How to Hang a Painting?

Answer Artwork should be hung at "gallery height" which is 60" (1.5m) from the floor. Measure the width of your painting before hanging to determine where 60" from the floor "lands" in your painting. (for... Read More »

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How do I hang a large painting?

Use Heavy-Duty HardwareSelect wall hardware designed to hold heavy loads. Toggle bolts or plastic anchors are designed to open up inside a wall and prevent a heavy painting from pulling them out of... Read More »

How do I hang a large painting on a wall?

PositionPick the spot you want to hang the picture. Keep it away from corners, and don't hang it next to other central pieces in your collection. Give a large piece its own wall.BracketsTurn the pa... Read More »

How do I hang a heavy painting on a plaster wall?

Cut WoodRip cut a piece of 1-by-4-inch wood, that is 6 inches shorter than the width of your painting's frame, directly in half with the blade at a 45-degree angle.Use ScrewFind the stud in the wal... Read More »

How High Should I Hang a Painting Over a Sofa or Couch?

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