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How Artists Use Negative Space to Say a Lot with Nothing

Find inspiration for your next artwork with the work of these artists who brilliantly create negative space art.

 

Andrea Dezso

 

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Thiago Bianchini

 

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Henrique de França

 

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Cristina Troufa

 

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Rob Bailey

 

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Joni Majer

 

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Adil Siddiqui

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Ileana Hunter

 

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Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met and Manager of My Modern Met Store. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.

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