The Art of Hanging Art

Follow these tips to learn the perfect way to show their contemporary art.

If you are hanging a priceless relic or a copy of the limited edition Contemporary Art; hanging several pieces of art or just a painting, proper placement is essential. The most important considerations for placement of art are wide environmental and art itself.

Always follow the rule of the great art in the great outdoors, small art in small spaces. And still hanging art with the center of the picture at eye level, which is 155-170cm the ground.

Great art
Great modern art look good when placed on furniture or a fireplace. Never let more than 20 centimeters of wall space between the base of his paintings and the object on which it hangs. Otherwise, the eye will focus on the wall instead of his art.

Try to group small pieces of art as much as possible.

One of the most interesting ways to display contemporary art groups that can be used in large or small spaces.

Salon exhibition
Select a group of paintings with a common theme, such as color, type of subject or frame. The spacing between the parties must be kept uniform to avoid appearing random arrangement.

Horizontal display
A different group of framed art collection just works side by side with frames almost touching. This allows an exhibition of various works of art in a small space.

Vertical display
Group a collection of artwork exclusively molded directly on top of the other, the frames almost touching. The uniqueness of executives and their different shapes and sizes are both out along a vertical axis.

Start by aligning the pieces with a uniform square or rectangular outer edge and then fill the remaining space.

Symmetrical display
Displaying a set of pieces of the same size in the same structure and the same distance between them. This can be a single line or lines of the works of art can be added to create a grid.

Unbalanced view
A group of a combination of three pieces of art to achieve a balanced exposure asymmetric with two small pieces and stacked on the side of the majority centered.

Planning a cluster CONTEMPORARY ART

Before hanging art:

1. Decide contemporary art group based on a common element that allows the art to work together to say, theme, color, frame type, etc.

2. Decide what format you will use - mosaic, horizontal display, exhibition Salon etc., as discussed above.

3. Measure the top of the wall down and from left to right and the size of all individual art pieces to be suspended.

4. Organize the works of contemporary art on the floor in your layout chosen to 3-6 cm between them.

5. Transfer the picture to the wall. Place the tables - in his paintings - in an old newspaper. Paste your life-size replicas of paper on the wall using low tack masking tape.

Hanging art

1. Find the number of picture hooks you need. 1 for pictures with wide hooks under 75 cm 2 different image.

2. Determine the size of the hook to use. Check the weight of your image (s) and buy the appropriate size hook.

3. Mark the horizontal position of the hooks on the wall. Using your paper replicas to a small pencil horizontal line above, then a small vertical line in the center so you have an upside down 'T' at the top of the image.
4. Mark the vertical position of the hooks on the wall. If the image has a rope, then find the center and measure the distance between the chain when stretched up the image. If the image has a hook canvas "sawtooth", then measure the distance between the lower end of the hook to the top of the image.

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