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ARTmonday: 10 Kids Art Picks From Minted (& Giveaway Winner)

Thanks to everyone who entered StyleCarrot partner Minted’s $100 Minted Affordable Art Print Giveaway. I just picked the winner. It’s Emily L.! Emily and her husband (whom I happen to know because they both taught my son in elementary school) have toddler triplets. Seriously. Two girls and a boy.

In honor of their little rascals I’ve chose ten child-appropriate art prints. Congrats on your art prize. Emily. Let me know if you need help picking anything out. Minted has lots of affordable artwork, especially art prints for kids.

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Geometric Landscape 2 by Lucrecia

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Drift by Naomi Ernest

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Naked Penguin by Pad and Paper

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Arctic by Becca Thongkham

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Tethered by Laura Viapiano

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Hummingbird by Sara Shashni

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Sum Total by Shari Margolin

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Vintage Seattle by Devon J. Carlson

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Planar 1 by Jaime Derringer

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Pride of the Peacock by Agnes Schugardt

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ARTmonday: 8 Affordable Artworks from the Minted Summer 2015 Collection

As anyone who reads my blog knows I have a a great love affair with art. Other women buy shoes, I come home with art. (Longer shelf life, and often less expensive these days). In addition to supporting local organizations like the School of Museum of Fine Arts and MassArt in Boston, and Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill and Provincetown Art Association & Museum in the summertime, I pick up a lot of appealing affordable artwork from sites like 20×200 and StyleCarrot partner Minted.

You are likely familiar with Minted for its invitations, but they have quite the selection of affordable limited edition art prints as well. There’s even a crowd-sourcing function where you can vote on how much you like the designs that I may be a tiny bit obsessed with. The Minted Summer 2015 Collection is full of colorful affordable art prints by emerging artists that you can purchase framed or unframed. I picked my 8 favorites here, including the framed print they sent which looks cute on the art shelf above my desk.

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Joni Tyrell, Pining for Pineapple from Minted’s Summer 2015 Collection
I love the way this framed pineapple still life photo from Minted looks on the shelf above my desk in Boston, especially beside the little Grass Vase by Normann Copenhagen. I shot this one for my Instagram, but I’ll take others and post when I’m back home this fall. Minted’s Instagram is worth a follow too with tons of cute affordable art in pretty interiors and and stationary vignettes.

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Lady Noble    Pink India  Fly

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Lindsay Megahed    Slice of Summer

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Emily Jeffords    Leave Behind the Shadows

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Jaime Derringer    Composition 4
(Scroll down for the Jaime Derringer I have hanging in our Florida condo.)

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Suwachi  •  Let’s Get Paddles

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Lindsay Megahed    Birds of Different Feathers

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Sylvieceres Designs    Marbled Wake

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Joni Tyrrell    Pining For Pineapple

Jaime Derringer Design Milk Art Available At Minted

I used to work for Jaime Derringer on her contemporary design site Design Milk. So of course, I had to have on of her original watercolors, which I hung in our Florida condo. It’s the drippy vertical abstract in the middle. Here’s what she’s got for sale on Minted.

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ARTmonday: 16 Pieces of Sports Artwork

Ok, so first #PatsNation #WeWon #Phew. I watched the Patriots/Seahawks Superbowl game last night, obviously. Or at least the half time show. (Dancing sharks?) Actually, I watched the second half of the game (half watched as I sourced these sports artworks). I was a little bit worried about my son, who takes all things Patriots very seriously. Even the phone call canceling school didn’t get a cheer. But the Patriots pulled it off again. So, yay. But boo to the snow day.

Here are 16 sports artworks, covering one angle or another of skiing, fishing, swimming, sailing, ice hockey, volleyball, ostrich racing (huh?), surfing, tennis, cycling, cheerleading, football, golf, and boxing. Now bundle up and go sledding.

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Maria Plotnikova, Double Flip
$150 at UGallery

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Nonna Originals, Racing
$14.56 at Society6

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Patricia Freeman, Fishing Creates Serenity of Mind
$775 at UGallery

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Zena Holloway, Schön!
$2,000 at Saatchi Art

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Anthony Dunphy, Reach For It
$340 at Saatchi Art

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Alexander JE Bradley, Course d’Autruches // Ostrich Racing
$75 at Society6

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Jackie Weisberg, Ski Tracks and Bare Trees
$300 at SaatchiArt

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Kammy Nature Prints, Ball
$17.99 at Society6

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    Stephanie Sherman, Wipeout
$375 at Serena & Lily

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Leo Wijnhoven, home sweet home
$6,500 at Saatchi Art

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Lucille Pack, If You See Somebody without a Smile, Give Them Yours!
$2,625 at UGallery

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Yuji Yamada, Le Tour
$60 at 20×200

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Ray Lego, Yellow Football Helmet
$2,500 at Saatchi Art

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Silvia Krupinska, Organic Growth Balls
$200 at SaatchiArt

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Igor Ondruš, Sharapova
$4,800 at Saatchi Art

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Kelly Puissegur, Muhammad Ali
$450 at Saatchi Art

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ARTmonday: IFPDA Print Fair

The IFPDA Print Fair, an art fair for prints, dating from the old masters to contemporary works, takes place at the  Park Avenue Armory in New York City this Wednesday, November 5, 2014, though Sunday, November 9, 2014. It’s a well-respected fair, with top collector pieces, but also includes more accessibly priced works. Here’s a preview of ten prints from the IFPDA Print Fair from Artsy.

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Mickalene Thomas  •  Interior: Zebra with Two Chairs and Funky Fur, 2014
Relief, intaglio, digital, collage, enamel paint, colored pencil, gold leaf  •  Edition of 25
Tandem Press, Madison

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Peter Saville  •  Joy 1, 1998 -2008
Ink jet print on hahnemühle paper  •  Edition of 10 + 2AP
Paul Stolper Gallery, London

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Robert Mangold    Frame with Separation, 2014
Color woodcut  •  Edition of 35
Senior & Shopmaker Gallery, New York

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E.V. Day    Pillow Talk (Pink), 2013
Chromogenic archival print  •  Edition of 5
Carolina Kitsch Contemporary Art, New York

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Rochelle Feinstein  •  Research Park Project: Mm, 2014
Handpainting and screen print on canvas
Graphicstudio USF, Tampa

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Ed Ruscha  •  The Fan and its Surroundings, 1982
Lithograph  •  Edition of 55
Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London & New York

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Marco Maggi  •  Fanfold, 2014
Multiple of 12 etchings  •  Edition 12
Polígrafa Obra Gráfica, Barcelona

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Takashi Murakami •  An Homage to IBK 1957 D, 2012
Lithograph
Mary Ryan Gallery, Inc, New York

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ARTmonday: 15 Bicycle Artworks

No deep thoughts today, or even particularly serious artwork. Just some fun images of bicycles. Over the weekend it was almost warm enough, by Boston standards (and by that I mean it was over 40 degrees and sunny), to think about getting my bike down from its hanging place and going for a ride on the Esplanade. I settled for a walk It’s wet and muddy, with dirty, frozen mounds of snow still scattered, but I’m hopeful. For now (unless I become a different person and hit the new Soul Cycle),  I’ll just enjoy these 15 bicycle artworks.

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Bicycle Yellow • CB2

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Kelly Nicolaisen  •  Show Off

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 Ed Pullela  •  Bicycle

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Elizabeth Graeber  •  Bicycle

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Cecilia Vassolo  •  Ride In Bicycle

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Gabriel Winter  •  Bicycle Pose

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Run4It  •  Fashionable Hipster Deer

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Vassi Slavova  •  Bike Chick

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Allison Glancey & Craig Seder  •  Going to See My Baby Blue

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Chris Whittaker  •  The Bicycle and the Bee

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Ashley Percival  •  Cat and Owl on Bike

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Erin Wallace  •  Cycling

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Jessica Abbott  •  Red Bicycle

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Walter Bibikow  •  Bicycle Display at Swiss Transport Museum

Moe’s Home Collection

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