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American dream

The American dream appears in the 16th century , during the colonization of America by England. We then boasted the merits of this new land to induce the British to become settlers in America.

Always on the receiving end of approval by citizens of the whole world and constantly in the spotlight, the United States embody the symbol of success and tirelessly spread a mass consumption culture, which makes them the first power in the world.

Today, with the presidential election, the United States are at the heart of trending topics and news and the suspense is at its highest.

To celebrate this event, Artsper suggests artist and artworks inspired by American culture. Here is a selection of contrasting visions, in between dream and reality….

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In time for Christmas
Max Papeschi, 2007, Print

Max Papeschi

2007, 2012
60 x 45 x 4 cm
Print

€2 500

Héctor Mediavilla, Latingo Border #5, Photography

Héctor Mediavilla

Latingo Border #5, 2010
60 x 48 cm
Photography

€1 250

In time for Christmas
Jacques Martin, Réservoir, New Mexico, Painting

Jacques Martin

Réservoir, New Mexico, 2016
50 x 50 x 4 cm
Painting

€700

Fabien Vieilletoile, No comment, Photography

Fabien Vieilletoile

No comment, 2012
105 x 69 x 3 cm
Photography

€790

Fabien Vieilletoile, Pit Stop In San Fransisco, Photography

Fabien Vieilletoile

Pit Stop In San Fransisco, 2012
93 x 140 x 3 cm
Photography

€890

David Nicolas Parel, #7 Arnold Classic USA 2015 (Columbus), Photography

David Nicolas Parel

#7 Arnold Classic USA 2015 (Columbus), 2015
60 x 90 x 1 cm
Photography

€1 200

In time for Christmas
Axel Morin, USA, New York City. Brooklyn, Photography

Axel Morin

USA, New York City. Brooklyn, 2015
50 x 70 cm
Photography

€350

In time for Christmas
Jacques Monory, USA 76 - Statue de la liberté, Print

Jacques Monory

USA 76 - Statue de la liberté, 1976
38 x 28 cm
Print

€180

In time for Christmas
Laurent Chabot, New York 2, Painting

Laurent Chabot

New York 2, 2012
150 x 180 x 5 cm
Painting

€5 500

In time for Christmas
Vladimir Bazan, Chicago, Photography

Vladimir Bazan

Chicago, 2010
100 x 63 cm
Photography

€1 860

Helder Batista, Gun US, Sculpture

Helder Batista

Gun US, 2016
20 x 26 x 8 cm
Sculpture

€2 400

Marie-Laure Vareilles, New York, Photography

Marie-Laure Vareilles

New York, 2015
100 x 100 x 4 cm
Photography

€2 800

In time for Christmas
Vivian Maier, Chicago (Military line, civilians), Photography

Vivian Maier

Chicago (Military line, civilians), 1968
30 x 30 cm
Photography

€2 900

In time for Christmas
Axel Morin, USA, New York City. Brooklyn, Photography

Axel Morin

USA, New York City. Brooklyn, 2015
50 x 70 cm
Photography

€350

In time for Christmas
Angela Wakefield, New York Series 31 - The Chrysler Building, Painting

Angela Wakefield

New York Series 31 - The Chrysler Building, 2012
61 x 91.4 x 7.6 cm
Painting

€6 756

Héctor Mediavilla, Latingo Border #1, Photography

Héctor Mediavilla

Latingo Border #1, 2010
48 x 60 cm
Photography

€1 250

Fabien Vieilletoile, Carrefour, Photography

Fabien Vieilletoile

Carrefour, 2012
93 x 140 x 3 cm
Photography

€985

In time for Christmas
Vivian Maier, Chicago, North Suburbs (Man with pipe), Photography

Vivian Maier

Chicago, North Suburbs (Man with pipe), 1968
30 x 30 cm
Photography

€2 900

Pierre Kroll, New York, Print

Pierre Kroll

New York, 2013
69 x 105 x 3 cm
Print

€1 260

Alexis Reynaud, New York 16-019, Photography

Alexis Reynaud

New York 16-019, 2016
80 x 160 x 5 cm
Photography

€8 300

In time for Christmas
Angela Wakefield, New York Storm, Painting

Angela Wakefield

New York Storm, 2016
121.9 x 91.4 x 7.6 cm
Painting

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In time for Christmas
Angela Wakefield, New York Series No.21 (Autumn Sky), Painting

Angela Wakefield

New York Series No.21 (Autumn Sky), 2011
121.9 x 91.4 x 7.6 cm
Painting

€10 730

In time for Christmas
Angela Wakefield, New York Rain II, Painting

Angela Wakefield

New York Rain II, 2016
76.2 x 91.4 x 7.6 cm
Painting

€7 324

Edgar Askolovitch, US Candy, Sculpture

Edgar Askolovitch

US Candy, 2015
40 x 67 x 30 cm
Sculpture

€5 950

Alban, America, Painting

Alban

America, 2017
90 x 90 x 10 cm
Painting

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In time for Christmas
Angela Wakefield, New Yorker, Painting

Angela Wakefield

New Yorker, 2014
114.3 x 53.3 x 7.6 cm
Painting

€7 892

In time for Christmas
Angela Wakefield, New York Series No.21, Painting

Angela Wakefield

New York Series No.21, 2011
91.4 x 121.9 x 7.6 cm
Painting

€10 730

Laurent Galliot, New York 5-ème Avenue, Painting

Laurent Galliot

New York 5-ème Avenue, 2016
120 x 80 x 2 cm
Painting

€2 400

Urban Tag, Serie Flagrant Délit America #1, Photography

Urban Tag

Serie Flagrant Délit America #1, 2013
70 x 50 x 5 cm
Photography

€1 800

Franck Vogel, Grand Canyon Panoramique, Photography

Franck Vogel

Grand Canyon Panoramique, 2015
29 x 150 cm
Photography

€4 000

In time for Christmas
Jicé, American eagle, Sculpture

Jicé

American eagle, 2015
100 x 85 x 15 cm
Sculpture

€3 600

In time for Christmas
HM, New-York 5, Painting

HM

New-York 5, 2016
80 x 80 x 4 cm
Painting

€2 500

In time for Christmas
Yannick Fraud, New York, Pinocchio ! , Photography

Yannick Fraud

New York, Pinocchio ! , 2005
25 x 36 x 1 cm
Photography

€450

In time for Christmas
Yannick Fraud, New York twins, Photography

Yannick Fraud

New York twins, 1999
59 x 75 x 1 cm
Photography

€1 060

In time for Christmas
Tony Soulié, New-York, Painting

Tony Soulié

New-York, 2015
60 x 90 x 5 cm
Painting

€4 500

Tony Soulié, New York, Painting

Tony Soulié

New York, 2014
180 x 125 x 5 cm
Painting

€16 000

Justin French, Patriot, Photography

Justin French

Patriot, 2016
76.2 x 50.8 cm
Photography

€1 050

Claude Guillaumin, Tivoli Theatre Broadway, Photography

Claude Guillaumin

Tivoli Theatre Broadway, 1967
40 x 60 x 1 cm
Photography

€1 400

Claude Guillaumin, WTC from Battery Park, Photography

Claude Guillaumin

WTC from Battery Park, 1974
70 x 50 x 1 cm
Photography

€1 500

Claude Guillaumin, US Flag with Grass, Photography

Claude Guillaumin

US Flag with Grass, 1970
30 x 40 x 1 cm
Photography

€1 000

Claude Guillaumin, City Hall, Photography

Claude Guillaumin

City Hall, 1970
70 x 50 x 1 cm
Photography

€1 400

In time for Christmas
Jacques Blézot, New-York, liberté et Mickey, Painting

Jacques Blézot

New-York, liberté et Mickey, 2016
100 x 100 x 2 cm
Painting

€1 900

In time for Christmas
HM, New-York 6, Painting

HM

New-York 6, 2016
100 x 100 x 4 cm
Painting

€3 000

Claude Guillaumin, Kove Bros, Photography

Claude Guillaumin

Kove Bros, 1980
50 x 70 x 1 cm
Photography

€1 400

Claude Guillaumin, US Flag with indian, Photography

Claude Guillaumin

US Flag with indian, 1985
40 x 60 x 1 cm
Photography

€1 500

Claude Guillaumin, Dollar Days, Photography

Claude Guillaumin

Dollar Days, 1969
60 x 40 x 1 cm
Photography

€1 500

Claude Guillaumin, New York Profile, Photography

Claude Guillaumin

New York Profile, 1969
30 x 40 cm
Photography

€1 600

Karel de Gendre, New York Times Square, Photography

Karel de Gendre

New York Times Square, 2010
50 x 75 x 4 cm
Photography

€2 300

In time for Christmas
Eric Liot, Drapeau américain, Print

Eric Liot

Drapeau américain, 2014
58 x 85 x 1 cm
Print

€2 000

Karel de Gendre, New York Grand Central, Photography

Karel de Gendre

New York Grand Central, 2010
80 x 110 x 4 cm
Photography

€4 300

In time for Christmas
Duarte Vitoria, The Flag, Painting

Duarte Vitoria

The Flag, 2015
145 x 155 x 4 cm
Painting

€6 800

Gottfried Salzmann, Figure "New York", Print

Gottfried Salzmann

Figure "New York", 2014
51 x 37 cm
Print

€240

In time for Christmas
Aurélie Bauer, Vertigo 2, Painting

Aurélie Bauer

Vertigo 2, 2014
33 x 41 x 5 cm
Painting

€1 200

Psyko, "New Yorker" Chrisler, Painting

Psyko

"New Yorker" Chrisler, 2014
100 x 100 x 3 cm
Painting

€2 000

In time for Christmas
Annabelle Boyer, Villes inversées – Hollywood Center, Photography

Annabelle Boyer

Villes inversées – Hollywood Center, 2013
60 x 90 x 1 cm
Photography

€800

Victoria Benmussa, Magic Dust, Photography

Victoria Benmussa

Magic Dust, 2014
80 x 120 x 2 cm
Photography

€2 200

Mel Ramos, Peek a Boo Marilyn, Print

Mel Ramos

Peek a Boo Marilyn, 2002
81.3 x 175.3 cm
Print

€10 624

In time for Christmas
Bonnie and Clyde, From The City To The Sea, Drawing

Bonnie and Clyde

From The City To The Sea, 2015
72 x 100 cm
Drawing

€568

In time for Christmas
Alexandre Taillandier, Providence, Drawing

Alexandre Taillandier

Providence, 2013
55 x 46 x 1 cm
Drawing

€840

In time for Christmas
Maria Rivans, Carina, Print

Maria Rivans

Carina, 2015
89 x 64 x 1 cm
Print

€443

Héctor Mediavilla

Spain

Justin French

United States

Alexis Reynaud

Switzerland

Jacques Blézot

France

Axel Morin

France

Edgar Askolovitch

Germany

David Nicolas Parel

Switzerland

Hervé Gloaguen

France

Laurent Galliot

France

Vladimir Bazan

Russian Federation

Annabelle Boyer

France

Anthony Barboza

United States

HM

France

Urban Tag

France

Franck Doat

France

Claude Guillaumin

France

Psyko

France

Angela Wakefield

United Kingdom

Noir Mat

France

Anet Duncan

South Africa

Robert Hilmersson

Sweden

Jacques Martin

France

Duarte Vitoria

Portugal

Yannick Fraud

France

Jicé

France

Alexandre Taillandier

France

Sylvie Benoit

France

Sean MacLeod

Canada

Jacques Monory

France

Régis Rizzo

France

Max Papeschi

Italy

Franck Vogel

France

David Bradford

United States

Yarps

France

Aurélie Bauer

France

Maria Rivans

United Kingdom

David Rodriguez

Colombia

Louis-Nicolas Darbon

United Kingdom

Bonnie and Clyde

United Kingdom

Gaspard Mitz

France

Yanko Tihov

United Kingdom

Victoria Benmussa

France

Eric Liot

France

Laurent Chabot

France

Pierre Kroll

Belgium

Fabien Vieilletoile

Belgium

Karel de Gendre

France

Marie-Laure Vareilles

France

Vivian Maier

United States

Thierry Trivès

France

Gottfried Salzmann

Austria

Alban

France

Eric Pottier

France

Tony Soulié

France

Helder Batista

France

Jacques Benaroch

France

Chris Morin-Eitner

France

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

United States

Mel Ramos

United States

Theo Haggai

France