Selection of painting frame

Is it better for a oil painting to has a frame or not? In general, the choice of painting frame can refer to the following:

1. The figurative paintings should be accompanied by borders As far as possible, and the concrete works after the framing will be more exquisite. The visual center of works will be more focused and expressive. On the contrary, the abstract works can't be configured with borders, but may instead limit their screen tension after the matching of the frames, limiting the audience's imagination.

2. It should pay attention to color, texture and screen with the frame selection generally followed by the existing contrast but also by the principle of coordination.

3. Generally speaking, the frame of small works should be appropriately enlarger. The substantial works should be prepared smaller border decoration, which is more in line with visual aesthetic psychology.

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