Statistics show that, during your working years, you’ll spend roughly a third of your waking hours at work. If you’ve worked your way up to a corner office, you deserve for that to be a curated space that reflects your taste and makes a statement. Whether you’re ready to invest in a serious collection or just want to surround yourself with pieces you enjoy, art is the key to an office with impact. Need a place to start? Click through.
Artsicle is a New York start-up that has taken the commitment out of buying art. Rent original art for under $100 per month, and then change it out when you get bored, or buy it if you love it. For corporate clients, a member of the Artsicle team will come to the office, chat with you about your taste, select artwork on your behalf, then come install it. artsicle.com
Ready to take the leap into building a personal collection of fine art? Then New York has a wide world of art consultants ready to guide you. The trick is to find one whose expertise aligns with your goals. Shelley Kaminer, for example, specializes in guiding her clients toward investment-grade emerging artists whose work she feels strongly will appreciate in value. shelleykaminerfineart.com
For those who want their firm to get serious about art, Vick Art Advisors, the company responsible for adorning the walls of powerhouse companies, including the New York Times Company, Time Inc. and Comcast, is a great pick. Vick specializes in putting together complete art programs that reflect its client’s image and enhances the work environment, as well as suiting personal tastes. vickartadvisors.com
If you have a taste for famous artists but not the astronomical prices they garner at auction, then Pace Prints is a great compromise. Pace Prints sells numbered editions from contemporary artists and masters produced in its New York printmaking workshops with methods ranging from woodcuts to etching to lithography. paceprints.com