What people do on Pinterest is often called "curating." That happens in its most literal sense with people's art boards. It's as if they're opening their own galleries, displaying the work they'd like everyone to know that they appreciate. Art is a natural for the image-centric Pinterest. Why tell when you can show? You live in Baltimore and want to say you appreciate its urban charms? Post some photographs of rowhouses. Want to show that you made it past Monet in your Art 101 class? Pin a little Jasper Johns, maybe some Art Nouveau advertising posters. If that's not you, join the masses and repin some of that glowing Thomas Kinkade you spotted on QVC.
David Cowles, Special to The Baltimore Sun