Sunday, December 4, 2011
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Sometimes a beautiful scenic landscape can make you feel like you are on vacation. This is a great example of that.
Actually, the oil painting above by Luzanquis is a combined still life in the foreground with a landscape in the background. I like to call paintings like these "twofers" or two-for-the-price-of-one paintings.
Sunday, November 20, 2011
Here are some recent pictures of art pieces we've helped people select for their home. The painting above is by Ares and is from his Willows series. We have sold about four from this series of his work. We think they are so popular because they are so transitional--work with any interior-- and are peaceful. The artist uses a highly skilled and developed combination of watercolor and oriental ink painting techniques in oil that result in these breezy and effortless-looking landscapes.
The oil painting above is by Munoz. His landscapes are perennial best sellers.
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
We just got in a great new batch of original art work. Many of these pieces are oversized--so they have the scale to carry large walls. We tried to select items that worked well together so that you can finish a room or an entire home. Let us know if you would like us to bring these out to show you in your home or office. All of these original art works can be framed to suit your style. Unless otherwise indicated, the paintings are originals on canvas.
Above: "To the Skies" 60x40" by Liz Jardine
Above: "Dreams After Dawn II" 30x30" by Edwin
Above: Three original mixed media art works 30x30" on paper from the "Pure Panels" series by Hibberd. These would be beautiful in a library!
Above: "Sepia Light" 60x48" by Addyman
Above: "Umber Sky II" 48x60" by Addyman
Above: "Organic Study XVI" 18x18" by Addyman
Above: "Organic Study XIV" 18x18" by Addyman
Above: "Elevator I" 40x40" by Addyman
Above: "In Viaggo" 40x64" by Stockstill
Above: "Feeling Free IV" 35x44" oil on paper by Lisa Ridgers
Above: "Sort Series" 12x12" each by Duarte
Above: "Urbania II" 36x48" by Duarte
Thursday, January 13, 2011
We had a great time helping this family find art for their new home. They had a great vision for the basement/recreation level; they wanted to display art related to music, and dance.
Above: Two paintings of ballroom dancers by Gerald.
Below: Closeup of the painting on the left above.
We found frames that looked great with the finish of their built-in seating.
Two pictures above: Two jazz-themed paintings by Valqui.
Elsewhere in the home, we found them some graceful figurative pieces.
Above & below: A lovely Mucha-inspired oil painting by Mendoza.
Below: A classic-style portrait by Mendoza.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Above: Lush landscape framed to suit both the art and the furniture.
Above: Heavily textured landscape that holds its own with the roughly textured fireplace stone.
Above: Vineyard scene with a great depth of field. The frame works well with the chest's hardware and the ironwork candlestick accessory.
Above: This charming piece by Luzanquis is framed to complement the art, textiles, wall treatments, surrounding woodwork and the furniture.
Above: Large, vertical painting by Diana Mendoza is just the right size for this wall.
Above: Woodland scene by Bacci is flanked by sconces. The frame has a slight verdigris surface to work with the sconces' patina.
Above: Painting of wine bottles, glasses, grapes, and sky by Luzanquis.
Above: Example of a Luzanquis still life with silver service.
Above: "City at Dusk" by Eugenio.
Above: "Fireweed II" by Addyman with pewter finish frame.