By Deb Flomberg
As you are adding to your own personal art collection, you may want to consider adding some functional art. As a huge value, functional art is a great addition to any collection since it is a perfect way to blend art with furniture. A visit to the Gallery of Functional Art is the perfect place to find your new piece, as this gallery is not a museum but an actual store, with a huge rotating schedule of different works by many different contributing artists from all over the world.
For more than 20 years the Gallery of Functional Art has been known as the authority on functional art, and the collection is constantly changing, so you’ll want to visit again and again to find the perfect pieces to add to your home. The collection changes every two months, and the gallery will mount six theme shows, solo shows and group shows every year, all with different focuses. The furniture and artwork here showcase the diversity of the artists themselves. You’ll find everything from beds and sofas to lighting, dressers, tables and chairs, and even some bathroom fixtures. All running the range from folk art to fantasy art, and from minimalist to baroque. Some will be comfortable pieces, others will be more conceptual, but no matter what, they’ll all be true works of art.
There are a lot of well-known artists displaying their works at the Gallery of Functional Art. Enjoy the works of artists like Critz Campbell, or the interpretive pieces by Gordon Chandler. You’ll love the whimsical and folk-ish work by David Gale, or the highly intriguing work by Gabriel Wiese. As you browse the gallery, you are sure to find some new artists you’ve never heard of, and you’ll find a few fantastic items you’ll be thrilled to add to your own collection at home.
Make sure to arrive at the Gallery of Functional Art in style, by arriving in your 2013 E550 Coupe from Mercedes-Benz of Encino. You’ll be thrilled to arrive in such elegance and luxury as you prepare to spend some time wandering this amazing showroom. Plus, you’ll have enough room to bring along a few friends, so that you can all find that next treasure to add to your collections. This Coupe from Mercedes-Benz is the best accompaniment to a day exploring the world of functional art.
Deb Flomberg grew up in the mountains, developed a love for the beach and has found happiness on the open road. She is now a freelance writer, theater professional and travel enthusiast happy to be writing about the things she loves most.
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