… I look at a story like this and think $11.70? What a deal!
Vancouver artist Mike Svob*’s latest acrylic painting, East Side Snowfall, can be purchased from a Whistler gallery for $1,970.
Or you can spend five minutes on the Web and buy a knock-off for $11.70 (U.S.) from the appropriately named chinaoilpaintingwholesale.com, the latest in a string of Chinese websites that unabashedly copy Western art pilfered by replicating images from the Internet.
Maybe Too Many Quinces needs something like this for her new violet office – at these prices, they’re competitive with a framed poster. Of course, you have to give your credit card number to mysterious companies in the PRC.
Canvaz.com breaks down its offerings into categories including:
Doupine.com of Shenzen hints at the less welcome possibilities:
5. What kind of quality do the paintings have?
All the paintings listed on our website are in Medium quality.
* author of Paint Red Hot Landscapes That Sell!