As if I haven’t already posted enough about wall decor this past summer, I thought I’d go ahead and post some more.
While I’m becoming quite interested in the use of vintage portraits in an interior, groupings of small oil paintings of the same subject matter are equally intriguing.
Sure, it’s very old world. I get that.
But — and you’ll see what I mean in the gallery below — in a more modern environment, these groupings can make quite a statement and create a very personal feel.
Landscapes, animals, florals... No matter your interest, a collage of any one type of subject matter, will show off your passion, perfectly.
My mother-in-law — a painter herself — has a collection of small oils she’s picked up throughout her life’s travels from street vendor artists from around the world. The way she’s arranged them is really quite intriguing. It captures the story of her life, beautifully symbolizing where she’s been and what she’s done. It promotes conversation and let’s anyone who visits understand the depth and breadth of her personal life, almost at a glance.
Let’s take a look at some interesting collections of oil paintings.