What is Naïve Art?

By Megan George
Melbourne

About this Curation

Throw the rule book out the window: the increasingly popular form of naïve art means turning away from tradition and embracing instinct. Also known as primitivism, naïve art is a manifestation of raw creativity, characterised by a seemingly simplistic approach that is uninhibited and intuitive to composition and ideas. Often described as childlike, naïve paintings are a window into our raw emotions and ideas. Discover some of the top artists working in this style in this curation of fascinating, raw artworks.

About the Curator

Megan is the Content & Creative Manager at Bluethumb, working across our social media, digital marketing and creative production.


Melbourne born and bred, her days at Bluethumb are filled with many coffees, cuddles from the resident canine companions and of course, constantly adding to her burgeoning art collection.

61cm (W) x 76cm (H)

Other Media
$850

91cm (W) x 61cm (H)

Acrylic Paint
$480

29.5cm (W) x 42cm (H)

Acrylic Paint
$190

30cm (W) x 40cm (H)

Mixed Media
$290

40cm (W) x 40cm (H)

Mixed Media
$250

40cm (W) x 30cm (H)

Oil Paint
$270

91.5cm (W) x 91.5cm (H)

Acrylic Paint
$800

71cm (W) x 91cm (H)

Acrylic Paint
$1,000

61cm (W) x 76cm (H)

Mixed Media
$1,300

40cm (W) x 30cm (H)

Oil Paint
$1,300

50cm (W) x 70cm (H)

Acrylic Paint
$570

56cm (W) x 38.5cm (H)

Other Media
$320

21cm (W) x 29.7cm (H)

Drawings
$210

61cm (W) x 61cm (H)

Acrylic Paint
$500

51cm (W) x 61cm (H)

Acrylic Paint
$480

50cm (W) x 60cm (H)

Acrylic Paint
$430

20cm (W) x 20cm (H)

Oil Paint
$280

59.4cm (W) x 42cm (H)

Print
$690