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    Caring for your art
    Posted in: Art Appreciation

    Taking care of the art that you’ve collected with passion and love is as important as displaying it.  Like most things in life you need to maintain the things you love.   Here are a few tips on making sure you art is cared for properly, all of which you can do yourself at home: […]

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    How to price artwork
    Posted in: Resources for Artists/Creatives

    Putting a price on something one has painstakingly created out of nothing is a difficult thing to do.  Unfortunately if you are an artist, then that is something you just have to do. When it comes to pricing artwork there are a few things to consider; Do not price with your emotions- When pricing with […]

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    Case Study: Doctor’s Office
    Posted in: Art Consulting

    Here is an example of how I would go about putting together an art collection for a doctor’s office and waiting room: I would advise art that has a soothing and calming  effect.  I don’t know about you, but the last thing I want when I’m feeling ill is a vibrant artwork, full of movement […]

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    What is the purpose of art?
    Posted in: Art Appreciation

    In the first few chapters of Art as Therapy by Alain de Botton and John Armstrong they discuss the point of art.  De Botton and Armstrong suggest that art is there to help mankind with its short-comings  and “psychological frailties”.  What frailties are those exactly, you might wonder?  They list seven: 1.  Our inability to […]