Laura Sachs, Dusty H., 2022, oil on canvas, 180x150cm, © Laura Sachs, Photography Trevor Lloyd
Laura Sachs (b. 1985) is a contemporary German artist who explores the boundaries between painting and object in her reduced, abstract works. She initially studied philosophy and art in Frankfurt am Main and completed her studies at the Düsseldorf Art Academy in 2018 as a master student. Sachs’ works are characterized by precise and balanced...

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Abstract Painting created with Midjourney by Aesence
Today I would like to share my thoughts on a very controversial and yet interesting topic: the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in art. There are already countless articles and opinions on...
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...

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Otis Chair by John Green
The Otis Tube Chair is a minimalist chair designed by John Green. The acronym OTIS stands for “Off The Industry Shelf” – it represents...
Minimalist Floorlamp "LOT" by FOOLS GOLD | Aesence
LOT is a minimalist floor lamp designed by FOOLS GOLD design studio. The floor lamp plays with conventions and defies gravity. At first glance,...

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