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How to buy original art for your home without breaking the bank

Affordable unique art is finally here.

There's a new platform shaking up the art industry, making things easier for both collectors and artists. Artbid is a groundbreaking Aussie platform that allows artists to show their works online and allows anyone to bid on exclusive pieces via live-streamed auctions.

This makes it easier to buy stunning, original artwork for your home, especially if you're on a budget. It's also a win for artists, as many have been at the mercy of changing algorithms on social media, where they promote their work.

Groix Waters IV by painter Catherine Hiller on Artbid
Abstract expressionist painter Catherine Hiller's Groix Waters IV is up for auction on Artbid. Photo: Supplied

All the works on Artbid are by premium contemporary Australian artists and have been curated by experts. Featuring both emerging and established artists, there's a range of styles to suit every budget.

Because you can bid from anywhere in Australia, it allows the process to be inclusive and allows buyers access to a wide range of works they wouldn't be able to access in a traditional way.

Auctions every month

Auctions are held monthly and feature a limited number of artists and artworks each time, making each event a bespoke and exciting experience.

To bid on a piece of work, register for an account, and tune in to the live stream. Click on the bid amount you want to place, and let the fun begin.

Emma Currie Bedroom I on Artbid
Emma Currie's Bedroom I is up for auction on Artbid. Photo: Supplied

Free delivery

If you win the auction, the work is delivered free of charge to almost anywhere in Australia, in secure packaging. Every artwork comes with a certificate of authenticity to prove its originality.


Among the many artists with different pieces up for auction are abstract expressionist Catherine Hiller, sculptor and light artist Miranda Smith, painter Emilie Syme-Lamont and oil painter Bernard Greaves.

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