Alexander Jowett, Midnight Moon, 2015/18, paint pen and stitching on raw denim over wood panel, ca. 122 x 122 cm © The Artist
There are so many exciting aspects of abstract, minimalist art to explore and the theme of repetition is definitely one of them. For some it may seem boring and monotonous, but for others it reveals a deep, meditative quality. In art with a minimalist aesthetic, it becomes a central element in the works of some,...

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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...
Untitled Artwork, Aesence
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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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Hyungshin Hwang, a Korean designer from Seoul (b. 1981) creates minimalist furniture with polypropylene board in his ‘Layered Series’, which includes stools, tables, and...

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


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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.