Artists have been naming their paintings for a long time.
Some just label them untitled and number them and leave it at that.
A Most Difficult Task . . .
I find that it is one of the most difficult things I have to do for my non-representational, abstract paintings when they are finished. Looking at it for a long time, pondering different words that I associate with the painting, I finally arrive at a name that means something to me but will it mean something to you.
But does the name of a painting have any significance or is it meaningful to the viewers?
And should the artist give any thought to whether it might have any meaning for the viewer or buyer, as long as, the viewer finds their own special meaning in the painting itself? It would be helpful for artists to know what you think.
What would you NAME THIS PAINTING?
The painting below is a new painting I just finished and I would like to test this out. It has not been professionally photographed yet but I am having a harder time then usual coming up with what to name it.
Please comment in the reply section if you have any name suggestions for my painting and help me out. Thanks in advance for your suggestions and I will announce your name and website if I use your name. It will be interesting to see what your vision or interpretation of the painting is. And if we are on the same wave length.
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