A piece of art is something you enjoy every day. They say a picture tells a thousand words. Check out these wonderful works of art, prints and photographs for an eloquent and beautiful art gift they'll treasure for years to come.
If there are no words, say it with a picture. Chosen well, a gift of art is something they will enjoy every day. However there is 'an art' to buying art gifts! Make sure your art gift is picture-perfect by doing your homework before you buy. Find out which artists they admire and check out how they have decorated their home. If it's all antiques and chinz, chances are they're not going to appreciate a Damien Hirst! If they already have an art collection, choose a piece you can imagine fitting in with the work they all have.
Photography is really growing in popularity and can be a lot more affordable than works on canvas, making it a great option for gift-givers on a budget. For a 'snap happy' photography gift they will instantly click with, choose an image that has a special connection or meaning to the person you are giving it to.
Kuniyoshi was one of the last great masters of the Japanese ukiyo-e style of woodblock prints. This suimono is a cloth banner painted with the red figure of actor Ichikawa Danjuro...Price: £20.00 From The British Museum Shop