An abstracted tree with glowing texures, this painting is a prefect balance of figurative and abstract. It would make for a wonderful simply decorative piece, but also has a layer of symbolism one can read into.
What is Abstract Art and what does it mean?
Modern abstract art is fascinating because people seem to have extremely different views on it. Some believe it to be random, confusing, and devoid of meaning. While others proclaim it is the only art that speaks to the soul.
Wherever you fall on the spectrum, it is undeniable that Abstract Art has been a long lasting trend in Modern Interior Design. There is an appeal and decorative value of abstracted paintings that have adorned many walls in homes, offices, hospitals, banks, etc. Despite its ubiquity in many spaces, perhaps many are not familiar with the rich history behind Abstract Art.
Abstract art uses pure visual language of shape, form, color and line to create a composition which departs to a certain degree from any visual references in the world. It is an art movement of the modern age, a response to all the art movements of the past, which in themselve are a response to social issues and technological advancements during the corresponding time period. Abstract art, at its core, asks the central question: What is art?