Abstract and Modernism Items

Abstract and Modernism

"Artists sought to break convention and stretch their talents. They wished to explore landscapes, figures and even emotional content using a variety of methods. The early part of the twentieth century saw the rise of many new interpretations of the canvas, including Surrealism, Futurism, Modernism, Bauhaus, Cubism and Abstract Expressionism. If you do not find an abstract painting you are looking for, please call or email, we may not have cataloged it yet."

Oil on canvas of a colorful modernist painting of several cats on a glass table.

An early abstract painting by "Neson" for Leonard Nelson (1912-1993) signed and dated 1946 lower right.  Acquired directly from the Nelson estate.

An early abstract painting by Leonard Nelson (1912-1993) signed and dated 1957 lower right.  Acquired directly from the Nelson estate.

Tranquil oil on canvas colorfield by Leonard Nelson in silver frame.  Signed, titled "White on White" and dated 1976 on verso.

Impressive colorfield painting by Leonard Nelson (1912-1993) entitled "A Joy is Forever".  Acquired directly from the Nelson estate, this was a special painting for them and for obvious reasons.  Nelson's colorfields were an abstract interpretation of a landscape using the vibrant colors of nature with fluid brush strokes.