Picasso

How Much Should Framing Cost?

How Much Should Framing Cost?
We have been asked if there is a formula for how much you should spend on framing compared to how much you spent on the art.  There is no formula.  We have been told, "I only spent $3 on this art I bought on vacation, I don't want to spend a lot on the framing".  We get it, sometimes you have something you want to hang that didn't cost a lot - but guess what - frame pricing goes by the size of the art, not the value of the art. If you had a Picasso and a flea market painting that are the same size - pick any frame and it would cost the same on both.  Look at this cheap find.  The client only s...
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Museum Treatment

Museum Treatment
When you have an extra special piece of art work, you want to make a statement with the framing.  We at THE FRAME STUDIO recently had this gem - know as a Picasso - come across our table.  The client wanted to custom frame it to show it's great importance and beauty.  A Roma Vintage frame in gold leaf was chosen to give it that museum look which was combined with a black linen mat, a Larson Chateau fillet, and museum glass to finish it off.  Now the richness of the colors is accentuated, and it looks like it was just pulled from the walls of The Louvre. We love framing exceptional  art!
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The Finishing Touches

Bela is very picky about the way frame corners come together.  He is great at making those "joins" fade a way.  Some frames are more challenging than others, but they all get 110% effort from him. If you have frames that are not custom at home, check out the joins.  That is a true test of the craftmanship behind them. If you are the type of consumer that is fanatical about not seeing any type of seam at all, then you simply must check out the Concerto Line from Larson Juhl.  There is no seam.  Period. Our Client Amedee, brought in this original Picasso an...
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