When it comes to collecting art, a foolproof method is to gather portraits. Both powerful and intimate, a collection of portraits can add intrigue to your home. What's more, the look is timeless and relatively easy to curate since eclectic groupings of portraits tend to work well together. Check out a few of our favorite examples below, and notice the absence of matting throughout (that's key!) as well as the two most common framing options: bare canvas hung on a wall, or framed in ornate silver and gold.