Shopping Lists Replace Price Tags At Art Sale These tough economic times have forced many artists to get creative about survival. Bartering paintings for goods is one way of coping when cash is in short supply. An exhibition that began in Philadelphia and opened in New York this weekend puts art up for barter.
NPR logo

Shopping Lists Replace Price Tags At Art Sale

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/101914668/101914648" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Shopping Lists Replace Price Tags At Art Sale

Shopping Lists Replace Price Tags At Art Sale

Shopping Lists Replace Price Tags At Art Sale

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/101914668/101914648" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

These tough economic times have forced many artists to get creative about survival. Bartering paintings for goods is one way of coping when cash is in short supply. An exhibition that began in Philadelphia and opened in New York this weekend puts art up for barter.

Alex Schmidt reports from member station WHYY in Philadelphia.