Rescued Art

You Can Trust Us at Rescued Art

“I have purchased quite a few works of art from Rodney, both for my own home and as gifts; I have never been disappointed. All arrived quickly, very carefully packaged and in great condition, ready to be hung. Rodney is not only a trustworthy seller, but I also have been able to find beautiful and unique works of art, pieces with soul, for about the same price that I would pay at a big box store.” ~ Inese Lovelace

We save art from dusty places: thrift stores, garage sales, attics. Our expert eye guides us to original, vintage, and limited editions. We join the grand tradition of pickers to recycle beauty.

 

We enjoy studio bench work  to make sure frames, backing, and mat are in excellent condition. Our many years of artisan and craft experience add real value to each piece.

 

We bring abandoned, damaged art to a state of elegance. If we had a brick and mortar store, all our sales staff would wear tuxedos.

 


Stories About How We Saved Art From Dusty Places

We write about our encounters with thrift store staff, yard sale pickers and the artists of the pictures we rescue. Stories make art more valuable! Just click on “Rescued Art Stories” above or pick a title from the gallery pages.

Watch Rescued Art Guy Perform Stories and Teach Saving Skills
 

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Another joy of rescuing art. We saved this original painting by Abigail Sheraton and showed it in our website galleries. It was purchased by the niece of the artist! She wrote us: "I never had the pleasure of meeting Aunt Abigail . . . . I showed it to my mom and she was brought to tears, not having seen that painting since cleaning out her sister's things at her death back in 1992."
Ours is a wonderful mission. Take a look; you may find something by someone dear to you: http://www.rescuedart.net/
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We have been working at Rescued Art for over eight years and have come to recognize what drives us: the joy of saving art from dusty places, the joy of writing stories about thrift store culture, and the joy of reworking the art. Profits do not drive us. So, we have gone through our galleries and made heavy reductions in the prices. Like this limited edition, pencil signed print by Chloe H/92.(Very alluring space there.) Was $120, now $60 + shipping. Take a look at http://www.rescuedart.net/product/chloe-h92-limited-edition-print-napping-on-the-stairs/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Have you ever traveled to Bali? This original painting on cotton depicts fantasy egrets and lotus flowers. In Bali, the artists enough time to carve frames from local mahogany by hand. Rescued Art can fly you there! Relax at http://www.rescuedart.net/product/original-balinese-painting-fantasy-egrets-lotus-flowers/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Our Youtube video "Secrets of Picking Valuable Art at Thrift Stores" has now garnered over 10,000 views! Did you know that our channel also has other videos of Rescued Art Guy reading original stories about art that he saved from abandonment? All the cool kids are watching: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFcz18NAcTkCpQ58LySVT5w ... See MoreSee Less

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Free art! We will choose a piece just for the first FB like-mate who knows the title to the print in this photograph and contacts us through our website to inform us (www.rescuedart.net). It is by Italian artist Maurizio Goracci. A classic MaGo mashup of people in free space. These are world citizen kids,each holding a traditional western musical instrument. ... See MoreSee Less

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Hey Rescue Friends. Does anyone recognize this sensitive little portrait? The artist's signature looks like "Hendricks." She looks well lived, doesn't she? ... See MoreSee Less

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We rescued from the back of a thrift store in Ohio this wonderful "window" print of a watercolor by Mildred Sands Kratz. (Not Andrew Wyeth. I thought so at first, too.) Does anyone know its original title? We like to be accurate. We'll send along a free print if you let us know what Mildred intended to call this piece from 1984. Take a closer look at http://rescuedart.net/product/mildred-sands-kratz-limited-edition-window-with-blossoms-inside-out/ ... See MoreSee Less

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We recently rescued this wonderful print by Irving Amen called "The Game of Kings." (http://rescuedart.net/product/irving-amen-pencil-signed-limited-edition-etching-the-game-of-kings/) The information on the net is a bit confusing, yet we are fairly certain it is an etching. However, just by looking and touching, is it possible to differentiate between a woodblock print and an etching? One is a relief process and the other intaglio, but how can you tell? Anybody got the secret? ... See MoreSee Less

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