A few years ago, art was sold through auctions, and you could buy an artist’s work on Amazon for $200,000.
Today, you can buy it for $50,000 to $100,000 and it can be purchased for a fraction of that amount on any of the top 100 auction houses.
But the cost of buying an art piece online is staggering.
With a website like eBay and many other online auction houses, a lot of money is being lost to fraud.
We talked to artists about how they are protecting themselves against these online scams.
Art van is a local artist and a resident of the San Fernando Valley.
He’s worked in Los Angeles for nearly two decades, but he has never heard of a Craigslist or eBay scam.
“You would think that if you have a bunch of people who want to buy art online, it’s a good thing,” he says.
“But that’s not the case.”
As an artist, Art van has a lot to protect against this scam.
Artists need to pay for their work and then put it on display, which they can only do once it’s sold.
So to protect himself, he uses a tool called a ‘virtual art house.’
This allows him to show his work for as long as he wants.
“When I’m done, I take it to my place of work, and it’s still sitting there,” he explains.
“I can then do the sale, and then I can take it back to my apartment and put it up for sale.”
Art van’s virtual art house, or VAG, allows him and his friends to sell their work online without needing to spend much money.
It’s an effective method to keep his art safe from theft.
He doesn’t need to put up a large sign outside his art house to show the sale.
Art Van’s VAG is a self-hosted website that allows artists to sell art.
He explains that if he needs to put a sign up outside, he’s using the VAG’s site, so he can still sell his artwork.
The site allows him the ability to display his work on its own screen and let his friends browse his site.
Art van says he uses it for a variety of purposes, from giving out free supplies to his friends.
Art vans website allows him artists to showcase their work for free, and allows them to sell it on the VAF site.
He has a large art gallery that includes paintings, ceramics, sculptures, and other items, and he has an art store that sells his art and prints for $1,200 to $2,000 each.
He says he is very happy with his VAG website, which allows him both to sell his art for the same price as a normal gallery and to show it to his own friends.
He says that he sells artwork through his own VAG page, but does have a dedicated art gallery.
“My gallery has more art than anything else,” he said.
“The more I sell art, the more I buy more.
I have a good store.”
For the past few years, he has sold his art online through a site called ArtVagos, which he says is the best online gallery in Los, because of the amount of art that is being sold.
“We have more than 3,000 pieces,” he told us.
ArtVan has a different method to sell Art van’s work online.
He tells us that his website allows people to upload a photo of their work, then the buyer can submit a bid.
ArtVan then matches the bids on the auction house’s auction page.
When he sees someone bidding for the artwork, he sends the bid to that person.
“Then, I will email the buyer and say, ‘I will bid $100.’
And the buyer goes ahead and does that,” ArtVan said.
Artvan is using the same bidding system that the other auction houses use.
When a buyer buys an art work on the online auction house, they typically get their bid matched against the bids for the buyer.
But, as Artvan explains, the auction houses “can’t really know what the bidding will be.
If they see that it’s higher than what I’m paying, then I’ll send it back.
That way, if the buyer wins the auction, I don’t lose a penny.”
ArtVan’s website allows users to upload photos of their works.
When someone buys an artwork on the ArtVan website, they usually get their bids matched against bids for artists.
ArtVagos is another online auction site that allows people who live outside of Los Angeles to bid on their own works for $100 each.
When people bid on ArtVazos, they pay a set amount to get the art that they want.
The auction houses then match those bids against the prices that other people are bidding for their art.
ArtVs art is available for purchase on ArtVan’s site and on the site of a