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Becoming a Dark Thing in the Night (Minimalist Abstract Black Wall Sculpture)
By Dai Ban
Located in Hudson, NY
Minimalist abstract three dimensional wall sculpture in black "Becoming a Dark Thing Through the Night", by Japanese born artist, Dai Ban, in 2019 38 x 19 x 5 inches Precision board,...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Wax, Plaster, Foam Board, Pigment

The Thingly Thingness of Things
By Enrique Chagoya
Located in Lyons, CO
Color lithograph, Edition 30. (Irregular shape) The artist states: “2013 is the year of the snake and I am celebrating it in this print to honor the Chinese calendar but with ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary More Prints

Materials

Lithograph

the thing they share (Abstract painting)
By Pat McDermott
Located in London, GB
the thing they share (Abstract painting) Acrylic on plywood - Unframed. This work is part of the series titled Sonnet Paintings where unrecognizable shapes, forms and textures haun...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Plywood, Acrylic

The Figment of the Thing
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Craig Taylor combines the language of abstraction with the format of a portrait or bust. Systems of marks traverse intensely layered surfaces, coalescing into an image of the best a...
Category

2010s Abstract Prints and Multiples

Materials

Drypoint, Etching, Aquatint

the thing they share (Abstract painting)
By Pat McDermott
Located in London, GB
Acrylic on plywood - Unframed. This work is part of the series titled Sonnet Paintings where unrecognizable shapes, forms and textures hauntingly allude to the world of nature and r...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Plywood, Acrylic

Nat King Cole, Love is the Thing
Located in New York, NY
Morrison Hotel gallery is proud to represent the Nat King Cole Estate. This is the official Nat King Cole photographic program approved by his family. Each piece comes embossed with ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Contemporary Portrait Photography

Materials

Archival Pigment

The thing that can be seen anywhere.
By Wonyoung Jang
Located in New York, NY
The work is made by many acrylic layers of different photos. *Triptych* Artist Wonyoung Jang has been travelling different cities, and makes the works about real space and another ...
Category

2010s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Plastic, Photographic Film, Acrylic Polymer, Pigment

Arthur Margetson in "The Play's the Thing" & Molly Picon in "For Heaven's S
By George Wachsteter
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Pen and Ink on Cardstock Signature: Signed Lower Right and Upper Left Each illustration is on 8.50" x 11.00" cardstock. Drawings by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) of Arthur M...
Category

1940s Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Ink, Pen

Original Vintage YWCA & Bureau of Social Education Poster - The Play's The Thing
By Lucile Patterson Marsh
Located in London, GB
Original vintage advertising poster - The Play's the Thing - designed by the notable illustrator Lucile Patterson Marsh (1890-1978), published by the Bureau of Social Education and t...
Category

Vintage 1920s American Posters

Materials

Paper

The thing that can be seen anywhere.#13 St
By Wonyoung Jang
Located in New York, NY
The work is made by many acrylic layers of different photos. Artist Wonyoung Jang has been travelling different cities, and makes the works about real space and another fantasy. The...
Category

2010s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Mixed Media, Pigment

The thing that can be seen anywhere, # 11 St
By Wonyoung Jang
Located in New York, NY
The work is made by many acrylic layers of different photos. Artist Wonyoung Jang has been travelling different cities, and makes the works about real space and another fantasy. The...
Category

2010s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Mixed Media, Pigment

Original Vintage 1915 Theatre Poster for The YWCA Entitled The Play's The Thing
By Lucille Patterson March
Located in London, GB
Original vintage poster depicting a scene from a play on stage (possibly Shakespeare’s Hamlet), the theatre set dominated by a large mask with the actors dressed in medieval costumes...
Category

Vintage 1910s American Posters

Materials

Paper

The Whole Thing
By Carl Dimitri
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Dimitri incorporates and captures free form expression using urban iconography, text, collage and traditions methods.
Category

2010s Realist Interior Paintings

Materials

Oil

  • The Whole Thing
  • The Whole Thing
H 48 in. W 48 in. D 2 in.
The Main Thing
By Gregg Renfrow
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Medium: Polymer, Pigments, on Cast Acrylic Drawing from the ever-changing nature of California light, Gregg Renfrow works in translucent layers, pouring mixtures of polymer and ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Pigment, Polymer

The Main Thing
H 72 in. W 48.25 in.
Do The Right Thing
By Patrick Jackson
Located in New York, NY
Patrick Jackson (American Artist, b. 1972 Yonkers) was raised in Ridgewood, NJ and studied at Villanova University. He was co-founder of Goatgear clothing and the founder of Suburban...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

The Only Other Thing
By James Mannix
Located in East Hampton, NY
Palm Springs , California Photography Edition of 10 UNFRAMED: Print to Order About the Artist: Short Biography in a Nutshell: A fun journey My first foray into the art world was ...
Category

2010s Expressionist More Art

Materials

Photographic Paper

The First Thing I Do In The Morning Is Brush My Teeth And Sharpen My Tongue
By The Connor Brothers
Located in New York, NY
The Connor Brothers are known for their paintings and prints featuring vintage pin-up beauties and Old Hollywood starlets in seductive poses, paired with captions that exude a dry se...
Category

2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Wood, Paint, Paper

a thing of the past
By Tim Berg & Rebekah Myers
Located in Miami Beach, FL
sculpture
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Sculptures

"The Real Thing" Acrylic painting
By Louis Recchia
Located in Denver, CO
Louis Recchia's (US based) "The Real Thing" is an original, handmade acrylic painting on canvas that depicts Alice in Wonderland holding a pink flamingo tenderly as a larger than lif...
Category

2010s Impressionist Animal Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

The Greatest Thing You'll Ever Learn
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Robert Lebsack creates artworks using mixed media with ink, acrylic, and charcoal on archival copies of newspaper or sheet music. His street art tends to focus on social and cultural...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Pop Art Mixed Media

Materials

Charcoal, Ink, Mixed Media, Acrylic, Wood Panel, Archival Paper

Ceramic wood-fired sculpture: 'The Real Thing #1'
By Tony Moore
Located in New York, NY
My work is concerned with the relationship of humanity and nature. I conceive of an expanded concept of “Nature” as embodying all existence, both the seen and unseen, socio-politica...
Category

2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic, Porcelain

Do the Right Thing 1989 U.S. Scene Card
Located in New York, NY
Original 1989 U.S. scene card for the film Do the Right Thing directed by Spike Lee with Danny Aiello / John Turturro / Ossie Davis / Ruby Dee / Richard Edson. Very Good-Fine conditi...
Category

Vintage 1980s American Posters

Materials

Paper

Paddy the Next Best Thing, Movie Poster Illustration
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Oil on Canvas Dimensions: 34.00" x 17.00" Signature: Unsigned Date: 1933 Paddy the Next Best Thing, movie poster illustration, c. 1933 This illustration was used on ...
Category

1930s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

I'm the Real Thing Green - Signed Silkscreen Blue Dog Print
By George Rodrigue
Located in Mount Laurel, NJ
This Blue Dog work consists of a dark green background with a blue dog with soulful yellow eyes sitting to the right of an old-fashioned style Coca-Cola machine. This pop art animal...
Category

2010s Pop Art Animal Prints

Materials

Screen

Do the Right Thing 1989 Italian Due Fogli Film Poster
Located in New York, NY
Original 1989 Italian due fogli poster for the film Do the Right Thing directed by Spike Lee with Danny Aiello / John Turturro / Ossie Davis / Ruby Dee / Richard Edson. Very Good-Fin...
Category

Vintage 1980s Italian Posters

Materials

Paper

I'm the Real Thing Pink - Signed Silkscreen Blue Dog Print
By George Rodrigue
Located in Mount Laurel, NJ
This Blue Dog work consists of a pink background with a blue dog with soulful yellow eyes sitting to the right of an old-fashioned style Coca-Cola machine. This pop art animal origi...
Category

2010s Pop Art Animal Prints

Materials

Screen

I'm the Real Thing Yellow - Signed Silkscreen Blue Dog Print
By George Rodrigue
Located in Mount Laurel, NJ
This Blue Dog work consists of a yellow background with a blue dog with soulful yellow eyes sitting to the right of an old-fashioned style Coca-Cola machine. This pop art animal ori...
Category

2010s Pop Art Animal Prints

Materials

Screen

The Public are going to Take Back Every Fucking thing...
By Mike Maxwell
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Acrylic and spray paint
Category

2010s Outsider Art Figurative Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Spray Paint

The Public are going to Take Back Every Fucking thing...
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Maeve D'Arcy "Do The Right Thing" -- Abstract Painting on Panel
By Maeve D'Arcy
Located in New York, NY
Maeve D'Arcy Do The Right Thing, 2020 acrylic on panel 24 x 24 in. (dar032) This contemporary abstract painting on wood panel is composed dense white marks layered over a dark fores...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Panel

Aly, Claw Hand, from "The Surreal Thing Series," B&W Photographic Print, 1987
Located in Miami Beach, FL
Aly, Claw Hand from The Surreal Thing Series, 1987 by Matthew Rolston Black and White Photographic Print Image size: 10 in. H x 10 in. W Sheet size: 18.5 in. H x 15.875 W Framed 25 i...
Category

20th Century Contemporary Portrait Photography

Materials

Black and White, Archival Pigment, Silver Gelatin

Pop Art, “The Real Thing, Ladies Like Coke”, certificate of authenticity
By Pietro Psaier
Located in Nutfield, Surrey
This is an original work of art by the artist who was a contemporary of Andy Warhol. During the 1950’s the artist assisted his father on concept car designs for Enzo Ferrari but when...
Category

20th Century Pop Art Mixed Media

Materials

Mixed Media

Laundry is the Only Thing That Should Be Separated by Color
Located in Miami Beach, FL
Forever engaged in the fight against racism, Penelope incorporates messages into her work that recount even-handed human dignity through scientific discoveries or images of the macro...
Category

2010s Contemporary More Art

Materials

Glass, Mirror, LED Light

Pop Art, "The Real Thing - Anyone for Polo Series", certificate of authenticity
By Pietro Psaier
Located in Nutfield, Surrey
This is an original work of art by the artist who was a contemporary of Andy Warhol. During the 1950’s the artist assisted his father on concept car designs for Enzo Ferrari but when...
Category

20th Century Pop Art Mixed Media

Materials

Mixed Media

"The Only Thing" -- kinetic, pop art, pop culture, love, amour, art optic,
By Patrick Rubinstein
Located in Tarrytown, NY
Mixed Media & 22 carats golden leaf, black glitter dust - Born in 1960 in Paris, Patrick RUBINSTEIN was influenced early on by that generation’s innovators, Pop culture’s icons fro...
Category

2010s Kinetic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Mixed Media

"Swing Thing" vivid color female silhouette on swing, the wind catches her hair
Located in Edgartown, MA
Christopher Peter blurs the lines between classic silhouettes and dynamic abstract artwork. His paintings have a sense of old world beauty and simplicity to them, while adding textur...
Category

2010s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Acrylic

"The only thing more pathetic than Indians on TV is Indians watching Indians...
By Sonny Assu
Located in Montreal, Quebec
The title "Interventions On The Imaginary" is a clear reference to Marcia Crosby’s essay, "The Construction of the Imaginary Indian", and situates itself within the realm of remix cu...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Prints

Materials

Archival Paper, Digital

Chinese Contemporary Art by Ma Wei-Hong - The Most Beautiful thing is You and I
Located in Paris, IDF
Acrylic on fabric Ma Wei-Hong is a Chinese artist born in 1977 who lives & works in Songzhuang, Beijing, China. She is graduated from Shanxi Yuncheng College of Art. Ma pursued adva...
Category

2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Fabric, Acrylic

The Thingly Thingness of Things
By Enrique Chagoya
Located in San Francisco, CA
The Thingly Thingness of Things
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Prints and Multiples

Materials

Lithograph

The Thing Itself (with Joseph beuys)
By Enrique Chagoya
Located in San Francisco, CA
The Thing Itself (with Joseph beuys)
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Oil, Paper

The Thing About Icebergs Is
By Steve Murphy
Located in Fort Worth, TX
Lead and Wood
Category

Early 2000s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Wood

"Chasing the Thing" original painting, signs, symbols, geometric, abstract
By Bernard Mattox
Located in New Orleans, LA
This abstract oil on wood borrows imagery from different cultures and visual histories; the artists considers the work an archeological study of sorts.
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

"Chasing the Thing III" oil painting on panel, abstract, geometric, symbols
By Bernard Mattox
Located in New Orleans, LA
This abstract oil on wood borrows imagery from different cultures and visual histories; the artists considers the work an archeological study of sorts.
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

"Chasing the Thing II" oil painting on panel, abstract, geometric, symbols
By Bernard Mattox
Located in New Orleans, LA
This abstract oil on wood borrows imagery from different cultures and visual histories; the artists considers the work an archeological study of sorts.
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

"Chasing the Thing V" oil painting on panel, 3D mixed media, abstract, geometric
By Bernard Mattox
Located in New Orleans, LA
This abstract oil on wood borrows imagery from different cultures and visual histories; the artists considers the work an archeological study of sorts.
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil, Mixed Media

Untitled (‘The thing that you see before it all starts up again, and two flat ti
Located in New York, NY
An image of a tire, scrawled in black spray paint, floats above a realistically painted mountain range. The juxtaposition of two distinct styles has formed the basis of language for...
Category

2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Spray Paint

Love the little thing
Located in Bridgehampton, NY
Presented by 'Galerie Barrou Planquard' for Market Art & Design Handpainted on fine art paper 350g with authenticity certificate and little sculptures of metal bears with gold, serie...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Metal, Gold

  • Love the little thing
  • Love the little thing
  • Love the little thing
  • Love the little thing
H 29.53 in. W 29.53 in. D 1.58 in.
The Next Big Thing
By Casey Matthews
Located in Chicago, IL
*TRADE PRICING AVAILABLE. PLEASE INQUIRE* Casey Matthews creates rich paintings with multi-media surfaces that are both visually intriguing and full of energy. They incorporate expr...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Mixed Media

  • The Next Big Thing
  • The Next Big Thing
  • The Next Big Thing
  • The Next Big Thing
H 40 in. W 30 in. D 2.5 in.
Audrey Hepburn - The best thing...
By Alejandro Vigilante
Located in New York, NY
Alejandro Vigilante is a Miami-based multimedia painter who is in the process of developing a new strain of Neo-Pop art, loosely titled "i-Pop" or sometimes referred to as "iArt". Cr...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Acrylic, Wood

Original Vintage YWCA & Bureau Of Social Education Poster - The Play's The Thing
By Lucile Patterson Marsh
Located in London, GB
Original vintage advertising poster - The Play's the Thing - designed by the notable illustrator Lucile Patterson Marsh (1890-1978), published by the Bureau of Social Education and t...
Category

1920s More Prints

Materials

Paper

Original Vintage 1915 Theatre Poster For The YWCA Entitled The Play's The Thing
By Lucille Patterson March
Located in London, GB
Original vintage poster depicting a scene from a play on stage (possibly Shakespeare’s Hamlet), the theatre set dominated by a large mask with the actors dressed in medieval costumes...
Category

1910s More Prints

Materials

Paper

The Thing That Pulls You, Gray, Black, Red and Blue Abstract Painting
By Janna Watson
Located in Kent, CT
The Thing That Pulls You is a multicolored abstract painting set against a moody light gray background. This is a striking painting full of movement by an emerging Canadian artist. T...
Category

2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil Pastel, Archival Ink, Acrylic, Gouache, Panel

Its the Real Thing
By Robert Mars
Located in Boston, MA
Artist: Mars, Robert Title: It’s the Real Thing Date: 2014 Medium: Mixed Media Unframed Dimensions: 48" x 48" Signature: Signed Edition: Unique
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Mixed Media

The Little Stranger Thing
By Nathalie Boissonnault
Located in Baltimore, MD
This piece is framed. The price reflects the framed piece. Unframed dimensions: 40 x 40 in. Nathalie Boissonnault was born in 1968 in New Richmond on the Gaspé Coast in Quebec, Cana...
Category

2010s Mixed Media

Materials

Mixed Media, Canvas

Do The Right Thing
By Flore
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Acrylic and resin on canvas This piece is unique. 72 x 72 x 3 inches
Category

2010s Pop Art Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Do The Right Thing
H 72 in. W 72 in. D 3 in.
Maxim's Machine Gun Model 1910 - The Real Thing.
Located in Peekskill, NY
Above are pictures of the actual Maxim 1910 with 'Sokolov' wheel mount and shield - 7.62x54mm. The example we are offering has been decommissioned for safety but is complete includin...
Category

Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Steel, Iron, Bronze

Do the Right Thing 1989 U.S. Subway Film Poster
Located in New York, NY
Original 1989 U.S. subway poster for the film Do the Right Thing directed by Spike Lee with Danny Aiello / John Turturro / Ossie Davis / Ruby Dee / Richard Edson. Very good-fine cond...
Category

Vintage 1980s American Posters

Materials

Paper

'The Simple Thing' Portrait Painting by Alan Fears Pop Art
By Alan Fears
Located in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Acrylic and ink on canvas by Alan Fears, 2016. Measures: H 138 cm x W 102 cm x D 3 cm.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary English Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Acrylic, Canvas

"Do the Right Thing" Impasto oil painting of a red bird on gold background
By Michael-Che Swisher
Located in Edgartown, MA
Impasto oil painting of a red bird on a gold background. Michael-Che Swisher's work is inspired by her love of animals. As a child, she dragged home every injured squirrel, bunny, a...
Category

2010s Animal Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"The Real Thing"....
Located in Cincinnati, OH
A terrific early tin advertising sign of an unusual, singular Coca Cola bottle. Having worn and weathered yet subtly vivid overall color graphics. Original frame.
Category

Vintage 1930s American Signs

Materials

Tin

  • "The Real Thing"....
  • "The Real Thing"....
  • "The Real Thing"....
  • "The Real Thing"....
H 30 in. W 18 in. D 1.75 in.
The Same Thing With Another Look
By Raymond Hendler
Located in New York, NY
SELECTED COLLECTIONS Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Calcutta, India Estate of Jean Paul Riopelle, Montreal, Canada Estate of Robert Klippel, Sydney, Australia Frederick R. Weism...
Category

1970s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Paint, Acrylic

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The Thing For Sale on 1stDibs

You are likely to find exactly the the thing you’re looking for on 1stDibs, as there is a broad range for sale. You can easily find an example made in the Abstract style, while we also have 8 Abstract versions to choose from as well. You’re likely to find the perfect the thing among the distinctive items we have available, which includes versions made as long ago as the 20th Century as well as those made as recently as the 21st Century. When looking for the right the thing for your space, you can search on 1stDibs by color — popular works were created in bold and neutral palettes with elements of gray, black, brown and orange. There have been many interesting the thing examples over the years, but those made by Wonyoung Jang, George Rodrigue, Sonny Assu, Dai Ban and Carl Dimitri are often thought to be among the most thought-provoking. Artworks like these — often created in paint, acrylic paint and synthetic resin paint — can elevate any room of your home.

How Much is a The Thing?

The price for a the thing in our collection starts at $125 and tops out at $19,500 with the average selling for $3,000.
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