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5 Tips for Buying Art from Living Artists 

Buying art is a personal decision. People buy art for many reasons, the most common being that the artist's work resonates with them. But there are other reasons you might want to consider before making a purchase.

For example, buying artwork from living artists can be beneficial if you're looking for investment because their work will likely increase in value over time as long as they continue to produce quality work.

1. Do your research (online and offline)

2. Be honest about your budget

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3. Consider the logistics of shipping

4. Ask for a photo of the work before purchase

5. Be aware of the artist's rights