Art and art appreciation is usually categorized as entertainment primarily because it is something we do with our free time. Unless you are an artist,
If you really want to make a sale, then your attitude
should show that you do so. Try to make time for
transactions and meetings regarding your art. Also,
try to make yourself available as much as possible to
deliver your piece to the collectors’ home or office.
You should also help them with hanging it, or even
make suggestions on where to place it, if they ask you
Buying and collecting art intelligently can be done by anyone. That’s right, anyone. You do not need to have experience in collecting art, previous knowledge about the art business, or even a degree in art history. The truth is, all you’ll need is love for and appreciation of fine art; plus a yearning to collect; […]
That complaint your children might express at the idea of learning more about fine art could cut you to the quick if you want nothing more than to see your children come to love fine art as much as you do. It’s a natural instinct we have as parents to want our children to appreciate the finer things in life.
But how do we go about instilling a love of fine art in our kids in such a way that they rush to the car with zeal and enthusiasm at the prospect of going to the museum and enjoying some great art? Well obviously, we want to avoid making it a chore or something they “have to do” just to get mom and dad off their backs. Yes, it’s ok if they spend time with great art because its part of what you do as a family. But if it becomes the center of a big fight and struggle, that will not instill the love of art that you know and you want them to know.
There is, I believe, a definate therapeutic value to be found in most of the enigmatic marks made by the very different styles available today. What appears to be the most important decision to make is a very careful consideration of the specific audience in conjunction with the choosing of the appropriate artwork. This is not something to be taken lightly or quickly. This can cover …
I have been looking for impressionist cityscapes in various mediums to decorate my home. I prefer to hang art that was created in the last fifteen years. There are so many great artists to choose from.
I have decided that I want to have three impressionist cityscapes painted in acrylic. I will be buying one called Stormy Desert that was painted by an artist named JoanAnn. The piece is painted on a 40” X 30” canvas and has flowering cactus plants in the foreground.
The next step is to start them on a step-by-step path to becoming art collectors themselves. As you move them from stage to stage, their enthusiasm and the fun they are having learning this wonderful pastime will truly be a family affair.
· Let them know you are taking a journey with them. By sitting down with each child when they are at the right age and letting them know you are starting them on a road to becoming art collectors, their excitement will be overwhelming. They will throw themselves into the activity with a passion that will remind you of your own youth.