Christmas 2016: The perfect Christmas gifts for art lovers
Art lovers can be picky present receivers. Our gift guide brings together a range of classy, sophisticated and sometimes humorous options. Always check with the retailer whether you can get your gifts before Christmas!
Grayson Perry “A Map of Days” Plates
These monochrome plates are designed by the brilliant Grayson Perry. They’ll make the perfect addition to any art lover’s kitchen (or even wall). They come in four different designs, so pick them up individually or make up a set.
£30 for one. National Portrait Gallery. Buy it here.
Florentine Silk Pocket Square
This pocket square will complete the outfit of any stylish gentleman. Made of 100% silk and printed with images of the art-filled city of Florence, it’s hand-printed and draws inspiration from the sensory experiences of international wanderlust.
£50. Culture Label. Buy it here.
National Art Pass
Give the gift of a year of art. The National Art Pass gives you free entry to over 240 museums, galleries and historic houses across the UK as well as 50% off entry to major exhibitions. Hurry – they’re offering free express delivery until 22nd December!
£62. Art Fund. Buy it here.
The Sketching Tin
Perfect for those people who are always doodling. The Sketching Tin has everything you need to draw and paint on the go, whenever inspiration strikes.
£19.50. Not on the Highstreet. Buy it here.
Cake Defender plate by Jimbobart
Make sure your Christmas cake is well protected with this Cake Defender plate. Made of fine bone china, it’s printed with a hand-drawn illustration by Jimbobart.
£25.00. Culture Label. Buy it here.
Francis Bacon drawing cushion cover
This cushion cover is printed with a sketch by Francis Bacon. It’s exclusive to the Tate and will make any chair seem instantly sophisticated. Plus it’s only a tenner!
£10. Tate. Buy it here.
Art supplies subscription
Scrawlbox is a subscription box service providing creatives with a mystery box of premium art supplies every month. Inspiring artists of all levels and abilities, with a monthly selection of creative tools and inspiration.
From £15. Scrawlbox. Buy it here.
3D printed artwork
You can now get a perfect 3D-printed replica of your favourite work of art, reproduced exactly down to the last brushstroke. They’re pricey, but if you want to blow the budget, this is the way to do it!
£2965. Culture Label. Buy it here.