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Exploring and Understanding Contemporary Native American Art

 The Importance of Native American Art

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When you behold the captivating art décor of contemporary Native American artist John Nieto, you instantly recognize unique elements engrained in each masterpiece. Traditional Native American themes are affectionately portrayed with daring, audacious colors and vivid imagery; creating a sense of nostalgia and cultural dignity in every art piece. Bold strokes and primary colors give character and depth to each painting. Nieto adapts traditional linear techniques when adding detail and intensity to his etchings and drawings. The methods and sentiments towards each art piece he creates cause his work to stand out. Continue reading Exploring and Understanding Contemporary Native American Art

The Symbolism of the Bear in Native American Art

Native American Art and its Historical Symbolism of the Grizzly Bear

You’ve been told to run and hide at the site of them, but did you know that bears are a symbol of strength, family, vitality, courage and health for traditional Native American tribes? Native American art and legends are filled with bear-like influences, and often hold strong symbolism.  Today, the bear has a strong influence in modern contemporary art.  Continue reading The Symbolism of the Bear in Native American Art

What is a Giclee Print?

What Makes a Giclee Print Different from Other Artwork Reproductions?

For art lovers, contemporary giclee prints can be a smart way to begin a modern art collection. Giclee prints provides the best form of color accuracy above any other form of reproduction, and also lasts the longest when taken care of. Giclee print is the closest and strongest form of art reproduction, and will strongly mimic any original modern art piece that you love. Continue reading What is a Giclee Print?

Non-Traditional Places to Hang Artwork

Decorating with Wall Art

Does your Bay Area home need an aesthetic update? Consider this intriguing solution: hang art décor in unconventional locations. Here are some non-traditional places to get creative with art prints and explore the possibilities hidden in your home’s structure: Continue reading Non-Traditional Places to Hang Artwork

Reasons to Decorate With Southwest Art

Southwestern Art for the Home

Southwest art is characterized by earthen tones, textured fabrics and crafted pottery. Whether you’re remodeling your kitchen, adding an addition to your Bay Area home or just redecorating your office, Southwest inspired pieces can add individuality and a powerful aesthetic. The scope of the Southwest color palette is broad, including warm earthy tones, neutrals, and cooler tones. Continue reading Reasons to Decorate With Southwest Art