It is quite sufficient for my needs, but not what one would likely call spacious.
When moving in nearly 10 years ago, I requested a beige-ish wall paint, but asked that the main wall in my living room be painted white, so that I could project movies & TV upon it.
The other two main walls in my living room are completely fronted by bookcases and CD/DVD shelves, while a smaller wall is where I have my computer hutch, in front of which I am currently sitting. A wall in the hallway is largely occupied by a display of autographed baseballs that I once collected.
Given these facts, it might not seem that I could have all that much wall art adorning my residence, yet I have more than 60 pieces, of various ilks and sizes, some rather large.
Although I typically host friends and family a good handful of times each year for Movie Nights, other gatherings and occasional visits, the truth is not that many people will ever see my condo or what is on its walls. And even those who have been over will likely have missed some works, including some recent acquisitions and those in my messy bedroom.
So I thought I'd do this.
I'll try to suggest the relative size of various pieces, and in many cases am posting a replica version rather than an actual photo of what's hanging, given issues with odd angles and glare. If you want to see them in context, you'll just have to come over.
|Funny Face is the English title|
Music Posters, Album Covers, etc.
|After buying this, I realized it advertised the Beatles Shea Stadium concert |
from 1966, not the more famous 1965 one. Though it came nicely framed and
purported to be an original poster, based on what I paid I don't believe it actually is.
|Autographed by Jeff Tweedy|
|Photo by Paul Natkin|
|Designed by Seth Arkin|
|Photos by Seth Arkin|
|From a Chicago Tribune ad for a run of shows|
in 1980 that were cancelled on the day of the ad
due to John Bonham's death. Printed on canvas.
Original artwork and photos (including by me), art posters and canvases
|Untitled, original painting by Ray Cuevas, a friend of mine from California.|
|Al Hirschfeld, Self-Portrait at 99, Original Signed Lithograph|
|Rafal Olbinski, She Stoops to Folly, Lithograph|
|Seth Arkin, Metaphysical Attraction, Original Painting|
|Leaves on frame hand-painted by unknown at The Great Frame Up in Evanston, IL|
|Johnny Donnels, Morning, Photographic Print|
|Paul Devine, Anne Rice House, Photographic Print|
|Seth Arkin, Bilbao Fountain, Photo Enlargement|
|Painting printed on canvas|
|Reproduction printed on canvas|
|George Hurrell, Hedy Lamarr, Photograph|
|Seth Arkin, Michael Jordan, photo|
|Tom Everhart, Dog Breath, Framed poster print of original art|
|Seth Arkin, Frank Gehry designed buildings, photos & manipulations|
|Seth Arkin, First Pitch of 2017 World Series, Photo printed on canvas|
|Seth Arkin, Kris Bryant Home Run, 2017 World Series Game 5|
|Chris Knight Creations, Cubs Wood Sign|
|Photographer unknown (I don't think it's Neil Leifer, who took this similar, famed shot), Muhammad Ali vs. Sonny Liston.|
Autographed by Muhammad Ali.
|Seth Arkin, Bryant Park Elmo, Framed Photo|
|Artist unknown, purchased in Gaza|
|Autographed by Catherine Deneuve|