Paintings You Probably Could Have Painted Yourself

1. Untitled (1970): This painting, undeniably, looks like chalk drawings on a slab of slate. In reality, it’s oil-based paint on a canvas. 

2. Black Fire 1: Barnett Newman was an American painter who remains one of abstract expressionism’s major figures. 

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3. Police Gazette: Police Gazette was painted by Willem de Kooning in 1955. The abstract artist’s work is simple, using yellow, green.

4. Orange, Red, Yellow: Orange, Red, Yellow, a 1961 Color Field painting created by Mark Rothko, is a seminal work in post-war contemporary art. 

5. Mirror, Blood Red: If you walked into someone’s house and saw a red square on the wall, and the homeowner told you he paid over $1 million for it.

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6. Peinture (Le Chien): Do you have kids who like to draw? Do their drawings look like this impressionist piece of art? 

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7. Untitled (Stoffbild): In the late 1960s, artist Blinky Palermo found a cotton canvas, blue paint, and a paintbrush. 

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8. False Start: False Start, painted by Jasper Johns in the late 1950s, is meant to be an explosion of color.

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9. Composition C, 1929: Dutch artist Piet Mondrian painted the painting that makes people walk into art galleries.

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10. Homage to the Square White Nimbus 1959: Guggenheim called this work “disarmingly simple.” It is definitely simple.

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11. Circle, 1958: Painter Kenneth Noland was one of the most famous Color Field painters in America, though people mislabeled him.

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12. Interchange, 1955: You might not be able to do this painting yourself unless you had a lot of patience, as it is a massive canvas. 

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13. Untitled Blue Monochrome, 1956: Once again, you could walk into a store, buy a canvas, paint it blue, and have a moderately-skilled.

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