Is Art a Good Gift for Valentine’s Day? Is Art a Good Gift for Valentine’s Day?

First things that come to our minds while thinking about Valentine’s Day gifts for our loved ones are sweet and romantic things that we can eat, drink, wear or consume otherwise. But have you ever thought that an artwork makes a very special and unforgettable gift for Valentine’s Day? Not sure? Here are the arguments that we have.

 

LOVE INSPIRES THE ARTISTS

Weather it is visual arts, music or poetry, there is no need to explain in detail that all artists have created some of their best works when they were in love! It is a feeling that moved them and boosted their creative drive, resulting in beautiful and powerful artworks. This is one of our major arguments and we really think there is no better gift for Valentine’s day. Or any day in that case!

 

Kate Blue, Cedric Bouteiller / Mixed media on aluminum, 100x100cm

 

ART IS LOADED WITH EMOTIONS

Artworks inspired by love are very powerful emotionally. Whether it is a painting, sculpture or a print, if the main subject of the artwork is love — it is impossible to remain indifferent. We feel the energy of the artists and recognise why they put it in the work immediately. Art inspires different emotions to every person, but it’s common to have positive feelings when you see something that appeals to your inner and more delicate self.

 

Attar Red, Hawini / Acrylic on paper and felt, 120x130cm

 

ART IS UNIQUE

Valentine’s Day gifts are special, because they are bought for very special people in our lives, who deserve something really unique, not just a box of chocolates or underwear! And what is more unique than art, made by the hands of a passionate creator? Also, this day is supposed to be a celebration for love in general, so why we only think about our partners? Don’t you love your family or your friends as well? You surely have more than one people to celebrate and show your gratitude and affection.

 

Fairytale Love, Sonke / Mixed media on canvas, 100x100cm

 

ART IS ETERNAL

If you buy art as a present, it will stay with that person forever, because it cannot be eaten, drank or otherwise consumed. It’s an investment, a powerful move that shows that your love for them is serious and everlasting. If the artwork is unique or custom made, even better! Your thoughtfulness will be noted, trust us on this.

 

Adam & Eve, Benjamin Spark / Mixed media on canvas, 150x105cm

 

YOUR VALENTINE WILL SEE IT EVERYDAY

Art is definitely a very significant gift. We assure you, it will find a special place and live alongside with the person you love. It will inspire, uplift and remind them about the most tender and important feeling you have for each other. The artwork will be a precious remnant that will mark the day you bought it, the special occasion in which you gave it and maybe, even reveal the meaning of how much you value that other person in your life.

 

Cinderella, David Gerstein / Hand-painted alluminium wall sculpture, 100x73cm

 

Looking for a perfect gift? We’ve got you covered. For the entire February you can visit our gallery store in Glyfada and see up-close our brand new Group Show, LOVE Is The Answer. For us, February is the month of love and affection and our mission this year is to spread this powerful message and offer gifts that will make a difference and last forever.

Furthermore, we wanted to do something extra special. This Thursday on the 7th of February we will have an exclusive Engraving & Customising Event. Some of your favourite artists will made surprise guest appearances at the store between 15:00 to 20:00. They will be ready to customise or engrave any gift that you’ll choose during this event and it’s a great opportunity for you to meet them in person! Join us and help them create memorable, one of a kind gifts for you or your loved ones.

Get ready for an evening full of art!! #LoveIsTheAnswer

 

Can I Love You! Series, Mr. Brainwash

 

 

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