How to form a collection of paintings
Buying a painting for a collection? Some tips You may have been given a painting or you may have purchased one or more paintings and want to make a collection.…

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Themes of paintings in the apartment
Buy paintings with positive energy and themes and avoid paintings depicting scenes of war, violence, disasters, destruction, diseases, terrible monsters, etc. Do not forget that the apartment is a multifunctional…

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Pictures of the city
The world of colors and romance of city everyday life. There are various subjects that inspire authors to create pictures of cities around the world. The city is beautiful in…

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How to create a collection

The largest collections belong to successful and wealthy owners. Have you ever thought about how to create a collection? And why is one collection known, but only the family and friends of its owner know about the others?

What motivates collectors to attend auctions, spend money on rare items, maintain galleries, and even donate art to museums? Each collector has his own explanation, but in addition to the solvency of the owners, they are United by the opportunity to glorify the artist, engraver or writer. After all, if the master’s work falls into a well-known collection, then the author can immediately become famous.

Any collection is unique in its content, as well as its individual owner. Some collectors are popular not only in their own circle, but also known to the wider public. Other owners tend not to advertise their collections and prefer to buy art items for their country apartments or buy them for resale.

What is it: a passion for art, charity, or thoughtful business? After all, there are many people who create their own collections now. They are interested in questions of profitable purchase and sale of collectible items. What systems of collecting classics and modernity exist? And what is the system of collecting printed graphics in Russia and abroad?

Art Studio and gallery of modern art “Artimex” offers you a new type of service-assistance in creating your own collection. We invite you to seminars and master classes where our authors will answer all your questions about creating collections in detail. We will reveal the secrets of creating a successful collection and explain where to start.

Socialist realism
Social realism as a way of perceiving reality and work in an embellished form appeared in the USSR in the 1930s and was intended to replace the "bourgeois" art, which…

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Etching techniques in modern graphics
The history of exlibris gives us an example of a surprising but fairly common metamorphosis. Born as an ordinary utilitarian owner's signature, ex-libris has become an independent section of artistic…

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How to buy an authentic painting
Methods for verifying authenticity when purchasing paintings, graphics, and other works of modern art. When you are going to buy a fairly expensive painting to invest money, as a gift,…

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Care for paintings and frames: cleaning features
Everyone takes care of cleaning the bathroom, kitchen, living room, bedroom, and study, but there are some items in the house that are often forgotten in the rush of all…

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