This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: "https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr"

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
jump to last post 1-9 of 9 discussions (10 posts)

Abstract Art, how many like it?

  1. heart4theword profile image79
    heart4thewordposted 8 years ago

    Abstract Art, how many like it?

    I wonder if there are any of you who like abstract art?   Is it something you would purchase?  If so, what room...would you put it in?

    I had an art teacher once say....."the most popular art people buy, is something they can put up on the walls in their home."  So scenery pictures is what he focused on, yet he was good at all sorts of art.

    Abstact art is simple, yet I feel it is allot of fun.  Does seem to reflect the 70's time period:)  I guess I really like the hippie styles in art, material, and some clothing.  Maybe it is because there is so much color!

  2. profile image0
    Justin McCroryposted 8 years ago

    Yes I love abstract art.  You find more stuff in it every time you look.  its never ending art.  I would put it anywhere in my house like my hallway or bedroom. ADSTRACT

  3. brimancandy profile image78
    brimancandyposted 8 years ago

    I watched an interesting documentary on PBS the other day. It involved an older couple living in New York City, who became famous art collectors. Some of the stuff that they thought was art, others would consider junk.

    They had a piece of String nailed to the wall, and two framed art pieces that was just a frame around white paper. One person called them 2 polar bears in a snowstorm. They also had something that looked like an old License plate that was bent in many different angles. Just off the wall stuff.

    But, they also had some very beatiful artwork. They had 5 tons
    of art paintings in their apartment. And, a low estimate valued everything they had at over 2 million dollars. And, they gave it all away to a museum, so that they could fill their apartment with more art. And have another huge collection.

    Funny how the two polar bears in a snowstorm framed looked great in the gallery. They even framed the string, and turned the liscence plate into a scupture. So, it seems to me the format doesn't really matter. It's who you are, who you know, and what you want to do with your art that matters.

    This couple made some unknown artists quite wealthy, all it takes is one really good showing, and you are either going to be recognised for your achievements. Or not at all.

    Just like writing, there are so many millions of people who want to get rich doing it, they never realize everything that is involved.
    Or, who would be looking for it. The documentary was very interesting. Kind of like antiques road show, something that has been sitting in your living room for 50 years, might seem like nothing to you. But, there is allways someone out there who might be willing to buy it.

    The average person might say 50 bucks, but someone with an eye for that item might give you 1,000.00. You just need to find the place where those people are going, set up shop and never leave! Until you think you've had enough.

  4. heart4theword profile image79
    heart4thewordposted 8 years ago

    It is encouraging, Justin...that some people really would buy abstract art for their home:)

  5. profile image0
    barryliamposted 8 years ago

    Abstract art can be great and like you said i also love the hippie styles in art. I think people need to sit back and really take in what theyre looking at to begin with, because its not always obvious with abstract art, and after a few minutes of looking at the art you may realize that you really like it.

    Thats me personally anyway.

  6. tinaweha profile image69
    tinawehaposted 7 years ago

    Good abstract art is more difficult to paint than something that has been done a million times before.  Anyone can become technically proficient.

  7. profile image0
    UrsulaRoseposted 7 years ago

    I Absolutely Love Abstract Art ... even if some of my pieces look like a three year old has dropped in for a visit.

    I have some paintings where I have altered the original paintwork and colours many times until I was happy with the end result.

    I have my abstract artwork hanging up throughout my house (even on my fridge door) and they still provide me with endless inspiration and never fail to put a 'smile on my dial'.

    As for the colours that you can use and mix the choice is limitless although trust me you will probably have the odd colour mix-n-match disaster along the way ... but that's half the fun!

  8. carlarmes profile image75
    carlarmesposted 4 years ago

    some abstract art has depth and meaning and has a purpose and is genuinely meant to have something to offer us. Much of abstract art produced has nothing to offer, if it needs a label on it to tell us what it is then it has no value to the viewer.

    1. heart4theword profile image79
      heart4thewordposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Interesting, have not heard this point of view before. Personally I have seen some abstract art that did not depict any certian thing, yet it was a cool design that was all about the choice of colors or not smile

  9. Nadia Ramini profile image60
    Nadia Raminiposted 3 years ago

    Abstract art doesn't necessarily have to be so colorful, there are some paintings or sculptures that can be quite neutral in color. Abstract art is very individualistic. Your mind creates its own image and interprets it into a visual emotion. That is why so many people love abstract art, but it is also why others hate it. If you love it, get it, and enjoy what your emotions tell you about it.

 
working