Costa Rica has actually quietly been expanding in the art world, however in recent times there has actually been more of an establishing art neighborhood. While this island is located in an area that is heavily influenced by Pre-Columbia art, artists that are native and those that have elected to move to Costa Rica are producing brand-new and interesting works of art. For them it is a world of art where they are breaking new ground.
There are more than enough galleries in the capital of Costa Rica, San Jose. But there are no real “art” museums yet. One method of showing exactly what their artist’s have is in the artists themselves showing there art in their own environments, their homes. There is a tour that takes you to 5 or 6 artist’s homes in a day’s tour, and you get a chance to truly experience the their work.… more
I have a love for Asian botanical paintings. I have actually been seeking them out for a very long time. I have many in my collection and love every one of them.
The first Asian botanical painting that I bought was Vietnamese. It was one of a series of twelve paintings that I bought that were developed by Vu Viet Hung. I have them all over my home.
These oil landscapes by Vu Viet Hung are spectacular. These Asian botanical paintings truly set a serene tone in my home. The subtleties of the colors and the simple styles go so well on my walls.
I discovered a charming Asian botanical painting rather by chance at a garage sale. I don’t normally make a routine of looking for paintings at garage sale, but this one was displayed out front and attracted me to stop. At first glimpse, I thought I was looking at a painting of a palm tree.… more
You could have simply bought your first oil painting, to include that touch of style to your study, living room, or bed room. Oil paintings are beautiful additions to the house, and are terrific conversation pieces also. They can likewise be a great investment, but for any of these draws of the oil painting to remain true they should be taken care of in a proper way. Right here are some basic steps in the preservation of the value and look of your new oil painting.
Constantly check the area where you plan to put your piece. Constantly prevent any area that is prone to severe heat or cold, or humidity. This consists of places like over the fireplace and in a front room that isn’t really generally heated. Also keep in mind that prolonged sunshine will cause the paint to fade, and choose the location appropriately.
A layer of dust will also spoil the painting, as it will often dry out the oil colors out and therefore fade the piece.… more
I have actually been purchasing modern-day oil paintings for a show in my gallery. I have discovered lots of nice pieces. I found a painting called Town in winter in a private collection in Illinois. The artist was Fern Isabel Coppedge and she was an American. I liked the piece since of the snowy scene. It advised me of my childhood.
While on a purchasing journey, I found Clouds Over Buckingham. This was a truly nice contemporary oil painting that was in a private collection in Pennsylvania. I have actually seen work by this artist prior to and it always resells very well.
Purchasing modern oil paintings has taken me to various websites throughout the United States. I specifically liked Main Line, Pennsylvania. That is where I obtained Leaning Silo. The artist of Leaning Silo was Arthur Meltzer. I had actually been formerly unpracticed him.
I enjoyed my trip to Long Island City.… more