Thursday, June 11, 2009
A Beginners Guide To Art Collecting
Art collection is a very stimulating and inspiring hobby for all. It isn't just for the rich and famous, but even regular everyday people too. There are various forms of art that you can choose from, especially since art's definition can greatly vary from on person to another. However, it doesn't really matter whatever its form is, you're the one to make the call on which is attractive and how much are you willing to spend for such a piece.
Do You Go For The Prints Or Originals?
In the art world, some people may look down on others due to their different tastes in picking out art. For instance, there are those people who only buy original works and would never consider buying prints. However, you should take note that if you're just starting to collect art and is doing this for enjoyment then originals are not really necessary to buy, especially if they're way out of your budget.
Their is really nothing wrong with buying prints. In fact, these are one superb way to have framed art that would look lovely on your wall, just like how an original would look, but at a way lower prices. Although here, you would not be having the same texture as to the original work; since originals usually show dimension and texture, which prints won't. However, well printed artworks are no settling of course.
In fact, a lot of art collectors have art prints by different artists, which were fairly bought inexpensively from the Internet, galleries and art fairs. Amazingly, such pieces still look tasteful and classy, instead of cheap looking like what most people expect.
Art doesn't have to be on a canvas to hang on the wall. It can also be things like what is in the photo above. How many different kinds can you find in the photo? How many more can you think of that are not in the photo? If it enhances your home by it's being in your home then that is what you should have and collect.
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