From books to women’s apparel to apps, Amazon seems to want to sell anything they can get their hands on to sell. The latest development is Amazon Art, a new marketplace for fine art.
Amazon’s market includes access to more than 40,000 works of art from 150 different galleries/dealers and 4,500 different artists. This includes works from Paddle8 in New York, Holden Luntz in Miami, McLoughlin Gallery in San Francisco, Modernbook in San Francisco and Catherine Person Gallery in Seattle.
You can shop by artist or by format be it drawings, photography or paintings. You can also browse by subject such as architecture, animals, people, still life. Additionally there are style and price categories, and works can come framed or unframed. Here is more about what’s for sale from the press release:
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.