Top 5 Must-Read Art Posts of 2014

by Christie Cluett 13. February 2015 13:24

From 'the painter of light' to the reasons why more people are buying original art today, we take a look at Art Gallery's most read articles from 2014

1.   The Story Behind the Fighting Temeraire

Joseph Mallord William, who is commonly referred to as 'the painter of light', is one of the greatest masters of British landscape painting. One of his best works, The Fighting Temeraire, currently hangs in the National Gallery – but did you know that the story behind its creation is as good as the painting itself?


Click here to read all about it.

2.   Choosing Original Art for Your Home

Above: End of Day II by Dan Wellington, available to buy from Art Gallery here.

In recent years, awareness and appreciation of original art works has grown. However, the sheer level of advice available can make choosing art for your home a bewildering experience. To simplify the process, we put together a few tips to help you find the perfect piece to complement your interior design scheme.


Click here to read the full article

3.   Benefits of Owning Original Art

Above: Golden Grasses by Amanda Dagg available to buy from Art Gallery here.

There are a multitude of benefits to owning original art. Financially, buying original art can represent a sound investment. Plus, there are less tangible benefits to owning art, which are harder to explain, such as the way a painting can make you feel.

Click here to read about both of these benefits and more in the full article.

4.   Art for the Office

Above: Bollard Bombas by Juan Sly available to buy from Art Gallery here.

Broadly speaking, there are two reasons why art in the workplace can be beneficial. One is the benefit it can provide to visitors, and the second is the benefit it can provide to your workforce. This article provides an in-depth analysis of the benefits that art in the office can provide.

Click here to read the full article

5.   Why More People Are Buying Original Art Today

Above: Butterfly Swirl by Paresh Nrshinga available to buy from Art Gallery here.

Art is experiencing a boom in popularity in popular culture, as awareness of new artists and an understanding of interior design increases. This article covers both these factors, plus a load more, to explain why more people than ever are buying and collecting original art.

Click here to read the full article

Do you fancy starting 2015 by choosing your own piece of original art, direct from the artist's studio? Visit our homepage, and then use the search tool on the right to find an artwork that matches your taste and budget

Image credit: Paul Wan


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