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By Kathleen Keifer
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Kathleen Keifer is a California-based internationally collected artist. She is a leading force of the New California Realism. Keifer brings a fresh perspective to her hyperrealistic ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Photorealist Still-life Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

A Few Sweet Words
By Andrei Petrov
Located in New York, NY
This lyric abstraction with intense red and a multitude of shades of green is an intensely passionate and poetic compositions by Petrov. The reference to a natural landscape is clear...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

  • A Few Sweet Words
  • A Few Sweet Words
  • A Few Sweet Words
  • A Few Sweet Words
H 38 in. W 38 in. D 2 in.
Without Words, Painting, Acrylic on Canvas
By Sergio Lazo
Located in Yardley, PA
Original Art by Sergio Lazo "Without Words" Mixed Media on Canvas 30" x 48" 2015 :: Painting :: Abstract :: This piece comes with an official certificate of authenticity sign...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Acrylic

words, Painting, Oil on Canvas
By Esteve Navarrete
Located in Yardley, PA
This painting wants to show the wisdom found in all the books we can read, which are a source of learning and knowledge that help us to be better and more tolerant people. I have dra...
Category

2010s Surrealist Paintings

Materials

Oil

No Words, Painting, Acrylic on Canvas
By William Oxer F.R.S.A.
Located in Yardley, PA
Acrylic on Canvas, Framed to Guild of Framers Museum Standard :: Painting :: Realism :: This piece comes with an official certificate of authenticity signed by the artist :: Ready to...
Category

2010s Realist Paintings

Materials

Acrylic

Words Unframed, Original Painting
By Ziui Vance
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />"Words Unframed takes on the responsibility of what we tell ourselves, what we tell others, and more importantly, what we say about others. Hidden words are p...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Acrylic

Destiny Of The Words, Painting, Acrylic on Canvas
By William Oxer F.R.S.A.
Located in Yardley, PA
Acrylic on Canvas framed to Guild of Framers Specialist in Exeter, to the highest standard. Size is 12"x16" plus frame size - for this simply add approximately 3" all round. Framed b...
Category

2010s Other Art Style Paintings

Materials

Acrylic

Words Triology
By Hyun Ae Kang
Located in New York, NY
«A WORK WILL ONLY HAVE DEEP RESONANCE, IF THE KIND OF LIGHT I’M TRYING TO GENERATE IS SOMETHING THAT IS ALREADY IN ME» - Hyun Ae Kang Bright and vivid, colorful and full of light, ...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Resin, Acrylic

  • Words Triology
  • Words Triology
  • Words Triology
  • Words Triology
H 60 in. W 144 in. D 3 in.
StilleFischenStill - contemporary expressionistic abstract painting with words
Located in Hamburg, DE
"StilleFischenStill" is a large, unique oil on canvas painting of German artist Willi Bucher. It depicts an abstract landscape in thick oil colors with printed works, great depth an...
Category

2010s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

AS IF - colorful abstract painting with words
By Ford Crull
Located in Seattle, WA
Colorful abstract painting with words - Red - Yellow - Black Ford Crull paints with a rare confidence and boldness. His work explores the intersection between painting and language ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Wax, Oil

I Know Words, I Have the Best Words
By Norton Pease
Located in New Orleans, LA
My artwork encompasses both abstract and figurative portrayals that synthesize different traditions and genres while playing with perceptions of identity and social order. These pain...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Paintings

Materials

Enamel

White Wind - contemporary expressionistic abstract painting with words
Located in Hamburg, DE
"White Wind (Weisser Wind)" is a large, unique oil on canvas painting of German expressionistic artist Willi Bucher. It depicts an abstract wind scene in thick oil colors with words...
Category

2010s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

RANDOM THOUGHTS - large colorful.abstract painting with words
By Ford Crull
Located in Seattle, WA
Large colorful.abstract painting with words - White - Red - Blue - Green Ford Crull paints with a rare confidence and boldness. His work explores the intersection between painting a...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Wax, Oil

Important Words Expectation
By Amir Kerr
Located in Paris, IDF
Signed on bottom right Born in Turkmenistan, in the sunny city of Ashkhabad. From his youth was into artistic activities, currently the earlier works are kept in the family archives...
Category

2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Important Words Expectation
H 31.5 in. W 23.63 in. D 1.58 in.
Words mean nothing
By Simon Lee Betteridge
Located in London, GB
Simons approach to painting is born out of his love for music, &quot;it's art inspired by another form of art&quot;, one of expressive mark making and bold use of color that is raw a...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Charcoal, Oil, Acrylic

"Mere Words"
By John Schieffer
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
John Schieffer graduated in 1995 from Paier College of Art in Hamden, Connecticut with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. The salutatorian entered the world of illustration at Mercer Ma...
Category

2010s Photorealist Paintings

Materials

Oil

U JUST DON'T GET IT - white abstract painting with words
By Ford Crull
Located in Seattle, WA
White abstract painting with words - Red - Black - Symbols Ford Crull paints with a rare confidence and boldness. His work explores the intersection between painting and language an...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Wax, Oil, Graphite

WHAT WERE YOU THINKING - white abstract painting with words
By Ford Crull
Located in Seattle, WA
White abstract painting with words - Red - Black - Symbols Ford Crull paints with a rare confidence and boldness. His work explores the intersection between painting and language a...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Wax, Oil

"Mere Words IV"
By John Schieffer
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
John Schieffer's "Mere Words IV' is a stunning paining illustrating some of the most beautiful words known to man. John Schieffer graduated in 1995 from the Paier College of Art in...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Still-life Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

NOW III - contemporary abstract mixed media painting w/ text, letters, & words
By Mat Tomezsko
Located in Bryn Mawr, PA
Mat Tomezsko's "NOW" series of multimedia paintings are built through an elaborate process of layering, patterning, adding, and subtracting an excessive amount of acrylic, spray pain...
Category

2010s Abstract Geometric Abstract Paintings

Materials

Enamel

Bright Yellow Monochrome Painting "Words Triology" by Korea-American Artist
By Hyun Ae Kang
Located in New York, NY
«A WORK WILL ONLY HAVE DEEP RESONANCE, IF THE KIND OF LIGHT I’M TRYING TO GENERATE IS SOMETHING THAT IS ALREADY IN ME» - Hyun Ae Kang Hyun Ae Kang is an internationally renowned Ko...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Resin, Acrylic

Words Soon Forgotten - Original Abstract Painting - Black and Gold Canvas
By Jeffrey Simmons
Located in New York, NY
Words Soon Forgotten is a contemporary abstract painting by artist Jeffrey Simmons on canvas. It was created using heavily-layered transparent pigments and an additive/subtractive ap...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic Polymer, Emulsion, Panel

First words to two women
By Gilbert Pauli
Located in Geneva, CH
Born in 1944 in the canton of Friborg, Gilbert Pauli currently lives in Geneva, where he devotes himself to painting and sculpture, a passion he developed from his childhood. His fav...
Category

1990s Symbolist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

  • First words to two women
  • First words to two women
  • First words to two women
  • First words to two women
H 31.89 in. W 23.63 in. D 0.79 in.
NOW VI - contemporary abstract mixed media painting; black asphalt, text, words
By Mat Tomezsko
Located in Bryn Mawr, PA
Mat Tomezsko's "NOW" series of multimedia paintings are built through an elaborate process of layering, patterning, adding, and subtracting an excessive amount of acrylic, spray pain...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Enamel

If Words Were Keys - Conceptual Abstract Painting Purple + Black + White Colors
By Laurie Barmore
Located in Gilroy, CA
"If Words Were Keys," is a deceivingly intricate abstract painting by Laurie Barmore. Laurie Barmore is a master of color and composition, her colors jump off the canvas with the en...
Category

2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

A Perpetual Compulsive Repetition Of Words
By Flore
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Flore A Perpetual Compulsive Repetition Of Words 48 x 72 inches each panel Diptych Acrylic on canvas Unique work Signed by artist Part of the current exhibition, A Perpetual Compuls...
Category

2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

NOW VII - contemporary abstract mixed media painting; black asphalt, text, words
By Mat Tomezsko
Located in Bryn Mawr, PA
Please send zip code for precise shipping quote. Mat Tomezsko's "NOW" series of multimedia paintings are built through an elaborate process of layering, patterning, adding, and sub...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Enamel

Hidden Words in a Beautiful Heart
By Antonio Carreno
Located in Scarsdale, NY
"Hidden Words in a Beautiful Heart" by Antonio Carreno oil on canvas 56x228 inches triptych. A large and dramatic black and white oil painting. Heavily-layered painting and gestural ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

'The Power of Words', Berlin School
Located in London, GB
'The Power of Words', oil on board, Berlin School, (circa 1950s-1970s). A thoroughly modern depiction clearly in the style of Italian Futurist, Fortunato Depero (1892-1960). Futurism...
Category

Mid-20th Century Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

"Sistas" Figurative, Portraits, Words, Frontal, Acrylic
By Henry Heading
Located in Detroit, MI
“Sistas” is a portrait collection of strong, intelligent women who look capable of taking on and managing whatever life has to hand them. That they are visually beautiful is actually...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Wood, Masonite, Acrylic

Words (Between the Lines of Age)
By Tim Bavington
Located in New York, NY
Tim Bavington was born in 1966 in England, UK, and currently lives and works in Las Vegas, NV. Music is the genesis of Tim Bavington's paintings. Through synthetic polymer paint, Bav...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Polymer, Synthetic, Paint

THE HAVES AND THE HAVE-NOTS - colorful abstract painting with symbols and words
By Ford Crull
Located in Seattle, WA
Abstract painting with symbols and words - Red - White - Orange - Yellow - Heart “The ambiguity of the image is central to my expression in art. The derivation of my symbols, pulle...
Category

2010s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Enamel

A few words about the meaning of life., Painting, Oil on Canvas
By Igor Shulman
Located in Yardley, PA
I think that these few words are on the wall behind. Unfortunately they all did not fit. So you only have what's left on the wall. If you get to understand the meaning of this phrase...
Category

2010s Contemporary Paintings

Materials

Oil

Enlightened - contemporary humorous artwork of female portrait with words
By Katharina Grossmann-Hensel
Located in Hamburg, DE
"Enlightened - Where the Fuck did I put my Yoga Mat" is a unique acrylic on canvas painting of German artist Katharina Grossmann-Hensel. It portrays a female portrait in the style o...
Category

2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

"Put Into Words #2" Traditional Wooden Typography on Reclaimed Poster Paper
By Ro Barragan
Located in New York, NY
In Ro Barragan's latest work we explore a production of typographic posters that seeks to highlight the multiplicity of meanings in everyday messages. Words meet, bifurcate, overlap,...
Category

2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Paper, Woodcut

"Put Into Words #1" Traditional Wooden Typography on Reclaimed Poster Paper
By Ro Barragan
Located in New York, NY
In Ro Barragan's latest work we explore a production of typographic posters that seeks to highlight the multiplicity of meanings in everyday messages. Words meet, bifurcate, overlap,...
Category

2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Paper, Woodcut

Eleven Words, black and white abstract pattern on canvas, grid
By Caroline Blum
Located in New York, NY
Black and white abstract pattern on canvas. Susan Eley Fine Art, Driven to Abstraction (2017)
Category

2010s Abstract Geometric Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

"Words on Blue #2" Traditional Wooden Typography on Reclaimed Poster Paper
By Ro Barragan
Located in New York, NY
In Ro Barragan's latest work we explore a production of typographic posters that seeks to highlight the multiplicity of meanings in everyday messages. Words meet, bifurcate, overlap,...
Category

2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Paper, Woodcut

"Words on Blue #1" Traditional Wooden Typography on Reclaimed Poster Paper
By Ro Barragan
Located in New York, NY
In Ro Barragan's latest work we explore a production of typographic posters that seeks to highlight the multiplicity of meanings in everyday messages. Words meet, bifurcate, overlap,...
Category

2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Paper, Woodcut

Good at Sitting Around - contemporary artwork of female portrait with words
By Katharina Grossmann-Hensel
Located in Hamburg, DE
"Bad at Tennis - Good at Sitting Around" is a unique acrylic on canvas painting of German artist Katharina Grossmann-Hensel. It portrays a female portrait taking a break from tennis...
Category

2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Poem without words
By Rosie Sanders
Located in London, GB
Love, loss, desire, beauty, nature are all words that come to mind. It comes as no surprise that since ancient times poets have chosen to write about plants or flowers, and in-partic...
Category

2010s Realist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Watercolor

Black Yellow Abstract Art Hand Textured Giclee on Canvas 45x45" 1Hidden words
By Irena Orlov
Located in Sherman Oaks, CA
Painting Art Hand Textured Giclee on Canvas 45x45" State-of-the-art HAND EMBELLISHED ∽ MUSEUM QUALITY ∽ DISPLAY READY Giclee Reproduction Each limited edition Giclee is hand embel...
Category

2010s Contemporary Paintings

Materials

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

Tender words - XX Century, Mixed Media Figurative Painting, Nude, Couple
By Katarzyna Wazyk
Located in Warsaw, PL
Gabryela Wasowicz is a Polish painter born in 1947. She studied at the Academy of Fine Arts of Warsaw and then at the Gerrit Rietveld Akademie in Amsterdam. Once she graduated in 197...
Category

1980s Contemporary Nude Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Pastel, Watercolor, Gouache

No Words-Painting, Mixed Media on Paper, Expressionism, Framed
By Paul Kaplan
Located in San Diego, CA
Original painting from by artist, Paul Kaplan. Contemporary movement, artist uses spray paint, acrylic and ink on paper. Artwork is signed on back of painting. Size includes frame i...
Category

2010s Abstract Expressionist Mixed Media

Materials

Mixed Media

Taste Your Words, Painting, Acrylic on Paper
By Melissa McGill
Located in Yardley, PA
Abstract gestural acrylic painting with deep blues and white on grey BFK Rives paper :: Painting :: Abstract :: This piece comes with an official certificate of authenticity signed b...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Acrylic

Words Worth Yelling
By Chris RWK
Located in Jersey City, NJ
"Words Worth Yelling" street art, Staten Island, NY, New York, graffiti, robot, robots will kill, Chris RWK, birds, green, blue, comics, heart, red, yellow, miniature, spray paint, p...
Category

2010s Street Art Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Found Objects, Spray Paint, Acrylic, Magazine Paper, Permanent M...

A Realm Beyond Words
By Chris Lyter
Located in Greenwich, CT
“In The Twilight Of Memory” is an abstract oil painting, 36" x 36" on gallery wrapped canvas with sides painted black and hanging wire attached to the back. "If in the twilight of me...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Cotton Canvas, Oil

Forget All Words
By Bruce Murphy
Located in Hudson, NY
enamel paint, metallic powders, and gold leaf on archival paper 12 x 9 inches in 20 x 16 inch matte abstract work on paper, small abstract, colorful abstract work on paper, gre...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Enamel, Gold Leaf

Words to Live by
By Laura Schiff Bean
Located in Ketchum, ID
Laura Schiff Bean is best known for her dress “portraits” painted with many layers of thick dripping paint. Illuminated gowns float on monochromatic backgrounds often peppered with ...
Category

2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Mixed Media, Acrylic, Wood Panel

Words to Live by
H 48 in. W 36 in. D 2 in.
The Limits of Words
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 work tends to focus on social and cultural issues...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Pop Art Figurative Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Paper, Wood

These Words 3962
By Kate Salenfriend
Located in Napa, CA
Surrounded by artistic inspiration from a very early age, Kate Salenfriend learned most of her technical skills from her great-grandfather, Stewart Robertson, the registered Californ...
Category

2010s Paintings

Materials

Gold Leaf

These Words 3962
H 24 in. W 48 in. D 1.5 in.
All the Words 3961
By Kate Salenfriend
Located in Napa, CA
Surrounded by artistic inspiration from a very early age, Kate Salenfriend learned most of her technical skills from her great-grandfather, Stewart Robertson, the registered Californ...
Category

2010s Paintings

Materials

Gold Leaf

All the Words 3961
H 24 in. W 48 in. D 1.5 in.
No Words For Desire, Large Horizontal Abstract Painting in Black, Red, Coral
By Janna Watson
Located in Kent, CT
No Words For Desire is a large horizontal multicolored abstract painting set against a dramatic dark background. This is a striking painting full of movement by an emerging Canadian ...
Category

2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Gouache, Wood Panel, Oil Pastel, Archival Ink, Acrylic

“L'élégance des Mots" The Elegance of Words
By J.M. Robert
Located in New York, NY
This piece depicts an anonymous portrait of a beautiful woman. Inspired by the every day, JM Robert strives to create paintings that mimic the flash of a beautiful face seen in an in...
Category

2010s Street Art Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Mixed Media, Acrylic

Mark My Words, Painting, Acrylic on Canvas
By Hal Mayforth
Located in Yardley, PA
Bold brushstrokes of red, blue and black on a background of browns, greens and yellows. :: Painting :: Abstract :: This piece comes with an official certificate of authenticity sig...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Acrylic

Beyond Words 802 abstract landscape painting
By Leila Godden
Located in London, Chelsea
The original abstract landscape painting by Leila Godden UA is framed ready to be displayed. Leila Godden UA is a member of the United Society of Artists, regularly exhibiting i...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Board

Seventeen Words
By Caroline Blum
Located in New York, NY
Acrylic and ink on canvas
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Paint, Acrylic Polymer, Ink, Canvas

No Words
By Lesley Grainger
Located in New York, NY
Lesley was born in Yorkshire, England, where she grew up in a small Northern fishing town, and currently resides in Orange County, California. She received a B.A. Honors First Class ...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Mixed Media, Acrylic

RED RIVER WORDS
By Sherry Giryotas
Located in Three Oaks, MI
Sherry Giryotas’s abstract paintings are full of vibrant colors that elicit a journey of sorts, particularly those that are predominately blue and green with pops of red overlaid thr...
Category

2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

  • RED RIVER WORDS
  • RED RIVER WORDS
  • RED RIVER WORDS
  • RED RIVER WORDS
H 48 in. W 48 in. D 1.5 in.
The Song Without Words
By Daniel Content
Located in Minneapolis, MN
The Song Without Words is an original Orientalist genre painting by the American artist and illustrator Daniel Content which appeared as a full page color plate in the May 1937 issue...
Category

1930s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

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Words Painting For Sale on 1stDibs

Find the exact words painting you’re shopping for in the variety available on 1stDibs. There are many Abstract, Contemporary and Street Art versions of these works for sale. If you’re looking for a words painting from a specific time period, our collection is diverse and broad-ranging, and you’ll find at least one that dates back to the 20th Century while another version may have been produced as recently as the 21st Century. When looking for the right words painting for your space, you can search on 1stDibs by color — popular works were created in bold and neutral palettes with elements of gray, black, beige and gold. There have been many interesting words painting examples over the years, but those made by Ford Crull, Ro Barragan, Caroline Blum, Hyun Ae Kang and Katharina Grossmann-Hensel are often thought to be among the most thought-provoking. Artworks like these of any era or style can make for thoughtful decor in any space, but a selection from our variety of those made in paint, fabric and canvas can add an especially memorable touch. If space is limited, you can find a small words painting measuring 7 high and 7.88 wide, while our inventory also includes works up to 228 across to better suit those in the market for a large words painting.

How Much is a Words Painting?

The price for a words painting in our collection starts at $325 and tops out at $100,000 with the average selling for $3,060.