Monochrome art has been around for centuries with artists using various levels of dilution to create a multitude of black, grey and single colour shades. The result is always dramatic and inspiring.

The popularity of monochrome art has grown of late, with many art lovers enjoying the abstract and contemporary stylings of leading artists such as Anish Kapoor, Ad Reinhardt, Robert Ryman and Robert Rauschenberg as they experiment with using single shades to create visually engaging, statement art.

If you are looking to add some monochrome art to your own collection, here are a few of our favourite pieces from our upcoming artists now available on the Art2Arts website.

True Colours by Paul Howe

 

True Colours by Paul Howe
True Colours by Paul Howe

 

A striking piece created in charcoal, True Colours uses expertly blended shades of grey, black and white to create a thoroughly modern piece using the subject of self as its topic.

This experiment of light and dark combined with the subject of losing yourself trying to be everything to others makes this piece of art a real talking point in any home. It opens up the subject of mental wellbeing for further discussion from an artistic point of view.

 

Storm at Sea by John Varden

 

STORM AT SEA by John Varden
STORM AT SEA by John Varden

 

Oil paints on boxed canvas, this piece uses a limited colour palette to create a blue monochrome work with the addition of contrasting yellow as the focal point.

The stylised image captures the motion and energy of a turbulent sea with sweeping waves on a dark and stormy night, making it the perfect piece for anyone with a love of the powerful ocean and abstract artwork.

 

The Tree of Light by Mark Duffin

 

The Tree of Light by Mark Duffin

 

An original acrylic with silver leaf painting on board, this piece by Mark Duffin evokes a spiritual, almost magical response with glittering accents and plenty of attention to detail to bring the subject to life.

With a moonlit setting against a starry night backdrop, this monochrome work of art is perfect for bedrooms and living spaces that deserve a contemporary yet beautiful landscape.

 

Minois by Isabel Mahe

 

Minois by Isabel Mahe
Minois by Isabel Mahe

 

A monochrome study of an angelic face, this piece uses fluid painting to create a sense of purity and simplicity.

Using a saffron orange shade for visual impact, this piece has enabled the artist to focus on the simple beauty of her subject and creates a striking artwork that would look beautiful on any wall.