Who says you need to be rich to be an art collector?

Property agent Nick Lim has more than 30 pieces, which range from a $40 oil painting of a padi field from Bali to works in the $12,000 range.
Property agent Nick Lim has more than 30 pieces, which range from a $40 oil painting of a padi field from Bali to works in the $12,000 range.ST PHOTO: JEREMY KWAN

SINGAPORE - Strolling through an art fair and picking a piece of art for that empty living-room wall might sound like an activity reserved for only the rich, but it does not have to be.

With so many art fairs in Singapore and the rise of social media, where artists can organise events and market themselves, art has become increasingly accessible.

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