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Poster Frames – Can Posters Be Art?

By Julie Jackson

Poster frames are a great way to use posters as art on a wall. When people think of posters they generally think of children’s posters or posters of rock stars but there is plenty of art that comes in poster form.

Posters as art can be any type of picture that the decorator finds appealing. There are posters that are prints of actual art work, using poster frames to display this type of art is an excellent idea and is a relatively inexpensive option for decorating.

Poster frames are a great way to display memorabilia and awards. Making a collage of items is a great way to share and display memories. They are also a great way to display a collage of pictures. They are excellent mediums to hang a collage of children’s artwork. They are a great place to display collections. Like stamp collections or post card collections and other collectibles that would fit in poster frames.

They are generally inexpensive and are easy to find. They are also lightweight so there is no special installation to hold their weight. They are very versatile and can be decorated to the taste of the user. There is no matting involved with them and most anyone can use them. The single biggest benefit of using these frames by far is the costs they are cheap and versatile.

Most are made of a heavy duty acrylic, with a plastic backing and a thin plastic frame. There are other types of frames that have glass sheets and metal framing. The glass types are rare and are much more expensive than the plastic varieties.

Poster frames are cheap usually around five or ten dollars. They are not very durable and can get scratched easily hence the cheap prices associated with them.

Frames for posters may seem like an arbitrary investment to most, but if you have a collectible or favorite poster then you most likely want to keep it safe.

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Jackson, Julie "Poster Frames – Can Posters Be Art?." Poster Frames – Can Posters Be Art?. 7 Jul. 2010. 22 Oct 2015 <>.

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