Ask Wallace

Art Fundamentals for New Collectors

    Finding the Right Piece

  • How Do I Select the Right Size Art?
  • How High Should I Hang a Piece?
  • Can I Hang Art Without Damaging the Walls?
  • Why Do Many Art Fairs Feel Unaffordable?
  • What Costs Should I Account for When Buying Art?
  • I'm in a Relationship And We Can't Agree on a Piece
  • Framing

  • Why Is Custom Framing So Expensive?
  • What’s a Float Mount and Why Would I Want It?
  • What are Deckled Edges?
  • What's the Difference Between Custom Framing and Buying a Ready Made Frame?
  • What's a Floater Frame?
  • Can I Frame a Canvas?
  • Techniques

  • Can a Print Be Unique?
  • What’s the Difference between a Poster, Regular Print, and Fine Art Print?
  • What's Goache?
  • What's Giclee?
  • What Are Different Types of Commissions?
  • What Does GSM Stand For?

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