Lobo | Fulcrum Gallery

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Get ready for...POP!

A couple of weeks ago when I was contacted by Fulcrum Gallery to review one of their products, I was in awe. I love artwork, it's inspiring and I believe you just can't live without it. I also got to learn more about a company that was totally new to me so it was all exciting.  

Every week, Fulcrum Gallery runs a promotion for a specific category of artwork and during the week of June 17th (which was when I was contacted), the theme was cultural art! I literally spent hours browsing through their website to find the perfect piece that I can relate to and would also love to express on my blog to you all. There were over 100+ pages! 

I then went through the subcategories, and got stuck. I couldn't decide if I wanted a European piece or an American one (it took ages just to narrow myself down to two subcategories). Eventually, which felt like forever, I came to a decision on a 12" x 12" extraordinary piece that was classified as American art (mostly because of the theme) by Lobo.

New York Taxi II | Lobo

Once I settled on this piece, there were so many ways to customize it to my attraction. You can choose print, laminate, canvas and frame options. I thought that with a delicacy like this one it had to be on canvas. Once I chose the canvas option, I also had to decide on whether I would like it unstretched, museum wrapped, gallery wrapped, or framed. I went back and forth between these options because they also led to further options. So many options! I ultimately decided on the museum wrap (with the museum wrap method the image goes to the edge of the surface) which led to stretcher bar and side color options. I resolved on deep 1.5" bars and black side color paint as my finished product.

I unconditionally love this piece of art! The colors are vivid and it's a painting of my hometown, New York City! After all, this is not only a piece of American art but also a piece of pop art. The artist, Lobo, is also quite a popular one. Fulcrum Gallery offers a few more of his pieces of art on their website that you can check out. You can also learn more about him on his website by clicking here (p.s. - you may need a translator because he's Brazillian).

Another great part about having it printed on canvas was being offered canvas brushstroke options. The options were no brushstrokes, standard brushstrokes, and heavy brushstrokes. I settled for standard brushstrokes because I felt that it would make this art work stand out even more (which you can see more closely in the picture above).

Above is a closer look at the stretcher bar. The sides were painted very thoroughly and it looks amazing! I chose the color black because it blended well with the painting. Fulcrum Gallery also offers 18 other custom color options to choose from. The deep bars not only made this artwork come off richly but probably made it slightly heavier which I didn't mind.

When choosing the museum wrap option, it also means that there would be staples on the back of the canvas (pictured above). Don't worry, it's stapled well enough that the artwork wouldn't get harmed unless targeted.

Overall, I was not disappointed in my piece whatsoever. I chose the artwork along with my choice of custom options on June 17th, my order was placed on the 19th, shipped on the 26th and arrived on the 3rd of July carefully packaged and safe. Now the wait may seem long (I was a bit restless) but that's only because Fulcrum Gallery works hard to put everything together on the canvas themselves. Another reason for the wait time could have been my location. I live in Colorado Springs and this piece of art came all the way from New Jersey via UPS. If you have a specific deadline, I would highly recommend to order early in advance. If you happen to not be completely satisfied with your order, don't worry, the customer service team is awesome! You can return your product within 30 days of receipt for a full refund or replacement, less shipping charges.

I can definitely recommend Fulcrum Gallery as your go to place for fine artwork without hesitation. The quality of the art is unbelievable and the options are nearly endless (with hundreds, possibly thousands of pieces to choose from). The prices are also a work of art. There are weekly promotions always in attendance so you're sure to find something that you'll love at a price you can afford (price varies on the artwork and your choice of custom options). As of right this moment, all American paintings are 50% off and you can also score 5% more off by signing up for their newsletters (which I highly recommend so you can stay up to date on sales, promotions, and save a few extra bucks). 

If you ever want to learn more, you should definitely visit their website or check out their social media pages (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest) to stay in the know! 

Thank you Fulcrum Gallery for this amazing work of art!



Disclosure: Krissy Deane receives products in order to conduct reviews. No monetary compensation was provided unless noted otherwise. All opinions are 100% my own. Some posts may contain affiliate links that I receive commission for payment from in exchange for referrals. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I personally believe will be a good fit for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255"Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."