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Fine Art and Art Gallery

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

Fine arts is not attached to or limited by any factors whatsoever. Be in age, gender, religion, social status or any thing else. All that fine art requires is a thought; such is the essence of fine arts. Anybody can adopt fine art and find a new meaning, and a new way into self-exploration. A simple mixing of colors have given people around the world the fame that has outlasted their lifetime, and eve today they are being remembered and revered by the fine art connoisseurs.

The motive of fine art in any form or medium is expression. And one peep into an art gallery opens a whole new exciting world for a fine art lover. A well-equipped, well-loaded art gallery is sheer bliss for fine art connoisseurs. They spend hours soaking in the art in various mediums displayed there.

Art gallery is a great way to bring the finest fine art collections under one roof. These fine art galleries conduct exhibitions from time to time at various levels, which are sometimes open to public, and sometimes the more exclusive fine art gallery exhibitions are open only by invitation. Sometimes these exhibitions focus on one or two select artist or theme and on other occasions it’s a general collection of some fine work. Most art galleries provide online services for selection and purchase of fine art.

Art galleries are quite sought after because they provide personalized and friendly attention for art-selection assistance, the experienced lot also advises the buyers and visitors regarding quality of framing and matting, conservation and restoration services, etc.

There are art galleries that focus on specific projects like thematic and historical topics etc. Also, many fine art galleries showcase an exclusive selection of religious photos. Sports, still life, fauna and flora, science, and fashion trend. Fine art photographs, paintings, imaging etc are excellent collectible items for a collector. Single-subject art galleries such as tattoo photo art galleries and nail photo art galleries are also very becoming common and gaining popularity with time and exposure.

So there are fine art artists, and there are art galleries trying to bring good work of these artists under one roof and putting them up on display. Fine art lovers must make it a point to visit these places. It will keep them rejuvenated and updated. And like they say what you like to do never sounds like work. So get ready to soak in fine art.

Atlantide Fine Art Gallery Capri

Friday, February 11th, 2011

Situated in the historic centre of Capri, just steps away from the legendary “Piazzetta”, the Atlantide gallery of antique/contemporary art offers an impressive selection of artworks including oil, pastel, watercolour and gouache paintings depicting the multifaceted island of Capri, antique prints, etchings, 18th and 19th century steel and copper engravings, lithographs and chromolithographs.
The gallery has an ancillary picture frame workshop with over 400 profiles. This impressive range includes frames plated with gold leaf, frames made from prestigious “Massello” cherry, frames varnished in the traditional manner with shellac and completed with bees wax. Other hand crafted items include the passepartout cut from acid free card and decorated either according to the French “lavis” technique or with threads of gold, silver or pure powder pigments.
Atlantide is the exclusive outlet on the island for the famous hand crafted frames of the “Quadreria of Sienna”, and the hand crafted gold frames made by Franco Ristori of Florence – one of the very best Italian gilders and engravers. The gallery also houses a remarkable range of articles, from exquisitely beautiful jewellery boxes to traditional tambourines, hand painted by some of the most talented Neapolitan craftsmen.