Abstract Art

Above - Photo of the artist - Image via streetartnewsnet

Tavar Zawacki

Tavar Zawacki, also known as Above, is a Berlin-based international contemporary artist who is primarily interested in creating street art. He is known to work in a multitude of different mediums, with a rare constant being the fact he is fond of using multiple layers. Interested in exploring social and political topics, Tavar Zawacki treats [&hellip...

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Danea Mattes portrait - Photo by John Held, Jr.

Danae Mattes

Danae Mattes, born in 1958 in Rochester, is an American abstract painter, whose works emphasize the the figurative relationships between the earth and the body. Her pieces are a part of several public collections, including the Schlossmuseum Landeck, Landeck,...

James Kennedy - Ostinato (Detail), 2014 - Courtesy of the artist

James Kennedy

James Kennedy is an Irish painter, best known his distinctive abstract landscapes which explore the connection between space and tonality. Born in County Down, Northern Ireland, Kennedy was educated throughout the UK, receiving two BA degrees – one from...

Jeffrey Gibson - Photo of the artist - Image via artreport

Jeffrey Gibson

Part Choctaw and part Cherokee, Jeffrey Gibson is a New York-based artist who creates abstract sculptures, paintings and prints that provide an autobiographical cultural insight into the life of their author. Gibson’s vast influences range from...

Charles Gagnon - Autoportrait with Leica, 1973 - Image via charlesgagnonartistcom

Charles Gagnon

Charles Gagnon was a major figure in Canadian contemporary art who was praised as one of the few successful multidisciplinary artists of his generation. A constant theme in his many creative practices, whether it was painting, photography, collage, film,...

Dorothea Tanning - Photo of the artist - contact the new home for women

Dorothea Tanning

Dorothea Margaret Tanning was an American artist who devoted her life to developing her creative craft, becoming a versatile author and a talented painter, printmaker, sculptor, writer and poet along the way. An active artist for nearly 70 years, Tanning...

Imi Knoebel

The explorations of intense relations between different pictorial elements occupied Imi Knoebel greatly and made him one of the burgeoning European abstract artists of the post-war period. The lessons learned from the avant-garde helped him a lot in finding...

James English Leary - Mumps, Acrylic on shaped canvas, 2014

James English Leary

James English Leary is an American artist, whose paintings invoke metaphors that nurse camp-psychological states in the viewer. The artist doesn’t merely paint his paintings, but he constructs them out of painting’s component parts, such as a stretcher,...

Susan Cantrick

Matters of pre-verbal perception have concerned artists for a long time, but in the work of Susan Cantrick, this particular preoccupation is brought into focus. By passing representational or conceptual/relational modes of expression, Cantrick’s abstract...

Nancy Graves next to her sculpture, in 1989 © Estate of Arthur Mones

Nancy Graves

Nature lover, art-world sensation, and a creator who couldn’t be pigeonholed to only one medium – all this could be used to perfectly describe Nancy Graves, an American post-minimalist artist. Graves shifted her focus between painting and sculpture...

Sara Pittman

Colorful abstract artworks by Sara Pittman rely heavily on intuition and spontaneity. Her pieces are marked with thin layers of paint brought together to reveal an array of stories about people and nature. Through an array of colorful patches and carefully...

Jeffrey Cortland Jones

Jeffrey Cortland Jones is an abstract painter from America whose works are composed of large planes of white and almost white colors. The selection and the application of paint represent the major characteristics of Jeffrey Cortland Jones work as he tends to...

Lebo Tladi - portrait

Lebo Tladi

Starting from a young age, Lebo Tladi has spent a tremendous amount of time training his eye and mind for attention to detail. His ingenious hand drawn artworks tell stories that keep the spectator’s mind busy with their enticing web of details. The artist...

Pierre Auville

Pierre Auville is a French self-thought artist born in 1968 in Le Havre. Since he was young, he was interested in making street art, painting surfboards and sailboats. He is known for applying various techniques and materials that can be found in construction...

Richard Denny

Richard Denny

Contemporary artist, Richard Denny was born in Great Britain and is living in Melbourne. Richard’s style of choice is mixed media, and this story starts in 2009 when Denny was living in Marseille, France. Here, by the garbage truck, he found a box of maps....

Nguyen Trung - Firebird, 2016

Nguyen Trung

Nguyen Trung is one of the most influential and prominent artists in Vietnam today, where he was born in 1940. Nguyen studied at the Gia Dinh Fine Arts College, and his works can be seen in the Fine Arts Museum in his home Vietnam, the National Museum of...

David Choong Lee

David Choong Lee is a Korean artist who combines versatile genres such as graffiti, collage, portraiture and graphic design to create an array of vibrant figurative and abstract artworks. His influences are diverse and include famous painters like Vincent Van...

Olivier Martineau - portrait

Olivier Martineau

Born in 1983, Olivier Martineau was a professional athlete before becoming an artist. He has no artistic education and is completely self-taught, through the method of try and fail. For the last decade, he has devoted himself to a life of creativity. As a...

Gunther Forg

Günther Förg, was a prolific German artist. He was a painter, graphic designer, sculptor and photographer born in Füssen, Allgäuon in 1952. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich, and twenty years later he taught at the Staatliche Hochschule...

Zeng Fanzhi - portrait

Zeng Fanzhi

A contemporary Chinese artist, born in 1964 in Wuhan, Hubei Province – Zeng Fanzhi is best known for his expressionist art. The emotional directness his work projects are more than not weighted with psychological and political overtones. Zeng studied...