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One Fireplace Five Ways

What could be cozier than gathering in front of the fire with family and friends for the holidays? Visit Saatchi Art’s latest slideshow to see how we upped the appeal of a minimal modern fireplace simply by adding one work of contemporary art.

When you are looking for ways to deck things out at home this winter, take a moment to get comfortable and explore our curator’s picks for Statement Works for Your Mantelpiece. You can also discover a new favorite emerging contemporary artist in our Ones to Watch Collection, or see what’s New This Week at Saatchi Art

1... When paired with a flickering fire, the shimmering gold leaf in this statement sized abstract work is sure to captivate all who gaze upon it. If you're considering ways to add a welcoming glow, reach for metallic art and sculpture to warm things up!

Hunter's Moon, an original painting by Saatchi Art artist Chelsea Davine

2... A playfully primitive abstract by Invest in Art artist Dariusz Labuzek offers an inviting focal point while introducing engaging organic forms and a splash of buoyant blue

Stormy Weather, an original painting by Saatchi Art artist Dariusz Labuzek

3... A snowy landscape photograph can add a bit of winter wonder and a greater sense of depth while heightening your living room’s minimal décor.

Gangottri mountains (1/20), limited edition art photography by Saatchi Art artist Artem Korenuk

4... Top your fireplace with a figurative… A contemporary nude in tranquil blues and golden tones radiates relaxed elegance in this comfortable modern space.

Julia Low Angle, 2016, by Saatchi Art Invest in Art artist Fanny Nushka

5... To knock the chill off a minimal white space all year round, show off a vivid romantic portrait above your fireplace and draw everyone in with captivating color, texture, and dimension.

Lazy sundayafternoon, an original oversized painting by Saatchi Art artist Emelie Jegerings

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About the Author

Daryl Gammons-Jones is a contributor to Saatchi Art's blog. In addition to writing about art and design, she specializes in collecting, creating, and producing images for a diversity of creative endeavors.