Adding fine art to your home can be quite an undertaking. You have to decide what subject matters would be acceptable and what matters will be unacceptable to display on your wall. For example, if you love family scenes, maybe you’ll look for paintings depicting fathers with their sons. But if you’re squeamish, you should probably avoid paintings that focus on the bloodiest battle of The Crusades.
Some people purchase fine art as finishing touch for their homes. Some will make a fine art purchase as a gift to art lovers. Even more will purchase fine art to add to a collection that they have been building for years.
While what definitively is or is not contemporary art can be a source of debate, it is generally agreed that contemporary art is work produced by artists within the last two hundred years. Cubism, surrealism, and modernism