The Care and Keeping of Artwork: 5 Storage Tips

The Care and Keeping of Artwork: 5 Storage Tips

How to store art? Knowing that collectors of fine art have invested substantially in each piece, it is understandable that they have a great interest in protecting it. They want to be sure they store their art in the right way when it is not on display. When you think...
A Few Words About Abstract Art

A Few Words About Abstract Art

Abstract art is art that does not represent visual reality in a precisely accurate way. Rather, it is a visual creation composed of lines, shapes, colors, and other marks. It is a departure from concrete depictions of real things or ideas–sometimes it is just a...
A Brief Discussion of Mixed Media Art

A Brief Discussion of Mixed Media Art

Mixed media is a somewhat broad category of art. It is a form of visual art that involves incorporating more than one creative medium, material, or method to create artwork. It allows artists to combine different artistic approaches to create art with a depth and...
Understanding Artist Statements

Understanding Artist Statements

It is important for professional artists to have an artist statement. An artist statement is the starting point of communication between an artist and the public. Read on to learn more about artist statements and why they are necessary.   What is an Artist...
Curators, Conservators, and Archivists: 3 Jobs in Fine Art Museums

Curators, Conservators, and Archivists: 3 Jobs in Fine Art Museums

Fine art museums are places where people can experience art in an up-close-and-personal way. Museums expose people to different works to educate them and enrich their lives as they consider, reflect on, and build a personal understanding of each piece. There are...