In a screen-centric world, there is something comforting about abstract art. Studies have shown that abstract art pulls us in, and encourages contemplation far more than traditional landscapes and floral pieces. Abstract art has always been known to represent external reality by achieving its effects using shapes, forms, colors, and textures. Perhaps this is why we crave it? In a busy world we will always want to be surrounded by more calm and balancing features in our personal and home space.
If you are looking to expand the modern abstract art in your home, give painting a try! A cobination of shapes and clean lines is always fun to try in easy mediums like watercolor paper and paint. Not an artist yourself? Here are some of our favorite places to find trending abstract artwork.
Abstract art on Society 6
Abstract art on Etsy
Abstract art on Amazon
For a unique look, try pairing sets of two or three pieces. Gallery walls can get busy quickly, so keep it on the simple side with a few pieces or one large statement piece.
I think we’re much smarter than we were. Everybody knows that abstract art can be art, and most people know that they may not like it, even if they understand there’s another purpose to it.Roy Lichtenstein
Artwork show above from here