Masterpieces: 9 Best Christmas gifts for art lovers

From Pop Art pieces to artist palette plates, we've got Christmas for art fans all wrapped up

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1. Grayson Perry silk scarf

The eccentric Turner Prize-winning artist has designed this fun silk scarf, depicting the history of modern art in his own unique way. It's released on the 16th, so get your order in now.


2. Lichtenstein Whaam! explosion cushion cover

One of Lichtenstein’s most iconic works makes a bold and bright cushion cover. Great for fans of Pop Art.


3. Architecture playing cards

Forget Hearts, Clubs, Spades and Diamonds, these cards have styles of 20 century architecture as the suits. That’s pre-modernism, modernism, post-modernism, and de-structuralism, in case you were wondering. The individual cards feature notable projects and architects.


4. Damien Hirst paperweight

Made in crystal, this funky paper weight depicts one of Hirst's most famous works.


5. Louise Bourgeois placement mat set

It can be hard to find placemats to get excited about. These, by the renowned American printmaker, will add interest and a bit of an optical illusion to any table.


6. Ellie Curtis masked animal watercolour

The chance to buy an original work by this talented artist. We love this bright and fun monkey image.


7. Electric neon heart

Encased in plastic, this funky piece is a conversation starter – and a unique way to say ‘I love you’ this Christmas.


8. Artist palette serving plate

It might look like something you’d find in the artist in your life’s studio, but this is actually a rather unusual serving plate. A nice one to put the cheese on.


9. David Shrigley Warhol tea towel

This limited edition design by the Glasgow-based artist injects a bit of fun into the washing up.



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