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 printed graphics, as well as a collectible. Something similar happened with postcards, stamps, labels, and posters…
The first books were extremely expensive, their possession was comparable by today’s standards to owning a representative car, so it was absolutely natural to leave the owner’s signature in the book. Ordinary captions gradually evolved into font compositions and began to acquire various decorations. And since the owners of the books were mostly titled people, instead of the owner’s signature, his coat of arms appeared. Continue reading
Modern paintings can be a great investment. You only need to buy them in the right place, with qualified advice, and do not rush to ” skim the cream»
Painting as a legacy or a successful purchase
If you inherited an authentic Andy Warhol painting or purchased it yourself some 45-50 years ago, then you, your children, and grandchildren are well – off people. A less famous author can also make good money. After all, modern painting is not only an opportunity to surround yourself with something beautiful, but also a way to earn a lot.
Russians traditionally perceive investing in art objects as a kind of exotic. Continue reading
If you are reading this article and are thinking about choosing a picture for a gift, then You have already made the right choice. If you approach the purchase with a soul, you will not only make a very valuable gift that will be associated with you, but also favorably emphasize the sophistication of Your taste, reverent and attentive attitude to the recipient.
A picture is both a design element, an investment, and a friend-an interlocutor, an opponent.
A picture like no other element can decorate the interior, becoming a kind of dominant living room or hall. Continue reading