Tag: Hanging

  • Examples of Artwork Labels

    Examples of Artwork Labels

    There are a few questions I constantly receive, and one of the most common is how to label artworks in an exhibition. The truth is there is no single standard format, though most labels include the same key elements. The most standard information included on artwork labels is: 1. The artist’s name This one is…

  • How To Label Artwork in an Exhibition

    How To Label Artwork in an Exhibition

    Once you’ve hung artwork for an exhibition, how are you going to pass on the details of the works to visitors? There are several different options for labeling your work in this setting, though each should let visitors know: The artist’s name The title of the work The medium of the work The size of…

  • Choosing Hardware to Hang Artwork

    Choosing Hardware to Hang Artwork

    Many hardware options and methods exist for hanging artworks. Some are more suitable for specific types of artwork, some are universally useful. The following hardware and hanging examples are meant as a guideline for those wanting to hang their own artwork. But, please keep in mind: every individual project is different. If you’re not confident…

  • How to Hang Artwork

    How to Hang Artwork

    Ever wonder why artwork looks so even and consistent in a gallery? Many galleries and museums hang artwork based on where the centre of an artwork falls. This is great for creating cohesion between the works. A common guideline for works in an exhibition is to have the centre of the work between 56 and 58…

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