The demand for good affordable art has been spearheaded by an interest from emerging economies. An increasing number of private individuals have been teaming up with 'ART" experts to get advise on the up and coming, emerging artists. Some financial advisers and institutions are encouraging clients to include art in their portfolios. Not only has this created a market for new artists but established, lesser known creators (that have been flying below the radar) are now beginning to ride on the crest of the wave. We read reviews, visit galleries, go shopping and are sometimes captured by cynical marketing. When friends, neighbors and family show off their latest lifestyle purchases, frantic impulse buying (online) begins - we want the lifestyle but we want it cheaper... Read more on Technorati
The image above was taken with a Pentax K1000 35mm film camera, Artist oil paints, a photo by 35mm_photographs on Flickr. – September 2012.
I cant believe how much oil paints cost – I’m going to have to charge for my paintings by the square inch (or centimeter) from now on...Peter Bright