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15 Most Famous Abstract Paintings

This article contains 15 most famous paintings on Abstract art. The Abstract art gives us the independence to create infinite boundaries to create compositions. By the end of the nineteenth century, there was a need for a new art among many artist and thus Abstract art was developed.

Convergence by Jackson Pollock

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Convergence by Jackson Pollock

Convergence is a painting produced by Jackson Pollock in 1952. This painting is regarded as one of the most admired and bravest works of early abstract artwork that was ever made. This painting can be viewed at Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo.

Milkweed by Lee Krasner

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Milkweed by Lee Krasner

Milkweed is a famous abstract painting produced by Lee Krasner in 1955. Lee Krasner was the wife of Jackson Pollock and known as the major figure in American Abstract art. This painting can be viewed at Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo.

Villa Borghese by Willem de Kooning

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Villa Borghese by Willem de Kooning

Villa Borghese is a painting produced by Willem de Kooning in 1960. This is one of the most famous painting and admired work of abstract art. Kooning is known for Action paintings, purely formal and intuitive means of expressions.

Mist by Adolph Gottlieb

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Mist by Adolph Gottlieb

Mist is a painting produced by Adolph Gottlieb in 1961. Gottlieb was among several artist who responded towards the horros of the World War 2 by depciting it through his paintings. The dimension of the painting are 182.9 x 121.9 cm.

Painting No. 7 by Franz Kline

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Painting No. 7 by Franz Kline

Painting No. 7 is a painting produced by Franz Kline in 1952. Franz Kline was different from several pther painters as he painted landscapes and portraits while others were painting Surrealistic inspired paintings.

Two Heads by Karel Appel

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Two Heads by Karel Appel

Two Heads is a painting produced by Karel Appel in 1953. After the World War 2, several artist in western europe and the americans expressed the horrors through visual language by depicting it through their artworks.

Elegy to the Spanish Republic No. 70 by Robert Motherwell

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Elegy to the Spanish Republic No. 70 by Robert Motherwell

Elegy to the Spanish Republic No. 70 is a painting produced by Robert Motherwell in 1961. Motherwell from 1948 started many paintings veen hundreds of them and he called them as the Elegies to the Spanish Rebulic. The dimension of the painting are 175.3 x 289.6 cm.

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Harmony Squares with Concentric Rings by Wassily Kandinsky

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Harmony Squares with Concentric Rings by Wassily Kandinsky

Harmony Squares with Concentric Rings is a painting produced by Wassily Kandinsky in 1913. The painting is a small study on how different colour combinations are perceived that the painter used in this process. The dimension of the paintings are 23.8 × 31.4 cm.

The Cyclist by Natalia Goncharova

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The Cyclist by Natalia Goncharova

The Cyclist is a famous abstract painting produced by Natalia Goncharova in 1913. The Russian artist of a wife of another great russian artist Mikhail Larionov. The current location of the painting is The Russian Museum in St.Petersburg.

Black Circle by Kazimir Malevich

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Black Circle by Kazimir Malevich

Black Circle is a painting produced by Kazimir Malevich in 1915. The painting by the Russian artist depicts a monumental perfect black circle floating on a flat white background. The painting can be viewed at State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg in Russia.

Colors for a Large Wall by Ellsworth Kelly

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Colors for a Large Wall by Ellsworth Kelly

Colors for a Large Wall is a painting produced by Ellsworth Kelly in 1951. The painting depicts a total of sixty four grids of square panels in an arbitrary sequence. The dimensions of the painting are 240 x 240 cm .

Suprematist Composition by Kazimir Malevich

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Suprematist Composition by Kazimir Malevich

Suprematist Composition is a painting produced by Kazimir Malevich in 1916. The Russian artist was widely known as the pioneer of geometric abstraction. This painting depicts a constellation of geometric shapes and color in spaces.

Black Square by Kazimir Malevich

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Black Square by Kazimir Malevich

Black Square is a painting produced by Kazimir Malevich in 1915. It is also known as Malevich’s Black Square. Malevich painted four versions of this painting and the last was painted around 1920s or early 1930s. This painting was first exhibited at The Last Futurist Exhibition 0.10 in 1915.

Broadway Boogie Woogie by Piet Mondrian

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Broadway Boogie Woogie by Piet Mondrian

Broadway Boogie Woogie is a painting produced by Piet Mondrian in 1943. The painting is divided into many large number of square shapes. The painting was donated to Museum of Modern Art in New York and can be viewed there now too.

White on White by Kazimir Malevich

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White on White by Kazimir Malevich

White on White is a painting produced by Kazimir Malevich in 1918. This painting by the Russian artist depicts a white square, portrayed off centre and at an angle on a ground which is also a white square of a slightly warmer tone. The painting can be viewed at Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

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