Turning thrift store art into geeky gold

The Spectrum | Matthew Jacobson:

If you’ve ever browsed a thrift store, chances are you’ve walked past a landscape painting or two. You know the ones. Lighthouses, barns, ducks by ponds and seascapes, complete with prices that would kill the original artists, assuming they aren’t dead yet. And with the exception of a few ironic art collectors, most people purchase these thrift store art pieces for the frames and toss the original work out… Read more

Image: Kat Martin poses with her art at the 3rd annual Salt Lake Comic Con Fan Xperience Friday, March 25, 2016. (Photo: Matthew Jacobson / The Spectrum & Daily News)