Abstract Art

Ulla Pedersen - installation view, 2017

Ulla Pedersen

Ulla Pedersen is a Danish abstract artist whose work is a minimal and concrete exploration of color, materiality, form and balance. Pedersen studied from 2003 through 2005 with Ingela and Thomas Skytte at the Spektrum Art School in Copenhagen, Denmark. In 2004 she received an honorary grant from the Aage and Yelva Nimbs Foundation. Technique […]...

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Brenda Biondo portrait

Brenda Biondo

Brenda Biondo is an American photographer whose constructed, abstract sky photographs explore the interplay of light, color, space, materiality, and process. Raised by a photographer and advertising art director, Biondo has been exploring the art and craft of...

Deanna Sirlin in her studio

Deanna Sirlin

Deanna Sirlin is an American abstract artist best known for her gestural paintings and monumental installations. Her work prioritizes color. In her paintings, she explores how texture and composition affect color relationships. Through her installations, she...

Anne Russinof in her studio

Anne Russinof

Anne Russinof is an American abstract painter whose work examines color and structure in a gestural, expressionist manner. Born in Chicago, Illinois, Russinof earned her BFA in Printmaking from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1979. She earned...

Gianfranco Pezzot - portrait

Gianfranco Pezzot

Gianfranco Pezzot is an Italian conceptual photographer who is interested in how various forces, such as history, economics, and instinct, affect the ways we construct and make use of our environment. His abstract work is an attempt at inventing new,...

Gina Werfel in her studio

Gina Werfel

Gina Werfel is an American abstract painter whose work uses vivid color, lyrical gesture, and complex compositional structures to explore harmonies within visual space. Raised on Long Island, she currently lives and works near Sacramento, California, where...

Pierre Muckensturm artist

Pierre Muckensturm

Pierre Muckensturm is a French abstract painter and print maker born in Strasbourg. His visual language is one of harmony, calm and timelessness built around softly textured surfaces and a muted, black and white palette. Muckensturm attended Louis Pasteur...

Kyong Lee - portrait

Kyong Lee

Kyong Lee is a Korean abstract artist whose work reconciles physical and emotional realities through a multi-disciplined exploration of color, material, process, and form. Lee received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Hongik University in Seoul, Korea, in...

Tavar Zawacki portrait

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...

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...