US online retail giant Amazon.com has started selling works of fine art by reputed artists. Amazon has stored 40,000 works of fine art from over 150 galleries and dealers, created by more than 4,500 artists. The Amazon store is one of the largest online collections of original and limited edition artwork for purchase directly from galleries and dealers. Customers can explore fine art from galleries of all sizes, including Paddle8 in New York, Holden Luntz in Palm Beach, The McLoughlin Gallery in San Francisco, Modernbook in San Francisco and Catherine Person Gallery in Seattle.
Amazon art store features a broad selection to suit any customer, from the experienced collector to a first-time art buyer. Customers can browse unique works of art, including photographs from Clifford Ross starting at $200, popular fine art like Andy Warhol’s “Sachiko” for $45,000, historic artwork from Claude Monet including, “L’Enfant a la tasse, portrait de Jean Monet” for $1.45 million and works from iconic artists such as Norman Rockwell’s “Willie Gillis: Package from Home” for $4.85 million.
Amazon Art will offersartworks from galleries of all sizes from across the US and includes galleries located in the UK, the Netherlands and Canada. The new Amazon Art store aims to connect fine art from prominent galleries directly to customers. With a broad range of price points, the store increases the accessibility of quality works of art enabling any customer to become a collector.
Amazon Art provides customers with high quality images and detailed information about the artwork all in one place. Customers can learn about the work of art, the artist, the provenance and exhibition history and browse additional artworks from the artist or gallery. When customers shop on Amazon Art, they can narrow search results to meet their tastes by using filters such as subject, style, color, size, price and gallery, enabling them to find favorite artists and discover new ones.