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Diversifying Your Art Collection

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Diversifying Your Art Collection

Ever watch those television programs showing expensive homes in Los Angeles, New York and other parts of the world? One of the things many of those homes have in common is great art on the walls. They've tapped into an idea that you can replicate: Diversifying your art collection. Maybe you haven't started your collection yet. Maybe you don't know how to start. No problem. Start small with a print. You can choose an art print from virtually any genre: Contemporary art. Modern art. Geometric art. Traditional art. Choose a genre you are comfortable with and start there. And then...

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In Praise of Abstract Art

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In Praise of Abstract Art

One could conclude that many people have to see a recognizable image in a print, painting or sculpture for it to be 'art' or for that 'art' to have meaning to them. Realistic art or representational art are the most frequently-sold genres of art today. For instance, a painting of a Paris street scene may evoke memories of a favorite trip. Or a photo of a red barn may trigger memories of youth. Or a silkscreened print of a dog, cat or other family pet may elicit warm feelings about home. If realism works for you, great. But consider this analogy to music: Some people...

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How to Build an Outstanding Collection of Art Prints

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How to Build an Outstanding Collection of Art Prints
Art prints are a great way to start a collection of outstanding art. They add beauty to any home, office, retail or institutional setting. But how do you begin? Here are five tips to consider.

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