Tips to Choose Contemplative Wall Art - A Guide

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Tips to Choose Contemplative Wall Art - A Guide

If you are considering decorating with wall art, you should pay special attention to the tips to choose contemplative wall art. This type of art is quite different from traditional painting or photography. Unlike paintings that can be hung on the wall and never hung up, wall tapestries require more space in order to work. They need to be suspended from the ceiling or gallery ceiling.

Tapestry-style artwork does not have a frame that will attach it to the wall. When it is mounted on a wall it usually hangs as an abstract piece of art. You can hang one on a small table in a room or in a hallway if you have the space. The material of choice for this type of decor is tapestries - made from cloth and sisal fiber - because they have beautiful texture and rich, deep colors that look terrific hanging on a wall.

It was the Italian renaissance that was the start of the modern idea of wall art. Modern art movement came about after the French revolution. Tapestries and furniture became popular with the Parisian artists. In the late 1800's tapestries were used in England as well, and soon America became a hot destination for wall art lovers.

This type of art is best used as a decorative accent piece. Use it on one wall in a room, to add color and interest to the space. Or use it as the main decoration in a room. A large tapestry as wallpaper is probably too much - but a small one as a decorative piece works very well. You can use a very large canvas wall hang as a backdrop for a beautiful vase or display a painting on.

The material of choice depends on your taste. Tapestries come in a variety of materials and dyes. The most expensive is silk, which gives a unique look. But canvas can be used as well. If you are looking for the best value, go for canvas prints. These are affordable and can last for years.

There are many places to buy aesthetic prints and other wall art. Online websites are good because they often have cheaper prices. They usually stock a wider selection of tapestries and other artwork than local stores. Another benefit of shopping online is that you do not have to leave your home. You can easily take the piece home and have it put on display in no time at all.

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