10 reasons you're scared to buy art (and what to do about it)

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Published on February 24, 2014

Author: mercartto

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Most people are scared to buy original art: insecurity, uncertainty, and fear are typical barriers. However, there are ways to feel comfortable about buying art.

10 reasons! you’re scared to buy! original art (and what to do about it) c. Mercartto Inc. 2014

You’re a perfectly capable, intelligent and likeable person. c. Mercartto Inc. 2014

Yet, when it comes to buying original art... c. Mercartto Inc. 2014

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Don’t worry. c. Mercartto Inc. 2014

You’re not alone. c. Mercartto Inc. 2014

Most people are scared to buy art, for 10 common reasons. c. Mercartto Inc. 2014

1. Insecurity.! The majority of people know next to nothing about art. They don’t want people to make fun of them. c. Mercartto Inc. 2014

2. Uncertainty.! Most buyers have no idea of art is “worth the price.” c. Mercartto Inc. 2014

2. Uncertainty.! Most buyers have no idea of art is “worth the price.” c. Mercartto Inc. 2014

3. Fear.! People fear overspending and how the art will reflect on them. c. Mercartto Inc. 2014

4. Lack of trust.! Are you getting an objective opinion? Are you paying more because you’re a newbie? c. Mercartto Inc. 2014

5. Authenticity.! Is the artwork original? Are you buying what it’s claimed to be? c. Mercartto Inc. 2014

6. Not knowing what you like.! It can be hard to articulate your preferences. c. Mercartto Inc. 2014

7. Unable to visualize it at home.! Imagining how it will look hanging on your wall can be difficult. c. Mercartto Inc. 2014

8. Final sale.! What if I buy it, put it up and then decide I don’t like it? c. Mercartto Inc. 2014

9. Discretionary expense.! Do you really need it? After all, ! art is no vacuum cleaner. c. Mercartto Inc. 2014

10. Art as investment.! If you’re focused exclusively on art appreciating in value... ! no wonder you’re finding it hard! c. Mercartto Inc. 2014

So, what can you do? c. Mercartto Inc. 2014

1. Shop where artists are vetted.! Sites who hand pick artists are validating the art for you. c. Mercartto Inc. 2014

2. Choose trustworthy sites.! Make sure the site uses secure technology for purchases (e.g. https://) c. Mercartto Inc. 2014

3. Look for a return policy.! Does the site accept returns if you’re not happy with your purchase? c. Mercartto Inc. 2014

4. Check for scale.! Does the site show the art in a context that helps with scale, such as over a standard couch? c. Mercartto Inc. 2014

5. Do your research.! The more time you spend looking at art, the easier it will be to recognize what you like.! c. Mercartto Inc. 2014

5. Do your research (again).! The more time you spend looking at art, the easier it will be to have a sense of fair pricing.! c. Mercartto Inc. 2014

6. Buy because you love it.! Follow your heart first, not your head. Consider $ appreciation as a bonus, not a motivation. c. Mercartto Inc. 2014

7. But for God sakes, buy!! Don’t deprive yourself of years of enjoyment because of fear. c. Mercartto Inc. 2014

Let art make you c. Mercartto Inc. 2014

Visit us at! http://mercartto.com c. Mercartto Inc. 2014

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