10 STUNNING STATEMENT ART PIECES TO TRANSFORM YOUR HOME
Few things can inject drama into a space like great art. If you are looking for a wow factor, here are ten ideas for statement wall art that delivers in spades!
BOLD GRAPHIC ABSTRACT
Nothing says drama like a high-contrast graphic abstract.
Pro tip: if you have a long wall, especially over the sofa or chairs, consider flanking your abstract piece with two matted black-and-white photographs. This will help make the entire art arrangement bigger and fill the empty wall more effectively.
A couple more examples of how a graphic abstract can create a real statement in a room:
LARGE MOODY ABSTRACT
A large-scale landscape can create an amazing statement and may be just what you need if your room feels a little flat and is lacking interest (this can be particularly true for neutral rooms). They often use a nuanced color palette and that can do wonders to inject depth into a space. Modern abstract landscapes work particularly well here and you can very successfully use them in both traditional and contemporary spaces.
OVERSIZED MONOCHROMATIC ABSTRACT
Large-scale art can be a very effective way to create impact. Consider a monochromatic abstract piece – a vast expanse of uniform color can really up the ante! This can work equally with with more subtle, neutral pieces and bold colorful ones.
VIVID COLORFUL ABSTRACT
A vivid abstract can be very impactful even at a smaller size. Again, consider a monochromatic piece – uniform color creates a powerful effect!
LARGE SCALE SKETCH OR DRAWING
With their simplified lines and black and white palette, sketches can create a very powerful visual when they are large scale. This is particularly true for portraits and other figurative works:
Sure, choosing a black piece of art takes some courage but it can be an incredible compelling design element that can truly transform your space.
Pro tip: don’t fear that a black piece of art will make your space darker, especially if you have light walls. Wall color is what really establishes whether we see a space as light or dark (just think of the sheer amount of surface space walls create) and a piece of art alone will not change that. All it will do it create contrast and drama and that’s what you are after, isn’t it!