The Birth of Art Collecting - Make It Part of Your Life

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Acquiring the Works of The Masters; Then and Now. Modern art collector hunt for the finest specimens in a certain niche to create a collection of art that is well rounded and meaningful. The practice of collecting religious skilled craft pieces has been going on for more than a thousand years. Many of the first art collectors purchased items that reminded them of their personal beliefs, but others preferred the aesthetics of artifacts from older practices. It may be surprising to learn that many of the very first people to collect artwork chose pieces with a Christian theme. Early Art...

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Faith Inspired Art of Dutch Master Rembrandt

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Belief itself can inspire the great creators of fine art. The Dutch Master known as Rembrandt van Rijn died in 1669, but he remains one of the world's most popular painters. Many people can recognize his best Baroque works on sight. However, fewer people know about his deep religious faith and how it affected much of his work. Rembrandt's style is known for utilizing deep shadows and brilliant light to add a sense of dimension to his paintings. His artwork is also full of symbolism drawn from his Protestant background and his admiration for the beauty of Jewish temples, even...

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Today's Christian Art - Some Useful Insights Revealed

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If you're looking for Christian artwork and you want a quality product on your walls, then you need to know what Christian art truly means. The Christian artwork that you choose does not have to be mass-produced, or include Jesus or an angel in order for it to inspire you. The right Christian artwork is one that speaks to you no matter what the imagery. Some of the most inspiring paintings ever made are of outer space and the universe, sandy beaches and tall, majestic mountains. The Christian artwork you buy should have a purpose for you: something that creates...

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Akiane Kramarik: A Miracle In Today's World

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Artwork has been a part of the Christian faith ever since Jesus walked the earth. It is truly one of the most overlooked miracles of theology. When an individual creates or purchases a painting that speaks to them, they have a physical representation of their inner feelings, of their faith, and as such it is allowed to grow and prosper. Although this can be true of any Christian artwork, we are blessed today to have an artist who has a very deep and personal connection with God and Jesus, and she has been endowed with an unparalleled artistic skill in...

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