If you are interested in collecting paintings or drawings for your home or as investments, you will need to have an understanding of what makes a piece successful or not from a critic's point of view. There are three aspects of two-dimensional (2-D) art that you should familiarize yourself with from the start. 1. Abstract Qualities and Composition Whether a painting is representational (the subject matter is recognizable as items or people) or abstract , it should always work as a abstract design that is appealing and coherent even if you were looking at it through a fogged up glass .
7 December 2015