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05-04-2017

ILevel in the News: Brooke Shields’s Art Collection in her NYC Townhome

We get to work with some pretty incredible clients and equally impressive art in our line of work. While we try not to play favorites, it’d be hard for us to deny how much we loved installing Brooke Shields’s art collection in her beautiful Manhattan townhome. 

brooke shields art collection

Image via The New York Times

Not only is Ms. Shields a lovely person herself, her art collection is both interesting and unlike anything we’ve ever seen. This is largely due to the fact that, as a recent piece in the New York Times describes, she often received artwork as gifts directly from the prominent artists who were her friends in her modeling days during the 1980s. This is how she ended up with original work by Andy Warhol, Ron Gallela and personally signed pieces from Keith Haring (like the one above her fireplace in the photo above). 

Besides the gifted art, Shields also has a collection of more personal pieces, like the commissioned paintings of her daughters by Will Cotton, which flank the Haring on either side of her fireplace. 

We’re honored to call her a client. 

Read the full feature on Brooke Shields’s art collections in the New York Times here

Need help hanging your own art collection? Get in touch with ILevel at info@ilevel.biz, or stop by our East Village studio at 37 E 7th St, New York. 

09-01-2016

Trend we Love: Sculptural Wall Art

If you’re sick of your current wall art situation, then maybe it’s time to think outside the frame. More and more lately, we’ve seen our clients forgoing standard works like paintings and prints for three-dimensional, sculptural wall art. The effect is more unique and gallery like than any 2-D piece, and there are nearly as many style and media options as you’d find with framed art.

Among our favorite examples of the sculptural wall art trend is this recent client project, below. The wire sculpture was installed between two windows, breaking up the gridlike feel of the wall without adding a heavy or overbearing element that would compete with the views beyond.

sculptural wire wall art

Here, in another client project, Chinese porcelain figurines sit atop wall mounts and are an unexpected addition to a Federalist mirror.
sculptural wall art

The perfect way to add an element of texture to a minimalist space: a tonal, graphic wall relief.

wall relief - wall art ideas

If you love the dimensional look of sculpture but don’t want to ditch your existing collection, try turning your artwork into a 3-D display by standing it on individual shelves or mounts.

wall art on shelves

Need help hanging an heavy, irregular, or unique sculptural piece on your wall? ILevel can help. There’s no art challenge to tough for us to solve. Get in touch at info@ilevel.biz.

02-12-2016

Check Out Our Ad In Architectural Digest!

Last week, we shared the news about our brand new office-slash-studio space on 7th street in the East Village. But, we didn’t just share the big announcement on our blog — we took out an ad in the March issue of Architectural Digest, too! In case you haven’t seen it, here’s a glimpse.

The pre-print version:

ilevel ad

And in the magazine!

ilevel ad in arch digest

Even better than the ad, of course, is stopping by to see our new space in person. We’d love to give you a tour of the gallery, help you create the perfect family photo wall, choose a one-of-a-kind art of object arrangement from our studio collections for purchase, or simply discuss the possibilities for an upcoming project. Stop by any time Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., or give us a call to schedule an appointment at 212-447-4319.

 

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