If you’re looking to add some personality to your home, why not refresh your interior decor by putting some art on your walls? There are many benefits to displaying art in your home, here are just three to help you get started.
Supporting Contemporary Artists
Many people think that buying original art is only reserved for the financially elite but this is no longer the case. The art world has become more democratized thanks to online art galleries and sites like Pinterest.
It is now possible to buy pieces of contemporary art directly from artists’ studios from the comfort of your couch! What’s more, in doing so you are supporting artists who are struggling to make a living off of their craft.
Art lovers often want to buy work from deceased artists because they believe the price will rise in the years to come. However, this is excluding a more vast market full of potential – that of the living contemporary artists of today.
Not only will their work be more affordable but you can watch the value of your purchase rise in real-time. If you’re considering investing in contemporary art, opt for works by emerging artists. They are not only cheaper and more available but you can be assured that you’re putting your money directly in the pockets of talented artists of today’s day and age.
Real Conversation Starters
When you select one or multiple pieces of art for your home, they should be reflections of your personal taste and style. Choosing a work of art can be an instant conversation starter when you have friends or guests over. If you are drawn to a painting that is particularly shocking or a sculpture whose colors are vibrant and bold, you should purchase it!
This is especially the case when you are looking to add some personality to your living room. By adding off-the-wall art Cthat you love to your existing decor, you are giving your home a focal point. What’s more, it gives off a cultured air of sophistication if that’s the vibe you are going for!
Boost Your Morale
It is scientifically proven that art boosts your morale. When you wake up to an artwork that you chose specifically for your home, you can’t help but feel a bit better about yourself. When we see artwork that is aesthetically pleasing, a bit of dopamine is released in our brain and our mood can improve.
When you combine a new artwork that you love with your interior decoration, it is the perfect recipe for creating a home that is 100% you! All that goes to say, when you bring a work of art into your home, both your walls, your mind and artists will thank you!