Living Room Wall Art

Living Room Art for Sale

Whether you're sitting with family, relaxing together on the couch or entertaining guests, living room art can make or break the room. It sets the tone for your living room, and helps give it the kind of atmosphere you're looking for. Scroll down to read our tips on decorating your living room, and explore our collection of living room art below.

Living Room Art Guide

Finding the Right Place to Hang your Art

Living Room Artworks by Christophe Jarcot and Luc Dratwa
Christophe Jacrot: West 50th, Luc Dratwa: DREAM IS NOT OVER

You know you need some art on your living room wall. But how do you figure out where it goes?

Firstly, think about where the furniture is. A popular place for art in the living room is above the sofa, or over a chest of drawers. This way you create a stimulating interplay between artwork and furniture.

Open wall areas are ideal for larger art prints. The focus here is on the motif, without the distraction of furnishings or lamps. Ideally, you want the centre of the motif piece to be at eye level. If you spend most of your time in the living room sitting, consider hanging your murals slightly lower. This gives you an optimal view of your artwork from a seated position.

Think about what the height at which you hang it says about both the piece and the room itself. Is your living room close by to your bedroom? Hang it lower - this lets your eyes skim across the room as you sit or stand, without strain.

Leaning Your Prints on the Wall

You don't necessarily have to hang and mount your art! An alternative to classic hanging is to lean art on a chest of drawers or on a shelf. You can even place it directly on the floor and lean it against the wall. This opens up completely new possibilities for the placement of your piece - and saves you the hassle of drilling.

 artwork by Stephanie Kloss on a living room wall: Palm Springs City Hall (Albert Frey)

Stephanie Kloss: Palm Springs City Hall (Albert Frey).
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artwork by Olaf Hajek on a living room wall: The Great Egret

Olaf Hajek: The Great Egret.
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artwork by Man Ray on a living room wall: Le Violon d'Ingres, 1924

Man Ray: Le Violon d'Ingres, 1924.
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Find inspiring ideas for arranging your art in our article on art hanging tips.

Tip: test different potential arrangements by using a piece of cardboard in the shape of the art pieces you want to hang.

Living Room Prints: From Mini to Oversized

large print by André Wagner on a living room wall
Oversized art in the living room: "Birkenwald 3" by André Wagner

Depending on its size and shape, the art you choose art will have different effects on the atmosophere of the living room.

Don't be afraid to present large format art in your living room. The capacious dimensions draw the viewer directly into the scenery depicted and have a wonderful effect on a room as a whole, even when space is limited. Large format works give the room more depth and expand your optical horizons. This effect is especially noticeable in landscape photography, which opens windows to distant places.

Large works can be especially compelling as the focal point for a room. Use big, open wall space to display large pieces.

Living Room artworks by Heiko Hellwig hung in a grid arrangement
A living room "gallery wall" with artworks by Heiko Hellwig

Another alternative is an arrangement of various small prints. Depending on the available space, you can combine as many works as you like to create an appealing wall arrangement. Are you unsure which works will harmonize on a living room wall? Sets or series can make the selection easier, because they are already coordinated. Our multi-piece artworks allow you to hang and arrange creatively.

With the checkerboard gallery wall arrangement, you line up pictures within a single grid scheme. Wondering how to make disparate themes, sizes, and colors cohere into a single harmonic arrangement? Here is a tip: placing different works in the same arrangement gives the impression that they're a sort of family, regardless of how closely related the themes are. Framed prints are a way to customize and enhance your choices of multiple works within a single arrangement, or give your artwork pride of place in your decor scheme. Check out our page on framed art for more tips and an introduction to our framing options.

cut outs by Vince Poole on a living room wall
Too much like hard work by Vincent Poole (l.), Sprawl by Kate Shaw (r.)

In addition to choice of sizes, we also offer prints in various shapes and formats - from single pieces to triptych artworks.

A panoramaic art print draws attention to long, empty walls, and is a particularly appropriate format for landscape and city prints. In this way, photographer Rudolf Rother showcases the impressive panoramas of the Swiss Alps. The American artistLarry Yust forms his digital panoramas out of up to a hundred individual images, resulting in stunning cityscapes all over the world, from Cuba to Asia and the American West.

Round prints and cut-outs deliver especially pleasant effects. The Australian artist Kate Shaw creates psychedelic landscapes in her round panoramic prints, which shimmer in neon, pastel and glitter. René Twigge's floral compositions inspire with the depth of their color and motifs.

Art in Every Color

Arpoador Rock by Rogério Reis on a living room wall
"Arpoador Rock" by Rogério Reis

In addition to the right place, shape and size, the color of the print plays a decisive role. Depending on the choice of color, the same room can have completely different atmospheres. It is therefore worth considering what mood you want for your living room.

Discreet or conspicuous? Let your personal taste guide you in the color question. Some people prefer restrained colors, while others can't get enough color!

According to aesthetic theory, red art stimulates. Yellow art evokes optimism, activity, and warmth. Choose these colors for an dynamic or upbeat mood.

Do you want a quieter environment? Blue artworks and green artworks radiate serenity. Discreet skin and earth tones also have a calming effect. While intense and rich colors stand out in the room, pastel shade prints are more subtle.

black and white photographs by Man Ray on a living room wall
Black and White Photographs by Man Ray

Black and white art, by contrast, complements colorful living room walls by presenting stimulating contrasts.

Color isn't contained to the artwork. A frame made of neon acrylic glass lets the work shine in a new light and sets a modern color accent in your living room.

Pay attention to your wall color when choosing your piece. One option is to keep your wall arrangements in a single color family. To do this, coordinate your wall color with the colors of your print and frame. Alternatively, you can create a thrilling dynamic through contrasts. We recommend having a look at some of the color-specific tips in our collection of colorful art.

Choosing the Right Themes for your Living Room

artworks by Claudio Gotsch and Stephanie Kloss on a living room wall
Claudio Gotsch: Aug um Aug, Stephanie Kloss: O.T. (Matterhorn)

Abstract or representational, modern or classic? Our portfolio comprises thousands of prints across a wide variety of artistic themes. Our collections include everything from classic photos to bright colors that give your room a luminous vibe. The following section will help you choose the right motif for your everyday viewing pleasure.

Bring your favorite season into your living room with a mural specific to that time of year. The beach photo art in our summer collection transports you to sunny shores all year round. Our snowy winter art creates an enchanting atmosphere.

An unfailing choice for your living room is ocean photography. Simultaneously thrilling and soothing, these prized artworks will take your breath away. Discover the dramatic atmospherics of Ray Collin's blue waves against dark golden skies, or a powerful crashing wave in black and white by Tim McKenna

artwork by Ed Freeman on a living room wall
Ed Freeman: Cactus Acstraction 04, Alexander Straulino: Pool

These days, the sofa has started to replace the corner office. Explore our guide to home office art to discover ways to design your living room workspace with fine art and view our curated collections of office art!

Our figurative art collection applies the spirit of representational art to our corporeal selves. Nude art draws us in with endlessly fascinating depictions of the erotic form.

Abstract photography adds complexity to your living room decor. Since there is no real object in focus, the viewing experience depends on a harmonious interplay of forms and color. When choosing an abstract photograph, go with your gut and choose a work which draws you in immediately.

Considering a more comprehensive room-by-room redecoration? Or just looking to spruce up a few different rooms at the same time? Explore our pages on bedroom wall art and kitchen wall art, which are filled tips and ideas on color, space, hanging, and more.

Planning Your Living Room Design

Nothing reflects your personality like your furnishing style. Discover our suggestions for different style options below and be inspired by the creations of our customers at#MYLUMAS!

Minimalist Modern

If you prefer to live simply and enjoy the aesthetic of minimalist art, our modern acrylic artworks are a perfect match for your living room art plans.

photo artwork by Wolfgang Uhlig on a living room wall

Wolfgang Uhlig: 39° 33' 49.5'' N 2° 38' 29.5'' E.
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photo artwork by Bence Bakonyi on a living room wall

Bence Bakonyi: Urban landscape IV.
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Photo artwork by Larry Yust on a living room wall

Larry Yust: Havana, El Malecon #8.
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Closer to Nature

Do you feel most at home in nature? We recommend our collections of flower art and nature art.

artwork by René Twigge on a living room wall

René Twigge: bloom v7.4.
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artwork by David Baker on a living room wall

David Baker: New Forest Dawn.
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artwork by Berthold Steinhilber on a living room wall

Berthold Steinhilber: Bastei, Elbsandsteingebirge
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Are you drawn to the throwback look? Take a trip through the world of photo art, and explore our photography classics

photo artwork by Christopher Pillitz on a living room wall

Christopher Pillitz: The Spirit of Tango III, Buenos Aires
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photo artwork by Werner Pawlok on a living room wall

Werner Pawlok: House of Magali
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photo artwork by Ralph Ueltzhoeffer on a living room wall

Ralph Ueltzhoeffer: Kate Moss.
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Living rooms decorated with travel art have the power to take you to distant destinations

photo artwork by Werner Pawlok on a living room wall

Werner Pawlok: San Miguel y Aguila I.
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photo artwork by Michael Himpel on a living room wall

Michael Himpel: Villa Carlos #2.
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photo artwork by Jonathan Chritchley on a living room wall

Jonathan Chritchley: Li River, Guilin, Study 2.
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Gallery-Quality Art for Your Decor Needs

Get inspired by our exclusive photo collection, and discover the right decoration for your living room walls! We set the highest production standards for our photographic prints. Our acrylic glass-mounted artworks are a long-lasting alternative to paintings, canvas prints or low-quality reproduction prints. In our galleries and online shop you will only find high-end photographic prints, face-mounted under museum-grade glass, where they are protected from dirt and other harmful elements. Cleaning the art is simple and easy: wipe it down with a dry microfiber cloth.

Each piece in our collection is specially chosen for its ability to unite fine art with your decor needs. For more curated artworks, and tips and ideas on how to select art for your bathroom, kitchen, or dining room, read our home art guide.

Curated Selection of Living Room Artworks

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