Art for Art’s sake. Thrifted Van Gogh.

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I don’t just thrift clothing, jewelry and handbags, I also thrift art.  I have had a long time love of Vincent Van Gogh’s works and unless I win the lottery I can’t afford the real thing.  So I thrift prints of his work.  I have an entire area at the top of my stairs devoted to my collection.

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Through out my house I have about forty prints, but the main concentration is in this one area and I love having them all together.  This large print of Irises was the first gift my husband ever gave me.

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These three prints were purchased in Amsterdam at the Van Gogh museum on my honeymoon in 1988.  As you can see, I have loved his work for a long time.

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These are just a few of my other prints, all thrifted with frames.

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I love all of the pieces, and am still on the hunt for more addition to my Van Gogh walls.  I just worry I will run out of space.  I have to swap out pieces I already have with one I have stored.  Who is your favourite artist and do you ever look outside the clothing and accessory shelves and racks for the other great items in thrift stores?  Cheers, Michele