Investing in Art, Gallery of Paintings
by Lee Down
12-08-2022

While the economy might be in a bit of a recession, the art market continues to boom. No matter how bad times get, art is a universal language that speaks to everyone in some way and brings them joy. And not only is art a pleasure to look at, but it’s also something that people …

by Lee Down
12-08-2022

If you’re an art lover who’s always on the hunt for new, talented artists to add to your collection, this blog post is for you. Here, we’ll introduce you to some emerging and notable artists who are definitely worth your time (and money). Looking for something different in your art collection? Why not try one …
Dane Deaner - Office Art Investment
by Lee Down
29-07-2022

Buying art—collecting art—is not what it was during the Renaissance or even during the Impressionist era. Collecting art has evolved into a mainstream, practical investment. The development of art over the past centuries has been truly astonishing. The range and variety of art forms now available is breathtaking, and collecting and investing in art has …
2016 Erin Hanson Cypress Clouds
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18-08-2016

Hayley Roberts shares a list of 12 Things No One Tells You About Being an Artist. Some harsh realities, hard decisions, and personal  trials artists face. Source: Huff Post We live in frugal times and for most people an art purchase is an excess, not a necessity. These days people prefer to adorn their walls …
Silence in My Mind, 60 x 80 cm acrylic by Mo Tuncay
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08-08-2016

Mo Tuncay is a self-taught and extraordinarily gifted abstract artist who paints, not so much scenes, as he does notions of scenes—paintings that allow his viewers to experience the emotions of being in these ideal spots. We viewers may not agree on what we’re seeing, but, for the most part, we all recognize a similar–if not identical–feeling from a …
Open Impressionism Volume II: Featuring the Works of Erin Hanson
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01-08-2016

Los Angeles-based impressionist, Erin Hanson, has been painting landscapes of distant trails and rural locales across the country for over 10 years. Dedicating herself to complete a piece a week almost a decade ago, she has stuck to that goal and has since built a career as well as a name as one of the …
Dance of Wildflowers, 36 x 48 inch oil on canvas by Erin Hanson
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13-07-2016

Northwestern wildflowers dance along the tree shadows cast by a late afternoon sun. The summer grass is long and verdant, captured in lush, velvety oil paint color. The brush strokes are thick and impressionistic, creating a mosaic of light and texture across the canvas. Dance of Wildflowers 2016 OIL ON CANVAS by erin hanson 36 …
Tree of Life by Laura Zollar
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10-07-2016

I have a clear affinity for trees in art, but sometimes, there are some that are more vibrant than I expect. Laura Zollar’s “Tree of Life” is one example. This tree glimmers with life and joy. Viewers are given to view the sky, the leaves and the roots, all depicted as charming and beautiful parts …
Dreamscape No 0401 by Milly Martionou
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26-06-2016

The art of Milly Martionou makes me smile, not just because her art is bristling with optimistic paroxysms of delight, but also, on a far more simple level, because the name of her artistic style tickles my proverbial funny bone. Just days ago I finished an article about Rachael Bingaman’s style of art, Abstract Realism, …
Soulmate, watercolour by Stephanie Noblet
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24-06-2016

One need not survey a large selection of Stephanie Noblet’s art in order to see that she lives up to her name, “Noblet” or “Noble.” While it may be argued that her work pushes the line between art and what some may see as sexually evocative, still, it is clear that she keeps that line …