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If your interior design Pinterest board is anything like ours, then it might just be time to start investing in your own collection of artwork. Maybe you've just earned the keys to your first bachelorette pad, or maybe you just want to give your living room a little bit of sparkle and shine. Either way, the Oliver Gal Artist Co. may just be your gateway drug into the world of impeccable home decor if you're the kind of girl who loves Chanel, bold doses of magenta and gold, and famous quotes from fashion's most iconic designers.
Founded by sisters Lola Sánchez & Ana Sánchez Gal, the Miami-based art collective has opened its first ever pop-up shop in Wynwood right next door to the Boxelder Craft Beer Market on NE 2nd St. And although Oliver Gal's pieces can be found online and in big stores like Z Gallery and Nordstrom, this Wynwood pop-up features not only the feminine pieces we've come to know from Oliver Gal, but also many original, limited-edition pieces you'll only be able to find here.
"Traditionally, people are used to seeing very safe and traditional art," says Ana. "We love that too; we create botanicals and florals also. But I think people are so attracted to our brand is that we're a bit edgier, a bit trendier."
Andy Warhol-inspired pop art pieces, fashion illustrations, classic transit maps, graffiti-inspired works– you can find a little something for everyone here and at reasonable prices when you consider that everything is one of a kind. A small print of a Chanel No. 5 bottle could run you $150, whereas a larger than life piece by one of Oliver Gal's featured artists could run you slightly over $1000.
What's also cool about Oliver Gal is that the pieces are ready to be mixed and matched. "We also tend to do tons of series," says Lola. "I love things that go together, so in our pieces you're always going to find pairs." Plus, you don't have to take the pieces at face value. "Not only is everything completely done by hand and by artists, but everything is customizable, so you can be your own art director in a way," she says.
The Oliver Gal pop-up will be open from now through December 29th, which gives you just enough time to stop in and peruse all the great pieces inside. There's a trunk sale going on daily where you can score great deals on Oliver Gal artwork. Plus, if you're looking to feel like an art collector during Basel, then this might just be the place for you to shop 'til you drop.