Original art always differs from a purely decorative object. Even when purchased as a decorative piece, an artwork still retains other qualities that allow it to convey values and meanings, that span beyond its surface.
It seems that after years of neglecting certain groups of artists (female artists, artists of color, LGBTQ artists), the art world is finally ready to embrace them. Although the art world is making big steps in the right direction, when it comes to inclusion, there’s still a long way to go & plenty of challenges ahead.
Apart from having an impact on their career, investing in living artists can change the future of art as a whole. If we want to have a constant flow of quality art in the future, we need to invest in the artists of today. However, supporting upcoming artists goes beyond the world of art and affects the entire society.
There are millions of quality artworks out there, but not all of them are well sold. To ensure a place for themselves in the art market, artists employ a variety of marketing strategies to grow the value of their art. Here are a few marketing tricks that helped artists gain publicity and turn themselves into brands.
Today creativity is one of the most sought-after skills employers want. It enables you to easily reduce stress & come up with efficient & original, out-of-the-box solutions. It can also increase your productivity & improve your physical & mental well-being. Try out these artists' methods to improve your creativity.
Old Art Pieces in a new Design Project. Every property owner has certain items he or she feels particularly attached to. When the time for a makeover comes, interior designers are confronted with the challenge of integrating these pieces into their new project. How to incorporate old art pieces into your new design without disrupting the visual balance of the place.
The price of art depends on many factors, some of which can be manipulated by collectors to grow the value of their pieces. Let’s take a look at how collectors can influence these factors to increase the value of their collection.
With a trend towards urbanization, the apartments we live in are getting tinier. It can be difficult to decorate small spaces with art, as they do not offer the possibilities or the functionality of larger places. But with the right strategy, you can design a home that’s both functional and stylish.
Art therapy is used to heal numerous conditions in both young people and adults. It can help with learning disabilities, severe stress, domestic abuse trauma, depression, anxiety and other psychological issues.
Every major city, has at least a few promising local artists, waiting to be spotted by the global art market. Exploring local art can be difficult if you are in a completely unfamiliar place. That's why we've encompassed 7 easy ways to find local art no matter where you are.
Corporate art collections have been around since the 1950s, when David Rockefeller decided that Chase Manhattan Bank should begin to acquire art. Other banks followed his lead and create collections of their own. Even today, the largest corporate art collection in the world belongs to a bank - Deutsche Bank.
The line between fine artworks and decorative pieces is thin. But these two art types are different in its nature. Telling a difference between a fine art piece and a mere design objects can be difficult, but if you pay attention to the elements below, pretty soon you'll be able to tell the difference.
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