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We recently had dinner at Rush Street, a new restaurant/bar in downtown Culver City. We spotted a colorful oversized canvas painting of a person sitting on a subway car. (or possibly a train since this place is inspired by Chicago). The large scale canvas really worked in the space, not because the room and wall are large themselves but...

...because large scale artwork can be a great way to create depth of space and a focal point in any space - big or small. You can even use multiple smaller canvas paintings as a series to create a unified piece. Here are some ways people have used large scale canvas artwork in their homes:

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[We went with an oversized canvas in our own very small apartment and really enjoy it.]
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(Image credit: Apartment Therapy )
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy )
[Images via Desire To Inspire featuring David Hicks, Elle Deco, Zownir Locations, Barclay Fryery, Jen Fong, David Hicks]

Check out more canvas ideas here: