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Expensive Art by Dead Artists

The world’s most expensive art is auctioned off in the world’s biggest-named art auction houses. You will not find the most expensive artworks sold last year in Fine Art South’s artwork collection, but there is a link below to view them if you want to. They are all by dead artists.  And oddly enough, all of the artworks were by (presumed) male artists. That leaves out half of the world’s artists, which is very strange, as though women artists don’t exist. (We do). Here is a link and intro to the story about the art that did sell for millions. Source […]

January 10, 2021

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Gallery Representation

Besides Fine Art South and Saatchi gallery, Shelly Leitheiser has new Gallery representation at NewYorkArt•com Though Fine Art South is the primary gallery where you can find most of Leitheiser’s work at affordable prices, visit newyorkart.com. If you are in the New York area, visit New York Art after they re-open (they are currently closed due to COVID-19). Of course, one reason online galleries like Fine Art South are so fantastic is 1) lower prices than in a storefront gallery and 2) you can’t get a virus from shopping for art at home. Also, you can also directly contact the artist and […]

August 10, 2020

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Sewell Mill Out and About Atlanta Art Show

“Out and About” at Sewell Mill Library and Cultural Arts Center is a new group art show running now through January 7, 2020. This is an exciting art display sponsored by the Atlanta Artists Center. Fine Art South’s artist Shelly Leitheiser has a painting in this show titled “Out There”. Here statement on this artwork is below: ‘Out There’ is an abstract astronomy scene, my interpretation of what might be “Out There”. It’s acrylic and Pebeo paint and some gold leaf on canvas. When I was a girl, starting at about 15 years old, I became very interested in the […]

December 17, 2019

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Reality or Abstraction Art Show

Reality or Abstraction is a new exciting art show currently showing at the Grandview Gallery in Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia. Fine Art South artist Shelly Leitheiser has 3 paintings in this juried art show, pictured below. The Grandview gallery is member-owned and operated by the Atlanta Artists Center. They do great work in Atlanta for the arts. Their location is 2979 Grandview Avenue, Atlanta, GA. The show runs through mid-January.  

December 4, 2019

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How to Perfect the Salon-Style Hang: An Easy Guide

It’s my opinion that paintings look wonderful – often best – in groupings of several, close to other paintings. So I was delighted to find this guide from ArtSpace. There is more to the article than this, so be sure to read it here. “Taking its name and appearance from the salons of the 19th century where dozens of artworks were squeezed together onto the walls as part of academic competitions, the salon-style hang looks effortlessly boho chic when done well—but can be very easy to mess up. After all, hanging more than a few works on a single wall […]

July 13, 2018

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