

The days of framed poster art have long subsided, but what's left is probably a hodgepodge of pieces you've gathered over the years — some with sentimental value, others you legit love, and perhaps more than you'd like that are just there because you don't really want to get rid of them, or they fit well in a particular spot.

Ready to up your art game?

Building a personal collection is much easier than you might think. Here are some online art platforms that make it easy to connect to artists from around the world, browse in a variety of mediums and price points, and receive personal advisory services to help you curate the gallery of your dreams.

Saatchi Art

Saatchi Art is a leading online art gallery with a wide selection of paintings, sculpture and photography in a range of prices. It provides more than 60,000 artists from around the world with a curated digital environment to exhibit and sell their work, connecting you with unique, original pieces. The company also offers limited edition prints and a complimentary art advisory service where a curator will handpick artwork for you to purchase.

"Depending on your request, your curator will suggest a carefully chosen selection of around 30 works for you to browse through online. No other art advisory program offers this time-saving service to both individuals and trade professionals free of charge."

Paddle 8

This online art auction platform prides itself on making buying and selling fine art and collectibles online an easy, secure and efficient experience. Auctions are sourced from a range of private and institutional collections, are hosted on the digital platform, and raise funds for different causes, allowing you to purchase with a purpose.

"From the bold and dynamic to the subtle and understated, these engaging limited works will ensure your collection is a conversation-started for years to come."

Uprise Art

Touted as "a gallery for the next generation of art collectors," Uprise Art is designed to help you discover original contemporary artwork by emerging artists. The company offers a personalized service for first-time art buyers to seasoned art collectors to help you find pieces that complement your vision and budget.

"Our team of advisors personally help you find the perfect artwork. Uprise also offers collectors the option to live with artwork while purchasing through monthly installments.
Art collecting simplified."