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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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Our recommendations Al Freno, My way, Painting

Al Freno

My way, 2022 80 x 80 x 2 cm Painting

$1,866

Nora Ampova, Fictional Landscape, Painting

Nora Ampova

Fictional Landscape, 2021 80 x 80 x 3.5 cm Painting

$1,348

Our recommendations Nicolas Dubreuille, Sans Titre Ref (261), Painting

Nicolas Dubreuille

Sans Titre Ref (261), 2020 60 x 150 x 3 cm Painting

$4,459

Our recommendations Katharina Husslein, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Painting

Katharina Husslein

A Midsummer Night's Dream, 2022 158 x 120 x 2 cm Painting

$3,111

Stefano Mazzolini, Tsypd, Painting

Stefano Mazzolini

Tsypd, 2019 110 x 50 x 4 cm Painting

$1,037

Mariah Birsak, House of the Cheetah ll painting, Painting

Mariah Birsak

House of the Cheetah ll painting, 2022 120 x 100 x 4 cm Painting

$1,597 $1,437

Catherine Tapon, Nuit d'été, Painting

Catherine Tapon

Nuit d'été, 2022 90 x 30 x 3.7 cm Painting

$1,166

Antonino Puliafico, Marea, Painting

Antonino Puliafico

Marea, 2022 115 x 143 x 0.1 cm Painting

$3,111

Gabrielle Rul, Bored O’Clock, Painting

Gabrielle Rul

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

$1,555

Nathanael Koffi, Les vagues mélodieuses, Painting

Nathanael Koffi

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

$1,244

Our recommendations Éric Odartey, Ataa Adjoa, Painting

Éric Odartey

Ataa Adjoa, 2022 102 x 77 x 5 cm Painting

$1,555

Sumit Mehndiratta, Composition No. 364, Painting

Sumit Mehndiratta

Composition No. 364, 2022 76 x 113 x 3 cm Painting

$1,037

Tic, Dédale, Painting

Tic

Dédale, 2022 165 x 170 cm Painting

$1,296

Sophie Mangelsen, [Sub]conscious - II, Painting

Sophie Mangelsen

[Sub]conscious - II, 2022 100 x 120 x 2.2 cm Painting

$1,224 $1,040

Jade Mouge, Le banc, Painting

Jade Mouge

Le banc, 2022 81 x 100 x 4 cm Painting

$1,141 $1,027

Jéko, Violette, Painting

Jéko

Violette, 2021 41 x 33 x 2 cm Painting

$1,348

Our recommendations Alexander Shandor, The long-awaited spring, Painting

Alexander Shandor

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

$1,600 $1,440

Goddog, Blue Paper, Painting

Goddog

Blue Paper, 2022 70 x 50 x 0.5 cm Painting

$830

Natasha Zupan, Tactile memory #126., Painting

Natasha Zupan

Tactile memory #126., 2022 45.7 x 38.1 x 7.6 cm Painting

$4,200

Adam Norgaard, Boxed Fuji San, Painting

Adam Norgaard

Boxed Fuji San, 2022 69.5 x 54 x 0.1 cm Painting

$850

Sophie Petetin, Côte d'Azur vacances !, Painting

Sophie Petetin

Côte d'Azur vacances !, 2022 65 x 54 x 2.5 cm Painting

$928

Our recommendations Aliénor de Montalivet, Sensible Ruin, Painting

Aliénor de Montalivet

Sensible Ruin, 2022 76 x 61 x 4 cm Painting

$1,385

Our recommendations Peter Markus Jentes, Do You See What I Sea?, Painting

Peter Markus Jentes

Do You See What I Sea?, 2021 140 x 140 x 4 cm Painting

$7,557

Waleria Matelska, In embrace, Painting

Waleria Matelska

In embrace, 2022 31 x 21.5 cm Painting

$259

Clément Verdière, Ange, Painting

Clément Verdière

Ange, 2022 120 x 100 x 3 cm Painting

$4,562

Meteo Meteo, Sans Titre, Painting

Meteo Meteo

Sans Titre, 2022 12 x 8 x 0.1 cm Painting

$51

Julien Cuny, Le centaure, Painting

Julien Cuny

Le centaure, 2020 70 x 50 cm Painting

$311

Aurélie Trabaud, Pinus pinea - Boite à clé, Painting

Aurélie Trabaud

Pinus pinea - Boite à clé, 2022 40 x 30 x 1.4 cm Painting

$985

Agnès Tiollier, Le bassin Majorelle, Painting

Agnès Tiollier

Le bassin Majorelle, 2013 97 x 130 x 2.5 cm Painting

$3,111

Laura Dujoncquoy, Jungle urbaine no.1, Painting

Laura Dujoncquoy

Jungle urbaine no.1, 2022 80 x 80 x 4.5 cm Painting

$1,348

Irena Tone, Sweet dreams..., Painting

Irena Tone

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

$1,476

Wedad Alnasser, Resonant Self, Painting

Wedad Alnasser

Resonant Self, 2022 47 x 40 x 3 cm Painting

$933

Xiu, Oiseau, Painting

Xiu

Oiseau, 2022 40 x 40 x 1 cm Painting

$518

Sabrina Viola, Pinkart, Painting

Sabrina Viola

Pinkart, 2022 100 x 80 x 2 cm Painting

$1,970

Kotaro Machiyama, Leave, Painting

Kotaro Machiyama

Leave, 2022 91 x 65.2 x 0.1 cm Painting

$2,970

Clara Elliot, Green, Painting

Clara Elliot

Green, 2021 100 x 80 x 5 cm Painting

$1,029

Maria Esmar, A life in colour, Painting

Maria Esmar

A life in colour, 2022 70 x 200 x 4 cm Painting

$5,081

Teona Yamanidze, Natural Predators in Captivity, Painting

Teona Yamanidze

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

$830

Gaëtan de Séguin, Like father like son, Painting

Gaëtan de Séguin

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

$2,489

Gaëlle Wagner, Dodgem Car, Painting

Gaëlle Wagner

Dodgem Car, 2022 60 x 60 x 2 cm Painting

$1,016

Marcel Jungvirt, La Dessert, Painting

Marcel Jungvirt

La Dessert, 2021 90 x 60 x 2 cm Painting

$830 $581

Our recommendations Etienne Quesnay, Modern Distraction, Painting

Etienne Quesnay

Modern Distraction, 2022 31 x 23 cm Painting

$363

Barbara Piller, Two birds singing together, Painting

Barbara Piller

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

$830

Guy Lyman, Family Portrait, Painting

Guy Lyman

Family Portrait, 2022 76.2 x 61 x 2.5 cm Painting

$1,476

Emma Konc, Ombre 2, Painting

Emma Konc

Ombre 2, 2022 32 x 24 cm Painting

$78

Alice de Miramon, Light - Botanical gardens series, Painting

Alice de Miramon

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

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Gina Vor, Sea Life 2, Painting

Gina Vor

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

$207

Mónica Castanys, Matí a Brusel·les, Painting

Mónica Castanys

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

$4,666

Brad Sane, The sound temperament, Painting

Brad Sane

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

$1,078

Pappay, Street view, Painting

Pappay

Street view, 2022 50 x 50 x 2 cm Painting

$819

Our recommendations Pitu, Les supers, Painting

Pitu

Les supers, 2022 160 x 120 x 6 cm Painting

$4,148

Zena Blackwell, Keep Safe, Painting

Zena Blackwell

Keep Safe, 2022 30 x 30 x 2 cm Painting

$800

Mario Henrique, Nebula No. 3, Series IV, Painting

Mario Henrique

Nebula No. 3, Series IV, 2022 150 x 150 x 4 cm Painting

$9,900

Cécile Duchêne-Malissin, Une ombre dans mes souvenirs IV, Painting

Cécile Duchêne-Malissin

Une ombre dans mes souvenirs IV, 2022 92 x 73 x 5 cm Painting

$1,825

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

Lila Maroun Frem

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

$1,037

Odin Pigelet, Mahori skate, Painting

Odin Pigelet

Mahori skate, 2022 80 x 20 x 1 cm Painting

$467

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

Éléonore Deshayes

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

$4,148

Angu Walters, Opening the Festival V, Painting

Angu Walters

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

$3,900 $3,510

Peter de Boer, Hortus botanicus, Painting

Peter de Boer

Hortus botanicus, 2022 150 x 200 x 2 cm Painting

$6,221

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

$1,244

Our recommendations Mohammad Omran, Where is the crocodile hiding ?, Painting

Mohammad Omran

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

$5,000

Carlos Blanco Artero, Picassian dancer, Painting

Carlos Blanco Artero

Picassian dancer, 2015 60 x 42 x 0.2 cm Painting

$5,703

Gordon Hopkins, Lemon on blue table, Painting

Gordon Hopkins

Lemon on blue table, 2019 100 x 100 cm Painting

$4,666

Leslie Berthet Laval, N62, Painting

Leslie Berthet Laval

N62, 2022 20 x 20 cm Painting

$622

Natia Sapanadze, Don't go to the Garden of Flowers, Painting

Natia Sapanadze

Don't go to the Garden of Flowers, 2022 36 x 47 x 2.5 cm Painting

$2,696

Linda Clerget, Le chant de l'oiseau, Painting

Linda Clerget

Le chant de l'oiseau, 2021 100 x 80 x 1 cm Painting

$2,406

Veronika Kudashova, We’re going home, Painting

Veronika Kudashova

We’re going home, 2022 100 x 100 cm Painting

$3,525 $2,820

Thierry Carrier, Code 2201, Painting

Thierry Carrier

Code 2201, 2022 160 x 130 x 2 cm Painting

$9,332

Elizabeth Becker, Swallows in Flight No. 42, Painting

Elizabeth Becker

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

$550

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

Vita Opolskyte

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

$2,385

Edivaldo Barbosa, Fête de la Saint Jean, Painting

Edivaldo Barbosa

Fête de la Saint Jean, 2022 90 x 160 x 0.2 cm Painting

$9,332

Our recommendations Michalina Czurakowska, Water, Painting

Michalina Czurakowska

Water, 2022 100 x 160 x 2 cm Painting

$4,977

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