Abstract art has put its stamp on the design community in recent years, and is a popular choice in homes across the world. Our abstract photography art prints often captivate attention. They are a popular choice as they inspire you to view the world in another way and make for a great conversation point in any space. At first glance people see an abstract image of line, shape, colour and perhaps even mistake the photographic print as a painting. Only on closer inspection and discussion do people notice the subtle hints that the print is actually a cross section of the landscape.
The nice thing about an abstract photograph is that it may isolate a fragment of a natural scene in order to remove its inherent context from the viewer, it may be purposely staged to create a seemingly unreal appearance from real objects, or it may involve the use of color, light, shadow, texture, shape and/or form to convey a feeling, sensation or impression.
existing in thought or as an idea but not having a physical or concrete existence.
“abstract concepts such as love or beauty”
relating to or denoting art that does not attempt to represent external reality, but rather seeks to achieve its effect using shapes, colours, and textures.
non-representational, non-realistic, non-pictorial, symbolic, impressionistic
“I am searching for abstract ways of expressing reality, abstract forms that will enlighten my own mystery.” – Eric Cantona
From the photographer, Paul Hoelen:
“From the ground the lake seems flat and almost featureless, a feeling enhanced by the almost constant heat shimmer. But when you take to the air the colours begin to deepen and separate, intricate patterns are revealed, and the immense complexity of the landscape comes to life – giving an almost perfect palette for creating richly emotive abstract imagery.”