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Preview – Cheaper Show

Cheaper Show 10 sign

Cheaper Show 10 tonight in Vancouver

- by Shawn Conner/photos by Robyn Hanson

Last night, Vancouver’s artsy demi-monde swarmed a soon-to-be-condo-ized space for a preview of this year’s Cheaper Show.

The Cheaper Show, which opens its doors tonight to investors and even some art-lovers hoping to buy a piece of art for a reasonable price, is now in its 10th year. The display and sale of two hundred pieces of art, each at $200 – with all the money going to the artists – have made this one of the must-attend art events in the city.

The Cheaper Show 10. Robyn Hanson photo

The Cheaper Show 10. Robyn Hanson photo

In recent years, however, some people have complained about the first-come-first-serve event being hijacked by investors trying to make a quick buck rather than serious art-lovers who might not otherwise be able to afford an original piece.

The Cheaper Show 10 opens its doors at 188 Kingsway at 6 p.m. and goes ’til midnight. Purchases are entitled to buy no more than three pieces each, the show is cash only (an ATM is on-site) and art pick-up is tomorrow (Sunday, June 26). Good luck, and get away from that Brandy Masch…

The Cheaper Show 10. Robyn Hanson photo

The Cheaper Show 10. Robyn Hanson photo

Art by Penny Jo Buckner at Cheaper Show 10. Robyn Hanson photo

Art by Penny Jo Buckner at Cheaper Show 10. Robyn Hanson photo

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