10 Good reasons to collect art

Why do we like to collect? From the Latin word “collectio”, the collection consists in bringing together little by little, thanks to successive choices, several objects relating to a theme. This act consists above all in an active and passionate process of acquiring and possessing objects chosen for their uniqueness. According to a recent study, 72% of collectors say they "like beautiful things". This quest for beauty is a source of personal enrichment, the financial potential of which -it should not be the driving force - makes it possible to diversify one's heritage.



MyStudiolo gives you 10 good reasons to build a collection of artworks whether you are an individual or a company.



1 - THE JOY


A quote from Brancusi gives a nice definition of what a passion for art can be: “What really makes sense in art is joy. You don't need to understand. What you see makes you happy. Everything is here. » Often added to this is the joy of meeting new artists and other enthusiasts but also the joy shared by showing one's collection.



2 - THE QUEST FOR BEAUTY


The aesthetic aspect and the emotions that art brings are the basis of art. Moreover, this quest for beauty is ancestral and universal: sculpted monoliths found on prehistoric sites show that it already animated our ancestors.



3 - THE DESIRE TO CONSTITUTE A UNIQUE WHOLE


Over time and his discoveries, the collector constitutes a selection of works guided by his tastes. There are as many collections as there are collectors. The cabinets of curiosities and the Renaissance Studiolo already demonstrated this desire to create a set of harmonious objects.



4 - LIVING BETTER


Surrounding yourself with artworks improves everyday life. Their presence invites reflection and delight to provide moments of emotion, questioning and even pleasure. The collection is part of us and contributes to the construction of our personality.