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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 [...]

August 2019

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

By |2019-08-19T02:55:26+00:00August 19th, 2019|Antique Frames, Galleries, Period Frames, The Art World, United Kingdom|

History Of The Ashmolean Museum The Ashmolean Museum was built over a 5 year period beginning in 1678 and finishing in 1683.  It was the first ever university museum and was originally erected to house The Cabinet Of Curiosities that Elias Ashmole gave the Oxford University in 1677.  [...]

The Significance Of Picture Frames

By |2019-08-19T03:00:19+00:00August 10th, 2019|Antique Frames, Galleries, Gold Leaf, Period Frames, United Kingdom|

Why Are Picture Frames So Important? Most people whether they have artwork at home on their wall or are visiting a gallery or museum never actually realise how important the frame is to the artwork it is housing and how it adds to their enjoyment of the piece [...]

July 2019

Galleries Within Disney

By |2019-07-25T01:12:25+00:00July 25th, 2019|Galleries, Modern Frames, Period Frames, The Art World, United States Frames|

Hidden Galleries Everyone loves a trip to Disney, but what many people don't know is not only is it the most magical place on earth, but it also has a plethora of art on display too. There are two main galleries that are hidden away in this magical [...]

Compton Verney House and Gallery

By |2019-07-25T01:08:29+00:00July 4th, 2019|Antique Frames, Galleries, United Kingdom|

Non Modern Galleries Today, many people think of galleries as art collections housed in fancy, modern buildings which often look like pieces of art in themselves. However, some of the biggest and most beautiful collections with some of the most glorious historic frame work are actually displayed inside [...]

June 2019

The Broad, Los Angeles

By |2019-06-11T02:08:14+00:00June 4th, 2019|Galleries, Modern Frames, United States Frames|

A New Modern Contemporary Art Gallery The Broad, Los Angeles first opened its doors to the public on 20th September 2015.  Its located on Grand Avenue, Downtown Los Angeles and was founded by Eli and Edyth Broad. The Broad houses collections of contemporary art dating from the 1950's [...]

May 2019

The Louvre, Abu Dhabi

By |2019-05-23T17:04:56+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Abu Dhabi, Galleries, Modern Frames, Period Frames, United Arab Emirates Frames|

Bringing Art Cultures Together The Louvre, Abu Dhabi has become a cultural beacon in the Middle East allowing different art cultures to come together.  The origins of this wonderful gallery date back to 2007 when then French and United Arab Emirates came together to create a new kind [...]

Etihad Modern Art Gallery – Abu Dhabi

By |2019-05-23T17:05:42+00:00May 16th, 2019|Abu Dhabi, Galleries, Modern Frames, The Art World, United Arab Emirates Frames|

United Arab Emirates has recently emerged as one of the newest art scenes in the world and has become the centre of the art movement in the Middle East. Whilst there has always been art and culture in the middle east, it has become more well known recently and [...]

February 2019

The Royal Collection Trust

By |2019-02-21T02:45:46+00:00February 21st, 2019|Antique Frames, Galleries, Gold Leaf, Period Frames, The Art World, United Kingdom|

The Royal Collection trust is exactly as it sounds, the art collection belonging to the British Royal Family. The collection is spread across 13 occupied and historic royal residences in the UK and is the largest private art collection in the world. This collection has many truly spectacular pieces [...]

The National Portrait Gallery

By |2019-02-21T02:47:43+00:00February 21st, 2019|Antique Frames, Galleries, Period Frames, The Art World|

Located in Saint Martins Place, London just off of Trafalgar Square, The National Portrait Gallery is home to the largest portrait collection of British influential men and women, both past and present, that have helped make British culture and history, from Tudor Courts to the present day. The portraits [...]

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