Don't Come to Barsky Gallery for Banksy Art: A Tale of Mistaken Identity and Distinctive Creativity in Hoboken's Art Scene
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by Albert Barsky
6M ago
If you're scouring the bustling streets of Hoboken, NJ, eyes peeled for a hidden Banksy masterpiece, we've got news for you—Banksy hasn't tagged Barsky Gallery, and it's unlikely he will. But your search for "Original art in NJ" may lead you to something equally captivating. The Banksy Confusion: How It All Began in this Hoboken Art Gallery When people hear Barsky Gallery, some quizzically inquire, "Did you mean Banksy?" It's a curious case of mistaken identity fueled by the phonetic resemblance between 'Barsky' and 'Banksy.' So, let's set the record straight: Barsky Gallery is a unique Hoboke ..read more
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Art 'Through the Windows' is Back: Hoboken Business Alliance Sponsored 'Art Walk' Launches for 6-Week Run, with the help of Barsky Gallery and Main Street Pops
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by Albert Barsky
6M ago
Hey there! We’ve got some exciting news to share with you. The Hoboken Business Alliance, along with Mayor Ravi Bhalla and Councilman Phil Cohen, has announced the start of "Through the Windows Art Walk" for a 6-week run between May 1st and June 15th. And guess what? Barsky Gallery has lead the effort with Main Street Pops in art curation and installation! During this event, 75 local artists are showcasing their works in the front windows of 90 small businesses in Hoboken, creating a unique and public art experience for all visitors and residents. We’re thrilled to be a part of this program ..read more
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Art Events This July in Hoboken and Jersey City
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by Albert Barsky
6M ago
Local Events in Hoboken and Jersey City, compiled by Barsky Gallery. Hoboken and Jersey City have a thriving arts scene in spring and fall— art walks, gallery tours, live murals. When things heat up in the summer the art community becomes a little quieter (we like to think it’s focused on their creative process), but there are still plenty of events to look forward to. We’ve rounded up our favorite art events for July in the area. How many will you attend? Art Opening at the Biergarten On July 1 at 7 PM at Pilsener Haus and Biergarten artist Diego Milian Chavez will have an opening reception ..read more
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5 Reasons Why You Should Not Buy Art Online
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by Albert Barsky
6M ago
Gallery owner and art dealer Albert Barsky enjoys Kim Schmitt Thomas’ work at his gallery in Hoboken NJ. Art is an extension of who we are, even if we aren’t the artist. It invites conversation with our guests, sets the tone of a room, and elicits emotions within every time we look at it. That’s why we refer to art buying as an investment, not merely a purchase— we invest a little bit of ourselves in the work. Statista points out that in 2020, the global art market was valued to be $50 billion, down 14 billion from 2019, as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The sharp decline caused ar ..read more
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4 Tips for Arranging the Perfect Art Wall
Barsky Gallery Blog
by Albert Barsky
6M ago
Hanging up art can be a daunting task, especially if you’re planning to place multiple pieces on a single wall. Here, we’re sharing four pointers, along with illustrated tips courtesy of 1stDibs’ blog, to help you create the best art wall for your space. Integrate Art With Your Design Choose Your Style Make Measurements Create Visual Balance Integrate Art With Your Design Don’t let art be an afterthought in your interior design. Consider your new and existing decor pieces, furniture, and overall style when choosing new paintings. Thinking about art placement and color coordination i ..read more
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How to Choose the Perfect Art for Your Home
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by Kaylee Randall
6M ago
Large original painting by Aymar De Villele hanging above couch in a Weehawken NJ living room. Courtesy of Barsky Gallery in Hoboken NJ. When deciding on art for your home, you’ll probably have a thousand questions whizzing through your head. What type of paintings should be in the living room? What’s the most meaningful art for home decor? How many paintings should be in a room? Here, we’re sharing some ideas on how to know what art to buy, helping you choose the perfect pieces for your home and your growing art collection. Select a Style Decide with Colors Get Inspired Pick Size Bas ..read more
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Expert Tips on Framing Art
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by Kaylee Randall
6M ago
Interior view of Barsky Gallery in Hoboken New Jersey, offering canvas stretching, framing and hanging services to Northern New Jersey and NYC art collectors. It’s a familiar story.  Buy art from your favorite Hoboken art gallery. Excitedly decide where you’ll hang it.  Pour over endless frame colors, sizes, and styles. Change your mind, again and again. Let yet another weekend pass by without framing and hanging your new art. All in all, you’re probably wondering how to frame artwork like a pro? Well… you’re in luck. We’re sharing our best framing artwork tips to help you decide wh ..read more
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If you've donated art in Hoboken, NJ, you need to read this
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by Albert Barsky
6M ago
No, You Can't Get a Tax Deduction for Artwork You Donate to Charity Some arts organizations misleadingly suggests that artists can get tax deductions for works they donate to charity. Here's why that's unfortunately not the case. Hyperallergic - Carey Dunne READ MORE ..read more
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7 Things to do in Hoboken
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by Albert Barsky
6M ago
Hoboken, New Jersey, is one of the top tourist destinations in the United States. With its stunning Manhattan views and unique attractions including museums and restaurants it draws people across the country. The influx of travelers and tourists into Hoboken has helped in developing tourism sector not only in Hoboken but in New Jersey as a whole. For people planning to visit Hoboken and not sure of the things to do in Hoboken, below is a list of exciting places and activities you might want to try out. 1.    The Hoboken Historical Museum The Hoboken Historical Museum was estab ..read more
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