Really Big Paintings.

I’m wiped. I spent all day yesterday stretching some of my really big paintings for the Intermix Art party… I blogged about a huge painting the other day, and since thats all I have been doing lately, I thought I would make the case again. (I recently made one painting that is over 7′ x 7′- ITS INSANE. I love it. I’m going to have to assemble it IN the house of whoever buys it I guess!)

I know gallery walls are all the rage these days, but I would so much rather see one gigantic statement piece on a wall than a bunch of small ones. I like gallery walls in some places, but for maximum impact, there is nothing like a huge painting. I even like a big painting IN a gallery wall.

Here are a few rooms for your consideration:

David Hicks

Via Pinterest

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Painting by Jed Johnson

Joan Mitchell Painting

Joe Nye

Elle Decor

Joan Mitchell painting from March 2010 Elle Decor.

Anna Spiro’s Home 

Elle Decor

Morris Louis on Reed Krakoff home.

Valentino’s  NYC Home

Isabel Lopez Quesada

Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning and Franz Kline paintings in Eastman apartment by Billy Baldwin and photographed by Horst.

And OF COURSE, If you live in NYC do not forget about the Intermix Art Party Wed Night!

Wednesday, July 20th 7-9

70th and Columbus

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Comments

  1. Oh I’m with you on the large statement piece!!! I would love one of your paintings above my sofa in my living room! I may have to add it to my christmas list;)

  2. I love the idea of one really large piece of art. Especially in some of the loft apartments I’ve looked at here in Boston, one of your 7×7 pieces would be amazing! Ahhh, oneday I’ll be able to afford a 7×7 piece from you :)

  3. Oh yea! I enjoy the impact of these pieces. The only problem with really big paintings is they need really big frames… ie really big $$$ But I guess they could be stretched too. I just love the look of the floating frame around a canvas.

    • Nicole Cohen says:

      I know. I love a float frame too. But I don’t mind intranet canvas if the stretcher bars are really thick and nice.

  4. I definitely prefer the one large statement piece over a gallery wall! The third and the ninth are my favorites!

    xxLily
    goldandgray.com

  5. Marielle says:

    youre gonna knock em deadddddd!!!!!

  6. no matter how much i love the artist, i love their work more when larger in scale.

    big art = better art.

  7. I totally agree with you that big art pieces make such a beautiful impact. Especially in a living room, dining room, or bedroom. I love the examples you showed. I think gallery walls look nice int spaces that are difficult to decorate like hallways.

  8. Shirley Berman says:

    I would love to know more about the painting on picture # 4. It almost looks like it’s rose petals raining down. How am I able to purchase it?
    Thank you

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