Sunday, February 24, 2013

Hanging Art is an Art

I've posted images of artwork groupings before.  Hanging art is an art to a certain degree - whether formally and symmetrically placed or massed randomly.  Here are some older images that have been hanging around in my Shelter magazine files which demonstrate both.
 

 







3 comments:

  1. That Stephen Gambrel installation (top photo) is one of my all-time favorites!

    P.S. LOVE your blog tagline.

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  2. love the symmetrical stylings. my personality can only embrace the more random hangings, something to do with patience perhaps?
    great images for inspiration
    many thanks
    debra

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  3. Numbers two and three are perfect, if one likes symmetry as I do. I appreciate symmetry but also appreciate well-balanced asymmetry. In the first photograph the arrangement looks willful and unconsidered, and I cannot understand why the decorator chose to emphasize it with heavy picture lights.

    As you know, I'd been considering so-called gallery walls in my last post and they remain a source of wonderment if not amusement when looking at Pinterest.

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