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2016 Gift Guide: Modern Art

Not everyone gets around to buying art for themselves as many of us are focused on the necessities. But surrounding yourself with art, with various patterns, textures, colors, etc., can easily bring you joy and happiness, which most definitely is pretty necessary in these times. We looked around and found some great works of art, at varying price points, that anyone would love to own.

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Gabriel Stromberg Study Print \\\ $60
A limited edition silkscreen print with simple black line patterns on a pale pink background.

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Concrete and Glass, Midtown East (NYC) Print by Amy Park \\\ $150-$575
Amy Park’s incredible watercolor paintings of iconic architecture are breathtaking and full of detail and come in affordable prints, like this one.

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“Pink Pop, 2016” by Jeffrey Cutaiar \\\ $1950
An original abstract piece in shades of pink, black, and white acrylic paint and marker.

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Joshuas Print by Max Wanger \\\ $150
A peek at the tops of desert plants giving you just enough to let your mind go there and imagine the rest of the image.

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Kalypto Print by Eskayel \\\ $45-$90
A dreamy watercolor print of one of Shanan Campanaro’s signature watercolor paintings in a soothing color palette.

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Rainbow Mirror by Bride & Wolfe \\\ $85
A playful mini rainbow sculpture with a hint of 70s and 80s pop culture.

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Print Disturbed Circles by One Must Dash \\\ $74
A simple, graphic print of double circles where one becomes interrupted, or “disturbed”.

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Moon and Back – Silver by Studio January \\\ $50
A subtle, silvery screen printed image of the moon that was shot at Yellowstone National Park.

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Block Shop x Capsule Mosaic Indigo Textile \\\ $120
A collaboration that led to this custom-made textile that would look beautiful as a wall hanging or on a table.

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Bottle Vase by The Granite \\\ $76
Choose between two different painted patterns for this simple vase that looks beautiful full of flowers or without.

Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.