abstract art


Does Black Power Have an Artistic Aesthetic?

The Brooklyn Museum's new Soul of a Nation exhibit shows how artists of the era grappled with the timeless question.


This Company Will Turn Your Favorite Song Into an Ink Splotch

US-based design company Vibrato creates meaningful abstract artworks of your favorite songs or wedding vows.


Cows Are Our New Favorite Abstract Art Subject

Sam Raines paints colorful, moo-ving portraits of the dairy cattle near his Vermont studio.


These Flower-Inspired Rorschach Tests Will Leave You Feeling Grounded

What do you see in these flowers?


What Would Life Look Like If Humans Had Enhanced Eyesight?

Bryan Chapman imagines a world transformed by the presence of strange colors, waves, and mirrors.


Murakami Meets Moebius in These Abstract Illustrations

We spoke with Israeli artist Ori Toor about the drastic shift his artwork has taken in recent years.


Mysterious Instagram Artist Makes Hundreds of Alien Glyphs

The Instagram artist known only as Jonas is making hundreds of vividly colored and slowly evolving serial paintings.


This Short Film Helps You 'Get' Art

An illustrated protagonist faces a world of shapes, colors, and negative space in "The First Exhibition" by Jonathan Djob Nkondo.


Buildings Get the Mondrian Treatment in the Netherlands

Studio VZ dresses The Hague in the artist's iconic red, blue, and yellow rectangles.


After Going to Jail for Vandalism, a Virginia Muralist Keeps Painting | #50StatesofArt

Mickael Broth was convicted of vandalism in his 20s. The experience made him appreciate the power of artistic expression.


Rainbow-Schmeared Unicorn Toast Brings Whimsy to Breakfast

Adeline Waugh uses natural ingredients to color her nutritious, kaleidoscopic treats.


The Internet Is Freaking Out Over This Painting Shiba Inu

Hunter the Canine Caravaggio makes original paintings you can buy on Etsy.