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'Sandscape' Large Abstract Oil Painting
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
'Sandscape' Large Abstract Oil Painting Modern British, 21st Century Titled 'Sandscape' (Tarragona 2) verso painting on board, framed Framed size: 23.5 x 39 inches Stylish abstract...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil

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Large Abstract Oil Painting, Signed.
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Large Abstract Oil Painting, Mythical Style, Signed. British schooled, indistinctly signed. Oil painting on canvas, unframed Signed on the bottom right hand corner, and also on the b...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil

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Large Abstract Oil Painting, Contemporary British Artist
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Large Abstract Oil Painting, Mythical Style, Signed. British School, indistinctly signed. Oil painting on canvas, unframed Signed on the bottom right hand corner, and also on the bac...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil

"The Gatekeepers" Large Abstract Oil Painting
By Susan Bleakley
Located in Brecon, Powys
Large intricate oil on canvas from the clifftop studio of Susan Bleakley.
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2010s Abstract Geometric Abstract Paintings

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Oil

"Walking Together" Large Abstract Oil Painting
By Susan Bleakley
Located in Brecon, Powys
Walking Together is a real statement piece from Bleakley. It has all the hallmarks of intricacy for which she is known allied with beautiful colourways. Susan paints in her cliff top...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Acrylic

Large Abstract Oil Painting "Heat Waves 2"
By Tay Dall
Located in Cape Town, ZA
A large scale, unique and vivid painting on canvas. Framing on request
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Early 2000s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Enamel

Large abstract oil painting - 52 x 64 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 Modern Art Etc, call to inquire to view. Subject to availability....
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil Pastel, Oil

"Mother of Pearl" large Abstract Oil Painting
By Susan Bleakley
Located in Brecon, Powys
Mother of Pearl is a large work from Susan Bleakley and it has all the hallmarks of intricacy for which she is known and collected on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. Nacre is natur...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Acrylic

Large Abstract Oil painting - Color Code I - unframed
By Alexis Portilla
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a beautiful bright vibrant oil on paper. Unframed but framing can be requested, custom framed in Los Angeles. A very high resolution photograph is provided here to enable vie...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Paper

Large Abstract Oil Painting "LL" Miami Modernist
By Lynne Golob Gelfman
Located in Surfside, FL
Signed, dated and titled verso. Gelfman is often praised for using unconventional approaches during the creation process. This intricate mixed media piece is no exception. Her use ...
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1990s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Cotton Canvas, Mixed Media, Acrylic

Counterpoint - Large Abstract Oil Painting
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni's "Counterpoint" is a large 49 x 62 inch abstract oil painting on canvas. The painting comes with a simple gallery display frame in natural wood with a black reveal....
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1990s Abstract Animal Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Large abstract oil painting - Violet -Architectural, color field, oil
By Stephen Cimini
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Drawing from the architectural origins of his past work, this series of abstract oil paintings contemplate geometric spaces and their relationships to each other. Using oil paint, wa...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Organic Mechanism (colorful, large, abstract oil painting) Armenian Artist
Located in Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Artist’s Statement “𝘛𝘩𝘦𝘳𝘦 𝘢𝘳𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘳𝘦𝘦 𝘪𝘮𝘱𝘰𝘳𝘵𝘢𝘯𝘵 𝘧𝘢𝘤𝘵𝘰𝘳𝘴 𝘵𝘰 𝘮𝘺 𝘢𝘱𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘢𝘤𝘩 𝘵𝘰 𝘱𝘢𝘪𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘨: 𝟷) 𝘔𝘺 “𝘚𝘱𝘪𝘳𝘪𝘵𝘶𝘢𝘭 𝘚𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘤𝘩” 𝘪𝘯 ...
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2010s Surrealist Abstract Paintings

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Cotton Canvas, Oil

Deborah Dancy "Karma" - Large Abstract Oil Painting on Canvas
By Deborah Dancy
Located in New York, NY
Deborah Dancy Karma, 2021 oil on canvas 60 x 50 in. (dan042) This original contemporary abstract oil painting on canvas by Deborah Dancy is comprised of pink, green, and black hues ...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Large abstract oil painting - Black and Colors 48x 48 in.
By Stephen Cimini
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Drawing from the architectural origins of his past work, this series of abstract oil paintings contemplate geometric spaces and their relationships to each other. This painting is fr...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Nereides Series V, Large Abstract Oil Painting by Elwood Howell
By Elwood Howell
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Elwood Howell, American (1933 - ) Title: Nereides Series V Year: 1979 Medium: Acrylic on Canvas, signed l.r. Size: 66 x 54.5 in. (167.64 x 138.43 cm)
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1970s Minimalist Abstract Paintings

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Acrylic

Ritual Love Dance - Large Abstract Oil Painting with Purple Colors
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni's "Ritual Love Dance" is a large 48 x 64.5 inch abstract oil painting on canvas. The painting comes with a simple gallery display frame in natural wood with a black ...
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1990s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

"Love You More" Contemporary Mixed Media Large Abstract Oil Painting
By Anabel Leiner
Located in New York, NY
The feeling of Anabel's work comforts the viewer with rich color juxtaposed with aggressive darker tones. In a whirlwind of elements we can feel specks of dust, drops of rain, rays o...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Spray Paint

Large abstract oil painting - Yellow Makes the Moves - architectural, color
By Stephen Cimini
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a beautiful piece in a vibrant yet harmonious balance of geometry and color. Oil Painting - Yellow Makes the Move 35x35x2 in. Oil paint, cold wax medium and marble dust on c...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil

"Why Is This Blue So Magical" Large Abstract Oil Painting
By Susan Bleakley
Located in Brecon, Powys
Large intricate oil on canvas from the clifftop studio of Susan Bleakley.
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2010s Abstract Geometric Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Large abstract oil painting - Yellow Makes the Moves - architectural, color
By Stephen Cimini
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a beautiful piece in a vibrant yet harmonious balance of geometry and color. Oil Painting - Yellow Makes the Move 35x35x2 in. Oil paint, cold wax medium and marble dust on c...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Making a Mojo Large Abstract Oil Painting African American Woman Artist
By Deborah Dancy
Located in Surfside, FL
Deborah Dancy, also known as Deborah Muirhead (born 1949), is a Black American woman painter of large-scale abstractions in oil; she is also a printmaker and mixed media artist. Her ...
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Late 20th Century Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

40x40' Large abstract oil painting - Red - architectural, color field, oil
By Stephen Cimini
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Drawing from the architectural origins of his past work, this series of abstract oil paintings contemplate geometric spaces and their relationships to each other. Using oil paint, wa...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Nereides Series IV, Large Abstract Oil Painting by Elwood Howell
By Elwood Howell
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Elwood Howell, American (1933 - ) Title: Nereides Series IV Year: 1979 Medium: Acrylic on Canvas, signed l.r. Size: 66 x 54.5 in. (167.64 x 138.43 cm)
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1970s Minimalist Abstract Paintings

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Acrylic

Western Theory 2, Large Abstract Oil Painting Wrapped Canvas, White Orange Red
By Dale Chisman
Located in Denver, CO
An original abstract painting by Dale Chisman (1943-2008). Wrapped Canvas is ready for hanging and measures 54 x 54 x 1 ½ inches. About the Artist: Dale Chisman graduated from the...
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Early 2000s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Mexican large abstract oil painting 1970s by Leopoldo Flores modernist design
Located in Norwich, GB
A large and impressive abstract oil on canvas by noted Mexican artist Leopoldo Flores. It is intemporal and yet to me also perfectly embodies the 1970s, when it was painted. It would...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Large Abstract Oil Painting Belgian American Artist Roger Van Ouytsel Menorah
By Roger Van Ouytsel
Located in Surfside, FL
Roger Van Ouytsel (American, b. 1941) Title: "The Things I liked About Larry Wise," 1987. Oil painting on canvas, signed and dated. Framed. Provenance: Exhibited at Allan Stone Ga...
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1980s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Large Abstract Oil Painting by Pat Badt
Located in Pasadena, CA
Pat Badt is a painter who also makes artist books. She has been the recipient of many awards and prizes including a National Endowment for the Arts grant in painting. She has exhibit...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Juke Box by Andrea Costa, Large Abstract Oil Painting on Canvas
By Andrea Costa
Located in Atlanta, GA
Costa approaches each painting by exploring the underlying narrative and metaphor, and emotion of the Landscape. She embraces the creative process while incorporating the classical t...
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21st Century and Contemporary Impressionist Abstract Paintings

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Gesso, Oil

And There You Are, Large Abstract Oil Painting, Yellow, Green, Red, White
By Josette Urso
Located in Kent, CT
This large, vertical, abstract painting in oil on canvas is composed of thoughtfully combined sections of varying textures and areas of pattern, stripes, circles, dots and undulation...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Gudrun Mertes-Frady "IN THE AIR" -- Large Abstract Oil Painting on Canvas
By Gudrun Mertes-Frady
Located in New York, NY
Gudrun Mertes-Frady IN THE AIR, 2019 oil and metallic paint on linen 34 x 38 in. This large contemporary abstract oil painting is subtly metallic, and shines in the light. Delicate...
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2010s Abstract Paintings

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Mixed Media, Oil

Very Large Abstract Oil Painting by Pat Badt
Located in Pasadena, CA
Large abstract painting signed in the back. If you look closely at it, you can see a woman's shape. Pat Badt is a painter who also makes artist books. She has been the recipient of m...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Large Neutral Abstract Oil Painting, Signed
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Large Neutral Abstract Oil Painting, Signed By British artist, M.Longhorn, 21st Century Signed by the artist on the top left hand corner Oil painting on canvas, unframed Canvas size:...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil

‘Sun 1’ Large British Abstract, Oil Painting
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
‘Sun 1’ Large British Abstract, Oil Painting By British artist, 21st Century Titled 'Sun' and dated '2018' on the back of the painting Oil painting on board, unframed Board size: 39....
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil

‘Sun 2’ Large British Abstract Oil Painting
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
‘Sun 2’ Large British Abstract, Oil Painting By British artist, 21st Century Titled 'Sun' and dated '2018' on the back of the painting Oil painting on board, unframed Board size: 39....
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Softly. Large Abstract Expressionist Oil Painting
Located in Brecon, Powys
‘Softly’ is a large oil painting on canvas, typical of Francesca’s large canvases it focuses on figure and abstraction to reveal a woodland scene. In the woodland a figure may be see...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Large French Abstract Oil Painting
By Yvette Dubois Habasque
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Stunning original abstract painting by the French artist, Yvette Dubois-Habasque (1929-2016). The painting has excellent provenance having come from the artists studio sale in Paris....
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Large French Expressionist Abstract Oil Painting
By Armand Rottenberg
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Expressionist Composition by Armand Rottenberg (French 1903-2000) oil painting on board, framed Provenance: the artists estate Framed 37 x 28 inches Stunning original Cubist painti...
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Late 20th Century Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Large Abstract Pop Art Oil Painting: 'WHEEL'
By Carol John
Located in New York, NY
Carol John's art reflects her encounters with mainstream modern artists-showing the obvious influence of Guston and other individualists like Marsden Hartley and Alfred Julio Jensen-...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Large French Abstract Oil Painting
By Jean-Francois Pierre
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Absolutely stunning original French abstract oil painting, dating to 1961. The work is on a large scale, measuring 36 x 25.5 inches. It is by the 20th century French painter, Jean-Fr...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Large French Abstract Oil Painting Autumnal Colors
By Andre Copin
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Superb large scale French abstract oil painting by the popular 20th century French painter, Andre Copin (1911-1998). The painting is signed to the lower corner and dates to circa 198...
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Late 20th Century Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Large Abstract Expressionist Oil Painting, 1980
By Adine Stix
Located in San Francisco, CA
This April 1980 oil on canvas entitled "George Washington; What Would He Say, to the MX Missile" is by West Coast Abstract Expressionist painter Adine Stix (1909-1987). Stix studied...
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1980s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Large Surrealist Abstract Oil Painting in Black, 1979
By Michael di Cosola
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1979 oil on canvas abstract in black is by Abstract Surrealist San Francisco artist Michael di Cosola (1929-2010). Di Cosola studied at the Chicago Art Institute before moving t...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Playing in Eden, Large Abstract Expressionist Oil Painting
Located in Brecon, Powys
This large oil painting of Francesca’s uses the idea of Eden as an exotic place where figures live among the plants. The plants are enlarged within the landscape to emphasise their s...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Large Oil Painting Abstract Israeli Mid Century Modernist
By Stefan Alexander
Located in Surfside, FL
Stefan Alexander, born Czechoslovakia. In World War II sent to forced labour camps. 1945-49 Member of Czech Academy of Arts. 1952 Settled in Safed and participated in permanent exhi...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Large 20th Century Modernist Abstract Oil Painting
By Lily Huang
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Stunning large scale modernist oil painting by the contemporary Chinese artist Lily Huang. The work is titled verso to a label, "Connections I". Wonderful subtle blue and grey shad...
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Late 20th Century Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Large French Abstract Oil Painting Cubist Shapes & Shades
By Yvette Dubois Habasque
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Fine original abstract painting by the French artist, Yvette Dubois-Habasque (1929-2016). The painting has excellent provenance having come from the artists studio sale in Paris. It ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Geometric Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Red Zone - abstract expressionist oil painting - large, architectural, color
By Stephen Cimini
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Drawing from the architectural origins of his past work, this series of abstract oil paintings contemplate geometric spaces and their relationships to each other. Using oil paint, wa...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Winter Landscape - Large Swedish Abstract Oil on Canvas Painting
Located in Sevenoaks, GB
A beautiful 20th century oil on canvas abstract winter landscape by Swedish artist Gunnar Nordstrom. Excellent quality and condition composition with strong and vibrant impasto brush...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Contemplo I, Colorful red & large abstract painting, oil on canvas
By Maria Jose Concha
Located in Dallas, TX
Maria Jose Concha is influenced by the Colourfield masters, nature and her region of Patagonia in Chile. Contemplo I & II look stunning as a pair or separate, and will surely be a f...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Cotton Canvas, Oil

Antique American Abstract Expressionist Signed Large Landscape Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1950. Signed. Image size 46L x 38H. Framing is available!
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1960s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Large Modernist Figurative Abstract Oil Painting BASKET
By Marlene Bauer
Located in Surfside, FL
A Pacific Northwest native, Bauer was born in Vancouver, Washington, and has maintained a studio in Portland, Oregon since 1976. She attended the Pacific Northwest College of Art and...
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1980s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Large Surrealist Abstract, Yellow, Original Oil Painting
By Sophie Danielle Rubinstain
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Large Surrealist Abstract, Yellow, Original Oil Painting By French artist, Sophie Danielle Rubinstain 1922-2018 The painting is stamped with the artists atelier sale stamp verso Oil ...
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1950s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Antique Female Abstract Expressionist Signed Large Landscape Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract oil painting by Christine Opolus. Oil on canvas, circa 1950. Signed. Image size 35L x 45H. Housed in a period modern frame.
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Large Colorful Abstract Expressionist Swiss Oil Painting Robert Lauro
Located in Surfside, 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

Remedy, large scale oil on canvas abstract painting
By Sandy Litchfield
Located in New York, NY
Sandy Litchfield's recent abstractions are engaged in a conversation about landscape, metamorphosis and growth. Inspired by nature and also a sense of time and place, the works are e...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Large Abstract Expressionist Color Monotype, Oil Painting Tom Lieber
By Tom Lieber
Located in Surfside, FL
Tom Alan Lieber, (American, born 1949), GTW #11 -7, 1986, Oil and mixed media on paper, 30.25 x 44 inches, Hand signed and dated lower right Provenance: Garner Tullis Workshop, ...
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1980s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Mixed Media, Monotype

Large horizontal abstract oil painting - Stepping up to Paradise -architectural
By Stephen Cimini
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Oil Painting, Item is negotiable. Inquire for more pictures. Drawing from the architectural origins of his past work, this series of abstract oil paintings contemplate geometric spa...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil

A large French abstract oil painting by Jean Maurice Lasnier
Located in Petworth, West Sussex
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

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Canvas, Oil

Large Abstract Expressionist Heavy Impasto Signed Original Abstract Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1960. Signed on verso. Image size 50L x 44H. Housed in a period modern frame.
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1970s Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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Large Abstract Oil Paintings For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of large abstract oil paintings is available on 1stDibs. Finding the perfect Abstract, Contemporary or Minimalist examples of these works for your space is difficult — today, we have a vast range of variations and more on offer. These items have long been popular, with older editions for sale from the 20th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. You can search the large abstract oil paintings that we have for sale on 1stDibs by color — popular works were created in bold and neutral palettes with elements of gray, brown, black and blue. These artworks have been a part of the life’s work for many artists, but the versions made by Bruce Rubenstein, Stephen Cimini, Scott Pattinson, Ford Crull and Alexis Portilla are consistently popular. Each of these unique pieces was handmade with extraordinary care, with artists most often working in paint, oil paint and fabric. Some large abstract oil paintings are too large for some spaces — a variety of smaller iterations, measuring # 0.75 inches across, are available.

How Much are Large Abstract Oil Paintings?

Prices for art of this kind can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — large abstract oil paintings in our inventory begin at $276 and can go as high as $424,692, while the average can fetch as much as $5,508.

Finding the Right Abstract Paintings for You

Bring audacious experiments with color and textures to your living room, dining room or home office. Abstract paintings, large or small, will stand out in your space, encouraging conversation and introducing a museum-like atmosphere that’s welcoming and conducive to creating memorable gatherings.

Abstract art has origins in 19th-century Europe, but it came into its own as a significant movement during the 20th century. Early practitioners of abstraction included Wassily Kandinsky, although painters were exploring nonfigurative art prior to the influential Russian artist’s efforts, which were inspired by music and religion. Abstract painters endeavored to create works that didn’t focus on the outside world’s conventional subjects, and even when artists depicted realistic subjects, they worked in an abstract mode to do so.

In 1940s-era New York City, a group of painters working in the abstract mode created radical work that looked to European avant-garde artists as well as to the art of ancient cultures, prioritizing improvisation, immediacy and direct personal expression. While they were never formally affiliated with one another, we know them today as Abstract Expressionists.

The male contingent of the Abstract Expressionists, which includes Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning and Robert Motherwell, is frequently cited in discussing leading figures of this internationally influential postwar art movement. However, the women of Abstract Expressionism, such as Helen Frankenthaler, Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell and others, were equally involved in the art world of the time. Sexism, family obligations and societal pressures contributed to a long history of their being overlooked, but the female Abstract Expressionists experimented vigorously, developed their own style and produced significant bodies of work.

Draw your guests into abstract oil paintings across different eras and countries of origin. On 1stDibs, you’ll find an expansive range of abstract paintings along with a guide on how to arrange your wonderful new wall art.

If you’re working with a small living space, a colorful, oversize work can create depth in a given room, but there isn’t any need to overwhelm your interior with a sprawling pièce de résistance. Colorful abstractions of any size can pop against a white wall in your living room, but if you’re working with a colored backdrop, you may wish to stick to colors that complement the decor that is already in the space. Alternatively, let your painting make a statement on its own, regardless of its surroundings, or group it, gallery-style, with other works.

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