Saving Face

Saving Face
  Gray Benko at home  in South Carolina. Photo by  Clay Austin  for  Glitter Guide . 

Gray Benko at home in South Carolina. Photo by Clay Austin for Glitter Guide

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.   

  Liberty Bakery  photographed by  Colemoser . 

Liberty Bakery photographed by Colemoser

  Liberty Bakery  photographed by  Colemoser . 

Liberty Bakery photographed by Colemoser

 The Parisian home of  Gabriel Wick and Olivier , as seen on  Design Sponge . 

The Parisian home of Gabriel Wick and Olivier, as seen on Design Sponge

 Vintage portraits at  Fishes Eddy . 

Vintage portraits at Fishes Eddy

 The  Graduate hotel  coffee bar in Ann Arbor, Michigan. 

The Graduate hotel coffee bar in Ann Arbor, Michigan. 

  John Derian  furniture store, photographed by  Nicole Franzen . 

John Derian furniture store, photographed by Nicole Franzen

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