While reading this blog, please keep these catchphrases in mind:
"Fake it 'til you make it."
"Imitation is the highest form of flattery."
"Originality is overrated."
"Your living room could use some decorating."
Okay, I added that last one. I'm just trying to show that something like Phoenix Art Museum's Archival Print Collection can work to your benefit.
The Museum's store and 1000Museums (a print-on-demand business targeted specifically at the museum art market) have teamed up to offer high quality custom framed reproductions of the masterpieces in PAM's collection. You have your choice of almost 50 reproductions and you can even specify the size.
The prints are published using the slickest large format Epson printers with ink cartridges that hold ten colors (compare to your office printer that only holds four) to gain some killer color matching. Each is printed on acid free 300gsm archival cotton rag paper and have the soft matted finish of a watercolor painting.
Basically, it's not that glossy, crappy poster you bought for your daughter of Gustav Klimt's The Kiss when she was decorating her dorm room. No, these are images you could hang in a nice house.
Now, if only they would offer a replication of Yayoi Kusama's "You Who are Getting Obliterated in the Dancing Swarm of Fireflies"...
Go shopping at www.1000museums.com/phxart.