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This Art Project Addresses an Artist's Fame and Finance Problems

 - Oct 29, 2018
References: kickstarter
Artist Dimitri Likissas created a crowdfunding art concept that is unique in many ways. For the majority of us, collecting art is not within our budgets nor even on our minds. However, people do have walls in their homes so they are either going to go to the flea market to buy a $15 print or order an IKEA print that a million other people have—it isn't unique, it's not an investment and you can't call it your art collection.

Here's where Millennials change the whole art and decoration game: a crowdfunding art concept whereby you become part of the concept to own a real painted piece of art by an actual artist, an actual conversation piece to hang on your wall and that only will come about if the Kickstarter campaign is successful. For investment sake: because if the "crowd" gets involved, the price of the art can become really affordable.

Dimitri Likissas, the artist who created this crowdfunding art concept, wants people to own one of his pieces, which are currently listed at an eighth of the price of what his galleries usually sell them for. This is why this is interesting from an investment standpoint. Essentially, the artist solves the fame, visibility and price of his works through the Kickstarter campaign. The bonus part is that the art is actually cool, the artist uses a pointillist style that creates an optical effect: from closeby you only see dots but from a little distance, you see the subject of the painting—in this case, the serial number. Likissas will paint 1,000 paintings, starting from "000" all the way up to "999." This might be your only chance to own a piece by him at a special price since there is a limit of 1,000.