Tips For Choosing Art As A Gift

When you really want to give someone a gift that will last for a lifetime (and beyond) as well as provide plenty of immediate enjoyment, give your loved one an original work of art. The enjoyment of art varies from person to person, though, and so you may be confused about which piece of art may bring them the most joy. Here are a few tips to help make this gift-selecting process for the art lover in your life a bit easier.   Read More...

Three Key Things To Keep In Mind When You Seek An Antiques Appraisal

Having old things and having things of value are sometimes not one and the same. If you have several old family heirlooms and you want to know which ones are valuable, an antiques appraisal (available from firms like Davis & Associates-Marc Davis) is definitely the way to go. Here are three key things to keep in mind when you take several old items to be appraised. 1. Handcrafted Items Are Difficult to Price   Read More...

A Few Of The Most Important Canadian Native Artists

Many Canadians may not realize this, but native or Inuit art has become a phenomenon. Dozens of unique and skilled artists are showcasing their beautiful cultures in a variety of different mediums. The following native artists are just some of the most important. Their work covers everything from carving, to painting, and even film making: Annie Pootoogook Annie Pootoogook is a native of Cape Dorset who started drawing relatively late in life.   Read More...