Trends in Art

Art History, Trends in Art

Figurative Art — Commemorating the Human Experience

From time when humans first drew an image on the wall of a prehistoric cave (the oldest known figurate drawing is that of a bibirusa pig deer from Indonesia), recreating images seen in real life has been a form of artistic expression.  In an effort to describe the world around him, man (and woman) has put pencil, chalk, and paint to a surface to draw figures; animals, humans, things of nature and manmade objects.  However, this type of artistic expression was no more than what was expected: recreating reality. Giving this type of art an actual name is a more recent event.

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Events, The Provocation Column, Trends in Art

The Importance of Framing Art Properly

Photo Courtesy of Sybaris Collection

From the Curator: One of my favorite parts of my job is taking the pieces to frame. My job is only concluded once the work of art is settled in the client’s location properly. I am often amazed at how the presentation of  artwork can affect he piece positively, or even make the piece look bad. Experience has taught me that showcasing a work of art is almost as important as selecting the piece itself.

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