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abstract photography

"Abstract photography refers an art that does not attempt to represent an outer reality, but tries rather to exist through different effects using forms, colours, and textures."

Isn’t that somewhat contradictory when one thinks of the very essence of photography? The image finds its source in the world that surrounds us. The photographer captures an instant that is supposed to be the mirror of reality and the reflection of our vision of the world. But he is also able to see what we cannot.

However, in an entirely different aim, abstract photography’s goal is to create emotions within the audience and stimulate a reaction without necessarily revealing the real identity of the subject. In neglecting the immediate signification of a subject, abstract photography frees our imagination while opening the door to new ideas or interpretations.

Artsper has selected the best of abstract photography, the opportunity to look toward news far-off horizons...

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Bé Hindriks, Reflections British Museum, London, Photography

Bé Hindriks

Reflections British Museum, London, 2014
65 x 100 cm
Photography

€3 300

Chuck Elliott, Lyric / Cerulean Crop, Photography

Chuck Elliott

Lyric / Cerulean Crop, 2014
53 x 69 x 1 cm
Photography

€1 700

Philip Provily, Bleue, Photography

Philip Provily

Bleue, 2006
83 x 65 x 3 cm
Photography

€960

Cristina Bahiense, Padrões Veneza, Photography

Cristina Bahiense

Padrões Veneza, 2013
113 x 80 cm
Photography

€600

Karl-Martin Holzhäuser, 88.25.2001, Photography

Karl-Martin Holzhäuser

88.25.2001, 2001
133 x 133 x 5 cm
Photography

€23 800

Mireille Roobaert, Galette Glaciale, Photography

Mireille Roobaert

Galette Glaciale, 2010
50 x 70 x 3 cm
Photography

€1 200

Richard Caldicott, Chance/Fall (4), Photography

Richard Caldicott

Chance/Fall (4), 2010
127 x 102 cm
Photography

€9 405

Pascale Lander, Flo (Corps et Canevas), Photography

Pascale Lander

Flo (Corps et Canevas), 2014
70 x 50 x 2 cm
Photography

€1 200

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Kathia Mohl, Sillon Vert, Photography

Kathia Mohl

Sillon Vert, 2015
125 x 83 x 3 cm
Photography

€2 450

Karl-Martin Holzhäuser, Licht Punkt 11, Photography

Karl-Martin Holzhäuser

Licht Punkt 11, 1995
120 x 120 x 1 cm
Photography

€23 800

Bé Hindriks, Immagina Verticale, Triest, Photography

Bé Hindriks

Immagina Verticale, Triest, 2009
70 x 120 cm
Photography

€3 600

Imre Drégely, Periscope, Photography

Imre Drégely

Periscope, 2007
100 x 100 x 4 cm
Photography

€3 000

Karl-Martin Holzhäuser, 88.3.2, Photography

Karl-Martin Holzhäuser

88.3.2, 1988
62 x 52 x 35 cm
Photography

€10 710

Imre Drégely, Monoscopia, Photography

Imre Drégely

Monoscopia, 2006
140 x 140 x 4 cm
Photography

€3 500

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Pierre Blanchard, Untitled, Photography

Pierre Blanchard

Untitled, 2013
30 x 20 cm
Photography

€250

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Soichiro Shimizu, Untitled (from Sam Cotchaputsup), Photography

Soichiro Shimizu

Untitled (from Sam Cotchaputsup), 2016
100 x 55 cm
Photography

€1 700

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Soichiro Shimizu, Untitled (from Pokchat Worasub), Photography

Soichiro Shimizu

Untitled (from Pokchat Worasub), 2016
100 x 55 cm
Photography

€1 700

Bernard Langenstein, Noire et doré, Photography

Bernard Langenstein

Noire et doré, 2014
150 x 100 x 1 cm
Photography

€4 600

Bé Hindriks, Image Verticale, Bordeaux, Photography

Bé Hindriks

Image Verticale, Bordeaux, 2009
66 x 120 cm
Photography

€3 500

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Pawel Mlodkowski, The esthetics, Photography

Pawel Mlodkowski

The esthetics, 2010
66 x 66 cm
Photography

€1 200

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Claire Artemyz, Amazonia II - Fleur du Ciel, Photography

Claire Artemyz

Amazonia II - Fleur du Ciel, 2011
90 x 60 x 1 cm
Photography

€700

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Pierre Blanchard, Untitled, Photography

Pierre Blanchard

Untitled, 2013
30 x 20 cm
Photography

€250

Janez Puksic, I Have Seen, the Bridge #25, Photography

Janez Puksic

I Have Seen, the Bridge #25, 2014
50 x 75 cm
Photography

€500

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Claire Marquis, L'arbre bleu, Photography

Claire Marquis

L'arbre bleu, 2007
42 x 60 x 1 cm
Photography

€720

Janez Puksic, I Have Seen, The Travelling #5b, Photography

Janez Puksic

I Have Seen, The Travelling #5b, 2014
50 x 75 cm
Photography

€500

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Claire Marquis, Forêt I, Photography

Claire Marquis

Forêt I, 2013
50 x 75 x 1 cm
Photography

€720

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Pascal Ragoucy, Flamboiement #16, Photography

Pascal Ragoucy

Flamboiement #16, 2016
30 x 30 x 2 cm
Photography

€360

Dominic Harris, Japan, Photography

Dominic Harris

Japan, 2015
51 x 110 x 1 cm
Photography

€2 040

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Claire Artemyz, Amazonia I - Fleur du Ciel, Photography

Claire Artemyz

Amazonia I - Fleur du Ciel, 2011
90 x 60 x 1 cm
Photography

€700

Samir Tlatli, L'eau de rose, Photography

Samir Tlatli

L'eau de rose, 2013
60 x 90 x 1 cm
Photography

€1 500

Samir Tlatli, Shocking moment IV, Photography

Samir Tlatli

Shocking moment IV, 2013
90 x 60 x 1 cm
Photography

€1 800

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Pascal Ragoucy, Flamboiement #14, Photography

Pascal Ragoucy

Flamboiement #14, 2016
30 x 30 x 2 cm
Photography

€360

Samir Tlatli, Éclairage, Photography

Samir Tlatli

Éclairage, 2014
63 x 90 x 1 cm
Photography

€1 500

Boris Gaberscik, Ordo Ab Chao, Factory I, Photography

Boris Gaberscik

Ordo Ab Chao, Factory I, 2002
19 x 14 cm
Photography

€1 700

Pedro Correa, Unintentional Gathering, Photography

Pedro Correa

Unintentional Gathering, 2014
80 x 120 x 3 cm
Photography

€3 960

Janez Puksic, I Have Seen, the Moment #5, Photography

Janez Puksic

I Have Seen, the Moment #5, 2014
98 x 140 cm
Photography

€900

Boris Gaberscik, Ordo Ab Chao, Sanctuary, Photography

Boris Gaberscik

Ordo Ab Chao, Sanctuary, 2003
16 x 12 cm
Photography

€1 700

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Xavier-Alexandre Pons, Paris, Photography

Xavier-Alexandre Pons

Paris, 2015
40 x 60 x 1 cm
Photography

€1 200