Online Antique Art Sales Dominate as Galleries Cancel Events

As the pandemic rolls into 2021, online antique art sales continue to grow as an alternative to visiting brick-and-mortar art galleries. “I’m lucky to have my two art businesses, European Art Underground and New Orleans Art Exchange, completely online,” says Guy Lyman, who owns the businesses. “I’m glad I’m not carrying the overhead of a brick-and-mortar gallery right now, as …

Guide to Buying Landscape Paintings for Sale Online

Landscape paintings for sale online far outnumber those on display in art galleries. You might be able to find a dozen or so landscapes by driving around your city from gallery to gallery. But from your desk, you can access millions of scenes from around the world and throughout history, sold by online galleries such as European Art Underground. Here …

Finding Bargains on Antique Landscape Oil Paintings for Sale

If you’re looking for antique landscape oil paintings for sale, you may be overwhelmed by the variety of styles and prices. Here are some do’s and don’ts to help clear a path to a painting that will delight you without draining your wallet. Don’t Look for the Big Names Famous artists may become renowned for their innovation or their mastery …

Do’s and Don’ts of Buying Antique Oil Paintings

Antique oil paintings have become deservedly popular for their beauty and history. But don’t step into the market as an uninformed buyer. Here are three more don’ts and one thing to do in order to select a fine painting with confidence.   Antique oil paintings, with their intricacy, aura of history, and wide range of subject matter, can perfectly complement …

Original Antique Oil Paintings for Sale: Don’t Get Duped

Looking for original antique oil paintings for sale? Here’s how to ensure that eye-catching artwork truly is original, and that you’re getting it at the best price.} Finding original antique oil paintings for sale might seem an easy task, what with the profusion of antiques on gallery walls and webpages. However, if you want to ensure that you’re buying an …

Landscape Oil Paintings for Sale — Three Places to Find Them

If you want to find authentic landscape oil paintings for sale, where’s the best place to look? Here are pros and cons of three possible sources. Brick-and-Mortar Galleries Until recently, the only way to purchase art was to walk into a physical gallery or auction house. Art galleries are still the first place most people would think of when wanting …

How to Buy Art in Auctions: the Risks

If you’re trying to learn how to buy art in auctions, it’s probably best to start by considering the risks and downsides. There are plenty of UPSIDES as well, naturally. But I will get to those in another article. Let’s start with the “caveat emptor” that goes for anything you buy at auction. Buying art at auction is NOT like …

The Best Place to Find Landscape Paintings for Sale

When collectors search for landscape paintings for sale, they’re more likely today to search the Internet than brick-and-mortar art galleries in their town. That’s a huge shift in collecting. The first, in fact, in the entire history of collecting. Never before have art lovers looked at images of a landscape painting in order to make purchase decisions rather than at …

Where to Find Antique Oil on Canvas Paintings for Sale

If you’re looking for antique oil on canvas paintings for sale, your first instinct might be to find physical art galleries near you. If you’re looking for the experience of walking around an art gallery and taking in the art, this is a good place to go. However, there are some disadvantages to finding paintings in physical galleries. For one, …

Best European Paintings for Sale in the U.S. Are Bargains

Most art galleries carry work by contemporary, living artists rather than European paintings for sale. But have you thought about why? It’s because nearly all galleries sell on a consignment basis. They show the work of a stable of artists, and if something sells, they split the money. This keeps the gallery from having to spend capital actually buying the …