Technophiles, this is for you — from photographs of disassembled clocks to trippy prints inspired by techno music, here's your guide to geek art. Most of the pieces shown are affordable prints and photographs, with one or two original artworks thrown into the mix.
The Post Family:
This Chicago art collective is made of up seven guys, each of whom sell their artwork through an online shop and brick-and-mortar gallery in the city's West Loop neighborhood.
• Shown: Camera Poster #3 by Rod Post, $30
This online art gallery sells prints by artists from around the world, most images can be purchased as iPhone cases and laptop skins, and they stock plenty of geeky illustrations.
• Shown: Internet by Ju. Ulvoas, starting at $15
Jen Bekman started 20x200 as a brick-and-mortar gallery on the Lower East Side in NYC, and she's built it into one of the best online galleries out there. Check out their "tech art" section for cool stuff.
• Shown: Old Flip Clock by Todd McClellan, starting at $20
Based out of Austin, Texas, this shop carries illustrated prints by a wide range of emerging and established artists such as Charley Harper, Aesthetic Apparatus, and Diana Sudyka.
• Shown: Floating Gods of Technology by Aesthetic Apparatus, $20
This online source connects sellers (either artists or galleries) with web-saavy collectors. Everything in their inventory is original — no reproductions allowed.
• Shown: Large Computer Chip Painting by Rose Briccetti, $5,000
The Ghostly Store:
This is the commercial shop for Sam Valenti's record label, Ghostly International. The art is the visual counterpart to Ghostly's techno music — all pulses and pixels.
• Shown: YOU by Andy Gilmore, starting at $30
With hundreds of thousands of sellers, including countless artists, Etsy is a resource for prints and paintings of just about any subject — including robots, retro tech, and pixelated paintings.
• Shown: Retrobot Print by Dial M for Michelle, $10
Design Museum Shop:
Although small, London's Design Museum Shop stocks prints that are hard to find elsewhere. With most new exhibitions, they release an accompanying collection of art and objects.
• Shown: Ettore Sottsass - Valentine Poster, £8.25