Artworks can be the perfect way to liven up a place, be it a living room, an office, or your bedroom and can also make great conversation starter between friends and loved ones. What’s more, you’re also supporting the efforts of a hard-working artist. While many people think that owning artwork can be expensive, good art doesn’t have to break the bank. There are many galleries in Singapore that offer art at affordable prices, here are some of them.
1. LUMAS Gallery
LUMAS, located in Paragon Shopping Centre, has consistently provided us with internationally-acclaimed artworks both from foreign and local artists. It tops our list of affordable art because this gallery truly aims to bring art to the masses. On their website, you can check all their available artworks that are priced under $250, for your affordable art shopping needs. LUMAS also lists all available artworks online, so you could browse through their extensive listing from the comfort of your own home.
The casual laid-back atmosphere of Artistry is perfect for those new to the Singapore art scene. You can their collection of artworks from emerging artists, both from the local art scene, as well as foreign artists. Aiming to provide a platform for new artists, Artistry holds performances, talks, and events, all aiming to provide exposure for new artists. At Artistry, you can find art from a wide range of genres and mediums; from photography to oils, you can be sure that there’s something that will strike your fancy.
3. The Artling
The Artling hosts a selection of artworks from contemporary artists all across Asia. This gallery hosts works from many mediums, from illustration to sculptures, to mixed media and prints. If you’re not sure what to get for your home or office, The Artling can guide you to your next purchase with their consultancy services. The Artling also has interior design and sourcing expertise, to help you find the next statement piece for any space. If you don’t feel like browsing their collection in person, you can also go through their online art gallery.
Kult’s cool and casual vibe has attracted fans from Singapore and all over the world. Since 2009, it has hosted a wide and varied range of urban street art, both from foreign and local artists, all of which have an eclectic, unconventional, and head-turning appeal. Kult also sells signed editions, original works, exclusive pieces and limited edition works from your favorite artists. Most of their artworks are priced below $1,000 and is guaranteed to be an interesting conversation-starter between friends. After a long day of browsing art, you could head to the infamous Kult Kafe and bask in the laid-back party atmosphere amidst cocktails and beers.