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Tips for first-time contemporary art investors

Tips for first-time contemporary art investors

Investing in art has become a huge trend among the creative circles in society. It is a great way to ensure that your money is spent on something worthwhile, but as the piece ages the value of your investment increases. Investing in a piece of art does not have to be confusing or difficult, and […]

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4 Interior Design Tips for a More Comfortable Home

Once you’ve moved into a new home, the first step is to make it your own by imposing your sense of design on it. Using the vast palate of decoration available to you, it is your job to decide the impression your house will give every visitor from now on. Faced with such a large […]

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How to Hang and Display Artwork in Your Home (Infographic)

You don’t need to be an interior designer or budding-Picaso to recognise the importance of art to a room. Just like your furniture, artwork can immediately change the look, feel and mood of any room in your home. This infographic provides useful tips on how to display your art, to give you a stylish gallery […]

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EXPLORE our Website to Find All of Our Articles, Properties and Resources

EXPLORE allows you to easily find content on MarquetteTurner.com using common search terms. Organised alphabetically, check out our property listings as well as articles on travel, interior design, art, recipes, finance news, videos, the environment and much more.

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Armless Chinese Artist Paints Using Only His Teeth & Feet

Losing an ear didn’t seem to detract from Vincent Van Gogh’s artistic skill, but Chinese artist Huang Guofu’s use of only his mouth and feet is quite remarkable. As his skills have progressed, so has his recognition. Huang Guofu was recently named vice-curator of the newly opened Chonqing Talents Museum. Now, dealers and art lovers around the world seek out his paintings.

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The Ice Hotel in Sweden is the Ultimate Travel Experience

The world famous ICEHOTEL in Sweden has over 80 rooms built each year from snow and crystal clear ice, taken from the waters of the local river Torne. The interior, at between -5°C to -8°C, actually feels quite pleasant, especially when outside temperatures can drop to around -37°C!

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Tokyo Nobody by Japanese Photographer Masataka Nakano

Great Japanese photographer Masataka Nakano spent 11 years on a project that sought to capture Tokyo when empty, no simple task in a city inhabited by 35 million people. In front of the Shibuya station, Ginza street lined with large buildings, the normally over-crowded mega-city is eerily silent with no people, hence the title “Tokyo Nobody”.

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Artisticle Allows You to Try Art Before You Buy

Getting into the world of art collecting can be a difficult business if you’re a beginner. But Artisticle, a new website in the US is offering would-be collectors the chance to “try before you buy” and rent the art first.

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VIDEO: The Amazing Wall Feature Created Using 9217 Corks

Not content with just hanging a photograph or painting on his wall, Scott Gundersen set out to create an entire feature using the corks he’d collected: 9217 corks to be exact. Over a period of 50 hours he produced “Grace”, which measures 96 feet x 66 feet.

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Luxury Real Estate News: 28 May 2010 Marquette Turner Luxury Homes eMagazine

In the May 28, 2010 issue of the Marquette Turner Luxury Homes eMagazine we take a peak at the Top 10 Most Expensive Homes in the World, which are unsurprisingly phenomenal. We also look at how the recent Icelandic volcano eruption has altered the habits of property investors, plus there’s a very cool canopy that provides natural ventilation for your bed, an Italian designer BBQ, and outstanding homes in Mexico, Queensland and much more

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