From: The Study – How to Buy and Display Art for the Home: Interior designer Scott Maddux offers 11 helpful tips on placing artwork to achieve maximum impact.
So how does one go about collecting, even if one doesn’t have an art budget, per se?
“Whether you’re growing your current collection or just starting on that journey, we always aim to acquire works that will remain with homeowners for years, to buy artwork that they’ve chosen for a reason and to select pieces that will inevitably grow into a larger body of work.
Keep in mind that what classifies even disparate works as a collection is the fact that they’re personal acquisitions. On one level, purely because you’ve chosen certain pieces, they relate to you somehow. You may not know what story the work is telling, but that’s all part of it. Start out buying smaller pieces as an easy way to find your footing as a first-time collector. Start small and keep growing!”
Read the full article here.
To start or add to your personal collection, check out our catalog of Small Works on display in the gallery until December 23rd!
New Haven’s Green Light Project artist, Edwin “Ted” Salmon, will exhibit at Reynolds Fine Art January – February, 2017. Check out his involvement with the Yale Humanist Community’s Green Light Project on the New Haven Green here.
WTNH’s Scott McDonnell sat down with Robert Reynolds this week to find out more behind the story of his Sandy Hook Elementary School mural. Watch the interview here.