THRIFT STORE ART

 

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REFRAMED

Original artworks found at thrift stores, yard sales, swap meets, rummage sales and in the trash.

Nothing changed, nothing added, other than a title.

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All the art in one place

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“I don’t listen to what art critics say. I don’t know anybody who needs a critic to find out what art is”

Jean-Michel Basquiat

Artist (deceased)

RECENT DISCOVERIES

Some recent finds

“The reason some portraits don’t look true to life is that some people make no effort to resemble their pictures”

Salvador Dali

Artist (deceased)

Shows & EXHIBITIONS

The most fun you can have looking at art

The MISSION

Rescuing Art from neglect.

Just an excuse to have a bar graph

  • YEAR STARTED – 2015 100% 100%
  • PAINTINGS BOUGHT – 1420 98% 98%
  • Average Paintings Per Year – 284 83% 83%
  • Pleasure Attained – 83% 83% 83%

Vintage QSL Cards

I had no idea what these were when I found a whole box-full at the swap meet. I just knew I loved the artwork. 

“One Original Thought is worth 1000 Meaningless Quotes.”

Banksy

Artist (living - presumably)

From Our Customers

People who have attended past exhibitions say the nicest things

“The moment you cheat for the sake of beauty, you know you’re an artist”

David Hockney

Artist (living)

“We don’t make mistakes, we just have happy accidents”

Bob Ross

Artist (deceased)

“Art is anything you can get away with”

Marshall McLuhan

Philosopher (deceased)

“The art world is the biggest joke going. It’s a rest home for the overprivileged, the pretentious, and the weak”

Banksy

Artist (living - presumably)

““If you could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.”

Edward Hopper

Artist (deceased)

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up”

Pablo Picasso

Artist (deceased)

All of the art shown here has been purchased by me from thrift stores, swap meets, yard sales and found in the trash.

They are all original works of art and have not been altered, other than the addition of a title.

CURATED MAYHEM

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