Interior Inspiration: Abstract Wall Art

Looking for a modern and contemporary way to freshen up your interiors? Abstract wall art could be the answer you’re looking for. Modern abstract wall art is a hugely popular art form, favoured by many due to the way it provokes thoughts, feelings and allows for individual interpretation. 

Here at 1Wall, we’re home to a stunning selection of modern abstract wall art from a number of renowned artists. But what is abstract art exactly? We’ve taken a look at the popular artistic genre to help you decide whether abstract wall art is right for your home.

What is Abstract Art?

Abstract art is defined as art that does not aim to accurately depict a subject, but instead uses shapes, colours, forms and lines to create a non-realistic composition.

The term ‘abstract’ means to separate or distance something from another thing, and this is what abstract art is all about. Abstract art pulls away from traditional art that depicts a literal or representational image; whether that be an object, figure or landscape. Instead, it simplifies or reimagines those literal references, or does not attempt to represent any literal reference at all.

There are two types of abstract art: concrete art, which has no basis of literal representation or symbolic meaning, and non-objective art, which aims to depict a sense of simplicity, spirituality or purity.

The History of Abstract Art

Abstract art has been an integral branch of modern art since the early 1900s, pioneered by artists such as Wassily Kandinsky. It can be stylistically linked to Surrealism, Cubism, and Fauvism, and can be said to have been influenced by Post-Impressionism, which happened just on the cusp of the 20th century.

Abstract art today can be found in two-dimensional or three-dimensional forms. Here at 1Wall, we have a wide variety of modern abstract wall art that will incorporate this artistic style effortlessly into your interiors. 

Our Large Abstract Wall Art Collection 

At 1Wall, we have a large abstract wall art collection ready for you to browse and fall in love with! Our abstract wall art range features a huge number of subjects; from nature themes of trees, animals and beautiful coastal imagery to truly non-representational abstract pieces featuring painted circles and sweeping brush strokes – all embellished with our hand-applied signature liquid art.

Our modern wall art collection features a mix of artistic techniques and use of materials, including liquid resin, crushed glass and stunning Swarovski crystal embellishments. From vivid, colourful pieces to sleek, metallic designs; you can find abstract wall art in our collection to suit every interior scheme and add instant character to your decor. Our collection includes edgy and provocative pieces from renowned artist Sylvain Binet, characterised by their edgy look that brings a gritty, urban aesthetic to any interior space.

Whether you’re looking for abstract wall art for your kitchen, dining room, hallways or any other living area, our abstract wall art displays perfectly in every room of the home and creates a stunning focal point for guests to admire. 

Thought-provoking and eye-catching, contemporary yet timeless, it’s clear to see why abstract art has remained a popular art form for over a century. Which one of our modern abstract wall art pieces really grabs you? Explore our full range of abstract wall art today and discover the perfect piece to elevate your home interior.

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