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Our top picks of classic artwork available on The Frame Art Store.

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One of our favourite features of The Frame TV is that you can transform your living area with great works of art when it’s off. And by subscribing to the Art Store for just £3.99 a month, you’ll gain unlimited access to a range of artwork spanning the classics to the contemporary.

From traditional to post-modernism, the Art Store features incredible pieces of curated art from collections across the globe. Whether it’s Budapest’s Museum of Fine Arts, The V&A, MAGNUM PHOTOS, The Tate or Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum, each collection offers the closest opportunity to having the real thing in your own home.

Here are 5 of our favourite pieces from the Art Store that will bring added culture, colour and fun to any living room.

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The Arno in Florence – Bernardo Bellotto

If you ever needed a reason to visit Italy, look no further than Bernardo Bellotto’s acclaimed painting The Arno in Florence. The Venetian urban landscape painter was a key figure of the Rococo art movement and captured on canvas many landscapes across Europe. Created in 1740 and one of his earlier masterpieces, The Arno in Florence expresses – with delicate detail – Florentine architecture, flanked on either side of the stunning Arno river. If you look close enough, the shading across the river and sky boast Bellotto’s keen eye for natural lighting, an iconic signature of his work. Transport your living room to 1700s Florence thanks to Budapest’s Museum of Fine Arts
on the Art Store.

Close up of The Arno in Florence by Bernardo Bellotto displayed on The Frame TV

The Great Wave off Kanagawa
– Katsushika Hokusai

Instantly recognisable, Katsushika Hokusai’s Great Wave off Kanagawa is a simple yet mesmerising portrait of the powerful ocean. It’s a woodblock print that’s part of Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji, a series that shows the area of Mount Fuji under various conditions. Printed somewhere between 1829 and 1832 during the Edo period, it wasn’t until Japan’s tourist boom 30 years later that Great Wave received praise from the world. It’s a piece of art that rewards again and again, and the longer you look the more you’ll see in its striking simplicity. In the composition, the great wave threatens three fishing boats, forming a circle around the centre of the design, dwarfing the mighty Mount Fuji in the background. Bring The Great Wave into your living room thanks to The V&A collection on the Art Store.

Close up of The Great Wave off Kanagawa by Katsushika Hokusai displayed on The Frame TV 5. Close up of Sao Paulo by Rene Burri displayed on The Frame TV

São Paulo, Brazil, 1960 – Rene Burri

The Art Store isn’t just limited to great paintings, there’s also some stunning photography too. Famous Swiss photographer Rene Burri captured major political, historical and cultural events and key figures of the second half of the 20th Century. São Paulo, Brazil, 1960 is one of his most iconic images. A black and white shot, it captures four shadowy businessmen on a rooftop, with high rise buildings in the background and the Brazilian city of São Paulo buzzing in the smoky streets below. Great textures, lighting and shading all combine to give a grainy feel to this striking snapshot of Brazil. To give a dramatic edge to your living area, check out this photograph through the MAGNUM PHOTOS collection on the Art Store.

Close up of Cossacks by Wassily Kandinsky displayed on The Frame TV

Cossacks, 1910-1 – Wassily Kandinsky

For fans of the abstract, check out Cossacks, 1910-1 by Wassily Kandinsky. A Russian painter and art theorist, Kandinsky believed that paintings didn’t need to represent the real world and it’s a sentiment you’ll come to understand when viewing his work. The ‘Cossacks’ in the title are Russian cavalrymen that can just be recognised with orange hats in the middle-right of the painting. A faint shadow of a horse sits in the middle next to some blurry blue hills, with birds flying as letters overhead. There’s no denying that Kandinsky expressed in his work an imaginative treatment of form and colour. In fact, he often linked specific colour to musical notes and rhythms. What music can you hear when viewing his work? Visit the Tate collection on the
Art Store to find out.

"Kandinsky expressed in
his work an imaginative
treatment of form
and colour."

Close up of a Wassily Kandinsky painting displayed on The Frame TV

Wheatfield with Crows
– Vincent van Gogh

We couldn’t put together a list about art without including the great post-impressionist painter himself: Vincent van Gogh. Among the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art, the Dutchman has over 2,000 artworks to his name, each characterised by bold colours and expressive brushwork. Wheatfield with Crows is widely considered to be his final and greatest piece. Bright yellow fields sit underneath a dark sky as black crows fly into the distance. The messy brushstrokes give a windswept feeling to the piece and the expressionistic style speaks a thousand words. One of his final pieces before his death, many art historians argue over the symbolism of the crows. What do you think van Gogh is saying here? Visit the Van Gogh Museum collection on the Art Store and come to your own conclusions.

Close up of Wheatfield with Crows by Vincent van Gogh displayed on The Frame TV

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