GENRES IN CHINESE ART
Go-hua traditional Chinese painting is considered to be close in spirit and used tools to calligraphy. In China, mascara tiles, which are ground with water to the desired consistency, as…

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GENRES IN JAPANESE ART
Japanese painting is one of the oldest and most beautiful in the world. Japanese art had a great influence on European painting. Japanese Ukiyo-e woodcuts (paintings of a changing world)…

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Frescoes in the slough
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How to buy a painting as a gift

If you are reading this article and are considering whether to choose a painting for a gift, then you have already made the right choice. If you approach the purchase with the soul, you will not only make a very valuable gift that will be associated with you, but also emphasize the sophistication of your taste, reverent and attentive attitude to the person presented.
A picture is at the same time a design element, an investment, and a friend, interlocutor, and opponent.
Painting is a beautiful design element
A picture like no other element can decorate the interior, becoming a kind of dominant living room or hall. You give not only a beautiful, but also a valuable thing, in which the artist has put his soul, his vision of the world, which he creatively rethought. The picture shows the sophistication of the taste of its owner, gives a special personality to the interior. You can choose a picture just for the interior. But it is better not to consider only this purely utilitarian function. After all, the picture is much more than a bright beautiful spot on the wall.
A picture can be a profitable investment

If you buy not a picture that is stamped on a printer (reproduction), but a real author’s work of an artist who has his own special author’s style, the value of such a picture will only increase with time. Therefore, we recommend that you carefully choose your painting; it can bring income to its owner.

Painting – friend, opponent, ally, emotional interlocutor
Try to choose a picture that would suit the tastes of the gifted. This is not so difficult. Of course, the easiest way is if you know what your friend is collecting. But even if your picture will be the first in his collection, it is still better that the price is not the only criterion for selection. A good picture can become a real friend and interlocutor for a person. She conveys the artist’s world, his vision of the surrounding reality. Each picture includes an emotional message, which is transmitted during its consideration. That is why it is important that the artist’s worldview resonate with the vision of the world of your friend or colleague.
For romantic persons, neutral themes are suitable. It can be landscapes, still lifes, romantic genre scenes.
Pictures of socialist realism are very popular among people who have preserved romantic memories of life in the Soviet Union. The painting of socialist realism embellishes reality, shows a rainbow-perfect ideal world of dreams and dreams. This painting is very popular at present.
If your friend or colleague is more sophisticated in art, versed in painting, loves intellectual painting, then it is better to buy paintings by artists who worked in a revolutionary manner: in the style of avant-garde, symbolism, expressionism, abstract painting.
Buy a painting by contemporary artists
A special position among the paintings is occupied by the works of contemporary artists. Modern artists reflect time, convey modern trends in artistic perception. In each of these paintings, the artist conveyed his own unique vision of the world. Each artist has his own special unique underline. It is the paintings of contemporary artists that are of particular value in the art market. The cost of such paintings is constantly increasing, and your purchase can be not only a very beautiful gift, but in the literal sense – a very valuable investment, for which you will be grateful.

The price of the painting is not the main criterion
It must be remembered that not necessarily a good picture is a very expensive purchase. Undoubtedly, your gift will be expensive for the giftee, but not necessarily for you. We offer a large selection of paintings by contemporary artists, each of which can become a very worthy and valuable exclusive gift at very affordable affordable prices.

Our online gift store
Contact our consultants. Come to our Gallery of modern art and the online store “ARTIMEX”. Our consultants will give complete information about each painting, artist, her investment potential. They will help you choose a picture as a gift for your budget. For the present, we will provide a gift certificate in which an art history analysis of the painting, an artist’s biography, certificates of authenticity and other important facts will be provided. Such a certificate will increase the value of your gift. We will also beautifully pack your gift and deliver it promptly to the exact time anywhere in Moscow and even within Russia.

We also cooperate with the online antiques store “ANTIKZON”, which presents a large selection of old paintings, bronze, porcelain. You can choose for a gift not only paintings by contemporary artists, but also antiques.

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