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    Is Art an Accessory?

    By |September 26th, 2012|Categories: Collecting Art|

    Article first published as Is Art an Accessory? on Blogcritics. In a recent interior design-related discussion on LinkedIn, an artist began a thread with the question of what the designers' clients might want in art. [...]

    Art in Interior Design

    By |August 7th, 2012|Categories: Anne Launcelott, Anthony Batten, Art and Architecture, Art at Home, Collecting Art, Linda Kemp, Lynn Bertrand, Original Art|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

    Art Talks by Art Professionals This past quarter mhArt launched a pilot project of providing art talks by art professionals for interior designers and the general public. These are ARIDO CEU accredited talks where interior [...]

    Design with Art in Mind

    By |July 11th, 2012|Categories: Anne Launcelott, Anthony Batten, Art and Architecture, Art at Home, Collecting Art, Linda Kemp, Lynn Bertrand, Original Art|

    Blending Genres - the Exhibit Behind the Vision For the month of July the Blending Genres Exhibit is presented in the historic Dignam Gallery in the Women's Art Association on Prince Arthur Avenue in Toronto. [...]

    I Don’t Know Anything About Art

    By |May 21st, 2012|Categories: Anthony Batten, Art and Architecture, Art at Home, Collecting Art, Linda Kemp, Original Art|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

    Lies We Tell Ourselves About Art  #1 –  I don’t know anything about art. Just about everyone without an art history or fine arts degree will confide that they really don’t know anything about art. In fact, it is almost the first thing that people say to me when they hear that I am in the art business. It is offered by way of advance apology in case they make a ‘mistake’ in liking a piece of art or appear foolish in front of those with perceived superior knowledge.  Information on art history, schools of style and techniques are academic and add to our knowledge, but not necessarily to our pleasure or direct experience of a work. Being a human being makes everyone know something about art. Art is communication that is of the heart or gut – not the head. It’s as simple as that. You will like a work or not. A painting will raise you up in euphoria; a sculpture might stop you in your tracks for a […]

    Gelato and the Art of Seeing

    By |May 5th, 2012|Categories: Art and Architecture, Art at Home, Collecting Art|Tags: , , , , , , |

    Why is Art So Important? Last evening around 9:30 the sounds of Yorkville on a Friday night – date night – lured us out of our cocoon and into the party throng on the street. [...]

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