As I discussed in this post, I’ve been struggling to decide what to do with the wall above my desk ever since I moved into my apartment (over a year ago!). Slowly, the answer became clear to me as I continued to find, collect, and frame eclectic pieces of art that I love. These items were just begging for a prominent spot in my home, so I could stare at them as they clearly were meant to be stared at. Here’s the final product:
NYC Map print: You see a lot of these, but in my opinion, this is a really good one. I LOVE how they made Central Park in green in the middle!
Jessica Durrant NYC Skyline: I discussed my love for her watercolor works yesterday. LOVE the drips!
This arch photograph was taken by my sister when she was in high school, at the lovely Westbury Gardens on Long Island. Love having something personal and one of a kind in my little gallery!
M9 by Thomas Hammer, bought on Saatchi Online, discovered via Matchbook Issue Thirteen (great issue, by the way). I like how this abstract piece contrasts with the very girly and happy pink pieces surrounding it (one is called Sugarcoat, one is called Lipstick Dots-clearly, something darker was necessary!)
I might change the arrangement or placement in the future, but for now I’m just really happy to have these pieces in a place where they can be admired (instead of in a pile in the corner behind my couch!). As I was talking about here, it feels so good to be surrounded by pieces of art that are interesting, personal, or just speak to you in some way.