Thankfully, Utrecht Art Supplies sells more brands than its own, manufactured right here in NYC. And kiddies, start comparison shopping nowaUtrecht claims itall match any lower prices. The store developed locally when, in the 1940s, an artist felt he couldnat find good-quality canvases in New York and began importing them from Europe, the snob. Now the Utrecht name graces everything from acrylics to watercolors.
"Do you have sky blue or lawn green?" a man asked an employee at our pick for best art supplies, while pointing at a large case of spray-paint cans with extra-tiny font. The salesperson promptly produced both colors. That's what we love about Utrecht Art Supplies: Hit its employees with any question, and they'll help you navigate the aisles to find the item you're looking for. And if they don't have it, they'll tell you where to go to buy it. The store stocks a wide selection of supplies for... More »