Though I beg to differ with Adcock, (some things are just not art no matter who claims they are) he does have a point - art is very personal and should be more about how it makes you feel than how it matches the drapes. I think that people worry too much about “if a piece will work in a room.” Except in extreme cases, my general philosophy is that if you love it, then it will work. Your art should move you, make you think, make you happy – just make you feel.
The main question I ask is not, “How could they pick that piece?", but "How could they hang it that way?” The biggest mistake I see is hanging art too high or with no regard to the viewer or other items and furniture nearby. Here are some quick guidelines for the next time you go to hang your art on your walls: