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Art Quarter Mission

What do we want? What can you expect?

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Art Quarter is devoted to high quality fine art. What does that mean for you?

Language has many different words for visual art, and be sure, these words mean something.

First there are categories:
  • illustration

  • cartoon

  • comic

  • and the like,

then there are qualifications:
  • craft

  • kitsch

  • art.

No matter how difficult categorizations and qualifications may be, they are at the heart of our everyday life.

Almost always
  • you will have a choice,

and you will pick
  • the better of the two if you can.

Also you will improve on your decision, if you do this often enough.

Imagine walking about a market in Katmandu, seeing all kinds of strange fruits and crafts. Will you be able to make a quality decision? Probably not. If you ain't got a knowing friend, you'll make your choice by guesswork. In either case you'll make experiences. With time, you will be experienced yourself.

Think of us as a good friend being there when needed.

Our service
begins with a choice. We offer only few artists with few works. Anyway, we have to, we can't possibly show you all there is. It is relatively easy to define what illustration is, cartoon, comic, kitsch, craft etc. This merchandise we will not offer.

It is quite hard to define abstractly what art is, and like any other gallery, we won't bother you. It is even harder to say what good art is, but this is the only thing that matters here. We will approach the problem by induction.

Think of any art fair. Customers are attracted through the promise of high quality art. After all, they spend some time and effort to get there. If the fair doesn't meet their expectations, they won't come back the next year, and if this is a trend, the fair will die off.

The fair managers don't offer art themselves, they only decide which gallery is to take part or not. So the galleries have to maintain a level of quality in turn. The galleries decide on the artists and the particular works to be shown.

In last consequence, the artists are to assure quality. As a rule, artists won't reason about quality. They will do their thing. Hence the gallerist has to make a choice, as does the fair management and ultimately the customer, i.e. you.

How else can we help you?
If you know what you want, that's fine with us. Otherwise:

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