Abstract paintings: 5 artists to keep an eye on
“There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.” Pablo Picasso.
In just a quick visit to a gallery or an art fair you can realize that abstract paintings are increasingly popular! Asbtract art has been gaining a leading position in the approach and preferencs of contemporary artists, and a strong piece is able to capture all our attention and create a total commitment and involvement, bringing to the surface our more emotional side.
It is not only about an abstraction of reality, about combining shapes, lines, colors and materials in independent and not representational compositions. It is about claiming a need of analysis, more than that, a need of interpretation. Phrases like “What represents?” or “What is the symbolic charge of the work?” are left for the observer to answer, focusing on the energy and spirit of the artwork, instead of on the “simple” vision of the author.
Abstract paintings are not seeking to reproduce a concrete reality, but there are artists with real talent exploring this artistic style. So, we selected abstract painting artists to keep an eye on.