Bold colourful shapes mix across the canvas. The shapes are carved out of board, and then painted. This piece is an abstract artwork. This means it does not represent a real image. What do you think it shows? Ben was among the first British abstract artists. He thought abstract art was a “universal language” that could be appreciated by everyone.


  • Title: Abstract Composition 1935
  • Creator: Ben Nicholson
  • Date Created: 1973
  • Physical Dimensions: 66.6 x 80 cm
  • Type: Print
  • Rights: Courtesy of the artist
  • Medium: Lithograph
  • Collection: Paintings in Hospitals Collection

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