You may remember the post about Framing?  Sometimes, as with work on paper, including a mat (or mount) in the frame can really highlight the work.  Matting can also detract, for example, if the white of the mat and the paper are not a good match, one Consider the optio...

So you've chosen some art, framed it, chosen a location, now how to hang it to make it look its best? 

A large, bold piece should be placed with enough space around it that it isn't crowded by other pieces or the furniture around it.  However, a single small piece hun...

Sometimes artists sell pieces ready framed. Other times, unframed. Canvasses can often be hung unframed, if you so choose. However, framing does offer the artwork some protection. If the piece you are choosing is unframed, ask the artist for their suggestions – some do...

Where can art be displayed? Pretty much anywhere. Living rooms, bedrooms, hallways, reception areas, offices, restaurants... Prints are a great choice if the original is out of your budget, too big for the available space, or at higher risk of damage – for example, a p...

You probably have at least one friend who is an artist.  Maybe you already own one or more of their pieces, and sometimes buy from them to give pieces as gifts.  Alternately, you would like to, but can't afford it.  Or, their work isn't to your taste.  That's okay!...

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