hanging paintings


The key to hanging artwork is to hang it where you’ll enjoy it the most. Here are some points to keep in mind when hanging your art collection. Begin with the basics and assemble your tools; you’ll need a tape measure, a pencil, a spirit level, hook, nails, a hammer and a friend to help you. Before you pick up your hammer, ask your helper to hold the artwork and position against the wall so that you can see what the artwork will look like a monks the existing interior design. Take a step back and view the newly embellished space from different angles to get a sense of proportion and color. If you were hanging an artwork above a piece of furniture, it’s a good idea to centralize the hang to this, as opposed to the wall. We suggest hanging works at eye level. Museum guidelines state this as…