Articles posted in The Art-Isms
The Fauves, French for 'Wild Beasts', were so termed because of their liberal application of colour and their disregard for realism. Intense colours, thick brushstrokes and simplified forms characterise their work. We spotlight five artists whose work is reminiscent of the vibrant Fauvist movement.
It’s a dramatic look, but how do you avoid the dreaded clash and really pull it off?
There's never been a better or more easy time to discover and buy art, and to think about starting an enriching art collection - it's not as out of reach as you might think. Follow these top 5 tips for the new collector and you'll be well on your way to kickstarting your collection.
With a bit of research and careful consideration, an artwork will make a beautiful and unexpected gift that is guaranteed to last a lifetime. Discover our head curator’s 5 top tips for buying art as a gift, whatever the occasion.
Originating in 17th century France, the Salon style hang quickly became a way of bringing art to the masses and breaking down the cultural walls of the elite classes. It’s a trend that has transcended the worlds of art and interiors, especially popular today as a means of displaying even the most eclectic of collections. Be fearless and follow our simple steps, and you’ll be well on your way to achieving the look in your home.
Styling with exotic art in your home is a wonderful way to infuse your space with a touch of greenery and achieve the trend of the moment, and we’ve selected some luscious and lively artworks to inspire you to do just that.
It’s the time of year when everyone has the best of intentions for life changing New Year’s resolutions and positive transformations. Here are our 6 ways to bring in art for a new year, a new room, and a new you!
You’ve bought some art and got it framed. Now what? You actually have to hang it up on the wall! Art is a way to make a space yours and only yours. Here’s a helpful guide to hanging for you.
Bored of giving socks? Tired of diaries? Already festooned with jewellery? Other than the pop of a champagne cork, how can you create lots of fizz on Christmas morning? Browse our ultimate gift guide for every person in your life, from the nature lover to the minimalist and beyond and be the star present-giver this Christmas.
Sharing your love for art with friends and family is an exciting way to create or honor memories, form closer bonds, as well as giving a timeless gift that lasts way beyond the latest gadgets. Using the same guidelines collectors use on their own collections, we’ve stripped down 5 tips that will help to make an unforgettable gift of art.