30 May Tips to Hang Your Abstract Art Painting Skilfully
Finding your favourite piece of art can be a struggle. Now that you found, discussed, brainstormed, paid and purchased the painting out of the numerous abstract art paintings that you had been eyeing for a long time, you might breathe a sigh of relief. But, hold on for a minute. The journey has just begun. Now, your next step would be to think about the frame, place where you wish to hang it and most importantly the manner in which you want to hang it. Tensed? Well, the intention here is not to scare you but to bring the various processes to your notice.If you are getting anxious about the ways in which you can hang your newly brought piece of art, then here are some tips which can help you in making the process easier.
If you have multiple pieces of abstract art paintings of a similar shape and size, then a simple way to arrange them is by placing them in a linear arrangement. Depending on the décor and furniture you can colour coordinate the frames accordingly. Say for example, bright coloured frames will really complement walls and décor in neutral colours. One quick tip over here is to ensure that the frame matches the painting and the wall alike. You can choose to accentuate the entire appeal of this by adding rugs, mats and other articles. Linear arrangements are really suitable for compact places like the entrance of kitchen or the corner of the corridor.
- Hang the Painting at Eye-Level:
This point is a fool-proof way if you happen to have a statement abstract painting. Most of the art galleries prefer to hang their paintings at an eye level which is roughly 58 inches higher than the ground. Remember that this 58 inch should reach at the centre of the painting and not at its bottom. Definitely, you need to so some mathematics over here. You can measure your painting and wall then decide where that 58 inch mark would come. Once that is determined, you can hang the painting accordingly. As statement pieces in the world of abstract art paintings are quite big in size, this tip works perfectly well. Another thing to remember here is to avoid placing anything nearby and hanging the painting on a blank wall in order to let it shine.
- Gallery Wall:
If you have a collection of beautiful abstract art paintings, then this tip is for you. Undoubtedly, a gallery wall will elevate the overall look of the room manifolds. Based on your personal choice and preference, you can opt for a salon style—where the largest piece is hanged in the middle while other pieces are placed around it as per one’s choice— or a grid style. Seriously, the options are unlimited. Based on the number of pieces you have and personal liking, you can place the pieces in a manner that pleases your eye. Another thing to remember here is that it isn’t important that you can only hang pieces of a particular genre of art together. Art is all about exploring. You can place abstract art alongside contemporary landscape art. Till the time it looks good to you, it is beautiful!
- Displaying Artwork in Shelves:
This is a comparatively new, yet beautiful, way of hanging art pieces. Rather than keeping items and showpieces on shelves you can place framed paintings. Just like the previous point, the frames, paintings and pattern can be arranged in a manner which delights your senses. Art is a personal decision and should be entirely based on your individual judgement.
You can take ideas and inspirations from various places but should always hang your art pieces in a manner which suits your personal taste and complements the décor of your place.