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Artist biographies, art world news, specific work highlights, genre discussions, investment advice and more. It’s all here on Edward Kurstak Gallery’s blog. Read today to discover the latest trends, history and more.

Art Matters: 3 Foolproof Tips for Picking the Best Warhol Print for Your Home

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Unless you’re an experienced art purchaser or interior designer, finding the best artwork for your home may likely not be an intuitive process. You might be worried about whether or not a particular piece fits your personal style, you may be worried about how canvas and frame sizes will fit your walls or maybe you’ve found that working with color isn’t exactly your forté. You might even find yourself in...

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Seven Pieces from Edward Kurstak to Purchase at Sale Prices Now

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It's no secret that beginning a private collection of artwork isn't an exactly inexpensive task. While owning art and being able to display it in your home can be rewarding from a purely aesthetic point of view, any piece of art should also be seen as an investment first and foremost. There's no guarantee that the value of any piece of artwork you obtain for inclusion in your private collection will appreciate in...

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Patrick Hughes Biography

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Patrick Hughes is a British artist who works in London. Born in Birmingham in 1939, he attended James Graham Day College in Leeds, where afterward he taught at Leeds College of Art. He eventually left that role to produce artwork independently, and his early pieces are characterized by a sense of playfulness and rejection of the serious tone of many of his contemporaries, who focused on sociopolitical issues regarding race,...

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Inject Some Diva Energy into Your Home with These Five Pieces by Andy Warhol

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It's no secret that Andy Warhol captured the American pop culture lover’s fascination with starlets better than any other artist of his generation. And his fascination with divas provided some standout works that have found themselves homes in everywhere from the Museum of Modern Art in New York City to NorthPark Mall in Dallas. And now, you can even decorate your own home with authentic silkscreens and lithographs of Warhol’s divas...

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Andy Warhol's Influences: Dadaism and Appropriation

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A staple artist in Edward Kurstak’s portfolio of art for sale, Andy Warhol is perhaps best-known for his stylized re-workings of popular imagery swiped directly from the American cultural landscape and collective imagination. But Warhol’s artistic practice, as well as his ideas encompassed within it, were not born from a vacuum. He was in fact heavily influenced by artists associated with the Dada movement, particularly Marcel Duchamp, who worked decades before...

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