Want to upgrade your dingy fifth-floor walk-up but don’t have the cash to bid on Picassos at Sotheby’s? Fortunately, you don’t need a hedge fund to add pops of color and creativity to your non-working fireplace mantle. And you also don’t need to settle for the same Urban Outfitters décor all of your friends have.
New York City is filled with people trying to make it in the art world, which means there’s an endless stream of fairs, open galleries, flea markets, and quirky shops where you can find amazing works from emerging artists. Whether you’re looking for abstract paintings or moody photographs, you’re sure to find something in-budget at these places.