Original Paintings and Poster Art
Start designing your rooms with original or poster art. A home is what we make it, a haven of content. With a good understanding of art in the form and movement of your home as well as lifestyle needs, embarking on new projects give your home a new look and feel.
Orginal art or art prints
can bring a new life to a lustless room. Art is one of the best ways to make your walls reflect your personality. Virtually every period and style can be found in art prints.
Prints range in price from under $25 to as much as $25,000. Did you know that Toulouse-Lautrec’s 3-sheet Moulin-Rouge sold for $220,000 in 1989. The highest price ever paid for a fine art poster at auction.
Art deco is a popular design style of the 1920s and 1930s characterized by bold outlines, geometric and zigzag forms. Art Deco posters were originally designed for advertising purposes. Such as all types of products and services. These poster’s are reflections of the style and social statements of the times. Elegant style which depicted cool sophistication ranging from luxurious objects made from exotic material to mass produced made available to the growing middle class. There are many prints available.
Nouveau is derived from the French word meaning literally “new art”. Art Nouveau is a design style of the late 19th century, characterized especially by sinous lines and foliate forms as in leaves and flowers with undulating lines or flowing vines. Nature is an abundant source of inspiration in this art style. Poster Art Prints are wonderful for creating a natural open feel to any room.
Pop art uses common place objects such as the soup cans of Andy Warhol, roadsigns, comic strips, are used as subject matter. Pop Art utilized the imagery and techniques of consumers and the pop culture. Pop Art came about in the late 1950s and flourished in sixties and seventies. Pop Art favored everyday images. This style of art drew a line between Fine Art and commercial art techniques. Art prints that bring out your whimsical nature.
Modern Art Movements
The impressionist painters mostly painted outside capturing the effects of light on objects. Subjects preferred were landscapes and ordinary scenes from daily life. Edouard Manet’s famous painting Dejeuneur sur l’herbe is considered the beginning of impressionism.
Surrealism explores the unconscious, dreams in art. Surrealism is one of many modern art movements in the 20th century.
Abstract is a style without reference to reality. The wide definition describes this art as depicting forms in a simplified, reduced way. Capturing only an illusion of the original subject. This form of art is a spontaneous concept without the limits of conventional art.
The use of art prints can make an amazing transformation to any room. Prints can be interchangeable from room to room changing the mood instantly. Poster art is very affordable with literally thousands of prints available. I have collected various examples of these period prints for you to view. Poster art prints matched with a frame are a great addition to any room.
Don’t go out and buy Art Prints for every room in your home. Start with one room at a time. Think about what mood you would like to create and select the appropriate Poster Art to create this mood. Simply by adding one print you’ve changed the whole feel of your room.
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