Abstract Sculpture, made with Midjourney by Aesence
The pursuit of abstraction is as old as humanity itself. From prehistoric cave drawings to ancient Greek sculptures of the Cyclades, abstraction is a timeless expression of our human need to break the world down to its essence. And even today, the appeal of abstraction has a formative influence on the current art market. According...

Minimalist Art

Aesence Newsletter for minimalist aesthetics
Aesence Newsletter for minimalist aesthetics

Latest Essays & Editorials

Abstract Sculpture, created with Midjourney
Art can trigger many things in us, from joy and fascination to anger and disgust. But this perception is by no means a one-sided experience. On the contrary, it is a complex...
Is Minimalist Art Too Intellectual? Abstract Painting created with Midjourney by Aesence
It shouldn’t be a surprise that I’m a big fan of minimalist art. I love writing about this subject and exploring it. The thoughts, spiritual and/or philosophical background of the artist particularly...

Minimalist Design

Sanctuary Collection by Monolith
The Sanctuary Collection by Monolith is an exquisite, minimalist collection. Three of the nine unique designs were created by London architect Benni Allan and...

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Minimalist Design

Minimalist Lamp Design - K Lamp by Vitamin


Minimalist Art

Antonia Ferrer, Cuerdas, Oil on primed canvas, 163x130x5cm © The Artist, Image Courtesy Alzueta Gallery


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Visiting Carla Cascales Alimbau in Barcelona | Aesence Studiovisit

Aesence is an independent art and design publication dedicated to minimalist aesthetics. Founded out of a deep appreciation and fascination, Aesence aims to promote awareness and appreciation of minimalism in art and design.