Art Statement: Gallery walls

Posted August 01, 2011 by Christina




 

I know I know.. we have seen it all before... I am wondering though do you prefer the mismatched sizing of a gallery wall or the organized defined area of pieces that are all framed the same?
I am a mismatched girl myself and have them all around the house filled with family pictures and vintage documents alike.  I am running out of walls though and need to figure something out as I still love artwork and will definitely need to add more to my collection..

I am loving the bottom pic of the vintage oil paintings..

images via pinterest and dennis and leen

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12 Comments

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Lavender Hill Studio

I love the first one so much!

Fri Oct 17 14:57:36 2014

kbd

I like mismatched, and have a dining room wall full of beautiful family and friends pics in a variety of frames – and I can add to it any time, because its very organic. Much more flexible that way!

Fri Oct 17 14:57:36 2014

Ainosofia

<3

Fri Oct 17 14:57:36 2014

Ta

the second photo is definitely my fav.

Fri Oct 17 14:57:35 2014

Margaret

Gallery walls are meant to replicate an art gallery-and none of them ‘match’, thus the eye candy.

The bottom oil portrait gallery is incredible, and would wager it would cost a bundle to replicate.

Fri Oct 17 14:57:35 2014

Karena

I like a slightly organized look on the wall, using the same motifs, whether photography art etc. Of course I also love to see one large Statement work of art!

xoxo
Karena

Art by Karena

Fri Oct 17 14:57:35 2014

under spanish moss

We love both the mismatched look and a matching symmetrical look. Beautiful images!
Happy Monday! Angela and Renee

Fri Oct 17 14:57:35 2014

Elizabeth

You can’t go wrong with either. We just installed a mismatched gallery in our living room. It was a challenge to convince my husband, an engineer. Yet,once it was up he loved it.

Fri Oct 17 14:57:34 2014

alexkeller

you could always go salon style and just cover every possible surface all the way to the ceiling!

Fri Oct 17 14:57:34 2014

designchic

There is nothing I love more than a beautiful picture gallery…so pretty and personal. I’ve always leaned towards an organized grouping, but the last image has me changing my mind…

Fri Oct 17 14:57:34 2014

Kris

I am also a mismatched girl. I am of the opinion that the different sizes make for a more in interesting look. It doesn’t hurt if the frames are of a variety of sizes and material.

Fri Oct 17 14:57:34 2014

amourette

love the first image in particular – something about the proportion of the frame thickness + the matte

Fri Oct 17 14:57:33 2014


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