Abstract Drawings For Sale

Discover abstract drawings for sale. Our carefully curated selection includes a wide variety of abstract drawings available for purchase, from minimal black and white sketches to bold pieces that play with colour. If you’re not sure where to start, why not take a look at our Abstract Paintings, Abstract Photography or perhaps even some Abstract Sculpture.

Explore a world of muted tones and abstract geometry with Nigel Bird, a British artist who uses a unique combination of black pastel, charcoal, Indian ink and soot to create his works. The result is an astonishingly varied body of work that sparks ideas of the natural world through an interesting use of overlapping lines and shapes.

If you’re after something that makes a more colourful statement, then Laura Benetton could be just the artist for you. Her vibrant abstract drawings and paintings have a kind of shattered look, with fragments of colour floating across the canvas. Her piece Cause the pink wasn’t purple conveys a sense of motion through its smeared shapes and lines and is a great example of what Benetton is capable of.

Dai Roberts is a British artist who uses simple geometric forms and colours to great effect. His work makes reference to important movements such as the Bauhaus, and there’s a touch of Rothko in some of his works. Roberts’ work demonstrates the power of abstract art to convey a complex message through simple shapes and colours.

About Abstract Drawings

Leaving the world of figurative art behind, abstract drawings use line, form, colour and shape to create images that bear no resemblance to reality. In historical terms, abstract art is a relatively new invention, having its roots in the 19th Century and only truly becoming popular in the 20th Century with the rise of movements such as Fauvism, Cubism and Futurism. These movements gave artists greater freedom to produce exactly what they desired, without the constraints of imitation or realism that had previously characterised art. Nowadays, we can understand art in terms of a spectrum of abstraction, with some works tending towards pure abstraction and some introducing more realist elements.

One of the most important creators of abstract drawings was Henri Matisse, a 20th-Century French artist whose name has become synonymous with the abstract art movement. Through a mastery of an expressive vocabulary of colour and shape, Matisse managed to create evocative works that conjure up emotions of all kinds. Towards the end of his life, Matisse lost the ability to work with pencil and paint in the same way, and turned towards what he termed ‘drawing with scissors’. He would cut up different coloured pieces of paper and assemble them in a way that resembled his drawings, and these pieces have become some of his most famous.

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      Feeling the Way

      Drawings - 97x112cmRent for $ 500/mo

      Pillar Forces

      Drawings - 30x20cm

      Early morning Birds

      Drawings - 86x70cm

      Untitled #4 (from the series In Papyro)

      Drawings - 203x157cmRent for $ 1,135/mo

      Amy`s Skein

      Drawings - 128x92cm

      Fissure (from the series In Papyro)

      Drawings - 200x150cmRent for $ 555/mo

      supernova

      Drawings - 80x90cmRent for $ 135/mo

      Missed

      Drawings - 76x76cm

      Cork Contours

      Drawings - 25x18cmRent for $ 110/mo

      Open

      Drawings - 97x107cmRent for $ 495/mo

      Exit

      Drawings - 59x59cm

      Nonconformity

      Drawings - 30x20cmRent for $ 57/mo

      Revealed

      Drawings - 62x165cm

      Levels, Lines and Layers

      Drawings - 140x116cm

      Another form of repetitive making

      Drawings - 73x113cmRent for $ 160/mo

      Corona

      Drawings - 109x109cm

      colour study#03

      Drawings - 29x21cmRent for $ 60/mo

      Stoned

      Drawings - 113x73cm

      Fill, filling and full

      Drawings - 99x395cmRent for $ 435/mo

      colour study #02

      Drawings - 29x21cmRent for $ 60/mo

      Osmotherly II

      Drawings - 104x150cm

      Boston Bark I

      Drawings - 25x18cmRent for $ 110/mo

      LODGED IN THE GAP

      Drawings - 22x19cm

      Untitled #7 (from the series Solar Caress)

      Drawings - 13x8cmRent for $ 62/mo