Art Remba Lets You Rent the Masterpiece of Your Dreams

A rental service for art lovers with more taste than cash

Alexandra Weiner, the 27-year-old owner of online fashion retailer Figure & Form, has never bought an expensive artwork. She prefers to rent. “I’m still young,” she says. “I’m developing my taste in art, testing things out.” In 2012, Weiner signed on to pay $200 per month for an $11,500 photograph by top Chinese photographer Quentin Shih. She recently replaced it with a mixed-media piece by noted Turkish artist Kezban Arca Batibeki for sale at $20,000. “Having a beautiful, important work in your home feels wonderful,” she says. “And people definitely notice. People are amazed.”

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