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Red, Purple and Orange on Black Abstract Oil Painting
By Jean Soyer
Located in Clermont-Ferrand, FR
As most works of the artist, this piece features rich impasto and reliefs, with lots of matter. This painting is not framed. Jean Soyer does not name his works, but gives them a nu...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

99 Passions, Contemporary Abstract Painting Expressionist Geometric Purple Red
By Yuriy Zakordonets
Located in London, England
'99 Passions' is a beautiful abstract acrylic painting on canvas by emerging Ukrainian artist - Yuriy Zakordonets. It is a contemporary square art piece presenting figures and abstra...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Polyamory, Contemporary Minimalist Abstract Painting Canvas Geometric Red Purple
By Yuriy Zakordonets
Located in London, England
'Polyamory' is a beautiful abstract acrylic painting on canvas by emerging Ukrainian artist - Yuriy Zakordonets. It is a contemporary art piece presenting geometric, graphic elements...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Witch-hunt, Contemporary Abstract Art Painting Canvas Conceptual Purple Red
By Yuriy Zakordonets
Located in London, England
'Witch-hunt' is a beautiful abstract acrylic painting on canvas by emerging Ukrainian artist - Yuriy Zakordonets. It is a contemporary art piece presenting figures and abstract eleme...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic, Coffee

Black, Light Mauve and Red Abstract Oil Painting
By Jean Soyer
Located in Clermont-Ferrand, FR
As most works of the artist, this piece features rich impasto and reliefs, with lots of matter. This painting is not framed. Jean Soyer does not name his works, but gives them a nu...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Honeysuckle Rose by Ruth Schleeh -Black minimal abstract, contemporary painting
By Ruth Schleeh
Located in DE
Artist: Ruth Schleeh Title: Honeysuckle Rose Dimensions: 100 x 120 cm Materials: Mixed media on canvas Original Painting 2018 Orange Blue Grey Ruths works are abstract, mostly in...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Crayon, Wax, Acrylic

Rising Up - Original Abstract Blue Galaxy Painting For The Contemporary Home
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

"Blue Passages" Contemporary Acrylic Painting on Canvas
By Robert Gregory Phillips
Located in New York, NY
An abstract expressionist acrylic painting on canvas with wonderful color combinations of soft, whites, blues and effortless lines and shapes. This piece is layer with paint and text...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

It Has Been Less Than a Year, Contemporary Abstract Art Painting Portrait Purple
By Yuriy Zakordonets
Located in London, England
'It has been less than a year' is a beautiful abstract acrylic painting on canvas by emerging Ukrainian artist - Yuriy Zakordonets. It is a contemporary portrait presenting an abstra...
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2010s Abstract Portrait Paintings

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Coffee, Canvas, Acrylic

Storm, Contemporary Minimalist Abstract Acrylic Painting Landscape Blue Black
By Yuriy Zakordonets
Located in London, England
'Storm' is a beautiful abstract acrylic painting on canvas by emerging Ukrainian artist - Yuriy Zakordonets. It is a contemporary minimalist art piece presenting abstracted landscape...
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2010s Abstract Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

"Arcadian Dreams" - Purple abstract tondo painting
By Dean Rossiter
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Abstract, contemporary minimalism tondo painting. Acrylic and mixed media on canvas. Dean Rossiter is an emerging British artist with a rapidly establishing international reputati...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Mixed Media, Resin, Acrylic

"Stalking Horse" - Purple abstract tondo painting
By Dean Rossiter
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Abstract, contemporary minimalism tondo painting. Acrylic and mixed media on canvas. Dean Rossiter is an emerging British artist with a rapidly establishing international reputati...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Resin, Mixed Media, Acrylic

"Midnight Cowboy" - Purple abstract tondo painting
By Dean Rossiter
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Abstract, contemporary minimalism tondo painting. Acrylic and mixed media on canvas. Dean Rossiter is an emerging British artist with a rapidly establishing international reputati...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Resin, Mixed Media, Acrylic

"Purple"
By Vian Borchert
Located in New York, NY
Contemporary abstract painting by artist, Vian Borchert. High quality acrylics and textured medium painting on canvas. Great mid century modern style. Canvas comes fully stretched on...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

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H 14 in. W 14 in. D 1.5 in.
Legend = Abstract Oil Painting Colors Red Blue Green Grey Brown Orange Purple
By Vassil Stoev
Located in Sofia, BG
"Legend" is a modern art abstract line painting by Maestro Vassil Stoyev, About the artwork: TECHNIQUE: oil painting STYLE: abstract, Contemporary Edition : Unique, signed Weight...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Green Light - Abstract Oil Painting Red Blue Green Grey Brown Orange Purple
By Vassil Stoev
Located in Sofia, BG
"Green Light" is a modern art abstract line painting by Maestro Vassil Stoyev, About the artwork: TECHNIQUE: oil painting STYLE: abstract, Contemporary Edition : Unique, signed W...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Just One of Those Days" Mixed Media abstract with textural reds, blues, purples
By Nancy Eckels
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
Exhibiting the bold colors and textures that her work is known for, "Just One of Those Days" is a beautiful abstract painting by Nancy Eckelson on a box canvas. Using sculptural te...
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2010s Abstract Impressionist Abstract Paintings

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Acrylic, Other Medium

The Island Abstract Oil Painting Colors Red Blue Green Grey Brown Orange Purple
By Vassil Stoev
Located in Sofia, BG
"The Island" is an abstract painting by Maestro Vassil Stoyev, About the artwork: TECHNIQUE: oil painting STYLE: abstract, Contemporary Edition : Unique, signed Weight: Approxima...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Shining Through The Blues" Mixed Media abstract with textural red, blue, purple
By Nancy Eckels
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
Exhibiting the bold colors and textures that her work is known for, "Shining Through The Blues" is a beautiful abstract painting by Nancy Eckelson on a box canvas. Using sculptural...
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2010s Abstract Impressionist Abstract Paintings

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Acrylic, Other Medium

"Friendly Frenzy" The Mixed Media abstract with textural purples, blues, reds
By Nancy Eckels
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
Exhibiting the bold colors and textures that her work is known for, "Friendly Frenzy" is a beautiful abstract painting by Nancy Eckels. Using sculptural texture with beautiful purp...
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2010s Abstract Paintings

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Acrylic, Other Medium

"Rock Concert II" Mixed Media abstract with textural purples, blues and oranges
By Nancy Eckels
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
Exhibiting the bold colors and textures that her work is known for, "Rock Concert II" is a beautiful abstract painting by Nancy Eckels. Using sculptural texture with beautiful purp...
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2010s Abstract Paintings

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Acrylic, Other Medium

"So Much To Explain" Mixed Media abstract with textural purple, blue, and reds
By Nancy Eckels
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
Exhibiting the bold colors and textures that her work is known for, "Too Much To Explain" is a beautiful abstract painting by Nancy Eckelson on a box canvas. Using sculptural textu...
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2010s Abstract Paintings

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Acrylic, Other Medium

The City Life - Original Oil Painting
By Ekaterina Ermilkina
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Ekaterina Ermilkina’s original, abstract fine art paintings are created using a skillful combination of applying and removing oil paint with a palette knife on canvas. Her inspiratio...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

FISHSCALE
By Jim Houser
Located in Philadelphia, PA
"FISHSCALE" is an original acrylic collage on panel by Jim Houser measuring 12in x 12in. ABOUT // Jim Houser was born in 1973 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the city where he curre...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Acrylic, Archival Paper

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H 12 in. W 12 in.
Purple & Ocher Abstract
By Les Anderson
Located in Soquel, CA
Purple mixed abstract by Les (Leslie Luverne) Anderson (American, 1928-2009). Signed "Les Anderson" lower right. Unframed. Image size, 15.25"H x 23"L. From the estate of Les Anderso...
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1980s Abstract Expressionist Landscape Paintings

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Paper, Watercolor

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  • Purple & Ocher Abstract
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H 15.25 in. W 23 in. D 1 in.
Lifted
By Heather Chontos
Located in New York, NY
Heather Chontos focuses her studio practice on the ambiguity and unique beauty of abstract expressionism, creating artwork that explores compositions of invisible light. She focuses ...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Pastel, Acrylic, Gouache

Purple Pink Blooms on Grid by Bang Dang. Abstract study.
Located in Granbury, TX
Purple Pink Blooms on Grid by Bang Dang 6.75 x 9.25 in Color pencils, ink, pastel and graphite on graph paper Bang Dang's work is a form of meditation apart from his work as an arch...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Crayon, Pastel, Ink, Graphite

Sound of Reflections (Gestural Abstract Painting on Paper in Red & Purple)
By Bruce Murphy
Located in Hudson, NY
Gestural abstract painting on paper in crimson red, purple, and orange with accents of green and gold Enamel paint and metallic powders on paper 28 x 22 inches unframed Signed, botto...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Enamel

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

Abstract Pink & Purple Flowers Interior Design by British Contemporary Artist
By Angela Wakefield
Located in Preston, GB
Painting of Abstract Red, Pink, Yellow & White Wild Flowers on a Natural Earthy Brown Background by British Contemporary Artist, Angela Wakefield. From the 'Spring Burst' Interior De...
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Early 2000s Abstract Impressionist Abstract Paintings

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Gesso, Canvas, Paint, Cotton Canvas, Mixed Media, Acrylic, Watercolor

Dripping Dots, Chanel in St. Tropez
By Cindy Shaoul
Located in New York, NY
This piece is part of an exciting new collection depicting iconic "N°5 Chanel" with the artists "Dripping Dots" style. Focused on a pointillistic technique, the paint is able to capt...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Emma, Abstract Figure on Paper
By Cindy Shaoul
Located in New York, NY
An abstract, whimsical and bold depiction of a woman standing gracefully in a white gown against a cobalt blue background with delicate details. This piece captures the essence of fa...
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2010s Abstract Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Oil, Acrylic

Turquoise and Purple, Abstract Painting
By Natasha Tayles
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />Part of Natasha's signature circles series. Loose, geometric abstraction of land and sky. Suggestion of the sun shining on a field of flowers. Hot pink, purpl...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Acrylic

Allure, bright purple abstract painting on canvas
By Lisa Fellerson
Located in New York, NY
Lisa Fellerson’s paintings provoke an interplay and tension between line, shape, and color. With no preconceived idea in mind, she begins by dripping, scrapping, and gouging acrylic ...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Nouveau Lavender, bright purple abstract painting on canvas, square
By Lisa Fellerson
Located in New York, NY
Lisa Fellerson’s paintings provoke an interplay and tension between line, shape, and color. With no preconceived idea in mind, she begins by dripping, scrapping, and gouging acrylic ...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Red Blue & Purple Abstract Painting of the Grand Canyon by Contemporary Artist
By Katarzyna Szulc
Located in Preston, GB
Red Blue & Purple Abstract Painting of the Grand Canyon by Contemporary Artist Katarzyna Szulc. This original oil painting is part of an inspired body of work based on one of the m...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Paint, Cotton Canvas, Oil

Red Blue & Purple Abstract Painting of the Grand Canyon by Contemporary Artist
By Katarzyna Szulc
Located in Preston, GB
Red Blue & Purple Abstract Painting of the Grand Canyon by Contemporary Artist Katarzyna Szulc. This original oil painting is part of an inspired body of work based on one of the m...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Paint, Cotton Canvas, Oil

Recollection 16 (Stony Creek), green and purple abstract painting
By Barbara Marks
Located in New York, NY
Based in the New Haven, CT area, Barbara Marks creates sumptuous, multicolored paintings. Her canvases are small in scale, compared to the mid-century abstractionist traditions they ...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Gesso, Gouache, Panel, Graphite

Modern Pink and Purple Abstract Painting
By Lamar Briggs
Located in Houston, TX
Whimsical modern abstract painting by renowned artist Lamar Briggs. Circa 1960s. Painting features soft floral pink and purple hues. Dimensions without frame: H 31 in. x W 22.5 ...
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1960s Modern Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Please Call Me Back, green and purple abstract painting on canvas
By Ellen Hermanos
Located in New York, NY
Hermanos' interest in the emotional world threads not only through her art, but also through her alternate career as a psychotherapist. The artist uses brush, palette knife and spong...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Mixed Media

"Aubergine" Acrylic, Oil Pastels, Pencils Plum Purple Abstract Painting 72x108
By Karina Gentinetta
Located in New York, NY
"Aubergine" 2021, 72" x 108", oversized horizontal abstract painting consisting of acrylic, pencils, and oil pastels on canvas by Argentine-born artist Karina Gentinetta (featured in...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil Pastel, Acrylic, Carbon Pencil, Color Pencil

Rock 106: Seagull, green, blue and purple abstract painting on canvas
Located in New York, NY
Acrylic on canvas
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Atrium (Twilight), blue and purple abstract painting, flora
Located in New York, NY
Although firmly rooted in abstraction, my work makes clear references to the natural world. I spend as much time as I am able near the water: listening, observing, and collecting. My...
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2010s Paintings

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Oil, Spray Paint

Green Purple Abstract Painting Mixed Media Canvas 40x65" A Single Moment
By Irena Orlov
Located in Sherman Oaks, CA
One of a kind Mixed Medium on Canvas Artwork: Original abstract mixed media work on canvas, which combines new media - digital original hand painting, printed on canvas, then hand p...
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2010s Contemporary Interior Paintings

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Mixed Media, Canvas, Varnish, Archival Ink, Acrylic

Coral Purple Abstract Painting Textured Giclee on Canvas 45x45" Mind and Spirit
By Irena Orlov
Located in Sherman Oaks, CA
Coral Purple Painting Art Hand Textured Giclee on Canvas 45x45" Mind and Spirit State-of-the-art HAND EMBELLISHED ∽ MUSEUM QUALITY ∽ DISPLAY READY Giclee Reproduction Each limited e...
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2010s Contemporary Paintings

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Canvas, Varnish, Archival Ink, Acrylic, Digital, Inkjet, Giclée

LARGE FRENCH CONTEMPORARY SIGNED ABSTRACT PAINTING - AMAZING COLORS & SHAPES
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: French School, late 20th century, signed Title: titled verso Medium: oil painting on canvas, framed, signed. Size: framed: 18.5 inches x 22 inches ...
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Late 20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Purple Lush (Abstract Painting)
By Ashlynn Browning
Located in London, GB
Purple Lush (Abstract Painting) Oil on panel - Unframed Ashlynn Browning's recurring use of grids, networks may recall architectural structures, but these are only created in respo...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Panel

Purple Lush (Abstract Painting)
By Ashlynn Browning
Located in London, GB
Purple Lush (Abstract Painting) Oil on panel - Unframed Ashlynn Browning's recurring use of grids, networks may recall architectural structures, but these are only created in respo...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Panel

Purple rain (Abstract painting)
By Adrienn Krahl
Located in London, GB
Purple rain (Abstract painting) Acrylic, oil pastel and graphite on canvas - Unframed. Artwork exclusive to IdeelArt. This artwork will be shipped rolled in a dent-resistant tube....
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil Pastel, Acrylic, Graphite

Blue, Purple and Orange, Abstract Painting
By Natasha Tayles
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />Dainty happy orbs of blue, purple, and red transform from cool to warm. Illuminated from above by early winter sun, they fall unhurriedly to the soft pristine...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Acrylic

Contemporary abstract painting - Purple
By MAE Curates
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Modern Art Etc curates a new series of abstract contemporary art from a Las Angeles based artist whose multi cultural heritage and travels informs her art. Presented exclusively th...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Purple Phase, abstract acrylic painting on canvas, purple and blue
By Lisa Fellerson
Located in New York, NY
Lisa Fellerson’s paintings provoke an interplay and tension between line, shape, and color. With no preconceived idea in mind, she begins by dripping, scraping and gouging acrylic pa...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Plumb Purple (mint) (Abstract Painting)
By Brent Hallard
Located in London, GB
Plumb Purple (mint) (Abstract Painting) Acrylic on aluminum - Unframed This piece on aluminum with a line articulating the border creates, seamlessly, an internal shape that square...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Acrylic

Violet Purple 1.0 Sand Effect Abstract Textured Painting
Located in London, GB
Sandy texture and balanced colours combinations in one monochromatic scheme make a deep blur effect lifting up the mix of a few colours to a new level, soft and smooth. Deep-edge ca...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Acrylic

Abstract oil painting -- Purple Classical Geometric
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

AG-Purple/Pink, Abstract Oil Painting
By Janet Hamilton
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br>Part of artist Janet Hamilton's new abstract series. By carefully choosing a color palette, Janet then layers oil paint into a grid pattern. Predominated by war...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil

"Gaudioso", abstract, oil painting, reds, oranges, purples, blues, purples
By Marcia Wise
Located in Boston, MA
Marcia Wise’s small oil painting “Gaudioso” is 12 x 18 inch and filled with vibrant reds, oranges, as well as with cooler blues and purples for contrast. Wise’s oil painting “Gaudios...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Purple Toned Abstract Gestural Oil Painting
By Tony Magar
Located in Houston, TX
Abstract painting by Tony Magar showing purple washed color bleeding into canvas contrasted against accents of thick, light blue, red, and white gestural lines. Currently displayed i...
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1980s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Lavender Sanguine, bright purple abstract expressionist painting on canvas
By Lisa Fellerson
Located in New York, NY
Lisa Fellerson’s paintings provoke an interplay and tension between line, shape, and color. With no preconceived idea in mind, she begins by dripping, scrapping, and gouging acrylic ...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

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Purple Abstract Paintings For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, there are several options of purple abstract paintings available for sale. There are many Abstract, Contemporary and Pop Art versions of these works for sale. These items have been made for many years, with versions that date back to the 20th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century. Purple abstract paintings available on 1stDibs span a range of colors that includes purple, gray, brown, blue and more. Irena Orlov, Nestor Toro, Jean Soyer, Nancy Eckels and Liz Rundorff Smith took a thoughtful approach to this subject that are worth considering. Each of these unique pieces was handmade with extraordinary care, with artists most often working in paint, synthetic resin paint and acrylic paint. Some purple abstract paintings are too large for some spaces — a variety of smaller iterations, measuring # 2 inches across, are available.

How Much are Purple Abstract Paintings?

The average selling price for purple abstract paintings we offer is $2,658, while they’re typically $50 on the low end and $150,000 for the highest priced.

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