Beauty in decay creates fascinating abstracts full of color, texture, and expression.
Expressionism photography makes a bold artistic statement in your home, office, or restaurant.
“Aging has a wonderful beauty, and we should have respect for that.”
An ode to an era of manufacturing long since taken over by machine. A shelf in an abandoned auto body factory holds a Jackson Pollock-like action splatter art piece. Rust breakes through the shelf and compliments the metallic navy blue paint. Who was the artist?
All the pieces, thje patterns, the colors. Just like all the experiences we have that make us into the person we are.
Who says square pegs don't fit in round holes? You've just got to give everything a chance. This close up is of a wheel well of a vintage wagon used in Death Valley to haul lumber and borax. The square pegs are redwood cross sections.
Can you read the first line for me? A little humor for my eye doctor.
Passing a pool plastering truck, I noticed that the shotcrete hoses had an interesting triangle pattern, and the coil created an arch. The owner of the company said it was a first when he saw me taking photos of this. This is a fun abstract industrial art piece to get people talking. Perfect for a lobby or conference room.
For all the miles this Studebaker truck has traveled, the plastic cap on the headlamp is still intact. They don't make 'em like that anymore. For the person who has been through it all and still shines bright, honor them with this meaningful wall art.
A decaying wall surface meets odd swashes of paint and rough wood peaks through. I see ocean, sunshine, and a really bad sunburn in the making.
An abstract desert plateau at sunset which reminds me of Monument Valley resulted from texture photography. Fun and optimistic orange and pinks lights up a doctor's office lobby.
When an overwhelming emotion surfaces, there's typically a lot more to the feeling. Before we react which can push others away, put the brakes on and reflect on what other emotions are under the surface. A simple stop sign reminds us.
Simple abstract art that'll create a real color pop in your contemporary kitchen. Peeling paint that screams "summer." How far can you spit those seeds?
Angling for red fish in the big blue sea. I see the hull of a boat cutting through turquoise Carribean water, coral reefs on the starboard side, and the subtle hint of a shark trailing the port side. Uh oh, there's a leak. Hang a bit of fun, whimsical art in your living room or office lobby or a fish market.
We all have places and experiences we want to add to our lives, but for a moment, be grateful for all you've already experienced. There's a lot of color in your life.
The practice of quieting the monkey mind is to focus on one thing. Watch non-judgmentally, acknowledge there is a monkey in the room, and let your stress go. The perfect visual affirmation to remind yourself to quiet the chatter in your head.
Bright yellow and orange radiate warmth in this abstract of peeling paint. A bubble floats towards a brilliant sun. Create a nook with this happy abstract wall art as a reminder to see the sunny side of life.
Dog lovers understand: what is better than playing in the sprinklers and catching a stick? Celebrate your dog with this colorful abstract rust art whether its your home or in the veterinarian clinic lobby. A sure fire way to smiles.
C'mon baby, light my fire! A passionate piece of wall art that says, let's make a rustic dinner over the grill or something more suggestive. So, it can work in the kitchen, in a restaurant, or a bedroom.
As I studied an old warehouse floor, I couldn't help but feel inspired by Jackson Pollock. I liked this section of floor for the random patterns in the splatters and swipes. Pop this colorful abstract design on a wall near you.
When you look for a reason to be happy, you find it. Throw your hands up and celebrate! A wonderful wall art gift to observe an occasion.
One day a flower fell in love with the sun. When the sun saw the flower following it each day, it also fell in love. May this rust abstract image bestow lasting love and happiness whereever you hang it.
Eager faces at attention, hanging on your every word. What is this, you ask? An old cash register. Someone's taken the number coverings off the keys, and left our friends here naked in the elements.
A touch of mischevious nature in your soul? Here's some playful fun in a rust pattern from an old railroad car. As an alum from Arizona State University, I know this would be a great piece of art for a Sun Devil fan.
Do you see a bird flying? A yellow beak, a bright pink halo around the wings and tail?Pink abstract art.for a contemporary powder room.
Far from being girlie, this running board proves that pink can have an adult life that includes nurturing as well as industrious.A powerful message in a young girl's room or a beautiful art accent in a living room.
A watched pot may not boil, but this fire is hot and the water dances above. A colorful display for a kitchen or restaurant wall.
Two bullet holes pierce a vintage-era windshield. Exposed adhesives weather looking like an elephant's eyes and trunk. What fun to put a literal statement in your home or office and be able to say, "There's an elephant in the room."
Imagine an abandoned tenement building with peeling lead paint and corrosion sitting idle. I long to see some life stir inside and come to the window to tell me their story.
There can be harmony in conformity and innovation in individuality. This plaster-covered flag seems symbolic of balancing the two extremes. Tan colors with a pop of blue work great in many living spaces.
Is it Poseidon in a vengeful state? He has his trident poised for action as he rises from the sea. Watch out. An intriguing piece of wall art to get the conversations flowing.
A lightbulb stood the test of time still intact on a vintage, rusted Studebaker. Wouldn't classic car art be perfect for an entrepreneur's office?
Centipedes are blind so they have no option other than trust what their legs tell them about the world. Make a statement to have have faith in yourself by displaying this abstract expressionistic rust art in a special place in your home.
Connected to your past, deeply supported, and reaching out and upward. The tree symbolizes the seasons of life. This abstract rust and peeling paint image will remind you of how well grounded you are.
Life sends you synchronicity. This abstract texture mimicks my doodling. Endless patterns to follow, like a mandala for stress with repeating pattern wall art.
Imagine a vine inching upwards, its branches staggered in the same fashion that we experience and learn in steps. I found this radiator discarded at a lumbermill developing a beauty in its ageing patina. Let this piece of rustic art remind you to reach ever upward.
Let this abstract nebula inspire you to ponder on an expanded perspective. Mystery, awe, and wonder await you.
Lifting a heavy load. Straining but maintaining this dead lift overhead. That's some massive personal strength.
Synapses firing off, this is my brain on ideas.Actually, it is a close up of a cracked chalkboard. I promise, I won't scratch it and make that awful noise. A unique conceptual art piece featureing abstract texture. Perfect for an office to encourage brainstorming.
The beauty in decay reveals amazing abstract art waiting to be discovered.
The art of urbex (urban exploration) opens the mind to explore everything: the abandoned, the decaying, the scratched, the peeling, and the corroded. The journey leads to old vehicles, antiquated equipment, and vacated buildings.
Shift your thoughts from seeing dirt, grease, cobwebs, and jagged edges. Instead, look at the mesmerizing patterns. My eyes gravitate to these surfaces, and like the famous photographer Aaron Siskind, I want to reveal the emotion of an inanimate object without you having the prejudice of knowing what that object is or was. I use a close-up camera lens to reveal abstract texture that distress has exposed.
Expressionism photography and connecting introspectively.
Dilapidated forms hold a sense of mystery and the secrets of time. Vintage surfaces speak through their abstract textures in swirls and symbolism. Are they at the end of useful life, or are they a living surface still developing? Enjoy a parallel experience of seeing an object and perceiving concepts in these intriguing expressionism photographs.
Take the mission to discover in this collection of texture photography: intimate landscapes, ocean vignettes, wildlife, objects channeling the great artists in history, disguised cultural statements, storms, star systems, and the universe’s sense of humor mocking my doodling style.
Brainstorm for the perfect urban loft wall ideas with a bold emotion from textured abstract art. Beyond the home, colorful abstract art holds possibilities for restaurant wall art sure to set the right mood for guests. Click on any image to view it in greater detail and for purchasing information. For print options, visit the FAQ page.