30 Captivating Artworks for A Maximalist HomeByAmabelle Chandra
In a world where our minds crave the rich stimulation of patterns, textures, and colors, there exists a captivating concept: the philosophy of adorning your space with maximalism, which aspires to create an environment filled with joy, woven from narrating stories, mirroring lives, and the allure of beauty in a chaotic world. This approach to art is open to creative expression where you can fearlessly experiment, all while shedding constraints of traditional art principles.
Browse through below to find The Artling’s curated collection of maximalist artworks for your home and let us embrace the creative chaos of maximalism!
Polychrome House, Australia, by Amber Road and Lymesmith. Photo credits to Prue Ruscoe.
Austin Proper Hotel and Residencies, USA, by Kelly Wearstler. Photo credits to The Ingalls.
“There is a color before it takes shape, and I use a collage to connect and shape things like signs that are born in the play of colors.” - KAWABATA
Self taught creating beautiful paintings and sculpture is artist KAWABATA. Cherishing encounters from the beginning and the end of a story, she experiments with colors, collaging, and forms. Using common mediums of paper, acrylic, and wood, KAWABATA is led by the energy of different shapes, symbols, patterns, and images. Creating a dialogue, KAWABATA often finds landscapes that engage in the start of a narrative.
"A revelation, or at least its premonition, is what should manifest in every painting." - Francesco D’Adamo.
Francesco D'Adamo, an abstract painter and musician, finds painting to be an contact presence in his life, blending Italian informalism and American abstract expressionism while exploring the interplay between visual and musical languages. His latest paintings focus on color and shape, with vivid contrasts and rhythms to create a visual harmony, reminiscent of his earlier work. These compositions feature bold colors and figurative elements, overlaid with charcoal or pastel to infuse a sense of dynamic movement.
Creating works that are kaleidoscopic with evocative color palettes, Natalia Ostapenko is a visual artist with a refined abstract style incorporating geometric compositions. Inspired by associations with reality, Ostapenko emulates an experience brought in artwork form. Using acrylics, each canvas is intricately filled with airbrushing for a visual and narrative scope. A compelling acquisition for its ability to transport viewers into a mesmerizing world, she describes her work as to when reality becomes a vivid and unforgettable memory.
Martin Dzhachkov is a poétique and romantic, collaging artworks of portraits with hundreds of paper images. Described to be constructed like chess, the personage of his works each embody different people, from a tattooed gentleman with a cristal mustache, to a peaceful person in a dynamic and dramatic world. Dzhachkov’s artworks are one-of-a-kind, creating an immersive and captivating narrative with each of his pieces through the intricate weaves of stories from diverse individuals.
“Capture with Soul.” - Lau King
An emerging photographer and visual artist you must know is Lau King. Adventurous and a sensitive soul, King views the world as a place full of beautiful surprises that can only withstand the test of time when they are original and expressed in truth. With everyday scenes, King infuses her photos with her energy and awareness, connecting with emotions to the viewer.
Luis Esquivel is a multi-disciplinary artist focusing on self-expression while combining design, art, and technology. Inspired from visuals, Esquivel’s work is a collage of patterns, textures, neon colors, geometric and organic shapes, into dynamic, contrasting and compositions. Mixing the boundaries of materials, Esquivel incorporates computer design, digital printing and acrylics to create a visually stimulating experience that offers a unique and captivating perspective on self-expression.
Specializing in collecting and illustrating imagery that blurs the line between the ordinary and the extraordinary is Soph O. Her creative process revolves around capturing fleeting moments and everyday narratives, conceptualizing from place, landscape, narration, and abstraction. O's work metaphorically mirrors the flow of tides, symbolizing unpredictability and transformation in both the environment and life itself. Just as the tides bring in new elements and wash away the old, this unpredictability becomes the new norm, making change the constant we come to expect.
Influenced by his children's drawings, James Tebbutt continues to pursue his passion for painting, exploring the medium. His pieces showcase a dynamic interplay of diverse paint application styles from paint, objects, and marks, which can be changed as he goes along and the composition develops. Tebbutt’s paintings is not planned from the beginning but instead take shape as he works, guided by his thoughts in the moment. The process of painting is just as important, if not more so, than the final result. In his recent work, he's gone back to using bold, defined shapes, and he's building up backgrounds using acrylic on raw canvas.
Yen Phang, born to a geneticist and agriculturalist, has a deep connection to the biological world. Through painting, installation, and performance, there is exploration to nature as a bridge, examining sensory experiences within ecological and bodily systems. Phang pays homage to discarded plant life, serving as a personal celebration of public planting expressed through abstraction. Using concepts of camouflage and "noise," where nature becomes a visual, informational, and spatial presence, the forms employed resemble cells, distinct yet adaptable, mirroring the interconnectedness of plants in an ecosystem.
Hotel Les Deux Gares, France, by Luke Edward Hall. Photo credit to Benoit Linero.
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