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Heroes - tall, dark, geometric, monolithic, carved, abstract, wood sculpture
By Shayne Dark
Located in Bloomfield, ON
These large, wooden pillars are carved in low-relief, patterned by an oscillating grid of geometric shapes. Painted in a deep black, the work in monolithic in both feel and scale. ...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Acrylic, Wood

Full Tilt Blue Maquette - bright, geometric abstract, painted wood sculpture
By Shayne Dark
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Intersecting lengths of wood are saturated in cerulean in this dynamic sculpture by Shayne Dark. Poised between abstraction and representation, the artworks of Canadian artist Shay...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Wood, Acrylic

Windfall - playful, red, blue, yellow, black, painted, wood, standing sculptures
By Shayne Dark
Located in Bloomfield, ON
These bold sculptures by Shayne Dark are made of apple wood roots that are coated in the artist's signature primary colors in an ultra matte finish. Poised between abstraction and ...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

Storm Surge Pearl - glossy, silver, impasto, abstract, acrylic on panel
By Shayne Dark
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Dynamic passages of silver-pearl medium swirl within the confines of the picture plane in this painting by Shayne Dark. The rich, almost baroque quality of the sculpted surface is en...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Mixed Media, Acrylic

Storm Surge Tondo Cobalt - glossy, blue, impasto, abstract, acrylic on aluminum
By Shayne Dark
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Created in dynamic layers of glossy cobalt, this Storm Surge tondo by Shayne Dark envelops the viewer. Its turbulent and mesmerizing surface swirls and flows like fast moving water....
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Metal

Bough Laden with Fluorescent Orange
By Shayne Dark
Located in Montreal, Quebec
In 1914, a group of intrepid young men set forth into the northern wilderness with the ambition to document the uncharted territory of the Canadian collective unconscious. Their medi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

Drawing in Space - Tall, bright red, geometric abstract, coated steel sculpture
By Shayne Dark
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Slender rings of flattened candy red steel are stacked into an elegant yet playful column by master sculptor Shayne Dark. Aptly titled, Drawing in Space, the work appears from variou...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Steel

Storm Surge Tondo Red - bold, glossy, impasto, abstract, acrylic on aluminum
By Shayne Dark
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Created in dynamic layers of molten red, this Storm Surge tondo by Shayne Dark envelops the viewer. The rich, almost baroque quality of the sculpted surface is enhanced by its metall...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Metal

Bough Laden with Raspberry
By Shayne Dark
Located in Montreal, Quebec
In 1914, a group of intrepid young men set forth into the northern wilderness with the ambition to document the uncharted territory of the Canadian collective unconscious. Their medi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

Triad Blue - tall, bright blue, organic industrial, forged steel tree sculpture
By Shayne Dark
Located in Bloomfield, ON
A grouping of three spare tree shapes is powder coated in a glossy cerulean by Shayne Dark. Poised between representation and abstraction, this hand forged steel sculpture hovers bet...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Steel

Colour Intersected Series - No 5
By Shayne Dark
Located in Montreal, Quebec
Shayne Dark is an Ontario-based contemporary visual artist who has exhibited widely both nationally and internationally since he began his artistic career in the mid 1980’s. Taking a...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Wood Panel

Colour Intersected Series - No 4
By Shayne Dark
Located in Montreal, Quebec
Shayne Dark is an Ontario-based contemporary visual artist who has exhibited widely both nationally and internationally since he began his artistic career in the mid 1980’s. Taking a...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Wood Panel

Storm Surge Orange - bright, glossy, impasto, abstract, acrylic on panel
By Shayne Dark
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Thick whorls in metallic orange swirl within the confines of the picture plane in this Storm Surge painting by Shayne Dark. The baroque sculptural quality of the work is enhanced by ...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Resin, Acrylic, Wood Panel

Gridlock II - bright, white, intersecting, grid, bent aluminum wall sculpture
By Shayne Dark
Located in Bloomfield, ON
This is a wonderful example of Shayne Dark's dance with form and light. The work is created out of Ironwood, and is painted a flat white. On a light colored wall, the shadows become ...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Wood, Latex

Baroque Period Cupboard Niche Painted in Dark Blue
Located in Houston, TX
Baroque period cupboard niche painted in dark blue with secondary colors of gold, violet and pink. Dates early to mid-18th century and features built-in open domed cupboard. Dutch or...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Baroque Cupboards

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Wood

Triad – Red
By Shayne Dark
Located in Montreal, Quebec
In 1914, a group of intrepid young men set forth into the northern wilderness with the ambition to document the uncharted territory of the Canadian collective unconscious. Their medi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

  • Triad – Red
  • Triad – Red
  • Triad – Red
  • Triad – Red
H 88.98 in. W 14.18 in. D 14.18 in.
Storm Surge Red - glossy, bright, impasto, abstract, acrylic on panel
By Shayne Dark
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Passages of fiery scarlet medium swirl within the confines of the picture plane in this Storm Surge painting by Shayne Dark. Its highly textured, sculpted surface is made more dynami...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Mixed Media, Acrylic

Colour Intersected Series - No 2
By Shayne Dark
Located in Montreal, Quebec
Shayne Dark is an Ontario-based contemporary visual artist who has exhibited widely both nationally and internationally since he began his artistic career in the mid 1980’s. Taking a...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil, Wood Panel

Colour Intersected Series - No 6
By Shayne Dark
Located in Montreal, Quebec
Shayne Dark is an Ontario-based contemporary visual artist who has exhibited widely both nationally and internationally since he began his artistic career in the mid 1980’s. Taking a...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil, Wood Panel

Fatigue, oil over monotype, dark and earth tones abstracted sensuous female nude
By Tom Bennett
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Oil over monotype on paper About Tom Bennett: With quick brushstrokes, Tom Bennett creates representational images of human figures and animals, emphasizing movement in a manner remi...
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2010s Expressionist Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Archival Paper, Oil

Vintage Floor Lamp in Dark Red Painted Aluminum
Located in Milano, IT
Beautiful vintage floor lamp of fine Italian manufacture made in the 50's. The lamp has the base totally made of aluminum painted black, very elegant, and is composed of 3 feet that...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Aluminum

American Country Child Sized Dark Brown Painted Windsor Chair
Located in New York, NY
American Country-style child sized wooden Windsor chair with a fan back and dark brown painted finish.  
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20th Century American Country Side Chairs

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Wood

Leaf Reflection - dark, dynamic, abstract, acrylic, painted steel wall sculpture
By Otto Rogers
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Modernist Otto Rogers was often inspired by nature’s beauty. This abstract mixed media composition is the artist’s impression of a leaf reflected in a pool of water. Rogers favoured ...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Steel

Venetian Console with Original Paint and Dark Marble Top
Located in Troy, MI
Early 19th century Venetian wood console with carved and gilded lion’s paw feet, reeded supports and original paint. Top is marble with deep brown and gray/green and streaks of white...
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Antique Early 19th Century Italian Console Tables

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Marble

Armature Series Bundles I, Abstract Painted Paper Collage, Ivory, Dark Charcoal
By Daniel Anselmi
Located in Kent, CT
Daniel Anselmi uses painting and collage to explore the various ways in which color, line, and form can be expressed abstractly. In this vertical painted paper collage on paper, sm...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Paint, Paper

Darkness
By Jerzy Kubina
Located in Delray Beach, FL
Darkness 2022 Painting will be framed before shipping in natural wood floater frame. Jerzy Kubina Polish/American Artist: Jerzy was born in Zamosc, Poland, 1956. Studied at the Acade...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

  • Darkness
  • Darkness
  • Darkness
  • Darkness
H 74 in. W 66 in. D 2 in.
BANDANNA - Large Painted Hangable Wood Sculpture, Dark Blue and White
Located in Chattanooga, TN
This sculptural piece depicts a black and white classic bandanna tied in a circle, as if being worn around one's neck. The knot at the top of the sculpture and its billowing, wrinkle...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Poplar, Wood, Acrylic

THE ABDUCTION - Contemporary Figurative Mixed Media Painting, spray paint, dark
By Eleanor Aldrich
Located in Chattanooga, TN
"The Abduction" paints a more sinister picture than what is typically seen from Eleanor Aldrich. A bullseye is placed on a child abductor as Aldrich provides her commentary on the mo...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Enamel

Swedish 1860s Painted Wood Desk with Dark Patina and Reeded Drawer
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Swedish painted wood desk from the mid 19th century, with reeded motifs, turned legs and dark patina. Created in Sweden during the third quarter of the 19th century, this painted d...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Swedish Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Pair of Dark Green/Black Painted Cast Iron Urns
Located in Stamford, CT
Semi-lobed body, Tazza style urn with beaded trim and scrolling arms.
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Antique 19th Century French Urns

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Iron

Dark-Blue Glass Bowl Biedermeier Hand Painted, Austria, circa 1840
Located in Lichtenberg, AT
Enchanting dark-blue glass bowl from the famous Austrian Biedermeier era, circa 1840. The oval shaped glass bowl is adorned by elaborately hand painted flowers and other artfully des...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Austrian Biedermeier Decorative Bowls

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Blown Glass

Dark Billy
By Hunt Slonem
Located in Denver, CO
This work's unique shine is due to Hunt Slonem's use of diamond dust mixed with his paint to give his work a particularly eye-catching glow. Inspired by nature and his 60 pet birds, ...
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2010s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Oil, Acrylic, Canvas

Michael Callas, Beverly Hills, Saturated (Glow in the Dark) Spray Paint
By Michael Callas
Located in 326 N Coast Hwy. | Laguna Beach, CA
Michael Callas "Beverly Hills, Saturated" Spray Paint and Stencil on Canvas (Glow in the Dark) 90 x 133 in. Growing up in Southern California in Orange County, the combination of ...
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2010s Pop Art Interior Paintings

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Canvas, Spray Paint

Italian Painted Lamp in Dark Green with Gilt Accents
Located in Chicago, IL
Italian painted wood lamp, probably from the 1970s, done in a very rich dark green with gilt accents.
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Vintage 1970s Table Lamps

Materials

Wood

Dark Cloud
By Louise P. Sloane
Located in Westport, CT
Since 1974, Louise P. Sloane has been actively engaged in the studio as an abstract painter. Her work focuses upon geometric forms, grids and patterns. These detail oriented pieces ...
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2010s Paintings

Materials

Linen, Acrylic

Blanket Chest, Dark Red Landscape Painted, Early 19th - Central Europe
Located in Albignasego, IT
Antique alpine red blanket chest painted with landscapes Measures: H. 55cm - L. 120cm - P. 61cm Beautiful alpine chest entirely made of fir wood, painted brick red. On the sides, ...
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Antique 1820s Italian Folk Art Blanket Chests

Materials

Fir

Gien Faience Decorative Plate Hand Painted in Dark Blue and Yellow
By Gien
Located in MONTROZIER, FR
A 19th century French Gien faience decorative plate. Hand painted in yellow, green and blue and brown on a dark ground decorative dish. Renaissance style imagery includes a central m...
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Antique 19th Century French Renaissance Decorative Dishes and Vide-Poche

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Faience

Untitled, [dark]
By Pau Escat
Located in BARCELONA, ES
"With my works I investigate the breadth of the horizon, the line between light, the harmony of an abstract landscape, in short, my particular way of understanding the reality that ...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Acrylic

  • Untitled, [dark]
  • Untitled, [dark]
  • Untitled, [dark]
  • Untitled, [dark]
H 35.44 in. W 25.6 in. D 1.58 in.
Dark Window, Geometric Abstract Painting in Dark Cobalt Blue, Teal, Dark Violet
By David Collins
Located in Kent, CT
In this large abstract geometric painting in shades of dark blue from navy to deep cobalt, David Collins incorporates silk elements on oil and acrylic on linen to create a dynamic su...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Linen, Silk, Oil, Acrylic

18th Century Viennese Dark Green Painted and Giltwood Mantle Clock
Located in Berlin, DE
18th century Viennese dark green painted and giltwood pendule of unusual size in the form of a classical urn, the gilt-bronze dial with Roman numerals, surmounted by giltwood flowers...
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Antique 1790s Austrian Empire Clocks

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Wood, Giltwood

"Peruvian Folk Art Hand Painted Glass Frame (Dark Blue, Rose, Gold Pinstripes)"
Located in Milwaukee, WI
This glass frame, now being used to hold a mirror, was hand-painted by an unknown Peruvian artist. The opening of the frame is 8" x 10". The frame itself features a gold and rose pat...
Category

2010s More Art

Materials

Glass, Mirror, Paint

Dark Pine
By Karen Woods
Located in Westport, CT
Karen Woods paints a traveler’s view through the window of a moving vehicle rendered in subtly nuanced gestures in oil on canvas or panel. These views from the front seat of a car lo...
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2010s American Realist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Dark Timbers
By Sarah Winkler
Located in Denver, CO
Sarah Winkler is a British born, American contemporary landscape painter who has lived most of her life abroad in countries such as Malawi, Africa and Brunei, Borneo. She has lived i...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Paintings

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Acrylic, Panel

  • Dark Timbers
  • Dark Timbers
H 30 in. W 30 in. D 2.25 in.
Dark Web
Located in Atlanta, GA
This piece is inspired by the stories of data breaches. Our ease of commerce creates the best of time and the worst of times. I started this piece when I heard of over 5 companies wi...
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2010s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Paper, Acrylic

  • Dark Web
  • Dark Web
  • Dark Web
  • Dark Web
H 48 in. W 60 in. D 3 in.
Dark Image
By Will Barnet
Located in New York, NY
This abstract oil painting by Will Barnet uses minute gradations in value to achieve a work that presents a contextual understanding of color. Upon first inspection, it looks as if B...
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1960s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil

  • Dark Image
  • Dark Image
H 53 in. W 30.5 in.
Dark Reflections
Located in Salt Lake City, UT
"Dark Reflections", Connie Borup, oil on canvas, 40 x 52 inches (Framed size: 33 x 43 inches), $4,800 “Connie Borup’s work cannot simply be described as landscape; it is the transfo...
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2010s American Realist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Dark Continent
Located in New Orleans, LA
JOHN ISIAH WALTON was born in 1985 in New Orleans, where he currently lives and works as a fine artist. He attended St. Augustine H.S. (1999-2002) and graduated from Sarah T. Reed H....
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

Creaky Dark
By Beverly Kedzior
Located in Santa Fe, NM
Creaky Dark acrylic + mixed media on canvas 40 x 30 inches
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Geometric Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Mixed Media, Acrylic

Michael Callas, Beverly Hills, Muted (Glow in the Dark) Spray Paint-Architecture
By Michael Callas
Located in 326 N Coast Hwy. | Laguna Beach, CA
Michael Callas "Beverly Hills, Muted" Spray Paint and Stencil on Canvas (Glow in the Dark) 90 x 133 in. Growing up in Southern California in Orange County, the combination of the ...
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2010s Pop Art Interior Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Spray Paint

DARK WOOD
By Christine Hayman
Located in Three Oaks, MI
In her paintings, Christine Hayman concerns herself with space. She is interested in how forms are energized by the space around them, especially when incorporated into paintings wit...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

  • DARK WOOD
  • DARK WOOD
  • DARK WOOD
  • DARK WOOD
H 55 in. W 55 in. D 2.5 in.
Dark Power
By Eric Hesse
Located in Westport, CT
Hesse describes of his work, "encaustic is the perfect paint with which to explore this balance between control and chaos. In trying to wrestle a recognizable image from a fluid and ...
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2010s Landscape Paintings

Materials

Encaustic, Wood Panel

  • Dark Power
  • Dark Power
H 21.25 in. W 25 in.
Table Dining Trestle Table Swedish 19th Century Dark Brown Paint Sweden
Located in New York, NY
Trestle table dining table made during the 18th century in Sweden. Repainted in a distressed dark brown finish. Seats 6 comfortably with 2 extra seats on the short ends.
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Antique 19th Century Swedish Folk Art Dining Room Tables

Materials

Wood

Dark Moon 2
By Joe Brubaker
Located in Mill Valley, CA
The wooden carved figures of Joe Brubaker echo sources of inspiration from Spanish colonial Santos and retablo objects to Egyptian tomb figure and Buddhist stone carvings. In recent ...
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2010s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Cedar, Acrylic, Graphite

  • Dark Moon 2
  • Dark Moon 2
  • Dark Moon 2
  • Dark Moon 2
H 17 in. W 13 in. D 4 in.
Dark Standard
By Eric Hesse
Located in Westport, CT
Hesse describes of his work, "encaustic is the perfect paint with which to explore this balance between control and chaos. In trying to wrestle a recognizable image from a fluid and ...
Category

2010s Contemporary Landscape Paintings

Materials

Encaustic, Wood Panel

Dark Skies
By Jane Parkes
Located in Fairfield, CT
Jane S. Parkes Born in New York City to an economist father, and a culture loving mother, Jane gravitated to art along with her three siblings. All through school she was exposed to...
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2010s Assemblage Mixed Media

Materials

Driftwood, Paint, Wood Panel

Dark Skies
H 22 in. Dm 22 in.
Dark Fall
By Megan Frazer
Located in Boston, MA
Artist Commentary: Bare branches carve through and explode against the gradient sky behind while complimentary colors accentuate the vibrancy of the natural forms. Words that descr...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, India Ink, Acrylic

  • Dark Fall
  • Dark Fall
H 22 in. W 19 in. D 0.75 in.
The Darkness
Located in London, GB
The Darkness a unique sculpture by artist Petr Pavlik belongs to a series of ‘tabletop sculptures’ made between 2020-21. Here Pavlik has applied a mixture of found and concocted ma...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Glass, Wood, Paint, Found Objects, Glitter, Mixed Media

  • The Darkness
  • The Darkness
  • The Darkness
  • The Darkness
H 17.33 in. W 7.88 in. D 7.88 in.
Dark Figures
By Aaron Collier
Located in New Orleans, LA
Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present Aaron Collier: Of Rocks and Ruins. The “Everything You Need to Know” website that intends to prepare visitors for the breezy summit and sce...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil, Archival Paper

Dark Owl
By Zimer
Located in New York, NY
As a teenager in Queens, New York, Zimer started his creative journey in the form of graffiti. After graduating high school, and many years of artistic exploration, he decided to co...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Street Art Animal Paintings

Materials

Acrylic

  • Dark Owl
  • Dark Owl
H 40 in. W 30 in. D 1.5 in.
Dark Stripes
By James Koenig
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original mixed media painting and collage on board by American artist James Koenig. Created in 1970, this work is part of the Draw Near exhibition currently on view at Benjaman G...
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1960s Abstract Mixed Media

Materials

Board, Mixed Media, Oil

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Dark Paint For Sale on 1stDibs

You are likely to find exactly the dark paint you’re looking for on 1stDibs, as there is a broad range for sale. There are many Abstract, Contemporary and Pop Art versions of these works for sale. You’re likely to find the perfect dark paint among the distinctive items we have available, which includes versions made as long ago as the 18th Century as well as those made as recently as the 21st Century. On 1stDibs, the right dark paint is waiting for you and the choices span a range of colors that includes black, gray, brown and blue. Finding an appealing dark paint — no matter the origin — is easy, but Shayne Dark, Jackie Battenfield, Hunt Slonem, Jean Soyer and David Konigsberg each produced popular versions that are worth a look. Frequently made by artists working in paint, oil paint and fabric, these artworks are unique and have attracted attention over the years.

How Much is a Dark Paint?

A dark paint can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price for items in our inventory is $3,000, while the lowest priced sells for $23 and the highest can go for as much as $290,000.

Finding the Right Paintings for You

Painting is an art form that has spanned innumerable cultures, with artists using the medium to tell stories, explore and communicate ideas and express themselves. To bring abstract, landscape and still-life paintings into your home is to celebrate and share in the long tradition of this discipline.

When we look at paintings, particularly those that originated in the past, we learn about history, other cultures and countries of the world. Like every other work of art, paintings — whether they are contemporary creations or works that were made during the 19th century — can often help us clearly see and understand the world around us in a meaningful and interesting way.

Cave walls were the canvases for what were arguably the world’s first landscape paintings, which depict natural scenery through art. Portrait paintings and drawings, which, along with sculpture, were how someone’s appearance was recorded prior to the advent of photography, are at least as old as Ancient Egypt. In the Netherlands, landscapes were a major theme for painters as early as the 1500s. Later, artists in Greece, Rome and elsewhere created vast wall paintings to decorate stately homes, churches and tombs. Today, creating a wall of art is a wonderful way to enhance your space, showcase beautiful pieces and tie an interior design together.

No matter your preference, whether you favor Post-Impressionist paintings, animal paintings, Surrealism, Pop art or another movement or specific period, arranging art on a blank wall allows you to evoke emotions in a room while also showing off your tastes and interests. A symmetrical wall arrangement may comprise a grid of four to six pieces or, for an odd number of works, a horizontal row. Asymmetrical arrangements, which may be small clusters of art or large, salon-style gallery walls, have a more collected and eclectic feel. Download the 1stDibs app, which includes a handy “View on Wall” feature that allows you to see how a particular artwork will look on a particular wall, and read about how to arrange wall art. And if you’re searching for the perfect palette for your interior design project, what better place to turn than to the art world’s masters of color?

On 1stDibs, you’ll find an expansive collection of paintings and other fine art for your home or office. Browse abstract paintings, portrait paintings, paintings by popular artists and more today.

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