Types of Lighting For Art

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Is your art being shown in a good light? Discover the best methods for lighting art, and make everything from prints to gallery walls shine

1. Ceiling-mounted accent lights

Best for: making the art—not the light source—the focus

“Pin spotlights that direct light onto individual artworks is a great way of illuminating them,” says Mishaan. These ceiling fixtures can be recessed or surface-mounted, and they allow the direction of light to be adjusted. They can also be specified with a range of light-beam spreads, so “you can ensure that the light covers most of the artwork,” not just a small part of it, he says.

As a rule of thumb, adds Russell, ceiling-mounted lights should be placed so that the light beam hits the center of the artwork when the fixture is adjusted to a 30-degree angle. “If you light a piece of art at ten degrees, which means you’re … Read more

8 Classical Music Concerts in NYC

Moldovan violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja

Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera happening this weekend and in the week ahead.

ACADEMY OF ST. MARTIN IN THE FIELDS

ACADEMY OF ST. MARTIN IN THE FIELDS at David Geffen Hall (March 19, 8 p.m.). Joshua Bell brings the famed London chamber orchestra to Lincoln Center, leading it from the concertmaster’s chair and acting as the soloist in Wieniawski’s Violin Concerto No. 2. Mendelssohn’s overture to “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6, the “Pastoral,” make up the rest of the program.

ALARM WILL SOUND

ALARM WILL SOUND at Zankel Hall (March 16, 7:30 p.m.). Billed as a “live podcast,” this concert from a particularly adventurous contemporary-music ensemble dives into the works of Gyorgy Ligeti, including his Piano Concerto, Chamber Concerto and “Continuum.” Alan Pierson, the conductor, hosts with Nadia Sirota, introducing the music and offering insight into the composer’s life and times.… Read more

How To Sell Paintings Online Successfully?

Art GalleryChristie’s held the Middle East’s first up to date artwork public sale in Dubai last yr. Its second auction of contemporary Arab, Iranian, Indian and Western art drew collectors from India, the Arab world and past, and topped the house’s personal expectations with $9.four million in sales.

Have you landed in a irritating rut? Are you having hassle promoting paintings in galleries, getting bogged down by tasks you can’t seem to finish or abandon, or discovering excuses to keep away from working in the studio? Author Carol Marine knows precisely how you are feeling—she herself suffered from painter’s block, till she found daily painting.” The idea is straightforward: do artwork (usually small) typically (how usually is as much as you), and if you would like, put up and sell it on-line. Soon you’ll discover that your block dissolves and also you’re portray work you’re keen on—and extra of it than … Read more