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Linc Thelen, Large abstract painting, Soft pastel color, Framed
By Linc Thelen
Located in New York, NY
Oil paint, oil pastel and pencil on canvas. Framed Linc Thelen’s abstractions are pleasant investigations into the formal issues of abstraction. His common forms are the circle, the...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil Pastel, Oil, Pencil

Jacques Nestle Large Abstract Framed Painting
By Jacques Nestle
Located in Atlanta, GA
Jacques Nestle large abstract framed painting. Black/white/grey, 56.5" high, 43" wide.
Category

Late 20th Century French Paintings

Materials

Paint

"Tangential," 2020 Large Abstract Framed Painting by Artist James Kennedy
By James Kennedy
Located in New York, NY
"Tangential," 2020 by artist James Kennedy, is a large abstract acrylic and mixed media painting on a masonite panel floating in a white shadowbox signed on verso. James layers acryl...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Masonite

LARGE FRENCH SIGNED ORIGINAL CUBIST ABSTRACT OIL - FIGURES BEFORE TOWER
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: French School, second half 20th century, signed indistinctly. Title: Cubist abstract composition, with figures. Medium: oil painting on canvas, framed Size: fra...
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Mid-20th Century Cubist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

Swash, large abstract painting
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...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

LARGE FRENCH CONTEMPORARY ABSTRACT CUBIST PAINTING - RENE LEROY - FRAMED
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: R. Leroy (French b. 1932) signed Title: Abstract/ Cubist Composition (titled verso to label) Medium: mixed media, material and oil on canvas, framed, signed Siz...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

LEROY - LARGE FRENCH CONTEMPORARY ABSTRACT CUBIST PAINTING - LADY IN HAT - Frame
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: R. Leroy (French b. 1932) Title: Abstract/ Cubist Composition Medium: oil painting on canvas, framed signed Size: frame: 24 x 20.5 inches paint...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

"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 ...
Category

1980s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

Large Original 6.5-Foot Framed Abstract Oil Painting on Canvas by Ed Gilliam
By Ed Gilliam
Located in Los Angeles, CA
"Three Ring Circus," an original oil on canvas by Edward Gilliam, is a piece for the true collector. Gilliam's use of color and subject matter immediately captivates the viewer. This...
Category

1990s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Silent Evenings, large abstract oil painting
By Jenny Lock
Located in Kingsclere, GB
Jenny Lock came to painting later in life and the fresh relationship with the medium has clearly invigorated her developed aesthetic. Born in Kingston, Surrey, Jenny studied fashion ...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Large Abstract Painting by Judy Wahl
By Judy Wahl
Located in Long Island City, NY
Untitled II Judy Wahl Date: 1980 Acrylic on Canvas, signed lower right Size: 48 x 62.5 in. (121.92 x 158.75 cm) Frame Size: 48.5 x 63 inches
Category

1980s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Acrylic

Large Abstract Painting by Olympian Al Oerter
By Al Oerter
Located in Long Island City, NY
This painting was created by Olympic discus thrower Al Oerter for charity for the 1980 Olympics. At this time he developed the technique of pouring paint onto the canvas and then thr...
Category

1980s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Large Colorful Abstract Painting by Ben Avram
By Ben Avram
Located in Long Island City, NY
An oil painting by Ben Avram circa 1975. An abstract geometric painting that utilizes patters and color to create a uniquely modernist form. Signed in lower left corner, framed in cu...
Category

1970s Abstract Geometric Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Jizera, Large Abstract Painting by Ladislav Karousek
By Ladislav Karousek
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Ladislav Karousek, Czech (1926 - 1990) Title: Jizera Year: 1987 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.r. Size: 35.25 x 40.5 in. (89.54 x 102.87 cm) Frame Size: 36 x 42.25 inches
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1970s Abstract Impressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Large Colorful Abstract Painting by Jenik Cook
By Jenik Cook
Located in Long Island City, NY
An acrylic painting by Jenik Cook from 2012. An abstract expressionist style painting in colorful contrasting hues using the splatter painting method. Signed in lower left corner, in...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Magico, Large Abstract Painting by Bob Nugent
By Bob Nugent
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Bob Nugent, American Title: Magico Year: 2002 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed, titled, and dated verso Size: 52 x 72 in. (132.08 x 182.88 cm) Frame Size: 48.5 x 68.5 inches
Category

Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Large Abstract Painting in the manner of Basquiat
Located in New York, NY
Inscribed on front right top and inscribed "Son Lago El Laberinto es La Vida is an oil on canvas measuring 79x57 and with the frame is 89x67". The hand carved frame is heavy carved ...
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1990s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

Ruins, Large Abstract City Painting by Leonardo Nierman
By Leonardo Nierman
Located in Long Island City, NY
Ruins Leonardo Nierman, Mexican (1932) Date: circa 1975 Oil on Masonite, Signed l.r. Size: 47.5 x 35.5 in. (120.65 x 90.17 cm) Frame Size: 48 x 36 inches
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1980s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Masonite, Oil

So Many Things to Say, Jenny Lock. Large framed blue, grey abstract painting
By Jenny Lock
Located in Kingsclere, GB
Jenny Lock came to painting later in life and the fresh relationship with the medium has clearly invigorated her developed aesthetic. Born in Kingston, Surrey, Jenny studied fashion ...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Mixed Media, Acrylic

LARGE FRENCH CONTEMPORARY ABSTRACT CUBIST PAINTING - BEAUTIFUL COLORS
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: R. Leroy (French b. 1932) Title: Abstract/ Cubist Composition Medium: oil painting on canvas, framed signed Size: frame: 24.25 x 24.25 inches p...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

LARGE FRENCH CONTEMPORARY ABSTRACT CUBIST PAINTING - AMAZING COLORS
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: R. Leroy (French b. 1932) Title: Abstract/ Cubist Composition Medium: oil painting on canvas, framed signed Size: frame: 28.25 x 36.25 inches p...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

“Open in Heart - 1” Large Abstract Pastel Contemporary Painting
Located in Houston, TX
Abstract pastel toned color block painting that incorporates blue, white, and peach tones. Signed by the artist in the bottom right corner and currently displayed in a light wood flo...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

“Open in Heart - 2" Large Abstract Pastel Contemporary Painting
Located in Houston, TX
Abstract pastel toned painting that incorporates blue, white, and peach tones. Signed by the artist in the bottom right corner and currently displayed in a light wood floating frame....
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Orchestra, Large Abstract Painting by Gustav Rehberger 1971
By Gustav Rehberger
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Gustav Rehberger, American (1910 - 1995) Title: Orchestra Year: 1971 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed Size: 48 x 96 in. (121.92 x 243.84 cm)
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1970s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

Tomoe, Large Geometric Abstract Painting by Todd Boppel
By Todd Boppel
Located in Long Island City, NY
Tomoe Todd Boppel, American (1934–2000) Date: 1985 Oil on Canvas, signed verso Size: 66 x 44 inches Frame Size: 67 x 45 inches
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1980s Abstract Geometric Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American Abstract Expressionist Large Original Signed Oil Painting
By Ethel Edwards
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract expressionist painting by Ethel Edwards (1915 - 1999). Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Signed. Image size, 49L x 49H. Framing is available.
Category

1940s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Sedona Violett 111 a large abstract painting in desert colors
By Stan Brodsky
Located in New York, NY
This large abstract painting of muted desert colors is signed on the lower left side by the artist Stan Brodsky. The oranges, mauves and yellows are mixed in with some green and lav...
Category

1990s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

DARK VICTORY - large dark abstract painting with symbols
By Ford Crull
Located in Seattle, WA
Large dark abstract painting with symbols - Purple - Green “The ambiguity of the image is central to my expression in art. The derivation of my symbols, pulled out from the oceani...
Category

2010s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Steel

LEROY - LARGE FRENCH CONTEMPORARY ABSTRACT CUBIST PAINTING
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: R. Leroy (French b. 1932) Title: Abstract/ Cubist Composition Medium: oil painting on canvas, framed signed Size: frame: 24.25 x 32. 25 inches ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Large Scale Mid Century Abstract Painting "Drippings"
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
#5-3017 Abstract Pastel Dripping, a contemporary pastels tone abstract painting, acrylic on canvas signed by Lorenzi lower left.Displayed in a gilt wood frame.Image size 30 H X 24 W
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2010s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Acrylic

Flourish by Debora Stewart Large Horizontal Abstract Botanical Painting
By Debora Stewart
Located in Atlanta, GA
"Flourish" by American artist Debora Stewart is an abstracted botanical piece that is bright, happy and organic. Incorporated in the palette is pink, peach, mint green, black, grey,...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Abstract with Red Forms, Large Painting by Dan Teis
By Dan Teis
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Dan Teis Title: Abstract with Red Forms Year: 1980 Medium: Acrylic on Canvas, Signed l.r. Size: 54 x 60 in. (137.16 x 152.4 cm) Frame Size: 55.5 x 61.75 inches
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1980s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

“Joyous Prayer” Large Abstract Pastel Contemporary Color Block Painting
Located in Houston, TX
Large abstract pastel toned color block painting that incorporates blue, white, and peach tones. Signed, titled, and dated by the artist on the front and back of the canvas. Currentl...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Pure Prayer" Large Abstract Pastel Contemporary Color Block Painting
Located in Houston, TX
Abstract pastel toned color block painting that incorporates blue, white, and peach tones. Currently hung in a neutral white toned frame. Dimensions Without Frame: H 36 in. x W 48 ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

Large Colorful Abstract Expressionist Swiss Oil Painting Robert Lauro
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Oil Painting on canvas Hand signed to lower right Lauro. Provenance: Eleonore Austerer Gallery, San Francisco, CA Work Size: 39.5 x 39.5 in. framed 44 X 44 inches. Roberto Lauro i...
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Capacon Large Vertical Abstract Painting with Black, Blue and White
By James Brooks
Located in New York, NY
Signed on the lower right side. It has the original strip frame from the Museum exhibition at the Portland Museum of Art 1983. Illustrated in the catalog, page 35 illustration #40 ...
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1970s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

Rotor IV, Large Geometric Abstract Painting by Todd Boppel
By Todd Boppel
Located in Long Island City, NY
Rotor IV Todd Boppel, American (1934–2000) Date: 1990 Oil on Canvas, signed verso Size: 60 x 44 in. (152.4 x 111.76 cm) Frame Size: 61 x 45 inches
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1980s Abstract Geometric Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Large Square Yellow, Black, and White Abstract Expressionist Gestural Painting
By Gino Hollander
Located in Houston, TX
Large square painting by abstract expressionist artist Gino Hollander. The work features yellow, black, and white gestural strokes of paint with orange accents. Signed and dated in f...
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1970s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

A large French abstract oil painting by Jean Maurice Lasnier
Located in Petworth, GB
Jean Maurice Lasnier (French, 1922 – 2006) TROPIQUES, 1972 Signed ‘LASNIER’ (lower right), dated ‘5-72’ (on the reverse) Oil on canvas 54.3/4 x 27.3/4 in. (139 x 70.3 cm.) Provenance...
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20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Accent Violet #2 Large Abstract Painting with magenta green and blue
By Stan Brodsky
Located in New York, NY
Created in 2009, the later works by Stan Brodsky show a defined energy and passion for color and movement. Signed on the lower left side
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

Continuum (Triptych 3 Large Abstract Expressionist Paintings: Red, Black, Gold)
By Ruth Todd
Located in Denver, CO
Original mid-century modern abstract expressionist paintings by Denver modernist woman artist, Ruth Todd (1909-2006). Continuum is a triptych consisting of 3 panels painted with a m...
Category

Mid-20th Century Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

1960's Large Colorful Abstract Expressionist Swiss Oil Painting Robert Lauro
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Oil Painting on canvas Hand signed to lower right Lauro. Provenance: Eleonore Austerer Gallery, San Francisco, CA Work Size: 39.5 x 39.5 in. framed 44 X 44 inches. Roberto Lauro i...
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

1960's Large Colorful Abstract Expressionist Swiss Oil Painting Robert Lauro
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Oil Painting on canvas Hand signed to lower right Lauro. Provenance: Eleonore Austerer Gallery, San Francisco, CA Work Size: 39.5 x 39.5 in. framed 44 X 44 inches. Roberto Lauro i...
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Edge of Summer Large Abstract painting in Blue Red and Yellows
By Stan Brodsky
Located in New York, NY
Stan Brodsky's Edge of Summer is a vibrant large abstract painting with blues, reds and yellows. Signed on the lower right side and dated 2017. Stans career spanned over 60 years w...
Category

2010s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Acrylic

Mindscape Large Abstract Painting with Vibrant colors red blue green yellow
By Stan Brodsky
Located in New York, NY
In a series from some of the last paintings the artist finished before his death in 2019, Mindspring was from a series of paintings where the artist had a clarity and energy to his w...
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1990s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

Jack Roberts (American, 20th c.) Large Scale Acrylic Abstract Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
Jack Roberts (American, 20th c.) Large Scale Acrylic Abstract Painting Fantastic monumental abstract painting by listed artist Jack Roberts. Beautiful color and texture housed in a...
Category

Late 20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Acrylic

On Reflection II, Large Geometric Abstract Painting by Todd Boppel
By Todd Boppel
Located in Long Island City, NY
On Reflection II Todd Boppel American (1934–2000) Date: 2000 Oil on Canvas, signed verso Size: 66 x 42 in. (167.64 x 106.68 cm) Frame Size: 67 x 43 inches
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1980s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Large Abstract and Collage Painting on Canvas by Dan Teis
By Dan Teis
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Dan Teis, American (1925 - 2002) Title: White X on Red with Orange Dots Year: 1978 Medium: Acrylic on Canvas, signed l.r. Size: 54 x 54 in. (137.16 x 137.16 cm) Frame Size: 5...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

The Sun - Large Format Contemporary Nature, Flower Painting - Framed
By Aleksandra Batura
Located in Salzburg, AT
Aleksandra Batura (b. 1982 in Augustów) a Warsaw based artist. She earned a Doctor of Fine Arts degree from the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow. She studied at the Faculty of Painting...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Cotton Canvas, Oil

Large Abstract Yellow and Blue Toned Texas Themed Figurative Painting
Located in Houston, TX
Large abstract yellow and blue toned Texas themed painting that incorporates imagery of a ballerina, cowboy, angel, and oil derricks. The painting is currently displayed in a beautif...
Category

Late 20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Canvas

British, 20th Century large abstract oil painting 'Blues and yellows'
By Roy Bizley
Located in Petworth, GB
Roy Bizley (British, 1930-1999) Blues and yellows, from the Terrace series Oil on board Signed and dated ‘R Bizley, 1980’ (on the reverse) 36 x 47.5/8 in. (91.2 x 121 cm.) Provenance...
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20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Board

DIMORPHOUS LANDSCAPE - large blue and white abstract painting with symbols
By Ford Crull
Located in Seattle, WA
Large blue and white abstract painting with symbols - Cross - Heart - Flower - Red - Yellow - Purple - Orange - Green “The ambiguity of the image is central to my expression in art...
Category

2010s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Steel

Krista Collins Large Scale Abstract in Blues Painting 20th Century
Located in San Francisco, CA
Krista Collins Large Scale Abstract in Blues Painting 20th Century Large scale abstract painting by noted artist Krista Collins The painting appears to be oils on paper Dimensions...
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Late 20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil

"Mirror" Large Abstract Contemporary Alligator and Nude Portrait Painting
By Cecilia Beaven
Located in Houston, TX
Colorful abstract painting of a nude, blue woman doing a handstand on top of an alligator in a floating dream landscape. This work has a built-in free standing wooden frame that is i...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Linen, Acrylic

Large Scale Late 20th Century Abstract Painting C.1986
Located in San Francisco, CA
Large Scale Late 20th Century Abstract Painting C.1986 Original acrylic on paper Signed lower middle (illegible - dated 1986) Dimensions 31" wide x 39.5" high The simple chrome f...
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Late 20th Century Abstract Paintings

Materials

Acrylic

Olympia Large Abstract Expressionist
By Scott Bennett
Located in Lake Worth, FL
Olympia. Custom made gold leaf frame. Scott Bennett was born in 1951 in Newton, New Jersey, contemporary artist from the East Coast he has been painting for over 40 years. Working wi...
Category

Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Cotton Canvas, Oil, Acrylic

Way Down Deep by Zae Large Vertical Abstract Oil on Canvas Painting
By Zae
Located in Atlanta, GA
Unframed this piece 60 x 48. 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 th...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Large Canadian Mexican Modernist Figurative Abstract Collage Painting Landscape
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
"First Rain at San Miguel de Allende", mixed media, acrylic and collage on canvas, signed lower left, titled, signed and dated 1984 verso, depicting a verdant tropical landscape with...
Category

1980s Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Mixed Media, Acrylic, Laid Paper

Composition, 93-5 (large oil on canvas, framed)
Located in New Orleans, LA
A large, iconic painting on canvas by New Orleans' best-known modernist painter, Ida Kohlmeyer. These are fought over by New Orleanians, but she has a national following as well, and...
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1990s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Mixed Media

Large Contemporary Pink, Blue, Orange, & Green Neon Abstract Geometric Painting
By Michael Abramowitz
Located in Houston, TX
Large contemporary neon abstract work by Houston, Texas artist Michael Abramowitz. Pink, orange, blue, and green neon painting with geometric shapes forming various maze-like pattern...
Category

2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

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Large Abstract Framed Painting For Sale on 1stDibs

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How Much is a Large Abstract Framed Painting?

The price for an artwork of this kind can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — a large abstract framed painting in our inventory may begin at $595 and can go as high as $22,000, while the average can fetch as much as $4,450.

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