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May 2020

The State Hermitage Museum

By |2020-05-20T07:56:27+00:00May 20th, 2020|Antique Frames, Gold Leaf|

History Of The Hermitage The State Hermitage Museum is located in St Petersburg, Russia and is the second largest art museum in the world. The Hermitage museum was founded in 1764 when the empress Catherine the Great met Johann Ernst Gotzkowsky, a merchant from Berlin and acquired a [...]

April 2020

National Gallery London Virtual Tours

By |2020-05-20T08:00:57+00:00April 30th, 2020|Antique Frames, Galleries, The Art World, United Kingdom|

What is a Virtual Tour A virtual tour is a way to immerse yourself into the beauty of the gallery from anywhere in the world.  You can enjoy panoramic views of the gallery and all its beautiful artwork on display without ever leaving your home. In times like [...]

National Art Museum of China

By |2020-05-20T08:00:09+00:00April 21st, 2020|Antique Frames, Galleries, Period Frames, The Art World|

History of The National Art Museum of China The National Art Museum of China is the largest art museum in China and is funded by the Ministry of Culture. In 1958 the building started to take shape and was formally opened to the public in 1963. The building [...]

March 2020

Artwork at 10 Downing Street

By |2020-05-20T08:00:18+00:00March 16th, 2020|Antique Frames, Galleries, Gold Leaf, Period Frames, The Art World, United Kingdom|

Artwork at the Prime Ministers residence 10 Downing Street is one of the most famous addresses in the world with the most famous iconic front door.  It has been home to some influential people in history.  But did you know that inside the residence it is not only [...]

February 2020

Two Most Expensive Frames on Display

By |2020-05-20T07:58:21+00:00February 10th, 2020|Antique Frames, Galleries, Modern Frames, Period Frames, The Art World|

Picture Frames As Art Themselves Picture frames house many beautiful pieces of art and images, but did you know that they can also be a work of art in their own right. Some of the best galleries in the world have dedicated special exhibitions focussing solely on the [...]

Top 5 Art Galleries in Scotland

By |2020-02-05T02:36:18+00:00February 1st, 2020|Antique Frames, Galleries, The Art World|

The Art World Within Scotland Whilst many people think of Scotland as highlands and countryside, there are many cities bursting with culture and art.  It is become very known within the art world for some of its beautiful must see galleries displaying some wonderful artwork, encased in some [...]

January 2020

The Importance Of Frames For Art Collectors

By |2020-02-05T02:27:12+00:00January 5th, 2020|Antique Frames, Galleries, Period Frames, Personalised Frames, United Kingdom, United States Frames|

Why are Frames Important If you are an established art collector or are new to art and just starting your collection, frames play a crucial role in collecting art. Art work ranges from very small local artworks by new and up coming artists to some very exquisite pieces [...]

December 2019

Beecroft Art Gallery, Southend on Sea

By |2020-02-05T02:29:37+00:00December 5th, 2019|Antique Frames, Galleries, The Art World, United Kingdom|

The History Of Beecroft Art Gallery Located in Southend on Sea Essex, Beecroft Art Gallery has a large display of beautiful artwork and many other historical pieces on display. Originally located in West-cliff on Sea, the gallery was founded by Walter Beecroft.  Walter was a solicitor in the [...]

September 2019

Munnings Museum, Colchester

By |2019-09-10T00:30:28+00:00September 10th, 2019|Antique Frames, Galleries, The Art World, United Kingdom|

Who Is Alfred Munnings Alfred Munnings is one of the worlds most famous painters of horses and also for war art.  He was born on 8th October 1878 in Suffolk where he grew up in a busy working mill surrounded by horses and horse drawn carts arriving daily [...]

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