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"We like to champion the city. It’s a city that’s on the rise as we all know and...we want to be one of the standard bearers of that growing tide."

Aaron Pierce &
Craig Arthur Von Schroeder
Owners and Designers, Commonwealth Proper

James McManaman and David White
Co-Owners, Absolute Abstract – The Art of Frameless Art

Conceived in the 90s, and brought to Midtown Village in 2006, Absolute Abstract has fulfilled James' and David's vision: to be the "go to" place for affordable decorative art, while providing a venue for up-and-coming artists to showcase their work in an approachable, relaxed setting.