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Artsper has a large selection of modern and contemporary canvas paintings for you to discover, organized under our various headers and themes. Painting has been a means of expression for mankind from Prehistoric times to the modern day, making it a true ambassador for the fine arts. Even today, it embodies the visual arts par excellence.

Oil paintings, watercolors, ink washes and even acrylics; there are many different techniques which allow the painter to achieve the desired effect. Mixing pigments with synthetic resin make it acrylic, while adding delicately grinded gum arabic, transform it into gouache and watercolor. In street art, painting takes shape on walls using spray cans, but painting can adapt to all kinds of supports. Often more frequently used on canvas, paintings can also be created on wood, paper… there are no limits to the surfaces the artist can use it on.

A painting is above all the concept and ideas behind the brushstrokes and the artistic process. With this in mind, two key trends contrast with each other: figurative art and abstract art. However, they are merely two guiding principles amongst the host of pictorial movements which have been developed throughout the years and have come to establish the history of art. Each of these artistic movements have played their part, often drawing on achievements from the past or by doing the exact opposite of previous techniques. As with minimalist painting and the Pop Art movement, the norms have evolved and they are no longer the same, creating new aesthetics and changing the way we view art.

The practice of painting continues to evolve with the succession of movements and artistic experimentation, as artists become interested in new techniques and try to deal with new issues. Certain artists highlight the importance of colour, whilst others focus on form or light. The Impressionists, for example, gave a great deal of importance to what the eye truly saw, whereas the Surrealists allowed themselves to be guided by their subconscious and the Cubists concentrated on how to depict perspective…

If contemporary art has often been associated with abstract painting, it cannot in any way be reduced to this association. Figurative art is making a comeback on the current art scene and artists are using the style across the world. Contemporary painting is never static and the artworks shown in these pages are proof.

At Artsper, we offer a large and diverse range of paintings, both modern and contemporary, from the best international art galleries. Explore the themes which have fascinated renowned contemporary painters and young artists and discover landscape paintings, portraits, still lifes, nudes and from numerous artistic movements such as Pop Art, Street Art or Outsider Art

For example, discover the street art paintings of the famous Shepard Fairey, or the figuration libre (free figuration) paintings by Robert Combas, the refined and summery canvases by Marek Okrassa, the colorful and minimalist works of Nicolas Dubreuille, or even stylized portraits by Éric Odartey or Florence Dussuyer, rising stars of the contemporary art scene…

You can also browse by sizes with our selection of small format paintings or large format paintings but also by color: blue paintings, red paintings, yellow paintings, green paintings, grey paintings and more....

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Frédérique Barba, Ref. 105, Painting

Frédérique Barba

Ref. 105, 2022 130 x 97 x 2 cm Painting


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Petite glace, 2022 92 x 73 x 2 cm Painting


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Éric Odartey

Ataa Adjoa, 2022 102 x 77 x 5 cm Painting


Maude Ovize, Insouciance, Painting

Maude Ovize

Insouciance, 2020 80 x 80 x 4 cm Painting

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Patricia Simsa, Le sac à pois, Painting

Patricia Simsa

Le sac à pois, 2022 65 x 50 x 5 cm Painting

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Li Dongfeng, Fleur 10, Painting

Li Dongfeng

Fleur 10, 2022 49 x 49 x 1 cm Painting


Our recommendations María José Franco Maldonado, Unión Canales, Painting

María José Franco Maldonado

Unión Canales, 2022 53 x 38 x 2 cm Painting


Our recommendations Sarah Finucane, BW No. 8, Painting

Sarah Finucane

BW No. 8, 2022 40.6 x 40.6 x 3.8 cm Painting


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Alexander Shandor

The long-awaited spring, 2022 48 x 64 x 2 cm Painting


Matthew Rose, L'empire des fleurs, Painting

Matthew Rose

L'empire des fleurs, 2005 30 x 40 x 1 cm Painting


Liliane Paumier, Soleil couchant, Painting

Liliane Paumier

Soleil couchant, 2022 80 x 80 x 2 cm Painting


Jazzu, Treasure, Painting


Treasure, 2022 50 x 50 x 4 cm Painting


Mara Toledo, Gold Colour, Painting

Mara Toledo

Gold Colour, 2022 50 x 70 x 2 cm Painting


Âme Sauvage, Une journée au marché, Painting

Âme Sauvage

Une journée au marché, 2022 80 x 80 x 2.4 cm Painting


Sumit Mehndiratta, Composition No.314, Painting

Sumit Mehndiratta

Composition No.314, 2021 84 x 155 x 0.1 cm Painting


Mosko, Le tigre au regard perçant, Painting


Le tigre au regard perçant, 2022 50 x 50 cm Painting


Nicolas Maffre, Helium 102, Painting

Nicolas Maffre

Helium 102, 2022 89 x 116 x 3.5 cm Painting


Stefano Mazzolini, TT2E1K, Painting

Stefano Mazzolini

TT2E1K, 2019 100 x 100 x 6 cm Painting


Inès V. Fortuny, Playa Rosa 02, Painting

Inès V. Fortuny

Playa Rosa 02, 2022 120 x 90 x 3.5 cm Painting


Michèle Kaus, Les parasols, Painting

Michèle Kaus

Les parasols, 2022 80 x 80 x 2 cm Painting


Nash, Noir 1, Painting


Noir 1, 2022 50 x 150 x 2 cm Painting


Stephanie Rivet, Crystal Blue, Painting

Stephanie Rivet

Crystal Blue, 2022 61 x 61 x 4 cm Painting


Nathanael Koffi, Les vagues mélodieuses, Painting

Nathanael Koffi

Les vagues mélodieuses, 2022 61 x 50 x 2 cm Painting


Our recommendations AE2, Lili, Painting


Lili, 2021 116 x 89 x 5 cm Painting


Gabrielle Rul, Black birds, blue bird, bright bird., Painting

Gabrielle Rul

Black birds, blue bird, bright bird., 2022 76 x 56 x 0.1 cm Painting


Antonino Puliafico, Respiro tra i rami, Painting

Antonino Puliafico

Respiro tra i rami, 2022 108 x 143 x 0.1 cm Painting


Meskar, Ennuagé 2, Painting


Ennuagé 2, 2017 80 x 80 x 4 cm Painting


Martine Fauve Dechavanne, Princesse au piano, Painting

Martine Fauve Dechavanne

Princesse au piano, 2022 36 x 36 x 1 cm Painting


Giorgio Lo Fermo, The Circle and the Ellipse, Painting

Giorgio Lo Fermo

The Circle and the Ellipse, 2018 120 x 40 x 3 cm Painting


Ralph Resch, Canicule, Painting

Ralph Resch

Canicule, 2022 116 x 89 x 2 cm Painting


Lionel le Jeune, Voiliers, Painting

Lionel le Jeune

Voiliers, 2022 25 x 30 x 2 cm Painting


Aykaz Arzumanyan, Rose 585, Painting

Aykaz Arzumanyan

Rose 585, 2022 55 x 46 x 3 cm Painting


Ana Maria Dias, Ararajuba, Painting

Ana Maria Dias

Ararajuba, 2022 60 x 40 x 2 cm Painting


Ronald Hunter, Untitled Orange & Red, Painting

Ronald Hunter

Untitled Orange & Red, 2022 110 x 90 x 2 cm Painting


Our recommendations Bruno Antony, Perceptions bleues sur fil de regard, Painting

Bruno Antony

Perceptions bleues sur fil de regard, 2021 100 x 100 x 3 cm Painting


Clara Elliot, Green, Painting

Clara Elliot

Green, 2021 100 x 80 x 5 cm Painting


Katharina Husslein, A Summer Melody, Painting

Katharina Husslein

A Summer Melody, 2022 70 x 50 x 2 cm Painting


Poonam Choudhary, There's Possibility, Painting

Poonam Choudhary

There's Possibility, 2022 91.4 x 121.9 x 2.5 cm Painting


Sofie Swann, Bubbles #1, Painting

Sofie Swann

Bubbles #1, 2020 30.5 x 30.5 x 0.6 cm Painting


Our recommendations Al Freno, My way, Painting

Al Freno

My way, 2022 80 x 80 x 2 cm Painting


Patrick Marie, Côte sauvage, Painting

Patrick Marie

Côte sauvage, 2004 50 x 61 x 2 cm Painting


Yves Brayer, Paysage de Gordes, Painting

Yves Brayer

Paysage de Gordes, 1962 25.3 x 20.3 cm Painting


Jean-Marc Mariani, NIII, Painting

Jean-Marc Mariani

NIII, 2022 80 x 80 cm Painting


Teona Yamanidze, Natural Predators in Captivity, Painting

Teona Yamanidze

Natural Predators in Captivity, 2021 20 x 25 x 3 cm Painting


Max Yaskin, Expression 6, Painting

Max Yaskin

Expression 6, 2022 100 x 150 x 1 cm Painting


John Harris, Blue Jay, Painting

John Harris

Blue Jay, 2015 20.3 x 45.7 x 4.4 cm Painting


Hom Nguyen, Racines, Painting

Hom Nguyen

Racines, 2022 180 x 180 x 5 cm Painting


Barbara Hubert, Beach 1, Painting

Barbara Hubert

Beach 1, 2011 65 x 92 cm Painting


Daniela Pasqualini, Peaceful Dreams, Painting

Daniela Pasqualini

Peaceful Dreams, 2022 121.9 x 91.4 x 3.8 cm Painting


Antoine Josse, Balance-moi !, Painting

Antoine Josse

Balance-moi !, 2021 100 x 100 x 4 cm Painting


Our recommendations Nadine Antoniuk, The pulse of the world, Painting

Nadine Antoniuk

The pulse of the world, 2020 120 x 80 x 2 cm Painting


Olivier Furter, Topographie Humaine II, Painting

Olivier Furter

Topographie Humaine II, 2022 60 x 92 x 2 cm Painting


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Miri Baruch

Roundabout, 2021 100 x 120 x 3 cm Painting


Nasty, Dead Spraycan, Painting


Dead Spraycan, 2018 32 x 32 x 1 cm Painting


Tomasz Mistak, Dispersion LXIX, Painting

Tomasz Mistak

Dispersion LXIX, 2022 90 x 130 x 3 cm Painting


Mónica Castanys, Matí a Brusel·les, Painting

Mónica Castanys

Matí a Brusel·les, 2022 120 x 100 cm Painting


Menashe Kadishman, White Sheep Head, Painting

Menashe Kadishman

White Sheep Head, 2000 28 x 28 x 2.5 cm Painting


Irena Tone, Sweet dreams..., Painting

Irena Tone

Sweet dreams..., 2020 100 x 70 x 2 cm Painting


Andrea Frascione, Forest Walk, Painting

Andrea Frascione

Forest Walk, 2018 122 x 91 x 2 cm Painting


Kyla Andrea Balke, A rainy day, Painting

Kyla Andrea Balke

A rainy day, 2021 91 x 91 x 4 cm Painting


Laurent Bouro, Végétal, Painting

Laurent Bouro

Végétal, 2022 80 x 100 x 5 cm Painting


Polina Kharlamova, Cold flower, Painting

Polina Kharlamova

Cold flower, 2022 80 x 80 x 2 cm Painting


Elodie Huré, Cercle Printanier 4, Painting

Elodie Huré

Cercle Printanier 4, 2021 66 x 66 x 2 cm Painting


Manuel Santelices, Staatsburg, Painting

Manuel Santelices

Staatsburg, 2022 30.5 x 22.9 x 0.3 cm Painting


Luis Alvarado, Les felins, Painting

Luis Alvarado

Les felins, 2022 50 x 40 x 3 cm Painting


Suzanne Vaughen, Dynamic Sunset, Painting

Suzanne Vaughen

Dynamic Sunset, 2022 61 x 91.4 x 3.8 cm Painting


Ron Halfant, Sea n' earth, Painting

Ron Halfant

Sea n' earth, 2022 76.2 x 121.9 x 1.5 cm Painting


Louis Rheiner, L'étendage au bord du lac, Painting

Louis Rheiner

L'étendage au bord du lac, 1916 21.5 x 12.5 x 0.3 cm Painting


François-Armand Mauchain, Au pied du Salève avec vue sur le Mont Blanc, Painting

François-Armand Mauchain

Au pied du Salève avec vue sur le Mont Blanc, 1900 37.5 x 50 x 0.2 cm Painting


VeraD, Dive in Pi, Painting


Dive in Pi, 2022 80 x 60 x 3 cm Painting


Boss, Paolablo, Painting


Paolablo, 2021 55 x 45 x 2 cm Painting


Ana Patitú, The Swamp, Painting

Ana Patitú

The Swamp, 2022 60 x 81 x 1.5 cm Painting


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Francesca Borgo

Uphill, 2022 30 x 30 x 1.8 cm Painting


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