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[7 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Corporate Art – New Challenges, New Solutions

Anyone who has ever used a good art consultant knows that in addition to the expertise they bring to the table, another huge benefit is saving the valuable time of corporate executives. What we’re seeing now is that consulting is becoming more and more relevant to busy executives. Three of the major factors impacting corporate art are:

the economy
the trend toward more environmentally friendly workspaces
rapid innovations in art and how it is displayed

The economy, it seems, has affected everyone in one way or another. In recent years many corporations have reduced …

Art and Picture Framing, Art for Office Remodeling, corporate art, Featured »

[17 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
Corporate Art – Texas Style

Choices in corporate art vary immensely from business to business. Determining what is “right” for a particular corporation depends on many factors, some of which we’ve touched on in our other blog articles.
In this case, we’d like to offer a small collection and let the images speak for themselves. Not that Texans can be stereotyped by any means – far from it! Rather, what you’ll find below simply represents the type of art chosen by a few of our clients who also happen to be our neighbors here in …

Art for Office Remodeling, Featured, Houston Past & Present »

[11 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]
Houston History and Ghosts: The Esperson Buildings

As a longtime Houstonian I have always had a love for the city’s history. I think this is shared by a great many fellow Houstonians, mostly our more recent residents. This comes, I think, from the aggressive, progressive nature of the business leaders to tear down and rebuild.
At TurnKey Art Soultions we sell a great number of framed, photo reproductions. Many people like to connect the old with the new. In fact, one of our more popular art products is a framed piece that displays side-by-side …

Art and Picture Framing, Favorite Artists Series, Featured »

[10 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
Favorite Artists Series: Michael Atkinson

Michael Atkinson is a West Texas artist from Lubbock. His interest in art started early in life, and he began painting as a child. After studying architecture at Texas Tech University, he pursued a career in teaching as well as working as an architect.
His art interests are widely varied and include buildings, animals, oceanscapes, and southwest landscapes. His watercolors are stunning. A signature item in his art is his technique with the essential use of white space. His style starts with fine detail at a center …

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[29 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
The Mystery of Art

guest post by Thomas Ward
What is art?  What determines “good” art?  Why do different people observing the same piece regard it with antithetical perceptions?
We humans have been asking these questions for a long time.  I suspect the earliest human rock drawings and ivory carvings were viewed with wide eyes and smiles by some and furrowed brows and curled lips by others.  Why?
I don’t have an inside track to ideas regarding artistic value, but, some factors are fairly obvious.
One is scarcity.  One of the 6 human tendencies is to desire what …

Art for Office Remodeling »

[25 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
What effect does your office art have on your clients?

Selecting art for today’s corporate offices can be a tricky project. There are so many things to consider. Does it go with the furniture, the wall color, and the carpet? Is it too large or too small?
Most importantly, does it say what you want it to say to your clients and employees? Framed art has the clear potential to affect employee productivity and the buying or decision making mode of your clients.
To assist art consultants such as myself, I like to solicit opinions of a wide …

Framing Tips »

[21 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]

You have just spent a great weekend shopping art galleries and found the perfect picture for your living room, bedroom, or maybe a wall in your office.  It is exactly what you were looking for, and you were able to acquire it at a price that put it within your budget.  Now, you want to frame it.  Typically there are 2 reactions to this.  Either, you say, “this is a piece of cake, I can do this” or you might say “oh my God, what do I do now”.  The …