Category Archives: Collecting Art

What is the latest news with Pamela Sukhum

Collectors are adding stunning originals from Pamela Sukhum’s latest “Bamboo amongst Oaks” series to their collection. Pamela also releases two limited editions on canvas with hand-embellishment of this series, contact www.HallmarkGallery.com for more detail or call 858-551-8108 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              858-551-8108      end_of_the_skype_highlighting today.

Sculptor Stephen Hansen to Receive New Mexico’s Highest Award

Hallmark Gallery is proud to announce, the state of New Mexico has decided Stephen Hansen is to receive their highest arts award. We are sure our collector of his work and the future collectors, will agree in our congratulations of his achievement.

Below is the Press Release from New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs
18 May 2009     [...]

The World of Hu Jundi – Chinese Contemporary Artist

Hallmark Gallery has proudly presented the masterful works of contemporary Chinese artist Hu Jundi.  The female oil portraits painted by Hu Jundi possess the mystery of the beauty of the women of Sichuan province in China and the lingering romance of his uniquely and somewhat borderless style of painting.
For many years, we have guided collectors [...]

Fine Art Collecting as an Investment Vehicle

Many of you responded to our most recent email update about purchasing art in this economy and wanted more information.  Again, our clients are often savvy art collectors and we are really privileged to be of service.  So I have put together the following information for you, hopefully this would answer most of your concerns.
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Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder

But make sure it is your eye
It never ceases to amaze me how some people will buy art because of what others around them think. One day a lady came in the gallery looking at some Michael Godard art and told me, “I am here to see what all the buzz is about.” She then [...]

Meeting Phil Borges’ Fine Art Black and White Photography

Black and white fine art photography is one of my favorite art forms and Phil Borges is no doubt one of the greats.  When he came to town, I first met him at the gallery in La Jolla cove.  Phil is a very easy going man.  His personality puts up no fronts and so you [...]

Original Mixed Media Paintings by William DeBilzan

Recently, Hallmark Gallery, located on Prospect Street in La Jolla California, had a show featuring seven outstanding artists. The setting could not have been more beautiful. Hallmark Gallery sits in the center of the quaint village of La Jolla, on La Jolla cove; a real jewel.
As I watched the guests arrive, I couldn’t help thinking how lucky [...]

Functionality as ART

A well made piece of furniture is functional for the purpose it serves. But can furniture be considered a work of art as well as a functional household item? OF COURSE IT CAN!! Take Chippendale furniture or the craftsman furniture as an example.  Both of these styles are extremely collectible. They are collectible not only for their functionality, not only because they [...]

Art Collecting Tips and the Fine Art of Collecting Art

Art collecting is as varied as the art which is collected.  Whether you are a beginning art collector, or an experienced art collector, one thing remains the same COLLECT WHAT YOU LIKE.
You don’t need a lot of knowledge about art to collect art.  You don’t need a Masters Degree in Fine Art to know what [...]

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