Art Collecting

Thoughts and perspectives on art collection in general and Miriam's art specifically. We love our art collectors! Please send us a picture of her work in your home or organization.
The Smoker's Case by Miriam McClung
What do Miriam McClung and Andy Warhol Have in Common?

If you are on this newsletter list, you probably want to know more about Miriam and her art. And you probably like art in general. What you probably don’t like is reading about Supreme Court case rulings, regardless of your political leaning. We’re betting that, like us, you’ll find the recent Supreme Court ruling of

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"Girl with a Guitar"
The mystery and joy of collecting portraits

Why would you collect and hang a portrait of someone in your home that you do not know? Consider this—most of the most valuable, appreciated, and well-known works of art in the world are portraits of people that know one personally knows: Mona Lisa, Whistler’s Mother, Girl with the Pearl Earring, American Gothic, etc. That

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Shipping Artwork Directly to Collectors

Despite the restrictions with COVID not being able to accommodate collectors in the Birmingham Studio, we continue to sell work collectors view on our website and ship it directly to their homes. This lovely piece, “Boats and Pier at the Lake” by Miriam McClung, 24″ x 30″, oil on linen, 1968 was recently purchased by a collector

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Caring for Your Art

If you do nothing to care for your art, you can expect over time that your beloved work will eventually look like the “Man with the Mustache” painting pictured above that Miriam purchased in New York City in the 1950s. This work will likely cost several thousand dollars of conservation to bring it back to

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