Abstract

Abstraction is perhaps the single most drastic development in the history of Western Art It became the dominant subject in painting in the second half of the twentieth century. Our gallery offers original abstract art for sale ranging from the early 20th century, to modern-day contemporary pieces. We display artworks by Modern masters from the American Abstract Expressionist School, also known as Abex - with artists such as Paul Jenkins, Sam Francis, Norman Bluhm or Robert Motherwell amongst others. In France, this movement is also known as Lyrical Abstraction ("abstraction lyrique"). The fine art paintings available to buy on this page feature strong geometric forms, along with explorations into shape, colour, form and texture. The original paintings in this section are Modern Abstract works of art available for immediate purchase.

  • Auguste Herbin (1882 - 1960) Nuit, Voile n. 4

    Ink and gouache on paper
    26 x 35 cm (10 ¹/₄ x 13 ³/₄ inches)
    Signed and dated lower right, Herbin 1943 and titled lower left, "nuit, voile no 4"
  • Sam Francis (1923 - 1994) Composition

    Acrylic and paper collage on paper
    57.2 x 81.3 cm (22 ¹/₂ x 32 inches)
    Stamped on the reverse with Sam Francis Estate logo stamp and fascimile signature stamp
    Executed in 1990
  • Antoni Tàpies (1923 - 2012) Serie "U no és ningú" No. 21

    Painting, collage and pencil on cardboard
    50 x 65 cm (19 ³/₄ x 25 ⁵/₈ inches)
    Signed lower right, Tàpies
    Executed in 1978
  • Paul Jenkins (1923 - 2012) Phenomena Prism Mirror

    Acrylic on canvas
    147.3 x 104 cm (58 x 41 inches)
    Signed lower left Paul Jenkins
    Signed, titled and dated on reverse
    Executed in 1984
  • Paul Jenkins (1923 - 2012) Phenomena Spectrum Guardian

    Acrylic on canvas
    76 x 101.5 cm (29 ⁷/₈ x 40 inches)
    Signed lower middle Paul Jenkins
    Executed in 1970
  • Sam Francis (1923 - 1994) Sklye

    Acrylic on paper
    14.6 x 10.2 cm (5 ³/₄ x 4 inches)
    Signed, Sam Francis and dated on the reverse
    Signed again, dated and inscribed on the backing board
    Executed in 1986, Los Angeles
  • Serge Poliakoff (1906 - 1969) Composition Abstraite

    Gouache on paper
    62.5 x 47.8 cm (24 ⁵/₈ x 18 ⁷/₈ inches)
    Signed lower right, Serge Poliakoff
    Executed in 1960
  • Aika Brown (1937 - 1964) Composition

    Mixed media on canvas
    130 x 89 cm (51 ¹/₈ x 35 inches)
    Signed and dated on the reverse, B. AIKA Paris 1961
    Executed in 1961
  • Toshimitsu Imai (1928 - 2002) Red Composition

    Oil on canvas
    80.2 x 55.3 (31 ⅝ x 21 ¾ inches)
    Signed, TOSHIMITSU IMAÏ, dated, 1963 Paris and inscribed in Japanese on the reverse
  • Paul Jenkins (1923 - 2012) Phenomenon East of the River

    Acrylic on canvas
    97.2 x 130.2 cm (38 ¹/₄ x 51 ¹/₄ inches)
    Signed lower right, Paul Jenkins
    Signed and titled on the reverse
    Executed in 1993
  • Paul Jenkins (1923 - 2012) Phenomena Prism Shadow

    Acrylic on canvas
    99 x 99 cm (39 x 39 inches)
    Signed lower left, Paul Jenkins Signed, titled and dated on the reverse
    Executed in 1986
  • Lyora Pissarro (b. 1991 - ) Number 7

    Oil on canvas
    Diameter: 40.5 cm (16 inches)
    Initialled on the edge, L.P.
    Signed, titled and dated February 2019 on the reverse
  • Lyora Pissarro (b. 1991 - ) Awareness is the Point of Change

    Oil on board framed with LED lights
    121 x 121 cm (48 x 48 inches)
    Signed on the reverse
    Executed in January 2020
  • Paul Jenkins (1923 - 2012) Phenomena High Born

    Acrylic on canvas
    91.44 x 50.8 cm (36 x 20 inches)
    Signed lower left Jenkins
    Signed, dated and titled on the reverse
    Executed in 1964
  • Paul Jenkins (1923 - 2012) Phenomena like Byron

    Oil on canvas
    74 x 60 cm (29¹/₈ x 23⁵/₈ inches)
    Signed lower left, Paul Jenkins
    Signed, titled and dated on the reverse and on the stretcher
    Executed in 1990, Saint Paul
  • Toshimitsu Imai (1928 - 2002) Vagues “Wave”

    Acrylic on paper
    127 x 95 cm (50 x 37 ⅜ inches)
    Signed lower right, IMAI
    Inscribed in Japanese and English, VAGUES “WAVE”, 1992-1997 and signed and dated, TOSHIMITSU IMAI août (August)1992 on the reverse
  • Chun Kwang-Young (b. 1944 - ) Aggregation (집합) S00-204

    Mixed media with Korean mulberry paper
    97 x 147 cm (38 ¹/₄ x 57 ⁷/₈ inches)
    Signed, titled and dated on the reverse
    Executed in 2000
     
  • Otto Piene (1928 - 2014) Wo Alu und Honig Fließen

    Fire gouache with aluminium on cardboard
    99 x 64 cm (39 x 25¹/₄ inches)
    Signed and dated lower right, O Piene 72 and titled lower left
  • Toshimitsu Imai (1928 - 2002) Soleil Fendu

    Oil on canvas
    73 x 60 cm (28 ³/₄ x 23 ⁵/₈ inches)
    Signed upper left, IMAÏ; signed, titled and dated on the reverse
    Executed March 1963, Paris
  • Otto Piene (1928 - 2014) MyMy

    Fire gouache on card
    67.5 x 47.8 cm (26 ⅝ x 18 ⅞ inches)
    Titled lower left, MyMy; signed and dated lower middle, O Pienne 75
     
  • Robert Marc (1943 - 1993) Composition “68”

    Mixed media on canvas
    22 x 31 cm (8 ⅝ x 12 ¼ inches)
    Signed lower centre, Robert Marc
    Numbered on the reverse, H966
    Executed December 1990
  • Jean-Paul Riopelle (1923 - 2002) Abstract Composition N

    Acrylic on paper laid down on canvas
    89.7 x 49.5 cm (35 ¹/₄ x 19 ¹/₂ inches)
    Signed with initial lower right, R and titled, AC (Abstract Composition) N
    Executed in 1972
  • Gérard Schneider (1896 - 1986) Composition Abstraite

    Acrylic on paper
    75 x 107 cm (29 ½ x ⅛ inches)
    Signed and dated lower right Schneider, 75
     
  • Lélia Pissarro, Contemporary (b. 1963 - ) Transparency of Mental Content

    Acrylic, oil and resin on canvas
    160 x 120 cm (63 x 47 ¹/₄ inches)
    Signed lower right, Lélia Pissarro
    Executed in 2009
  • Lélia Pissarro, Contemporary (b. 1963 - ) Everything you Touch Turns to Gold

    Acrylic and gold powder on canvas
    146 x 114 cm (57 ¹/₂ x 44 ⁷/₈ inches)
    Signed and titled on the reverse
    Executed in 2018
  • Lélia Pissarro, Contemporary (b. 1963 - ) Eros

    Acrylic, oil and resin on canvas
    100 x 70 cm (39 ¼ x 27 ¼ inches)
    Signed lower right Lélia Pissarro
    Signed and titled on the reverse 
  • Moshe Tamir (1924 - 2004) Der Reiter (The Rider)

    Mixed media and collage on paper
    101 x 72 cm (39 ¾ x 28 ⅜ inches)
    Signed upper left, M Tamir
  • Jankel Adler (1895 - 1949) Birds

    Oil on canvas
    61.4 x 46.4 cm (24¹/₈ x 18¹/₄ inches)
    Signed lower right, Adler
    Executed circa 1940
  • André Lanskoy (1902 - 1976) Composition

    Oil on canvas
    81 x 54 cm (31 ⅞ x 21 ¼ inches)
    Signed lower right, LANSKOY
  • Paul Jenkins (1923 - 2012) Phenomena Winter Harth

    Oil and sand on canvas
    66 x 122 cm (26 x 48 inches)
    Signed, titled and dated on the reverse, Paul Jenkins "Phenomena Winter Harth" 1978
  • Serge Charchoune (1888 - 1975) Composition Inspirée par le Credo de la Messe en C Mineur de Bach

    Oil on canvas
    116 x 73 cm (45 5/8 x 28 3/4 inches)
    Signed and dated lower right, Charchoune 1959
  • Norman Bluhm (1921 - 1999) Jocasta

    Acrylic on cardboard laid down on wood
    59 x 89 cm (23 ¹/₄ x 35 inches)
    Signed and dated, bluhm 73
  • Damien Hirst (b. 1965 - ) Spin

    Household gloss on paper
    48.5 x 48.5 (19 ¹/₈ x 19 ¹/₈ inches)
    Signed with the artist's stamp and dated 2001 on the reverse
  • Lyora Pissarro (b. 1991 - ) Number 8

    Oil on canvas
    Diameter: 25.3 cm (10 inches)
    Initialled on the edge, L.P.
    Signed, titled and dated February 2019 on the reverse
  • Lyora Pissarro (b. 1991 - ) Number 1.5

    Oil on canvas
    Diameter: 40.7 cm (16 inches)
    Signed on the edge, L.P
    Signed, titled and dated May 2019 on the reverse
  • Igael Tumarkin (1933 - 2021) Untitled 65

    Mixed media on board
    152 x 63 cm (59 ⁷/₈ x 24 ³/₄ inches)
    Signed and dated lower left, Tumarkin 65 Numbered 'No6' on the reverse