Abstract painting is a form of art wherein neither the message nor the visual is clear, at least not at first sight. In this kind of painting, the artist would use colors, shapes, lines, texture, and unconventional patterns, rather than clear pictures, to create their masterpiece.

Most Famous Abstract Paintings

The Black Square

The Black Square was painted by Kazimir Malevich in 1915. It is known as the “zero point of painting” and is one of the most recognized paintings in the twentieth century. 

Composition VII

Painted in 1913 was Composition VII by Wassily Kandinsky. It is known to be the pinnacle of his artistic achievement. It’s a painting of colors and shapes and is thought of as the most complex piece of Kandinsky.

Number 5, 1948

This is the most notable and most expensive drip painting of Jackson Pollock. People call it the “epitome of Abstract Expressionism.

Broadway Boogie Woogie

This geometric painting by Piet Mondrian was inspired by Manhattan and the song Broadway Boogie Woogie. The painting follows Mondrian’s using of straight lines and the three primary colors, and shades of white, grey, and black.

Mountains and Sea

Made by pouring turpentine-thinned paint onto the canvas, Mountains and Sea is now considered as Helen Frankenthaler’s most famous painting. It was also the first work of hers exhibited professionally. 

 

There are no strict conditions or guidelines for making an abstract painting, which is why you are free to choose the abstract painting you are most inspired. 


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