The Benefits of Early Art Integration

Michael Whiting deer

Michael Whiting’s pixelated deer at Jackson National Life’s headquarters. Photo by Paul Brokering.

We know (much to our chagrin) that art can sometimes be overlooked in the development of a new space. While we live, breathe and sleep art, we understand the rest of the world thinks differently. That is until you’re standing in the middle of an art-less space wondering why it feels so sterile/institutional/blah/sad/like something’s missing. Read more

Reconciling Art Wants with Budget Realities

green penguin sculpture by William Sweetlove

Green with art envy? “Cloned Penguin with Petbottle” by William Sweetlove, Visions West Gallery

When you spend your days and nights at gallery openings, visiting studios, reviewing portfolios and inventory sheets, lusting after art you personally can’t afford becomes a constant experience. Hello, Art Envy, my old friend. It’s more than “the-piece-that-got-away” syndrome because to let something go means you had to have it in the first place. Still, our clients provide us with the privilege and sanity-saving salve of vicarious art buying.

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