Photo: Photo: Zach DeSart, designed by Celerie Kemble

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The Painting That Really Ties the Room Together
It’s not just about decoration; it’s about an investment that actually brightens your soul. I know about that other kind of investment; I regularly get reports about my IRA’s various adventures that make my eyes cross. A work of art, however—a painting you fall in love with at an affordable-art fair or on an artist’s website—pays you back. It will beautify your life, it will support an artist, and it may well increase in monetary value.