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Dreamscape Gold & White - Two tone paintings, Daniela Pasqualini

Dreamscape Gold & White - Two tone paintings

Daniela Pasqualini

Painting - 152.4 x 121.9 x 2.5 cm

€5,721

Grand bleu, Jéko

Grand bleu

Jéko

Painting - 65 x 50 x 0.2 cm

€1,200

Morceau choisi ! #1, Piotre

Morceau choisi ! #1

Piotre

Painting - 30 x 30 x 4 cm

€990

Black and White 3 by M.Y., Max Yaskin

Black and White 3 by M.Y.

Max Yaskin

Painting - 100 x 150 x 1 cm

€1,400

La vie en rose... (Esprit Voile), Olivier Messas

La vie en rose... (Esprit Voile)

Olivier Messas

Painting - 100 x 60 x 2 cm

€1,880

Matter & Air 3, Liora

Matter & Air 3

Liora

Painting - 60 x 30 x 2 cm

€500

Rabat 1, L'Atlas

Rabat 1

L'Atlas

Painting - 160 x 160 x 3 cm

€12,500

Treasury in You Original Painting, Dervis Akdemir

Treasury in You Original Painting

Dervis Akdemir

Painting - 70 x 50 x 2.5 cm

€708

Lune de jour, Goddog

Lune de jour

Goddog

Painting - 119 x 99.5 x 2 cm

€2,800

Fascinação, Jane Grieco

Fascinação

Jane Grieco

Painting - 153 x 114 x 2 cm

€1,100 €935

Christmas gifts 2023 / Serie 25 No. 135297, Caroline Vis

Christmas gifts 2023 / Serie 25 No. 135297

Caroline Vis

Painting - 18 x 25 x 2 cm

€800

Les pluies s'en vont, le village de pêcheurs, Alexei Lantsev

Les pluies s'en vont, le village de pêcheurs

Alexei Lantsev

Painting - 42 x 62 cm

€800

Water meets Fire - Large Colorful Vivid Abstract Painting, Tiberiu Soos

Water meets Fire - Large Colorful Vivid Abstract Painting

Tiberiu Soos

Painting - 80 x 140 x 4 cm

€1,100

My Kid Just Ruined My Basquiat (Jackson Pollock version), Ziegler T

My Kid Just Ruined My Basquiat (Jackson Pollock version)

Ziegler T

Painting - 80 x 60 x 4 cm

€900

Black and white, Leo Guida

Black and white

Leo Guida

Painting - 80 x 100 x 1.5 cm

€1,400

Neptune, Stoz

Neptune

Stoz

Painting - 60 x 60 x 3.5 cm

€450

Petite perception, Nadée

Petite perception

Nadée

Painting - 70 x 60 x 2 cm

€2,600

Cartouches. Série Passerelles Charnelles, Christophe Faso

Cartouches. Série Passerelles Charnelles

Christophe Faso

Painting - 65 x 50 x 2 cm

€900

View from the outside. Eyes, Ljubow Jung

View from the outside. Eyes

Ljubow Jung

Painting - 70 x 50 x 2 cm

€1,039 €935

Escape, Melkio

Escape

Melkio

Painting - 100 x 100 x 3.5 cm

€3,200 €2,240

Sometimes it snows in April, Nagsoul

Sometimes it snows in April

Nagsoul

Painting - 15 x 10 cm

€150

Oru Chroma Ball, Stoul

Oru Chroma Ball

Stoul

Painting - 100.3 x 100.3 x 2.5 cm

€4,932

Conciliabule - série Abstraction et spiritualité de l'espace, Mano

Conciliabule - série Abstraction et spiritualité de l'espace

Mano

Painting - 80 x 80 x 4 cm

€1,500

Amazonite - série pierre précieuse, Caroline Guyet

Amazonite - série pierre précieuse

Caroline Guyet

Painting - 80 x 80 x 2 cm

€1,440

Synthèse additive - série Abstraction, Hervé Bauve

Synthèse additive - série Abstraction

Hervé Bauve

Painting - 80 x 60 x 2 cm

€1,130

Time flows with holy heptagon_180622, Soo Youn Kim

Time flows with holy heptagon_180622

Soo Youn Kim

Painting - 50 x 50 x 4 cm

€1,450

Beginnings Again, Toxic

Beginnings Again

Toxic

Painting - 156 x 130 x 0.3 cm

€23,000

La mer qu'on voit danser, Moi.

La mer qu'on voit danser

Moi.

Painting - 100 x 100 x 2 cm

€1,200

Abstract Painting for Sale

Abstract painting is a form of expression which contrasts with representational art, where capturing the likeness of the subject is presented as the artist's ultimate objective. Abstract painting is in fact the very opposite of figurative art. Even if we are not able to understand the meaning behind an abstract work without additional information, it can nonetheless succeed in conveying a sense of emotion and feeling.

We tend to associate the birth of abstraction with the artist Vassily Kandinsky and the artistic revolution he initiated during the 20th century. As one of the movement's pioneers, he was at the forefront of the breakaway from representational art along with Kazimir Malevich, Piet Mondrian and Kupka. Kandinsky not only shared his views on abstraction through his art but also in his written work. In 1910 he published his book “Concerning the Spiritual in Art" in which he defended the symbolic importance of each of the elements present in painting and which gave each artwork a spiritual dimension. In the same year, he unveiled his first abstract piece, entitled “Abstract watercolor". Abstract art was born. Figurativism had been left to one side in favour of a new movement where artists dealt directly with the intangible and immaterial, without explicitly identifying a subject matter. Several sub-genres started to emerge. Kazimir Malevich became known for his legendary 1915 painting “Black Square", followed by “White on White" in 1918, with which he laid the foundations for Suprematism. Malevich believed that a painting was composed of an ensemble of independent forces which could evolve together in the order to find a sense of harmony and equilibrium within the work. Abstraction can also take on a more lyrical form, especially when accompanied by music. Kandinsky's the “Picture with the Black Arch" is an excellent example of this. The large-scale painting was painted in 1912 and is seen as a marking the turning point for a new era in the history of art.

As well as his work on the composition of shapes and colors, Kandinsky had synesthesia. His condition can be seen as a decisive factor in triggering the artist's desire to create a new artistic language. His senses intertwined and became one, transforming sounds into shapes and colors. Kandinsky's use of color is much more than a question of aesthetics; it was inherent to the way he perceived the world. In this abstract painting, each color has been carefully chosen and is filled with symbolic meaning. In his abstract two-dimensional painting, Kandinsky succeeds in ensuring that the spectator can feel and hear an entire orchestra playing a Wagner opera.

Geometric abstraction both stems from and contrasts with lyrical abstraction, which geometric abstract artists summarized as “abstract landscaping". As its name suggests, this new form of abstraction is centred around the use of geometric shapes to create a sense of purity in the painting. Lines, squares, triangles and circles all collide with the use of bold, block colors on a two-dimensional surface. Kupka was one of the movement's leading figures but nonetheless did not want to be associated with it, believing that art should be the very opposite of abstract; it should be concrete and real. Alongside him, Mondrian laid the foundations for geometric abstraction with his characteristic use of neat shapes and rectangles. The artist developed his unique style by structuring his paintings around an underlying orthogonal grid and using sharp right angles.

And last but not least, it is important to remember the influence that both Robert and Sonia Delaunay had on the development of abstraction. The couple seduced the French critic and poet Guillaume Apollinaire with their circular shapes and use of color. Apollinaire christened their art Orphism, a reference to the mythological Greek figure Orpheus as well as to the title of one of his own poems, which he felt was reminiscent of the 'luminous language' conveyed in their paintings. In this regard, Orphism seems to have more in common with lyrical rather than geometric abstraction.

Although abstract art marked a decisive break from prior artistic traditions, the movement can also be seen as the inevitable and logical result of the work and thinking of previous artists. At the start of the century the Fauvist movement explored the importance of color, whilst the Cubists started to deconstruct shapes and play with geometry. In a similar way, German Expressionism, which was born in 1905, encouraged the idea that independent emotions, detached from reality, should be the focus of an artist's work. Thanks to abstraction, modern art has been able to excel and reach its very peak. By no longer focusing on physical subjects, artists are no longer limited to representing recognisable reality. Abstract art has a universal language to share and convey. Since its beginnings, abstraction has been significantly shared across the world and has contributed a great deal to contemporary thinking today.

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What is meant by abstract painting?

Abstract painting refers to the type of painting that does not make visual reference to the real world. Art that does aim to do this is called figurative art. Instead, abstract art uses some combination of color, shape, line, forms and marks to achieve an outcome. This often allows the viewer the freedom to interpret the work independently and to assign to it their own meaning. 

Is abstract painting easy?

Like most art forms, abstract painting is as easy as the effort that is put into it. While someone could theoretically create an easy abstract artwork, the ones that are remembered and that resonate with their audience are certainly not easy to create. They require an excellent understanding of visual language such as shape, color and form, as well as advanced technical skills to execute them.

What do I need to do an abstract painting?

To create an abstract painting, you will require at least some form of surface, such as canvas, paper or wood, and paint, such as acrylic, oil or watercolor.