|Advantages of Giclee Art
(12.03.2008) || Category: Contemporary Art
Giclee Art is simply art that has been reproduced digitally in order to form a high resolution and high quality piece of artwork that people can then use in order to either put on display or in order to re-sell to other people after purchasing it directly from the source of its creation. Because of the method in which it is created, Giclee Art has a number of advantages inherent to it. Some of the major advantages that people tend to associate with Giclee Art are listed below.
The digital age has arrived and with it has arrived a jump in quality the likes of which few people have ever witnessed before. While people may nostalgically remember the record player, they also can not live without their iPod and in today’s world of visual arts the same principle applies. The quality of a digitally restored, ink-jet printed piece of art is usually going to be higher than the quality of a hand-painted lithograph of an original work of art and therefore since the quality is higher, more people are naturally going to gravitate towards the piece of Giclee Art rather than the lithographs that used to be so popular and sell so well before Giclee Art came along.
Another thing that tends to be associated with Giclee Art is the fact that it happens to be so cost effective. Whether or not this just happened by mistake or by design is anyone’s debate, but for the most part people will find that this is in fact true. This is not to say that Giclee Art is cheap; far from it in fact. The effort and technology that goes into making a piece of Giclee Art ensures that it is going to be priced at a premium, but when you compare it to the price of other forms of reproductions and then consider the quality and the durability of a piece of Giclee Art, you are going to find that Giclee Art is usually the most cost effective purchase that you can make.
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