The Difference Between Unstretched and Stretched Oil Painting Canvas

1. Unstretched, Canvas Only

You will receive your painting rolled in a tube, canvas only.Purchasing it that way will be a little cheaper and will save you some money on shipping. However in order to hang it and frame it you will have to get it stretched on wooden bars and that can be costly.

Rolled Up


2.  Stretched

 a) Traditional wrap 

stretched    stretched canvas

The painting should come on 3/4 of an inch wood stretcher bars making your canvas ready to be installed in a frame.Its recommended to have your painting framed when it comes like this as usually  there will be staples and some unpainted edges showing on the sides . Framing it will cover  them.

b) Gallery Wrap ( Ready to Hang )

Gallery Wrapped    Gallery Wrapped-1

In this form the canvas wraps around the bars ,the staples are hidden on the back and the sides are completely painted.There is also a hook on the back so you can just hang your new painting as soon as you receive it. No frame is needed.

Be smart and always buy the paintings stretched. It will save you a lot of time and money.

Symbolism of Marc Chagall

Marc Chagall was born in Vitebsk 1887, Russia and died in 1985, in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France.Chagall is a great affinity and successful artists of the 20th century. For decades, Chagall was considered to be “Jewish artist”,referred to be “the last survivor of the first generation of European modernists”.He experienced Cubism, Surrealism and other modern art experiments and baptism, developed a unique personal style, have an important position in the history of modern painting. Chagall’s artworks that can obstruct inspiration with all detached and suppress the people of the various forces to compete.Under his paint,bouquet like fireworks sky, upside down cottage engender the illusion volley off the ground. Bizarre realm, only love can bring out his humanity. In the “Chagall”, the collection of Chagall’s work life rich and wonderful, brilliant color and unique layout, to convey the poetic dream world. Chagall old age “bible” of illustrations, stained glass painting, showed a mastery of the realm, deep rich religious detached serenity, to bring spiritual resonance. Works with bright colors and gorgeous. To “love” as the theme. Imaginative, full of fantasy.  The Masterpiece “I and Villages”, “birthday”, “The Champ de Mars ” “The Blue Circus” ” Les Amoureux ” .

TOP 5 Most POPULAR OIL PAINTINGS FOR THE LIVING ROOM reveals it annual top five list of most popular paintings for the new house hanging on their walls.

Living room is usually the most public place in the house, we need to choose the painting that is for all to view and catch the eyes when your friends were coming.

“Mediterranean Landscape” of Pablo Picasso’s paintings,the abstract art style can make a statement and spur conversation with your friends.It will be a nice start for the new friends who visiting your new house.

“Untitled (Violet, Black, Orange, Yellow on White and Red) “,the abstract expressionist painting by artist Mark Rothko, it using the simple shapes and vibrant colors make your living room brighten.

“Cinquenta ,Tiger Real ” by famous artist Salvador Dali , the abstract subject is easy to create a focal point in the room.

“Composizione” painting and ” Yellow, Red and Blue, c.1925 ” by artist Wassily Kandinsky, they are also the beautiful handcrafted for your home.

According to the analytic gathered by Jacky Gallery, the works of art listed above were most sought after the people who want to decorative their new house in the US.

Dogs Playing Poker oil paintings by Cassius Marcellus Coolidge

American artist C.M Coolidge was born on New York, most famous for his dogs paintings, the series of sixteen oil paintings called as ” Dogs Playing Poker. ”

A Friend in Need” maybe is the most famous of Coolidge’s paintings, it depicts seven dogs sitting around a table playing poker in the wee morning hours. It derives its name from the bulldog handing an ace under the table to his friend. With that additional ace, the dog with his back to the viewer will have four aces.

The other famous painting is “A Bold Bluff” was painted in 1909.This painting had two series,the final episode, ” Waterloo “. The painting depicts the Saint Bernard is holding a cigar staring keenly over the chips at the bull dog across the table. All the other dogs study the Saint Bernard trying to determine what is in his hand. We can see that he only has a pair of deuces. Will the bull dog fall for the bluff? A large pile of chips in the middle of the table is at hand.

Get the lovely animal oil paintings from Jacky Gallery,the lively painting that brings happiness and excitement to any room.

Why to buy oil painting reproduction on Jacky Gallery ?

Oil painting is well known to the people all over the world,specially in American and Euorpea area. Keeping the masterpiece Painting is the dreams to the oil painting lovers,but because of the huge expensive price, they have to keep away from the collections. To come ture their dreams, oil painting reproduction came out. So what is the oil painting reproduction ? This style is always entitled as merchandise oil painting professionally, and it majorly services for decoration and home furnishing,it also called ” business popular painting ” . One of the professional Gallery Jacky has work on oil painting reproduction for more than 10 years. The painting reproductions from Jacky gallery are excellent with the following points:
1. So similar to the original painting in color, detail, brushstrokes, technique, etc., there is no noticeable difference between the original art work and the reproduction.
2. Totally hand painted using no mechanical or electronic devices whatsoever in any stage of the painting process
3. Painted on premium-grade commercial canvas
4. Cheap prices
5. Accompanied by a money-back guarantee of satisfaction

Special Gift Oil Paintings For Mother’s Day

Flowers is the most normal gift for mother’s day.Do you any surprised idea for mother’s day,2013 ? The art experts at art gallery revealed 5 most popular oil paintings in this special day.
Treat mom to a gift that never stops giving – the gift of fine art. ‘s first recommend is Gustav Klimt’s painting Le tre eta della donna (Mother and Child). The painting depicts an image of a mother cradling her young son. The original was created in 1905, three years after the death of Klimt’s baby son, Otto.

The second fine art we will recommend Claude Monet’s painting,Madame Monet and her Son, the painting depicts mother and her son walking in the wild.

The third oil painting is Discarded Roses of Pierre Auguste Renoir,In the 1870’s Renoir’s Impressionist technique reached its peak, with glorious accomplishment. His fully defined technique rendered facial expressions and movements masterfully. He spent weeks and sometimes months perfecting this paintings.

The other canvas art painting is an animal painting “The singing Fish ” by Joan Miro. The painting painted in brighten color,depicts the fishes singing and dancing together for celabration.

The last painting art we will suggest a famous portrait painting of Leonardo Da Vinci painting,Portrait of a Lady with An Ermine. The painting shows a half-length figure, the body of the young woman turned at a three-quarter angle towards her right, but her face turned towards her left. In her arms, Cecilia holds a small white-coated stoat, known as an ermine.


Flower and Tree oil painting,Chinese New Year Art Celebration

Chinese New Year is also known as “Spring Festival”, it is the most important traditional Chinese Holiday in China. In this special Days,they will have a very rich family dinner on the Chinese New Year’s Eve,after dinner, families gather for the Fireworks outside, the next day, they will get up very early in the morning to visit their friends and relatives,the ealier to be visited,the more important who will be, and the popular themes will arround the “good fortune “, “Happiness”, “Wealth” and “ Longevity “ .

People will pour out their money to buy presents, traditional collected products are always the most popular gifts for them. In the new year 2013 , the flower and tree oil paintings    become the hot presents in art market. As Chinese tradition,flower and Tree means life, health , happiness and wealth.

Almond Branches In Bloom, San Remy, Vincent Van Gogh’s most famous painting, Van Gogh created this painting as a gift for his newborn nephew.It shows awakening and hope.

Hand-painted painting, “Oriental Poppies” from the modernist Georgia O’Keeffe, it depicts two giant poppy flowers,O’Keefe used dazzling red and orange as the main color of the petals,painted in explosion of brilliant colors,lending a mesmerizing effect.

The Tree of Life, Stoclet Frieze, 1909 ” originally created by Austrian symbolist painter Gustav Klimt,this is the most outstanding artwrok to Klimt, In the bible, The Tree of Life was situated in the middle of the Garden of Eden, a garden that Christians believe their first man and woman were created. Gustav Klimt’s tree of life depicts this same tree. The figures to the right are Adam and Eve, it is after they ate the fruit from the tree if knowledge of good and evil because they are clothed.The bird is often referred to as a raven, but that is false because the bird is not solid black. So it could be Satan or just a bird. The tree’s fruit has eyes on it , all seeing. The female figure to the right has the same eyes on her dress.

Portrait paintings of Women–Gustav Klimt Painting

A portrait of Aistrian painter,Gustav Klimt created the symbolism style and art nouveau.The distinctive erotic portraits of women was his best known styles. Klimt’s critical and sucessfull period was in his “Golden Phases”. Many of his paintings from this period was used gold leaf,the prominent glod color can first attract people’s eyes.

The kiss ” one of the best well known work in his “Golden Phase” period,it shows the two lovers wrapped in a passionate embrace and set in gold tones, the man appears standing
as he holds in his arms the kneeling woman. The two seem to be positioned on a flower field, kissing, totally engaged with one another. The woman seems to be following the lead
of her partner, but is not taking an active part. The patterns of the man are mostly black and white rectangles, while the woman is engulfed in flowers.

Klimt’s depictions of trees, forests and buildings come alive with a rich vibrancy.”Forest of Beech Trees “,Klimt’s Landscape painting that give the feel of another world where wood nymphs and elves might live.

Another outstanding painting of Gustav Klimt was known as the ” The Tree of Life, Stoclet Frieze “,the oil painting is significant to religious scholars,With its roots in the ground and its branches reaching skyward,the tree is said to represent the stages of life – that of the Underworld, Earth and Heaven.the branches are said to be our everyday life experiences.

The Most Expensive oil paintings-Van Gogh & Pablo Picasso

Hand-painted oil painting,”Portrait of Dr. Gachet” by Vincent van Gogh And “Boy with Pipe” by Pablo Picasso were known as the most expensive canvas art in the painting auction.

“Portrait of Dr. Gachet” painted in 1890,it shows Dr. Paul Gachet, who took care of van Gogh during the final months of his life,sitting at a table and leaning his head on his right arm.The painting was painted in two versions,they are easily differentiated in color and style. The first version was sold to a Japanese billionaire for $82.5 million which fetched a record price at auction in New York.

“Boy with a Pipe” was created by Pablo Picasso in 1905 during his Rose Period,the oil on canvas painting shows a Parisian boy holding a pipe in his left hand and wearing a garland or wreath of flowers.The painting sold for $104 million at Sotheby’s auction in New York City.At the time, it broke the record for the amount paid for an auctioned painting,and become the most expensive oil painting in the world.

Today,the two paintings have been carefully recreated detail-by-detail, color-by-color to near perfection in order to preserve the sentiment and splendor of the original.

The dramatic oil paintings of New York

Brent Lynch and Edward Hopper,the two famous oil painting artist,who was known for their daily life and landscape art.Although they were
in different painting styles,their New York paintings are very popular in our decoration life.

Edward Hopper,the realist American painter, the oil painting “Nighthawks” and “The Martha McKean of Wellfleet” were two of his best-known
work. “Nighthawks” shows customers sitting at the counter of a restaurant in New York’s Greenwich Village. The shapes and diagonals are
carefully constructed. The viewpoint is cinematic—from the sidewalk, as if the viewer were approaching the restaurant. The diner’s harsh
electric light sets it apart from the dark night outside, enhancing the mood and subtle emotion. “The Martha McKean of Wellfleet” is a
remarkable oil painting with exceptional use of color, detail and brush strokes.This painting provides wonderful imagery of a breezy
sailboat excursion with a feeling of relaxation and enjoyment.

Brent Lynch is a modern artist,who is characterized by bold brushstrokes, and vivid, daring imagery. Initially a book and album cover
illustrator, Lynch is known for posters promoting music and sporting events, including the Olympics.

Hand-painted painting “Cigar Bar” painted by Bold brushstrokes of reds, blacks and grays set the dramatic tone of this artwork.Known for
his vivid imagery and creative innovation, Lynch is a powerful figurative and landscape artist. Here, he uses unsaturated yellow for a
subtle warmth that draws us into the story.Brent Lynch’s passionate imagery and fearless originality create the fascinating mystery
woman in “Evening Lounge.” Now the“Cigar Bar” and the“Evening Lounge.”were known as the dramatic sister paintings.