Art Discovery: Considering A Custom Commission?

Getting a custom piece of artwork can be one of the most special and everlasting ways to commemorate a moment, a place or a person –– or simply to tailor a piece to your style. In this Art Discovery, artists Judith Dickinson and Heidi Rosner share how they go about commissions. Regardless of the subject matter, […]

The $5k Challenge: Curating A Contemporary Collection

At first blush, starting an art collection can seem intimidating and something that’s reserved only for those with millions in expendable income. But building a collection of original art can be done in an affordable way and can truly be something enjoyed by everyone. In this series, we’ll explore a variety of collections under $5,000 […]

Art Discovery: The Allure of the Figure

Pablo Picasso once said, “Neither is there figurative and non-figurative art. All things appear to us in the shape of forms. Even in metaphysics ideas are expressed by forms. Well then, think how absurd it would be to think of painting without the imagery of forms. A figure, an object, a circle, are forms; they […]

Art to Inspire the New Year

The passage of the new year is rife with symbolism. For many, it represents a fresh start, an opportunity to create anew and to shed any woes that accumulated over the previous 365 days. As such, people around the globe welcome the new year with unique rituals –– many of them focused on ushering good […]

All You Need Is…Art?

The Beatles said, “Love is all you need.” But maybe there is something else. Maybe there’s a precursor to this sentiment. And maybe that thing is art. Not to discredit the Beatles. We certainly need love. But art can spark passion, evoke deep elation, conjure up sensations of love and pure bliss, and even unlock […]