Whether you live in a cozy apartment, luxurious villa, a cottage by the sea or refined second home on a hill, a living room is the first thing a person notices about your home. It creates a first impression among your social circle. It sets the mood of the home and even reflects your personal taste.
Wall art is one of the simplest, most creative ways to express yourself. Different styles allow you to personalize your home and reflect your unique taste. The wall paintings exude an aesthetic charm and invite the guests to a special place, you call ‘home’.
The starting point for wall art is paintings. Fine art is a good investment. It also reflects superior taste and makes the room more than just a functional box. Let’s look at the work of some renowned artists, which popularly adorn walls.
Vincent Van Gogh
If you’re fond of the natural world, Vincent Van Gogh’s paintings will keep you inspired. His classic work comprising of ‘The Starry Night’, ‘Sunflowers’, ‘The Blooming Plumtree’ and ‘Field of Poppies’ depict nature in its pure form. The bright, vivid colors and swirling brushstrokes brings home the refreshing beauty and charm of the countryside. The paintings of Vincent Van Gogh in other words are a well-captured piece of mankind’s original home.
A prolific painter, Monet is considered as one of the founders of French impressionist painting. His paintings bring a sense of magic to sunrises, sunsets and other sunlit landscapes. The paintings of papal and cathedral represented the old-world charm and nostalgia. Some of his popular works include ‘Impression Sunrise’, ‘Rouen Cathedral’, ‘Women in a Garden’, ‘The Luncheon’ and ‘Houses of Parliament’. These time-honored paintings depict a fascinating era and glorify the sheer ambience of a living room.
Here’s something for the inventive soul. The paintings of Pablo Picasso, the man behind the revolutionary art of cubism, modernism and surrealism. He was the one who challenged the set rules and paved way for ‘abstraction’, a visual language of form, line and color. His famous artworks include ‘The Old Guitarist’, ‘Girl Before A Mirror’, ‘Factory’ and ‘Three Musicians’. The paintings exude mystery and earthy verve, making it a perfect fit for families driven by minimalism & contemporariness.
Raja Ravi Verma
If you don’t identify yourself with the modern art and wish to stay attached and pay a tribute to the glorious history of our country, Raja Ravi Verma is the artist for you. He has distinctively portrayed various elements of mythology & culture from ‘The Maharashtrian Lady’, ‘Shakuntala’, ‘Sri Krishna as Envoy’, to ‘Rama breaking the bow’. Many of his oil paintings are classic and the unique Indian touch is bound to distinguish the aura of your living room as well.