|Posted on November 19, 2009 at 1:56 PM|
Many people will appreciate the quality of an original art piece and the impression that it gives is one of individuality of the owner. Depending on the size and type of art, it may also lend an air of success to the lucky buyer. This is particularly the case for original oil paintings or bronze sculptures. The impression of wealth is one that may or may not be founded in reality, but it is often the impression that counts. A person might prefer to have a number of smaller pieces of a particular artist or sculptor, or buy the largest that they can afford. It really makes no difference. They are showing that they can afford exactly what they want – original art.
Continuing on the topic of wealth, there is no doubt that pieces of original arttend to increase in value over time. Many people have no intention ofselling the work that they have just purchased, but they can be the basis for any inheritance for their children. Buying an original piece of art can have a purely financial basis and the potential future valueof the painting or sculpture may have been the deciding factor.
Thereare many benefits to owning original art; however the most important one by far is simply for the love of it. Original works of art should be appreciated and give many years of joy to the new owner.