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The Hours: Night - Large Abstract Oil Painting with Intense Blue Colors
By Alfredo Aya
Located in New York, NY
Alfredo Aya's "The Hours: Night" is a large 74.5 x 66.5 inch abstract oil painting on canvas. The main colors are different hues of blue. This work is part of a recent series - The H...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

'Open Water', Large blue contemporary abstract acrylic painting
By Teodora Guererra
Located in Westport, CT
Abstract, coastal, water, waves, blue, green, lavender, purple, white, soft, Pat Steir, contemporary, minimalistic, minimalism ABOUT TEODORA GUERERRA BIOGRAPHY Teodora Guererra’s a...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Jewel Blue Color Monochrome Large Scale Abstract Minimalist Painting 48x48
By Svetlana Shalygina
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
“Knowledge and Power” 48” x 48” is an original, one-of-a-kind, large, minimalist, monochrome, modern, contemporary, jewel-tone blue, abstract painting by Svetlana Shalygina. COMMIS...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Acrylic, Other Medium, Paste, Canvas, Varnish, Cotton Canvas, Mixed Media

Anatomy of a Sunset - Large Abstract Landscape Oil Painting in Blue
By Andrei Petrov
Located in New York, NY
Andrei Petrov's "Anatomy of a Sunset" is a large 72 x 60 inch abstract landscape oil painting on canvas. The main colors are a deep blue and a cerulean blue with an accent of red. Th...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Heart of the Sunrise - Large Abstract Landscape Gestural Painting in Blue
By Andrei Petrov
Located in New York, NY
Andrei Petrov's "Heart of the Sunrise" is a large 72 x 60 inch abstract landscape oil painting on canvas. The main colors are a deep blue and purple with an accent of red. The refere...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Judd - large, blue, green, abstract, geometric composition, acrylic on canvas
By Milly Ristvedt
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Two columns of horizontal rectangles in alternating colours of forest green and warm white frame a third, central column of warm white and sapphire blue rectangles in this 7.5 foot t...
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1990s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Large abstract blue red #349
By Harry James Moody
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Harry Moody is originally from Germany and is now a Los Angeles-based abstract painter. He received his formal art training at the Frankfurt Stadel Fine Art Academy in Germany. Moody...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Nantucket by Augusta Wilson Large Abstract Oil on Canvas Blue Painting
By Augusta Wilson
Located in Atlanta, GA
'Nantucket' is a large abstract oil on canvas painting created by American artist Augusta Wilson in 2021. Featuring a large square format, this painting is adorned with a cream and t...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Luminous 409, Contemporary Abstract Oil Painting Canvas Portrait Blue Large Art
By Sergey Morshch
Located in London, England
'Luminous 409' is an amazing large contemporary abstract portrait of a human or a spiritual being by emerging artist from Ukraine - Sergey Morshch. Personal growth and connection bet...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Oncoming Storm - large, soft, blue, purple, gestural abstract, acrylic on canvas
By Milly Ristvedt
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Copper orange, deep blue, purple, and orange are arranged in structured striation in this wet-in-wet painting that exudes the ominous glowing light preceding a storm. Action Painti...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Rocker's Rest - large, blue, pink, green, gestural abstract, acrylic on canvas
By Milly Ristvedt
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Milly Ristvedt creates a bouquet of color -- broad swipes of pale pink, plum, butter yellow, lush green and rust -- in this elegant abstract composition from 1982.  Milly Ristvedt ...
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1980s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

'Somnium', Large teal blue contemporary abstract acrylic painting
By Teodora Guererra
Located in Westport, CT
Abstract, contemporary, nautical, smoky, gray, navy, blue, silver, layers, texture, Pat Steir, modern, abstraction, nature, water, abstracted nature. Gallery wrapped canvas, sides ar...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Large Blue and Lavender with Fading Sun - colorful, abstract, acrylic on canvas
By Aron Hill
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Strong, simple geometric shapes in bright colours—royal blue, red, navy and lavender create a fresh and fun scene in this new work by Calgary’s Aron Hill. This is one of a series of ...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Ink, Acrylic

Deep Blue Sky - Large Textured Abstract Painting
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Clara Berta’s acrylic and mixed-media paintings blend texture and color to create harmony, mystery, and depth on the painted surface. Her paintings transform spaces into Zen environm...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Mixed Media, Acrylic

Sky for a Roof - large, soft, orange, blue, gestural abstract, acrylic on canvas
By Milly Ristvedt
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Comprised of an ethereal band of tangerine orange, turquoise, deep blue, and green, Sky for a Roof is a notable example of Ristvedt's ability to return to an earlier methodology unde...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

What You See - large, soft, blue, pink, gestural abstract, acrylic on canvas
By Milly Ristvedt
Located in Bloomfield, ON
A flurry of washed passages in a sky blue and rose pink mixed with passages of brilliant yellow, black, turquoise and cherise with curved strands of fixed pastel. These fine lines in...
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1980s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Above the Cloud- large contemporary soft white grey blue large abstract painting
By Charlotte Foust
Located in New York, NY
Charlotte Foust is best known for her abstract painting style of expressive marks combined with fluid lines. Through an intuitive painting process, spontaneous gestures and marks com...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Large abstract oil painting on canvas - 48 x 54 in.
By Alexis Portilla
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a large, vibrant and bold piece of abstract expressionist oil painting on canvas. Exclusively available from gallery - call to inquire to view. Subject to availability. Inqui...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

NEW BLUE - large blue and white abstract painting with symbols
By Ford Crull
Located in Seattle, WA
Large blue and white abstract painting with symbols “The ambiguity of the image is central to my expression in art. The derivation of my symbols, pulled out from the oceanic flow o...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Enamel

Osmosis - Large Abstract Cosmic Blue Painting
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
G.B. Vanni's Osmosis is a 34 x 54 inches abstract oil painting. The main colors are blue, and red. This large oil painting is also subtitled "Enthropy: Passage through a Membrane". I...
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Early 2000s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Cotton Canvas, Oil

Fields of Blue - Large Textured Blue and White Abstract Painting
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Clara Berta’s acrylic and mixed-media paintings blend texture and color to create harmony, mystery and depth on the painted surface. Her paintings transform spaces into Zen environme...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Mixed Media, Acrylic

Brief Reply - Square Large Abstract Landscape Painting in Blue
By Andrei Petrov
Located in New York, NY
Andrei Petrov's "Brief Reply" is a 38 x 38 inch landscape abstract painting on canvas. The main colors are blue. The reference to a natural landscape is clearly there. Petrov works b...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Natural Rhythm - large, cream, blue, orange, lyrical abstract, acrylic on canvas
By Milly Ristvedt
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Ristvedt explores the emotional potential of color and form -- spheres of orange and sapphire blue float on a pale ground. A grid of light blue reasserts the nature of the picture pl...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Balancing Act - large, bright, colourful, geometric abstract, acrylic on canvas
By Milly Ristvedt
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Overlapping washes of steel blue create a sense of infinite space in this sophisticated acrylic composition by Milly Ristvedt. Over this ground, a solid black rectangle intersects wi...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Rising Water (Paradise Paintings) - large, abstract, series, acrylic on canvas
By Milly Ristvedt
Located in Bloomfield, ON
A ballet of colorful squares and rectangles float on a wash of turquoise streaked through with mauve. A conversation about visual balance emerges from this bold acrylic painting titl...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Spray - large, soft, bright, blue, pink, gestural abstract, acrylic on canvas
By Milly Ristvedt
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Large scale, colorful abstract painting, with pink, orange and purple against a pale blue ground. Milly Ristvedt approaches color in her work with sincere consideration and expertis...
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1980s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

'Surface Candy', Large blue and purple contemporary abstract acrylic painting
By Teodora Guererra
Located in Westport, CT
Abstract, contemporary, lavender, white, pink, gray, blue, silver, layers, texture, Pat Steir, modern, abstraction, pink, purple, playful, interior design, interior decor, modern, mo...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Oceanic Escape - Large Textured Blue and White Abstract Painting
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Clara Berta’s acrylic and mixed-media paintings blend texture and color to create harmony, mystery and depth on the painted surface. Her paintings transform spaces into Zen environme...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Mixed Media, Acrylic

"Solar Blue" Contemporary Large Scale Abstract Painting
By Debra Drexler
Located in New York, NY
48"x72" oil and acrylic on canvas, signed on reverse by the artist. This is a contemporary abstract painting by the New York/ Hawaiian artist, Debra Drexler. Inspired by sunset col...
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2010s Abstract Impressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Acrylic

The Dream by Zae Large Square Abstract Oil on Canvas Painting with Green, Blue
By Zae
Located in Atlanta, GA
Zae was born in Pasadena, California into a family of artists. His thoughts about his work: "When I paint, I am searching for freedom. A feeling. A thought. Maybe a moment in time....
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Untitled (Large Graphic Abstract Painting on Canvas in Teal and Peach)
By Donise English
Located in Hudson, NY
Abstract painting on canvas in teal and peach with accents of black, white, and orange Oil on canvas in thin white frame, ready to hang as is 50 x 48 x 2 inches Signed on reverse sid...
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Early 2000s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Nocturno I, Colorful & large abstract painting with blues/purples, oil on canvas
By Maria Jose Concha
Located in Dallas, TX
Maria Jose Concha lived for 7 years in the Chilean Patagonia, the world’s southernmost landscape, an experience, which transformed her work and becomes the focus of her expressive pa...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Cotton Canvas, Oil

Seas of Pleasure – Blue Pool #7 , large abstract art painting,
By Jon Rowland
Located in Deddington, GB
Seas of Pleasure - Blue pool #7 100 x 80cm, acrylic on canvas Signed on reverse by Jon Rowland. One of a series of sketches and paintings inspired by the blue of the Mediterranean...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Mixed Media, Acrylic

Sannio - Blue, Yellow and Red Large Abstract Landscape Oil Painting on Canvas
By Orazio De Gennaro
Located in New York, NY
Orazio De Gennaro's "Sannio" is a large 82 x 69 inch abstract landscape oil painting on canvas. The colors have the delicacy of pastels. The composition has an ephemeral feeling to i...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

CHASTELLET - large blue and white abstract painting with symbols
By Ford Crull
Located in Seattle, WA
CHASTELLET - large blue and white abstract painting with symbols - Red - Yellow “The ambiguity of the image is central to my expression in art. The derivation of my symbols, pulled ...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Enamel

Fleur by Zae Large Horizontal Abstract Oil on Canvas Contemporary Painting
By Zae
Located in Atlanta, GA
Zae was born in Pasadena, California into a family of artists. His thoughts about his work: "When I paint, I am searching for freedom. A feeling. A thought. Maybe a moment in time...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

On the Coast by Lily Harrington, Large Vertical Abstract Painting on Canvas
By Lily Harrington
Located in Atlanta, GA
Lily was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She grew up surrounded by art (her grandmother, mother, aunt, and cousin are all artists). In 2011, her mother, Meg Harrington, opened H...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Mixed Media

Large Geometric Abstract in Blue and Gray, 2004
By Jack Freeman
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 2004 oil on canvas geometric abstract entitled "Coffins" is by San Francisco painter Jack Freeman (1938-2014). Freeman studied at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, landscape a...
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Early 2000s Abstract Geometric Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

1960s "Blue Abstract" Large Abstract Diptych Mid Century Brooklyn Museum Artist
By Sylvia Rutkoff
Located in New York, NY
Sylvia Rutkoff (1919-2011) sr23-1 1960s "Blue Abstract" Diptych Oil paint on unstretched canvas 1) 57"x41" 2) 56.5"x49" total width 114" attached to stretched canvas using archival m...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Ouvert No 78 - large, soft, white, blue, yellow, gestural abstract oil on canvas
By Scott Pattinson
Located in Bloomfield, ON
A vortex of gestural swipes and charcoal lines sweeps up the picture plane in this atmospheric painting by Scott Pattinson. The large composition is a narrative of contained energy i...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Astral Love XXI - Large Abstract Painting, Painting, Acrylic on Canvas
Located in Yardley, PA
READY TO HANG - 3D GALLERY QUALITY Original large abstract multi-panelled artwork READY TO HANG The technique I used is: quality stretched heavy canvas on 3D wooden chassis and...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Acrylic

Cross-section of the moment 27, Abstract Expressionist Large Canvas Oil Painting
By Seungyoon Choi
Located in London, England
Cross-section of the moment 27-2017 is a vibrant contemporary abstract expressionist art by South Korean artist, Seungyoon Choi. It is a large oil painting on canvas with a strong bl...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

LOVE IS BLUE - large blue and yellow abstract painting with symbols
By Ford Crull
Located in Seattle, WA
Large blue and yellow abstract painting with symbols - Heart - Cross - Flower - Red “The ambiguity of the image is central to my expression in art. The derivation of my symbols, pu...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Oil Crayon

Mid Century Yellow and Blue Large Scale Abstract
By Louis Earnest Nadalini
Located in Soquel, CA
Stunning and expressive large scale oil painting by mid-century San Francisco artist Louis Earnest Nadalini (American, 1927-1995). Signed "Nadalini" lower right. Unframed. Image size...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Wood Panel

'Abstraction, Violet and Blue', American Action Abstract, Large oil
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'H. Blouin' and painted circa 1975. A substantial oil abstract comprising dynamic, flame-like swirls of violet, yellow, scarlet and blue appearing to define a ce...
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1970s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

White water - large color blend blue and white abstract stripe oil painting
Located in New York, NY
Patrick Dintino paints vertical bands of glowing color in a horizontal or rectangular format that read as both a scientific representation of the spectrum and an emotional landscape ...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Blossom - Large Abstract Painting
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Clara Berta’s acrylic and mixed-media paintings blend texture and color to create harmony, mystery, and depth on the painted surface. Her paintings transform spaces into Zen environm...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Mixed Media, Acrylic

'Fractured Water', Large abstract painting
By Teodora Guererra
Located in Westport, CT
Abstract, contemporary, nautical, costal, navy, blue, indigo, white, layers, texture, waves, movement, Pat Steir, modern, abstraction, nature, water, abstracted nature. Gallery wrapp...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Deep Sea - large color blend blue and white abstract stripe oil painting
Located in New York, NY
Patrick Dintino paints vertical bands of glowing color in a horizontal or rectangular format that read as both a scientific representation of the spectrum and an emotional landscape ...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Broadband - large vivid bright blue and green abstract color blend oil painting
Located in New York, NY
Patrick Dintino paints vertical bands of glowing color in a horizontal or rectangular format that read as both a scientific representation of the spectrum and an emotional landscape ...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Peter Joyce, Blue Landscape. Abstract painting, large scale, France, England
By Peter Joyce
Located in Kingsclere, GB
Peter Joyce was born in Poole, Dorset, and was educated at Bournemouth & Poole College of Art & Design from 1980. He went on to study at Stourbridge College of Technology & Art and q...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

“Sounding V” Large Red, Orange, and Blue Abstract Expressionist Painting
By Karen Lastre
Located in Houston, TX
Large abstract expressionist painting influenced by Mark Rothko that consists of red, orange, and blue tones. The canvas is signed, titled and dated by the artist. Canvas is not fram...
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Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Canvas

OATH - large white, blue, red abstract painting with symbols
By Ford Crull
Located in Seattle, WA
Large white, blue and red abstract painting with symbols - Yellow - Black - Heart - Eye “The ambiguity of the image is central to my expression in art. The derivation of my symbols,...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Enamel

Blue Abstract Raw Amber Large Contemporary Textured Mixed Media Painting 48"x48"
By Svetlana Shalygina
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
"Fleeting Moments of Light“ series 48” x 48” is a one-of-a-kind, large-scale, modern, contemporary, minimalist, abstract, blue, raw amber hues, mixed media, original painting by Sv...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Paste, Canvas, Varnish, Cotton Canvas, Mixed Media, Acrylic, Other Medium

Mott Composition - large, bright, blue, geometric abstraction, acrylic on canvas
By Milly Ristvedt
Located in Bloomfield, ON
This masterful canvas demonstrates Ristvedt's elegant aesthetic control and points to the emotional potential of color.  Strong rounds of sun yellow, turquoise, sapphire and sienna h...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Black - large, yellow, green, blue, geometric abstraction, acrylic on canvas
By Milly Ristvedt
Located in Bloomfield, ON
A narrative of hard edged orthogonal shapes in sapphire blue, bright yellow and crimson unfolds across a background grid of washed charcoal black rectangles. The black ground is made...
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Early 2000s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

"Jagat" Large 5-Foot Abstract Oil Painting on Canvas by Ann Thornycroft, Framed
Located in Los Angeles, CA
"Jagat," an original oil on canvas by Ann Thornycroft, is a piece for the true collector. Thornycroft's use of color immediately captivates the viewer. This painting is a phenomenal ...
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1980s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

Large Blue Abstract Monochrome Textural Minimalist Contemporary Painting 60"x72"
By Svetlana Shalygina
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
"Fifty Shades of Blue" series 60" x 72" is an original, large, oversized, abstract, modern, contemporary, monochrome, blue jewel tone color, minimalistic, textural mixed media painti...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Paste, Canvas, Paint, Varnish, Cotton Canvas, Mixed Media, Acrylic, Othe...

"Pre-Flood" - Large Scale Abstract
By Michael Pauker
Located in Soquel, CA
Large-scale abstract of shapes and textures by Bay Area artist Michael Pauker (American, b.1957). Unsigned, but was acquired with a collection of his work. Unframed. Titled on stretc...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Extra Large Modern Contemporary Blue Orange White Abstract Painting 48x72
By Jane Burton
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
"Through Waves Refracted" 48" x 72" is an original, one-of-a-kind, blue, orange, white, extra large, contemporary, abstract painting that has the translucent layered look as seen wi...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Cotton Canvas, Acrylic

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Large Abstract Canvas Blue For Sale on 1stDibs

Surely you’ll find the exact large abstract canvas blue you’re seeking on 1stDibs — we’ve got a vast assortment for sale. Find Contemporary versions now, or shop for Contemporary creations for a more modern example of these cherished works. If you’re looking for a large abstract canvas blue from a specific time period, our collection is diverse and broad-ranging, and you’ll find at least one that dates back to the 20th Century while another version may have been produced as recently as the 21st Century. On 1stDibs, the right large abstract canvas blue is waiting for you and the choices span a range of colors that includes blue, gray, brown and black. There have been many interesting large abstract canvas blue examples over the years, but those made by Simon Richard Halimi, Teodora Guererra, Milly Ristvedt, Clara Berta and Augusta Wilson are often thought to be among the most thought-provoking. Frequently made by artists working in canvas, fabric and paint, these artworks are unique and have attracted attention over the years.

How Much is a Large Abstract Canvas Blue?

The price for an artwork of this kind can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — a large abstract canvas blue in our inventory may begin at $450 and can go as high as $60,000, while the average can fetch as much as $6,800.

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