Posts tagged Sourcing Art
How to create the perfectly imperfect gallery wall

I do love a salon-style display - that's the interior stylist's technical term for a gallery wall of artwork of various sizes, colours and types. It's a great way to display an existing collection of art in one place. Obviously there are many ways to create, display and hang an instagram-worthy gallery wall but here are my 5 tips to create one that is perfectly imperfect, reflects your personality and won't cost the earth... 

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[Star Buys] 5 fabulous places to find affordable (yet cool!) art online

Sourcing art can be a very expensive exercise, even more so when you live in Dubai, as there aren't a million places to find affordable original art… I should know as I have been living in our pad for six months now and still have too many blank walls to count, staring at me each morning... So I have done a bit of research and basically done the hard work for you to find my top 5 virtual art galleries to get stunning original and contemporary art (including this gorgeous piece called Lost in Neon by photographer Jenny Woods) without having to win the lottery first. I obviously added some of my favourite pieces from each gallery in case you're interested and a little freebie/discount code for each. Oh, and they all ship to Dubai of course... 

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[Star Buys] How to buy original yet affordable artwork with Predella House

I am a tiny bit excited to introduce Predella House - an online art gallery, curating art 'for the culturally curious' that looks 'to break down the traditional barriers of elitist art purchasing' and open the doors into a new dimension of art buying. While offering support and advice to first time buyers. In other words, the perfect place to source original art without breaking the bank. Sounds right up you strasse? Yep, mine too... 

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[Stella Loves] Affordable Art Fair 2015 or how to source contemporary art on a budget

I attended the Battersea fair this weekend, like I do most years, which gathered over 100 galleries and 1,100 artists showcasing pieces up to £4000 with a focus on art under £500. The first thing I should mention for the mamas out there who will read this, is that the AAF team cleverly offers a free creche at the event. Yes, you read this right, FREE. CHILDCARE. While you browse (and have a cheeky G&T break at the fair's bar, with both hands). TOTES HASHTAG GENIUS, non?

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