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5 Reasons Artworks Are Important In Our Homes

By Shola-Adido Oladotun 
16 March 2022   |   1:22 pm
There are days when you look around your home, particularly the walls, and can't help but feel like something is missing. Though it's hard to identify, deep down you know that without that item, everywhere feels and looks empty. That item is what we call an "artwork." Due to the numerous benefits they offer, artworks…

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There are days when you look around your home, particularly the walls, and can’t help but feel like something is missing. Though it’s hard to identify, deep down you know that without that item, everywhere feels and looks empty. That item is what we call an “artwork.”

Due to the numerous benefits they offer, artworks are essential in every home. One could argue that owning artwork is just as important as owning a furniture set. However, it comes as a surprise when people fail to acknowledge the importance of having a masterpiece by an artist on their walls or in a corner of their living room.

In this article, we will ART-SENSITIZE you by listing five advantages of having artwork in your home.

Beautification

Do we need to explain further? It’s no secret that artists are talented individuals who express themselves through beautiful paintings and sculptures. So, what better way to share in the enchanting goodness they unleash on the world than by owning their masterpieces?

Do you require proof? Try hanging a painting on your wall to see how much more beautiful it makes your walls look, or place a sculpture on a stool in your room to be surprised at how much the attractiveness of the stool increases by a hundred percent.

Artwork symbolizes class and taste.

Fun Fact: Art is very expensive. Recently, we have seen auctions selling off artworks at prices that would make our jaws drop. Art is considered valuable, and rich people are willing to bid any price just to get their hands on a fascinating work created by an artist.

Imagine someone walks into your house and sees a beautiful painting on your wall. The person would immediately assume you are rich, even if Sapa is choking you. In addition to your being perceived to be an upper-class member, the person would appreciate your taste level in selecting such artwork.

Support and promotion.

We rise by lifting each other. As a society, we must help each other grow. One of the best ways to do this is by supporting artists and buying their pieces. To be sincere, many artists are underappreciated. Buying their artworks is your way of telling them that the time, creativity, and resources that went into creating a piece aren’t in vain.

Inspiration

A painting speaks louder than words. Something is fascinating about art that makes it relatable and very encouraging. Staring at an artwork sometimes allows you to see the world from a different perspective and be inspired to make a difference.

Investment

Art is timeless. This means, for generations to come, an artwork continues to remain relevant. Many artworks in the world with high values were created several decades ago. The artists who created them probably didn’t believe that their artwork would be worth millions of dollars.

The point of this point (see what we did there) is that buying artwork from an artist is like an investment. Who knows, maybe in a hundred years, it’ll be worth as much as the Mona Lisa. This translates to your unborn generations thanking you for solving their money problems.

There you have it. We have presented our case. Now, it’s time for you to run to that local artist’s shop you saw, and buy many artworks as possible. 

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