Is this painting too overwhelmingly huge for this room?

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  1. razuel

    razuel Senior member

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    Most would probably say yes... but a gallery curator I once knew would have approved since it gave the impression of "realistic scale" of the the subject in a surprising way... so, since it's an elephant, she'd like the idea of imposing an overlarge painting in a small room (rather than, say, a small painting of an elephant in the same room).
     
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    It's definitely growing on me the longer I let it sit there - initially it was like "whoa".

    My math was stupid - it's more like 400 sq ft, but still a small room with the furniture in there.

    Thanks
     
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    i agree with cary. pretty cool there.
     
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    I dig it! Perfect given the subject.
     
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    yeah i think it's fine.
     
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    it'll be OK just as long as no one talks about the ****** in the room.[​IMG]
     
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    I like it, the painting is smaller than the Sofa, so you get different scale objects in there.

    I also agree that if a picture of anything needs to be huge, its an elephant (and a whale, but no one paints them any more )
     
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    it'll be OK just as long as no one talks about the ****** in the room.[​IMG]

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    So the painting is great anywhere because it has a realistic scale? I disagree. I think all of that furniture needs to be about .6X its current size in order for the painting to look right. Or perhaps go back to the artist and ask if they can give you one that is slightly larger in order to compensate for the swollen furniture?
     
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    Do you have the tiger rug to go with it? [​IMG]
     
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    Do you have the tiger rug to go with it?


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    you know shit about art. unless that's a bathroom mat the scale is completely off.
     
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    itsstillmatt The Liberator Dubiously Honored

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    Are you an elephant when you're hanging out?
     
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