The Minimalist Wall Art That Will Make Any Space Look More Sophisticated

Minimalist Wall Art
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It's easy to pick pictural artwork: Photography and paintings representing things and people we can easily recognize have a familiar feel that is, in a sense, easier to digest and understand than abstract art. But if there is one thing we noticed all cool and sophisticated homes have in common, it's a killer art collection—and one that often includes many abstract and minimalist pieces.

Whether it's black and white photography with an abstract crop, a line drawing vaguely representing something familiar, or simply a bright and colorful monochrome piece that simply puts one color and shape at the forefront, minimalistic wall art is surprisingly versatile and will look just as much at home in a light and bright modern environment as it would in a moody and ornate room. Ready to add an air of sophistication to your space? Start by adding this minimalist wall art to your walls.

Guy Dill Chianti Pop Yellow $750 - $1,550
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This cheery abstract drawing will put a pep in your step on your way out the door. 

Serkan Ozkaya Spaghetti Chair $525 - $1,475
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It takes a closer look to realize that this minimalistic chair is actually made out of spaghetti. The perfect artwork for pasta lovers.

James Needham Mallorca Wall 3 $480 - $670
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The photography of James Needham explores the unexpected beauty of urban surroundings. His work is a breathtaking array of angular shapes and colors.

Amelia Konow Black Sun (Blue) $500 - $1,138
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People say not to stare directly at the sun, but they never mentioned not staring at this mystical black sun artwork.

Sea Salt by Carla Cascales Alimbau
Carla Cascales Alimbau Sea Salt $325
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We picture this striking minimalist nude drawing to make quite the statement on a large white wall.

Abstract Indigo Dots Framed Print
Pottery Barn Abstract Indigo Dots Framed Print $279
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This moody indigo abstract piece is both minimalistic and mesmerizing. 

Martin Ogolter Untitled (Noctural Sea) $700 - $1,705
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There is something about staring at the sea at night that is mesmerizing and soothing at once. With this piece, you can do this whenever you'd like.

The How, What, and Wherefore
Blake Haygood The How, What, and Wherefore $Contact for price
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Not quite minimalistic in color but more in shape and airiness, this painting by Blake Haygood is meant to represent disorder and unpredictability.

Anna Roberts Water 01 $266
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This minimalistic glass of water against a millennial pink backdrop has a beautiful play of light to complement your modern pared-back modern interiors.

"Field of yellow"
AllModernArts "Field of yellow" $280
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Add a pop of color to your neutral space with this bright yellow abstract composition by Spanish artist Jesus Perea.

Chad Kouri A Sliding Scale From Black to White $3,400
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The color-averse will appreciate this abstract geometric composition in five shades of gray by artist Chad Kouri. 

Next up: Why you need black-and-white abstract art in your space.

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