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170,000 - The number of contemporary artworks currently available on Artsper. Every day, new Parisian, European and international art galleries join us and trust us to promote their artists (painters, illustrators, sculptors and art photographers.)

We use the term ‘contemporary art’ to identify all works created in recent times, between the end of the 20th and the start of the 21st centuries. However, there is no single type of contemporary art and it can cover just as many forms as there are artists. Although contemporary art takes individualities and cultural exceptions into account, it is inspired by a global context and a globalised society which is forever changing. The materials used, the creative processes and the chosen themes often refer to this interconnection and constantly question the established artistic order.

Although they are often confused, there are many differences between modern and contemporary art. In particular, contemporary art, which tends to be more conceptual, favours the creative idea behind the work more than the actual artwork created.

However the distinction between the two trends can be interpreted as purely time-related and any piece of work created after 1945 can be called ‘contemporary’. Pop Art is one of the first artistic movements to emerge from contemporary art. It appeared at a time when an entire generation was caught up in the whirlwind of consumer society. Pop Art used the latest technology available and intense colours to reflect (sometimes ironically) the changing globalised world. Key artists include Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol whose modern paintings depict the icons of the time, such as Marilyn Monroe or Elizabeth Taylor.

Inspired by the revolutionary thinking of the great Surrealist masters (Dali or Magritte), Cubists (Picasso) and Dadaists (Marcel Duchamp), artists of the 1950s and 60s took their ideas about art even further. Minimalism and Conceptual Art was born. Minimalism and conceptualism were set in contrast to the the abstract expressionist artists such as Mark Rothko and Jackson Pollock, and the movements were pioneered by artists such as Franck Stella, Sol Lewitt, Lawrence Weiner many of whom created pared down, minimal sculptures…

Born in the 1960s in Philadelphia, street art has been popular since the 80s and is now exhibited in art museums, galleries and private collections. Paintings, stencils, collages, unusual supports, tags...Certain gallery owners offer original works from the movement’s biggest names, such as prints by Shepard Fairey (Obey), Banksy, photographs by JR or graffiti paintings by Jef Aérosol. In our catalogue you can also find works by artists from the emerging art scene who work in the same style: JonOne, Blek Le Rat, Miss Tic, Death NYC....

Despite all these changes that have taken place, artists continue to work with more traditional genres including landscape and portrait, although of course, the way they approach these subjects is very different today. Many artworks combine several techniques and mediums. A drawing, for example might use collage, watercolour and touches of acrylic. Artists today are faced with almost limitless possibilities.

Sculptors and other artists who played an important part in the late 20th century art scene are also present on Artsper. Specialising in big or small formats, using wood, bronze or steel you’ll find a variety of works. Discover the famous highly-coloured figurative creations by Niki de Saint Phalle, Takashi Murakami’s kawai inspired art, and even Jeff Koons, also known as the most expensive living contemporary artist in the world.
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Gabrielle Rul, Bored O’Clock, Painting

Gabrielle Rul

Bored O’Clock, 2022 116 x 89 x 3 cm Painting

$1,571

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Ataa Adjoa, 2022 102 x 77 x 5 cm Painting

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Cendrillon, 2022 55 x 46 x 2 cm Painting

$838

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Petite glace, 2022 92 x 73 x 2 cm Painting

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Sumit Mehndiratta, Composition No.314, Painting

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

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Antonino Puliafico, Abbandonarsi al Crepuscolo, Painting

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Abbandonarsi al Crepuscolo, 2022 70 x 80 x 2 cm Painting

$1,466

Goddog, Blue Paper, Painting

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Blue Paper, 2022 70 x 50 x 0.5 cm Painting

$838

Stefano Mazzolini, Pfot, Painting

Stefano Mazzolini

Pfot, 2019 100 x 70 x 1 cm Painting

$838

Sophie Mangelsen, Terracotta, Painting

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Terracotta, 2021 120 x 100 x 2 cm Painting

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Sitting Pretty, 2022 45 x 45 x 3.5 cm Painting

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Etienne Quesnay, Visite à Jacquemart-André, Painting

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Visite à Jacquemart-André, 2022 65 x 54 cm Painting

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Après-midi Turquoise, 2022 80 x 80 x 1 cm Painting

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Teona Yamanidze, Natural Predators in Captivity, Painting

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

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Clara Elliot, Green, Painting

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Green, 2021 100 x 80 x 5 cm Painting

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Irena Tone, Sweet dreams..., Painting

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

$1,500

Sophie Petetin, Régate, on trace au vent, Painting

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Régate, on trace au vent, 2022 70 x 60 x 2.5 cm Painting

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Alice de Miramon, Light - Botanical gardens series, Painting

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Light - Botanical gardens series, 2019 26 x 20 cm Painting

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Our recommendations Mariah Birsak, Garden ll Painting, Painting

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Garden ll Painting, 2022 100 x 100 x 2 cm Painting

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Brad Sane, The sound temperament, Painting

Brad Sane

The sound temperament, 2021 61 x 89 x 5 cm Painting

$1,089

Gina Vor, Sea Life 2, Painting

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Sea Life 2, 2018 30 x 24 x 1 cm Painting

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Jade Mouge, La lune, Painting

Jade Mouge

La lune, 2022 100 x 81 x 3 cm Painting

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Natasha Zupan, Tactile memory #133, Painting

Natasha Zupan

Tactile memory #133, 2021 24.1 x 19.1 x 7.6 cm Painting

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Mónica Castanys, Matí a Brusel·les, Painting

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Adam Norgaard, Festive Night, Painting

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Festive Night, 2022 69 x 54 x 0.1 cm Painting

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Lila Maroun Frem, L'amour d'une mere, Painting

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L'amour d'une mere, 2021 29 x 39 x 5.5 cm Painting

$1,047

Guy Lyman, Family Portrait, Painting

Guy Lyman

Family Portrait, 2022 76.2 x 61 x 2.5 cm Painting

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Éléonore Deshayes, Allées et venues en paysage moelleux n°3, Painting

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Allées et venues en paysage moelleux n°3, 2022 100 x 100 x 3 cm Painting

$4,189

Maria Esmar, Come dance with me, Painting

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Come dance with me, 2022 120 x 200 x 4 cm Painting

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Barbara Piller, Two birds singing together, Painting

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Two birds singing together, 2022 50 x 40 x 4 cm Painting

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Marcel Jungvirt, La Dessert, Painting

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La Dessert, 2021 90 x 60 x 2 cm Painting

$838

Leslie Berthet Laval, N62, Painting

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N62, 2022 20 x 20 cm Painting

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Wedad Alnasser, Resonant Self, Painting

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Resonant Self, 2022 47 x 40 x 3 cm Painting

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Mario Henrique, Ballerina No. 1, Series XX, Painting

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Ballerina No. 1, Series XX, 2022 65 x 50 cm Painting

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Meteo Meteo, Tripe, Painting

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Tripe, 2022 21 x 14.8 x 0.1 cm Painting

$68

Xiu, Village I, Painting

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Village I, 2022 40 x 40 x 1 cm Painting

$576

Nicolas Dubreuille, Ref 588, Painting

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Ref 588, 2020 50 x 50 x 3 cm Painting

$1,728

Nora Ampova, Fictional Landscape, Painting

Nora Ampova

Fictional Landscape, 2021 80 x 80 x 3.5 cm Painting

$1,361

Aurélie Trabaud, Palm Shadow on a Pink Wall N°2, Painting

Aurélie Trabaud

Palm Shadow on a Pink Wall N°2, 2022 40 x 40 x 0.1 cm Painting

$576

Veronika Kudashova, My place, Painting

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My place, 2022 80 x 80 cm Painting

$2,618 $2,356

Emma Konc, Onde, Painting

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Onde, 2022 28.5 x 28.5 x 2 cm Painting

$63

Cécile Duchêne-Malissin, L'infante, Painting

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L'infante, 2022 120 x 100 x 2 cm Painting

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Elizabeth Becker, Swallows in Flight No. 42, Painting

Elizabeth Becker

Swallows in Flight No. 42, 2021 45.7 x 61 cm Painting

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Vita Opolskyte, Passing by, he said: I have no idea what is going on here (on vacation), Painting

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Passing by, he said: I have no idea what is going on here (on vacation), 2022 161 x 180 x 2 cm Painting

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Peter de Boer, Arrival at the beach, Painting

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Arrival at the beach, 2022 80 x 70 x 2 cm Painting

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Where is the crocodile hiding ?, 2021 100 x 100 x 2 cm Painting

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Gaëlle Wagner, Oil explosion, Painting

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Oil explosion, 2016 125 x 125 x 3 cm Painting

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Carlos Blanco Artero, Man with beret, Painting

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Man with beret, 2017 30 x 30 x 0.1 cm Painting

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Waleria Matelska, In embrace, Painting

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In embrace, 2022 31 x 21.5 cm Painting

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Clément Verdière, Ange, Painting

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Ange, 2022 120 x 100 x 3 cm Painting

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Angu Walters, Opening the Festival V, Painting

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Opening the Festival V, 2022 100 x 150 x 0.1 cm Painting

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Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli, Feelings from the other side, Painting

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Feelings from the other side, 2022 91.4 x 91.4 cm Painting

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Gordon Hopkins, Lemon on blue table, Painting

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Lemon on blue table, 2019 100 x 100 cm Painting

$4,712

Agnès Tiollier, Reflet à Giverny, Painting

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Reflet à Giverny, 2022 120 x 60 x 2.5 cm Painting

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Arthur Dorval, Éclosions Géométriques, Painting

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Éclosions Géométriques, 2019 65 x 50 x 1 cm Painting

$2,618

Edivaldo Barbosa, Fête folclorique, Painting

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Fête folclorique, 1997 80 x 60 x 3 cm Painting

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Marrakech atmosphere no.7, 2022 29.7 x 21 x 0.1 cm Painting

$63

Thierry Carrier, Code 2201, Painting

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Code 2201, 2022 160 x 130 x 2 cm Painting

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Odin Pigelet, Dans les Abysses, Painting

Odin Pigelet

Dans les Abysses, 2022 130 x 97 x 2 cm Painting

$2,618 $2,356

Gaëtan de Séguin, Like father like son, Painting

Gaëtan de Séguin

Like father like son, 2022 100 x 80 x 3 cm Painting

$2,513

Sabrina Viola, Plitvice, Painting

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Plitvice, 2022 80 x 100 x 2 cm Painting

$1,990

Marion Tivital, Nature morte 42, Painting

Marion Tivital

Nature morte 42, 2020 40 x 80 x 3 cm Painting

$4,189

Pappay, Street view, Painting

Pappay

Street view, 2022 50 x 50 x 2 cm Painting

$827

Tobia Ravà, 1399 Vortice dei numeri primi, Painting

Tobia Ravà

1399 Vortice dei numeri primi, 2017 80 x 80 cm Painting

$11,498

Tarik Chebli, Rakuen 2, Painting

Tarik Chebli

Rakuen 2, 2022 130 x 150 cm Painting

$5,300

Le Closier, Frida (Gold), Painting

Le Closier

Frida (Gold), 2022 91 x 60 x 2 cm Painting

$1,257

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Snoopy X Pride Kevinours (Collab Shadee K), 2022 24 x 16 x 2 cm Painting

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David Jamin

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