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Rescuing Vincent

BetterWall resells musuem exhibit banners.

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Don’t have the money to buy an original work of art by Monet, van Gogh, or Rembrandt? Purchase the next best thing from BetterWall. The company has established a nice niche by making arrangements with museums around the world to exclusively sell their exhibit banners. In doing so, it’s also made quite the environmental impact: Through its sale and recycling of museum banners, the company has kept more than 100 tons of vinyl out of landfills since 2004, reports BetterWall’s Nicolas Weiser. Above: a banner with Vincent van Gogh’s Self Portrait artwork, from the “Van Gogh and Expressionism” exhibition at the Neue Galerie in New York.


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