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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 05, 2011

For The Love of Art

Art is considered one of the most elegant forms of interior decoration. Paintings are the most commonly used art pieces for interior decoration. Most paintings are done on canvas. Paintings are ideal decoration pieces for the office as well as for homes. Paintings vary in prices due to many different things. The most important factor affecting the price of paintings is the artist. Paintings done by well known artists are more expensive than those of lesser known artists. The kind of materials and paints used in making the painting also determine the price of a painting. Cheap canvas art is considered to be of lesser value than that done on expensive canvas pieces.

The value of art can only be realized by those who really understand art. Many people do not understand why some paintings are more expensive than others. For example there are people who cannot tell the difference between a good quality canvas and one of low quality when looking at paintings displayed in a canvas art gallery. Some gallery owners or art dealers may take advantage of the people who do not know the difference between the two and sell them paintings done on cheap canvas at very high prices.
So how can an art lover who does not know how to value art avoid being cheated by dishonest art dealers? Such a person has two choices; they can choose to buy their art pieces from a professional canvas art gallery. This way one will be assured that the pieces displayed are not cheap canvas art and the art dealers are not people looking to reap you off. The other option is having someone who can tell the difference between high quality art and the less valuable pieces.

Paintings and other art pieces are more than just decoration pieces. Some people consider them as assets because there are art pieces valued at many millions of dollars. Some people even go as far as having their valuable art pieces insured against theft and fire. But for most people who are very passionate about art the monetary value of an art piece does not matter. That is why you will find someone spending over 5 million dollars or more on a painting. Some people even go as far as paying artists millions of dollars to have a unique painting done exclusively for them. All this for the love of art.
Posted By Melissa Steward at 07:04:30
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