Category Archives: Collecting Art

Artist Spotlight: Craig Poindexter

Nieto Fine Art Hosts Craig Poindexter 

Craig Poindexter is a full-time painter who has lived and worked in San Francisco since 2001. One of his main objectives has always been to prove that beauty can be found in almost everything around us, even in items that most people often find repugnant. In order to prove his claims regarding these traditionally unappealing elements, Poindexter cites abandoned factories, a bad acid trip and industrial cityscapes as sources of inspiration. Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Craig Poindexter

10 Tips for Starting Your Art Collection

Begin Your Contemporary Art Collection

For most people, the idea of collecting original, contemporary art can be a daunting thought. This is because knowing what to buy, when to buy, and establishing the actual value of the artworks you purchase involves a lot of hard work and research. Follow these 10 tips for getting your art collection started.

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Artwork Display And Its Relevance In Home Decor

Contemporary Art Decor Can Make A Statement

According to research, it only takes seven seconds to create a first impression. Following that train of thought, a bold canvas of contemporary artwork can indeed breathe new life into any room by creating a daring statement, but it’s important to follow some aesthetic guidelines to accomplish this goal. Continue reading Artwork Display And Its Relevance In Home Decor

The Purpose Of Your Contemporary Art Collection

 Contemporary Art Collections

For centuries, humanity has developed an acquired taste for stocking rare paintings and other forms of art, as some kind of wealth statement and power display. Even today, art collecting is considered as yet another way of safe investment, since most paintings seldom lose their value over time. However, is this truly the real purpose of art? Can a painting inspire if it’s locked down in a warehouse, deprived of all human interaction?

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Contemporary Art & Its Soothing Effects On The Soul

Contemporary Art Decor

It’s hard to pinpoint one reason for the feelings we get as we appreciate art. Picasso once said: “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life” and the passionate Dostoyevsky wrote in his acclaimed novel, The Idiot, that “beauty will save the world.”

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Making an Investment in Contemporary Art

Contemporary Wall Art

Investing in art is exciting, since you can hang your investment on a wall while it rises in value. However, the art market is as volatile as any other with no guarantees of profit. For the experienced art investor or for someone just getting started ,contemporary art can be an excellent investment choice.

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