Colored artworks

Painting, Respiro tra i rami, Antonino Puliafico

Respiro tra i rami

Antonino Puliafico

Painting - 150 x 210 cm Painting - 59.1 x 82.7 inch

Sold

Painting, MB 78, Méryl B

MB 78

Méryl B

Painting - 116 x 89 x 3 cm Painting - 45.7 x 35 x 1.2 inch

$965 $868

Painting, Cerf-volant, Ralph Resch

Cerf-volant

Ralph Resch

Painting - 100 x 100 x 2 cm Painting - 39.4 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch

$1,192

Painting, Premier jour, Nicolas Ruelle

Premier jour

Nicolas Ruelle

Painting - 100 x 100 x 2 cm Painting - 39.4 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch

$1,135

Painting, Ref 657, Nicolas Dubreuille

Ref 657

Nicolas Dubreuille

Painting - 50 x 50 cm Painting - 19.7 x 19.7 inch

$1,816

Print, And Then... All Things Good and Bad, All Days Fine and Rough, Takashi Murakami

And Then... All Things Good and Bad, All Days Fine and Rough

Takashi Murakami

Print - 50 x 50 cm Print - 19.7 x 19.7 inch

$2,026

Painting, Bingo!!!!! (Stretched), Nikolaos Schizas

Bingo!!!!! (Stretched)

Nikolaos Schizas

Painting - 130 x 97 x 2 cm Painting - 51.2 x 38.2 x 0.8 inch

$4,653

Painting, You make this my Home, Lilly Muth

You make this my Home

Lilly Muth

Painting - 100 x 125 x 2 cm Painting - 39.4 x 49.2 x 0.8 inch

$1,929

Painting, Emerald City, Nora Ampova

Emerald City

Nora Ampova

Painting - 97 x 77 x 3 cm Painting - 38.2 x 30.3 x 1.2 inch

$1,180

Painting, My favourite Memories of Us, Katharina Husslein

My favourite Memories of Us

Katharina Husslein

Painting - 120 x 160 x 3 cm Painting - 47.2 x 63 x 1.2 inch

$3,632

Painting, Rosette from here, Gergana Tabakova

Rosette from here

Gergana Tabakova

Painting - 100 x 80 x 2.5 cm Painting - 39.4 x 31.5 x 1 inch

$1,600

Painting, Banc de poissons #11, David Jehan (B.boss)

Banc de poissons #11

David Jehan (B.boss)

Painting - 80 x 80 x 2 cm Painting - 31.5 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch

$681

Painting, Marine abstraite 67, Fred Boutet

Marine abstraite 67

Fred Boutet

Painting - 120 x 120 x 2.5 cm Painting - 47.2 x 47.2 x 1 inch

$1,362

Painting, Once upon a time, Tarek

Once upon a time

Tarek

Painting - 46 x 55 x 2 cm Painting - 18.1 x 21.7 x 0.8 inch

$965

Print, Op-art icon (aqua), Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Op-art icon (aqua)

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 x 0.2 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 x 0.1 inch

$567

Print, The Shepherdess, Menashe Kadishman

The Shepherdess

Menashe Kadishman

Print - 70 x 56 x 0.5 cm Print - 27.6 x 22 x 0.2 inch

$649 $455

Painting, #43, Tic

#43

Tic

Painting - 110 x 210 x 0.1 cm Painting - 43.3 x 82.7 x 0 inch

$1,078

Painting, Ref. 119, Frédérique Barba

Ref. 119

Frédérique Barba

Painting - 146 x 97 x 2 cm Painting - 57.5 x 38.2 x 0.8 inch

$1,816

Painting, Es Vedrà II, Isabelle Fournet

Es Vedrà II

Isabelle Fournet

Painting - 65 x 92 x 2 cm Painting - 25.6 x 36.2 x 0.8 inch

$2,213

Painting, Hatajan, Kusbudiyanto

Hatajan

Kusbudiyanto

Painting - 66 x 66 x 3 cm Painting - 26 x 26 x 1.2 inch

$1,589

Painting, Ephémères colorés (N° Inédit), Jazzu

Ephémères colorés (N° Inédit)

Jazzu

Painting - 50 x 50 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch

$1,816

Painting, Seven seas, Thierry Corpet

Seven seas

Thierry Corpet

Painting - 100 x 80 x 4 cm Painting - 39.4 x 31.5 x 1.6 inch

$1,362

Painting, Special Horse, Menashe Kadishman

Special Horse

Menashe Kadishman

Painting - 80 x 60 x 2 cm Painting - 31.5 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

$3,900

Painting, Composition No. 413, Sumit Mehndiratta

Composition No. 413

Sumit Mehndiratta

Painting - 100 x 71 x 3 cm Painting - 39.4 x 28 x 1.2 inch

$1,816

Painting, Dancing Flowers, BB.Queen

Dancing Flowers

BB.Queen

Painting - 60 x 30 x 3 cm Painting - 23.6 x 11.8 x 1.2 inch

$1,248

Print, Faces in digital landscapes I, Okuda

Faces in digital landscapes I

Okuda

Print - 66 x 66 x 0.2 cm Print - 26 x 26 x 0.1 inch

$1,702

Painting, Tropical Delight, Sreya Gupta

Tropical Delight

Sreya Gupta

Painting - 76.2 x 76.2 x 2.5 cm Painting - 30 x 30 x 1 inch

$1,543

Painting, Orange Mix, Ronald Hunter

Orange Mix

Ronald Hunter

Painting - 80 x 80 x 2 cm Painting - 31.5 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch

$1,043

Painting, Brouillard, Gauthier Bruel

Brouillard

Gauthier Bruel

Painting - 130 x 97 x 4 cm Painting - 51.2 x 38.2 x 1.6 inch

$1,702

Painting, Abstract Garden, Artyom Basenci

Abstract Garden

Artyom Basenci

Painting - 60 x 45 x 2 cm Painting - 23.6 x 17.7 x 0.8 inch

$1,300

Painting, Feel the day calling you, Barbara Piller

Feel the day calling you

Barbara Piller

Painting - 70 x 60 x 3 cm Painting - 27.6 x 23.6 x 1.2 inch

$991

Painting, Release, Candice Grant

Release

Candice Grant

Painting - 91.4 x 121.9 x 3.8 cm Painting - 36 x 48 x 1.5 inch

$1,580

Painting, Blue Chair !, Robert Combas

Blue Chair !

Robert Combas

Painting - 49 x 32 x 2 cm Painting - 19.3 x 12.6 x 0.8 inch

$39,722

Painting, Olympic Games Paris 2024 - Red and Gold - Tribute to Gustav Klimt (Jeux Olympiques Paris 2024 - Rouge et Or - Hommage à Gustav Klimt), Christian Jodin

Olympic Games Paris 2024 - Red and Gold - Tribute to Gustav Klimt (Jeux Olympiques Paris 2024 - Rouge et Or - Hommage à Gustav Klimt)

Christian Jodin

Painting - 100 x 100 x 2 cm Painting - 39.4 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch

$1,124 $899

Painting, 5 Legs, Brad Waters

5 Legs

Brad Waters

Painting - 91 x 91 x 4 cm Painting - 35.8 x 35.8 x 1.6 inch

$1,283

Print, Le lézard aux plumes d'or, Joan Miró

Le lézard aux plumes d'or

Joan Miró

Print - 35 x 50 cm Print - 13.8 x 19.7 inch

$3,972

Painting, My tomorrow depends on me (light peach sunrise sea), Nadine Antoniuk

My tomorrow depends on me (light peach sunrise sea)

Nadine Antoniuk

Painting - 235 x 150 x 0.1 cm Painting - 92.5 x 59.1 x 0 inch

$5,504

Painting, Pipoteur, Antony Squizzato

Pipoteur

Antony Squizzato

Painting - 70 x 50 x 2 cm Painting - 27.6 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch

$2,270

Print, Montagne et eau, Zhaobin Zhou

Montagne et eau

Zhaobin Zhou

Print - 29 x 99 x 1 cm Print - 11.4 x 39 x 0.4 inch

$1,135

Photography, Baltic_Ice_Kakumaee_002, Bernhard Lang

Baltic_Ice_Kakumaee_002

Bernhard Lang

Photography - 90 x 72 x 1.5 cm Photography - 35.4 x 28.3 x 0.6 inch

$2,043

Painting, Viva La Vida, Sara Chelou

Viva La Vida

Sara Chelou

Painting - 146 x 114 x 2 cm Painting - 57.5 x 44.9 x 0.8 inch

$1,929

Painting, Wrapped Rocks / Blue Cyan Turquoise Purple, Simon Findlay

Wrapped Rocks / Blue Cyan Turquoise Purple

Simon Findlay

Painting - 210 x 150 x 2 cm Painting - 82.7 x 59.1 x 0.8 inch

$2,270

Painting, Olympic Energy Paris 2024 (L'Energie Olympique Paris 2024), Bruno Cantais

Olympic Energy Paris 2024 (L'Energie Olympique Paris 2024)

Bruno Cantais

Painting - 100 x 81 x 2.5 cm Painting - 39.4 x 31.9 x 1 inch

$1,129

Painting, My name is Stain, Yohan Storti

My name is Stain

Yohan Storti

Painting - 92 x 73 x 3 cm Painting - 36.2 x 28.7 x 1.2 inch

$2,270

Painting, Spring Memories, Gaëlle Wagner

Spring Memories

Gaëlle Wagner

Painting - 50 x 50 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch

$1,339

Painting, Namisen, Orlando Marin

Namisen

Orlando Marin

Painting - 94 x 94 x 5.1 cm Painting - 37 x 37 x 2 inch

$2,000

Painting, Ying, Love Cures No.1, Xiao Ying Chen

Ying, Love Cures No.1

Xiao Ying Chen

Painting - 100 x 80 x 4 cm Painting - 39.4 x 31.5 x 1.6 inch

$1,589

Painting, She loves me, JonOne

She loves me

JonOne

Painting - 132.5 x 235 x 5 cm Painting - 52.2 x 92.5 x 2 inch

$26,101

Painting, Sparkle Abstract, Pamela Rys

Sparkle Abstract

Pamela Rys

Painting - 43.2 x 43.2 x 2 cm Painting - 17 x 17 x 0.8 inch

$1,977

Painting, Green Rivulets, Norman Lerner

Green Rivulets

Norman Lerner

Painting - 76.2 x 61 x 1.3 cm Painting - 30 x 24 x 0.5 inch

$1,550

Painting, La liberacion, Sonia Domenech

La liberacion

Sonia Domenech

Painting - 100 x 100 x 1.5 cm Painting - 39.4 x 39.4 x 0.6 inch

$2,043

Painting, Gold abstract painting #0016, Olena Topliss

Gold abstract painting #0016

Olena Topliss

Painting - 78.7 x 99.1 x 2 cm Painting - 31 x 39 x 0.8 inch

$1,335

Painting, Shiverin' Sharks, Damien Hirst

Shiverin' Sharks

Damien Hirst

Painting - 4.2 x 5 x 0.01 cm Painting - 1.7 x 2 x 0 inch

$1,702

Painting, Du côté de Paimpol (Série), Charlotte Abecassis

Du côté de Paimpol (Série)

Charlotte Abecassis

Painting - 56 x 42 cm Painting - 22 x 16.5 inch

$1,475

Painting, Nouvelle anecdote, Richard Dubure

Nouvelle anecdote

Richard Dubure

Painting - 54 x 73 x 4 cm Painting - 21.3 x 28.7 x 1.6 inch

$1,702

Painting, Run Run Run, Rico Sab

Run Run Run

Rico Sab

Painting - 120 x 150 x 2.5 cm Painting - 47.2 x 59.1 x 1 inch

$1,873

Painting, Abstract-117, Nivas Kanhere

Abstract-117

Nivas Kanhere

Painting - 121.9 x 121.9 x 2.5 cm Painting - 48 x 48 x 1 inch

$1,600

Painting, Calculs savants, Âme Sauvage

Calculs savants

Âme Sauvage

Painting - 90 x 80 x 2.4 cm Painting - 35.4 x 31.5 x 0.9 inch

$965

Painting, Flowers of hope, Tetiana Adamovich

Flowers of hope

Tetiana Adamovich

Painting - 100 x 60 x 2.5 cm Painting - 39.4 x 23.6 x 1 inch

$1,362

Print, Rose de l'Inde, Olivier Debré

Rose de l'Inde

Olivier Debré

Print - 80 x 57 cm Print - 31.5 x 22.4 inch

$1,702

Painting, Gratitude, Genny B

Gratitude

Genny B

Painting - 73 x 92 x 2 cm Painting - 28.7 x 36.2 x 0.8 inch

$624

Fine Art Drawings, Montée de sève, Angelo Pioppo

Montée de sève

Angelo Pioppo

Fine Art Drawings - 59.5 x 71.5 x 3 cm Fine Art Drawings - 23.4 x 28.1 x 1.2 inch

$1,362

Painting, Zebulo, Perrotte

Zebulo

Perrotte

Painting - 60 x 60 x 2 cm Painting - 23.6 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

$2,270

Painting, Summer Colors XL, Floria Rey

Summer Colors XL

Floria Rey

Painting - 103 x 91 x 0.1 cm Painting - 40.6 x 35.8 x 0 inch

$1,135

Painting, Lettere N°4, Alexander Daniloff

Lettere N°4

Alexander Daniloff

Painting - 95 x 75 x 0.2 cm Painting - 37.4 x 29.5 x 0.1 inch

$965

Painting, Addio del giorno, Antonino Puliafico

Addio del giorno

Antonino Puliafico

Painting - 40 x 50 x 2 cm Painting - 15.7 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch

$488

Painting, Cherries and Roses, Ania Pieniazek

Cherries and Roses

Ania Pieniazek

Painting - 70 x 60 x 10 cm Painting - 27.6 x 23.6 x 3.9 inch

$1,148

Painting, Playful Companionship, Armen Vahramyan

Playful Companionship

Armen Vahramyan

Painting - 40 x 40 x 2 cm Painting - 15.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

$1,050

Painting, Cultural Fusion, Godfrey Chukwuebuka

Cultural Fusion

Godfrey Chukwuebuka

Painting - 106.7 x 76.2 x 2.5 cm Painting - 42 x 30 x 1 inch

$1,750

Painting, Freedom, Sandrine Hartmann

Freedom

Sandrine Hartmann

Painting - 60 x 60 x 4 cm Painting - 23.6 x 23.6 x 1.6 inch

$613

Painting, On the Back 1, Célia Eid

On the Back 1

Célia Eid

Painting - 67 x 76 x 3 cm Painting - 26.4 x 29.9 x 1.2 inch

$1,475

Painting, Motherhood 1, Omonu Salisu

Motherhood 1

Omonu Salisu

Painting - 147.3 x 116.8 x 2.5 cm Painting - 58 x 46 x 1 inch

$1,599

Painting, Nouvelle perspective, Arnaud Dromigny

Nouvelle perspective

Arnaud Dromigny

Painting - 42 x 59.4 x 2 cm Painting - 16.5 x 23.4 x 0.8 inch

$636

Painting, River of Petals, Priscilla Vettese

River of Petals

Priscilla Vettese

Painting - 120 x 40 x 2 cm Painting - 47.2 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

$794

Painting, Rolls, Keny

Rolls

Keny

Painting - 100 x 100 x 2 cm Painting - 39.4 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch

$908

Painting, Tangled Harmony, Vlas Ayvazyan

Tangled Harmony

Vlas Ayvazyan

Painting - 70 x 70 x 2 cm Painting - 27.6 x 27.6 x 0.8 inch

$999

Painting, Underwater, Simona Tsvetkova

Underwater

Simona Tsvetkova

Painting - 60 x 90 x 2 cm Painting - 23.6 x 35.4 x 0.8 inch

$1,646

Painting, Le petit chaperon rouge, Mugen

Le petit chaperon rouge

Mugen

Painting - 72 x 54 x 3 cm Painting - 28.3 x 21.3 x 1.2 inch

$1,090

Painting, Still Life With a Cat, Mateos Sargsyan

Still Life With a Cat

Mateos Sargsyan

Painting - 65 x 48 x 2 cm Painting - 25.6 x 18.9 x 0.8 inch

$1,500

Fine Art Drawings, To Dye or Not To Die. Drawings From the covid diaries series, Megha Joshi

To Dye or Not To Die. Drawings From the covid diaries series

Megha Joshi

Fine Art Drawings - 40.6 x 30.5 x 0.3 cm Fine Art Drawings - 16 x 12 x 0.1 inch

$1,200

Painting, Rêve, Lu Ma

Rêve

Lu Ma

Painting - 70 x 100 x 3 cm Painting - 27.6 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch

$6,809

Painting, Imaginaire, Martine Fauve Dechavanne

Imaginaire

Martine Fauve Dechavanne

Painting - 96 x 68 x 4 cm Painting - 37.8 x 26.8 x 1.6 inch

$3,859

Painting, Le magicien d'Oz, Ding Shi

Le magicien d'Oz

Ding Shi

Painting - 65 x 34 x 1 cm Painting - 25.6 x 13.4 x 0.4 inch

$908

Painting, Rorschach, Bald

Rorschach

Bald

Painting - 46 x 61 x 2 cm Painting - 18.1 x 24 x 0.8 inch

$1,248 $1,124

Painting, Peonies, Valeri Tsvetkov

Peonies

Valeri Tsvetkov

Painting - 80 x 100 x 2 cm Painting - 31.5 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch

$4,880

Painting, Salomé, Françoise Dugourd-Caput

Salomé

Françoise Dugourd-Caput

Painting - 100 x 70 x 3 cm Painting - 39.4 x 27.6 x 1.2 inch

$2,134

Painting, Neon City, Olga Mihailicenko

Neon City

Olga Mihailicenko

Painting - 58.4 x 58.4 x 1.5 cm Painting - 23 x 23 x 0.6 inch

$960

Painting, Summer time mood, Dasha Pogodina

Summer time mood

Dasha Pogodina

Painting - 94 x 94 x 2.5 cm Painting - 37 x 37 x 1 inch

Sold

Design, Islands of material, Gergana Tabakova

Islands of material

Gergana Tabakova

Design - 70 x 100 x 1 cm Design - 27.6 x 39.4 x 0.4 inch

$1,112

Painting, Samo, Frany La Chipie

Samo

Frany La Chipie

Painting - 50 x 50 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch

$999

Painting, Rocheuses 624, Stephanie Rivet

Rocheuses 624

Stephanie Rivet

Painting - 91 x 91 x 4 cm Painting - 35.8 x 35.8 x 1.6 inch

$2,043

Painting, L’encre des mots clés, Cécile Jaunet

L’encre des mots clés

Cécile Jaunet

Painting - 228 x 100 x 1 cm Painting - 89.8 x 39.4 x 0.4 inch

$7,944

Print, Banana Republic #89 (Oeuvre unique), Karl Kox

Banana Republic #89 (Oeuvre unique)

Karl Kox

Print - 75 x 70 x 0.3 cm Print - 29.5 x 27.6 x 0.1 inch

$851

Colored artworks

The work of color is central in any artistic work. It is even one of the first tools of the artist. It is difficult to imagine a work that would exist without the working of color - even if it is the absence of color that the artist chooses to present. 

Through the ages and artistic movements, the use and meaning attributed to color evolves, but the essence of color remains the same. Every artist must master the properties of color in order to control his composition. In the restoration of paintings, color even becomes a science, because it is necessary to know the different molecules to find the colors and mixtures originally used by the artist. 

In the history of art, the importance of color fluctuates according to periods and geographical areas. During the Italian Renaissance, for example, there was a debate (called Paragone) between the authority of color versus drawing: according to the schools, it is the color, and not the line, that creates the emotion and visual power of a work of art. The colors thus take on an immense importance, and assume certain meanings: white symbolizes purity for example, and blue (systematically used to clothe the Virgin Mary) is associated with divinity. These symbols are not thought of randomly: the purple for example, is used since the Byzantine era to signify the highest rank of royalty. Unlike ochre, the purple pigment came from a specific shell, and was extremely difficult - and therefore rare, and expensive - to obtain.

More generally, colors can be divided into three categories: warm, cool, and neutral. As their name implies, these classes of colors give off an atmosphere that the painter can use to influence the emotion of his work. Baroque art, for example, manipulates the contrasts between warm and cold colors to capture the power of bodies. The play of light is exalted by the effects of color. For a long time, the traditional Western school of painting required painters to reproduce the colors of the environment around them. It was the Impressionists, in the 19th century, who explored other ways of seeing - and therefore of transcribing on canvas - their chromatic environment. By avoiding complex mixtures and painting spontaneously, in the open air, the Impressionists reinvented the use of color to reproduce reality.

It was not until abstract and subjective painting that art devoted itself to color as a subject. Mark Rothko, precursor of the Colorfield Painting movement and of abstract expressionism, sees in his paintings a living organism whose color is human and whose format is transcendent. Piet Mondrian, on the other hand, sought in his paintings to approach the very essence of nature through the purity of primary colors, to achieve abstraction. The founder of the Russian avant-garde movement of Suprematism, Kasimir Malevich, will disturb the senses of everyone with his work "White square on white background", in which the color is painted only for itself. Contemporary art, photography, collage, or pop art also use in their respective ways the resources of color, exploring indefinitely all its pluralities. As Picasso said, "When I have no blue, I use red." 

Artsper writes art in color: discover below a great selection of works that honor color and its properties. What better way to brighten up an interior? 

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