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Notebook Aroma Number One


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Ink on Fine Art A4 paper:

  • Acid- and lignin- free for long term image and structural performance
  • Natural White 200gsm will not yellow over time with textured surface to complement art
  • Free of optical brightening agents
  • ISO9706 International Standard for long life papers and board
  • FSC certified responsibly sourced material

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The Bauhaus art movement (1919-1933) in Germany wasn’t just about vibrant colours and bold experimentation. Within the movement existed a powerful current of monochrome abstraction, a world where black, white, and shades of grey took centre-stage.

This art form wasn’t about a lack of imagination; it was about utilising a limited palette to create profound and thought-provoking compositions.

Stripping Down to the Essentials

Bauhaus monochrome abstract art rejects unnecessary embellishments. It embraces the inherent beauty of geometric shapes and the dynamic potential of line.

This stripped-down approach aligns perfectly with the Bauhaus philosophy of functionality and the merging of art and industry.

The simplicity of the monochrome palette allows the focus to shift entirely to the interplay of form, composition, and texture.

In the Absence of Colour

In the absence of colour, texture becomes a powerful tool for adding visual interest and a sense of tactility. Artists might employ various techniques to achieve this. They might use different types of paper – some smooth, others with a rough texture.

They might use special tools or brushing techniques to create textured lines or areas of varying darkness within the black and white.

Negative Space

Negative space, the area left blank by the positive elements (shapes and lines), plays a crucial role in Bauhaus monochrome art. It’s not merely empty space; it’s an active participant in the composition. It can create a sense of balance, emphasise the weight of the positive shapes, and even evoke a sense of movement or depth.

A Legacy of Minimalism

The influence of Bauhaus monochrome abstract art continues to be felt today. From minimalist graphic design to modern architecture, we see echoes of this movement in a variety of creative fields. It serves as a reminder that beauty and complexity can be found in the most basic elements, and that sometimes, the most powerful statements are made with the most limited palette.

Experiencing Bauhaus Monochrome

If you’re intrigued by the elegance and simplicity of Bauhaus monochrome abstract art, there are many ways to experience it. Museums around the world hold original works by Bauhaus masters like Josef Albers and Wassily Kandinsky.

High-quality prints are also available, allowing you to bring the beauty of this art form into your own home. And for the truly adventurous, exploring monochrome abstraction with ink on paper or other mediums can be a rewarding journey of artistic exploration.


A4, 210mm x 297mm