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Talking With Art Galleries: Online Platforms and Lockdown Challenges

Lista Spanos, president and owner of ADC Fine Art gallery with Clara Berta abstract painting
Artists and art galleries have been facing the challenges of working in lockdown over the past weeks. Supporting and promoting our creative community via online platforms has become vital. I’m so grateful to the galleries that make my work visible and accessible.  The work of the art galleries and art consultants who show my paintings and connect me with art collectors […]
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Relationships are Everything: Connecting with Art Galleries

'Serenity' abstract painting by Clara berta, home installation by MAC Fine Art
Over the years I’ve made strong and rewarding connections with art galleries. Having your artwork represented by an art gallery is an essential part of the business of being an artist. With the trend towards an online art world, connecting with art galleries from around the globe has become more accessible. With so much content out there, making real connections with […]
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Remembering Opening Night: The New BertaArt Studio Gallery

I find myself reflecting on what I’m grateful for during this challenging time of isolation. My light and spacious art gallery and studio is high up on the list. At BertaArt Studio Gallery in downtown Los Angeles I have the space and freedom to create and exhibit my original abstract paintings. I also get to be part of a dynamic […]
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A Night at the Main Museum: The Newest Downtown LA Museum

Artist Clara Berta with Silver Lining Minimalism painting and Director Allison Agsten
On November 1st, 2018 I had the pleasure of participating in Office Hours, an art exhibition at the Main Museum, the newest addition to the Downtown LA museum community. Unlike other Los Angeles museums, the Main Museum is focused on art from Downtown Los Angeles-based artists. Office Hours is Open Office Hours, now in its third year, is one of […]
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My Minimalism Journey: A Transformation of Life and Art

Clara Berta's Eyes on You, 48" x 60" acrylic on canvas, Minimalism series
Watch Clara Berta discuss her newest series, Minimalism It all started a year ago after watching the documentary Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things on Netflix. My eyes were opened to a new perspective regarding the value of simplicity and the freedom of having more space to move about and enjoy. The idea of living with less really struck […]
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Art Wallpaper: A New Way to Bring Art Home

Artist Clara Berta's Dreamy art wallpaper mural available on Feathr.com
What is Art Wallpaper Wallpaper has made a major comeback in the world of interior design. However, today’s wallpaper options go beyond a pretty repeating pattern. Art wallpaper is a reproduction of a painting or photo by that you can affix to your wall as a large-scale mural. It’s a unique and affordable way to bring fine art from an […]
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How a Commissioned Artwork is Created

Clara Berta Working
The term commissioned artwork seems to confuse or intimidate many people. Some think it’s only for the very wealthy who have money to throw around. Others think it only applies to portraits of famous figures like presidents. However, commissioned art is very simple. It’s a piece that is custom made for you and anyone can request a commission from an […]
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An Artist’s Journey Through The Broad Museum

Clara Berta at the Broad Museum
The Broad Museum is my favorite museum in Downtown Los Angeles and a wonderful addition to the city’s art scene. I remember the first time I went to The Broad, I was so excited that I reserved tickets far in advance so I could go on opening day.  As I walked inside, I was greeted by a sculpted concrete cavern […]
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