Gestural abstract paintings don't attempt to represent the accuracy of the subject being painted. Rather, abstract artists use shapes, various colors, forms, and gestural marks to capture the essence of a scene. Simple faceless figures in a crowd outlined by a city or "marks" suggesting a building or structure can oftentimes convey more to a viewer than a static image or photograph.
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This form of abstract art showcases an artist's emotions and personality much like a person's hand or facial gestures reflect their feelings in their normal life. Our art gallery in Charleston, SC houses various pieces of abstract oil paintings from professional artists like Deborah Hill, James Calk, Eileen Power, and Andy Braitman.