Top 10 Summer Escape Artworks

Not going away this year?  Take inspiration from art to bring the sun and sea into your home – via an armchair staycation.

2020 may not be the year of great travel adventures and lounging beach holidays; instead we can surround ourselves with the transformative power of the visual arts to lift our surroundings and mood.

Discover our Top 10 picks to transport you away from the comfort of your couch.

1. The Beach

(Noun) A place of relaxation, rest and tranquillity.

Drift into the coastline by picking a piece that conjures memories of an idyllic spot. In the absence of the actual sea outside your living room window, gazing at a beautiful seascape can also be psychologically restorative. The calm of the ocean really can reach you through art.

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2. Gone Swimming

Missing that refreshing dip in the pool to cool off from the hard work of sun bathing? Imagine jumping into the these beautiful waters and then drying off under the heat of the sun…

3. Tropical Days

Dreaming of far flung tropical destinations? Evidence suggests you can even benefit from ‘bathing’ yourself in nature remotely. Try bringing exotic palms, the jungle and cacti into your living room.

Nadia Attura has a great collection of pieces depicting far flung destinations to dream of visiting.

4. Citybreaks 

Missing the buzz of a Citybreak? Maybe you are making plans to visit new destinations or back to favourite spots, in the meantime bring the views home.

5. Nostalgia

Images that echo happy memories can be a great way to bring joy into your home. Pick a much-loved holiday place, or a piece that inspires memories of past times, 99 ice cream anyone?

Browse our collection to find the perfect piece to transport you away and keep you inspired.