Thursday, January 16, 2014

What all things you need to keep in mind before purchasing Fine Art Paintings?

Fine art is a form of art that was created by the artists in the 17th century. The subject which the artists primarily focussed on was “aesthetics” i.e. the core beauty of the subject was depicted rather than its utility. In the past, such depiction of aesthetic was done through paintings, sculptures, music and poetry, with minor arts including drama and dance. Nowadays, the fine form of art usually comprises of supplementary forms that includes photography, conceptual art and printmaking.

Image courtesy of Basukinath Dasgupta /

Well, this is something we can say is the theoretical information that we all can know  by doing some research online, but this anyhow cannot help a layman in finding out the best piece among many especially when they are planning to buy one for themselves. However, there are certain important elements that you should always keep in mind before buying fine art paintings. If you as a buyer beforehand are very well aware about these important rudiments that need not be overlooked, then you will certainly end up buying one of the best pieces of artwork.

  • First and the foremost thing that catches anybody’s attention is the color of the painting and for that you don’t need any expertise. Color is one of the basic rudiments of the paintings that usually catch holds  of the attention of the spectator. Before buying just ensure that you pick up the right color that goes very well with your home or office space.
  • Secondly, you should look at  the shape or figure which is being portrayed in the painting. Whether it is a dove or a pigeon, horse or colorful squares or triangles. Make sure that the figure is gracefully balanced with the colors.
  • Last but not the least thing that you need to pay attention to,  is the size of the painting that you are buying from any Indian art painting gallery online .  You will find different types of fine art paintings in different sizes. Browse through varied options available and pick the one that goes well with your house walls.


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