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Artsper has a large selection of modern and contemporary canvas paintings for you to discover, organised 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, watercolours, 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 watercolour. 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 Pop-Art, 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 colourful and minimalist works of Nicolas Dubreuille, the Conceptual Art of Dominique Blais, or even unsettling portraits by Nathan Chantob, a rising star 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 colours: blue paintings, red paintings, yellow paintings, green paintings, grey paintings, brow paintings....

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Jana & JS, I Get Lost Sometimes, Painting

Jana & JS

I Get Lost Sometimes, 2021
25 x 25 x 2 cm
Painting

€1,000

Brusk (DMV), Bas les masques, Painting

Brusk (DMV)

Bas les masques, 2020
56 x 76 x 0.2 cm
Painting

€3,100

Manuela Karin Knaut, Sorry for people whom came to new york and don't know anybody, Painting

Manuela Karin Knaut

Sorry for people whom came to new york and don't know anybody, 2018
150 x 120 x 4 cm
Painting

€4,600

Goulwen (Leyto) Mahé, Sans titre, Painting

Goulwen (Leyto) Mahé

Sans titre, 2014
92 x 65 x 2 cm
Painting

€1,650

Manuela Karin Knaut, Reflections, Painting

Manuela Karin Knaut

Reflections, 2021
200 x 140 cm
Painting

€6,452

Andrew Weir, The sleepless nites of a landlocked cosmonaut, Painting

Andrew Weir

The sleepless nites of a landlocked cosmonaut, 2021
100 x 70 x 0.01 cm
Painting

€800

Béatrice Alice Lafitte-Irigaray, Angel BA, Painting

Béatrice Alice Lafitte-Irigaray

Angel BA, 2021
92 x 62 cm
Painting

€1,600

Olivier Toma, S'il suffisait d'un geste d'amour !, Painting

Olivier Toma

S'il suffisait d'un geste d'amour !, 2021
40 x 90 cm
Painting

€990

Ziegler T, One good thing about art, Painting

Ziegler T

One good thing about art, 2021
85 x 58 x 0.1 cm
Painting

€300

Yasna Godovanik, Desert Becomes Heaven With You, Painting

Yasna Godovanik

Desert Becomes Heaven With You, 2021
100 x 70 x 2 cm
Painting

€725 €1,250

Marta Zawadzka, In the garden, Painting

Marta Zawadzka

In the garden, 2021
90 x 90 x 2 cm
Painting

€1,900

Michael Grine, Happy Sun, Painting

Michael Grine

Happy Sun, 2021
61 x 45.7 x 0.3 cm
Painting

€259

Dimitri Jelezky, Kate Moss (consumption series), Painting

Dimitri Jelezky

Kate Moss (consumption series), 2021
76 x 56 x 0.1 cm
Painting

€290

Linda Bachammar Clerget, Ataraxia, Painting

Linda Bachammar Clerget

Ataraxia, 2021
76 x 56 x 0.1 cm
Painting

€1,400

Jan Wysocky, Rain, Painting

Jan Wysocky

Rain, 2021
80 x 80 x 2 cm
Painting

€1,200

JP Malot, Street Ghosts on Toy2R, Painting

JP Malot

Street Ghosts on Toy2R, 2016
55 x 70 x 1 cm
Painting

€700

TMM, Pin up 3D, Painting

TMM

Pin up 3D, 2021
100 x 73 x 10 cm
Painting

Sold

Théo Le Franc, S06, Painting

Théo Le Franc

S06, 2021
30 x 30 x 2.5 cm
Painting

€350

Caroline Vis, Friends, Painting

Caroline Vis

Friends, 2021
90 x 200 x 2 cm
Painting

€6,500

Catherine Clare, Déambulations, topographie des lieux, Painting

Catherine Clare

Déambulations, topographie des lieux, 2021
73 x 92 x 2 cm
Painting

€1,800

Robert Lebsack, So they say, Painting

Robert Lebsack

So they say, 2021
27.9 x 43.2 cm
Painting

€242

Claude Gean, Les larmes du ciel, Painting

Claude Gean

Les larmes du ciel, 2021
100 x 25 x 3 cm
Painting

€1,410

Tatiana Samoïlova, Mélodie du soir, Painting

Tatiana Samoïlova

Mélodie du soir, 2020
54.5 x 34.5 x 0.1 cm
Painting

€300

Anthony Ferrero (Wear One), Always more..., Painting

Anthony Ferrero (Wear One)

Always more..., 2018
80 x 60 x 1 cm
Painting

€405

Runtao Liu, Bi Xue Han Mei Tu, Painting

Runtao Liu

Bi Xue Han Mei Tu, 2018
69 x 35 cm
Painting

€86

Juanca, Sans titre 4, Painting

Juanca

Sans titre 4, 2018
80 x 80 x 2 cm
Painting

€2,300

Levalet, Porte flingue, Painting

Levalet

Porte flingue, 2018
60 x 80 x 10 cm
Painting

€1,900

Pierre Alechinsky, Printemps année vingt, Painting

Pierre Alechinsky

Printemps année vingt, 2020
31 x 21.5 x 2 cm
Painting

€10,000

Add Fuel, Fragil, Painting

Add Fuel

Fragil, 2019
15 x 15 x 0.7 cm
Painting

€780

Jiao Jia Ou Yang, Beauté, Painting

Jiao Jia Ou Yang

Beauté, 2020
20 x 20 cm
Painting

€330

Tilt, Untitled H, Painting

Tilt

Untitled H, 2019
30.5 x 22.9 cm
Painting

€1,123

Benoit Thiel, Blue Notte, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Blue Notte, 2017
73 x 60 cm
Painting

€800

Maxime Frairot, Dix pour le prix d'une, Painting

Maxime Frairot

Dix pour le prix d'une, 2016
46 x 38 x 2 cm
Painting

€360

Valérie Betoulaud, Sur le sable, Painting

Valérie Betoulaud

Sur le sable, 2020
48 x 55 x 1 cm
Painting

€1,320

Philippe Pasqua, Autoportrait, Painting

Philippe Pasqua

Autoportrait, 2010
40 x 30 x 0.1 cm
Painting

€2,890

Cécile Colombo, Les Beautés, Painting

Cécile Colombo

Les Beautés, 2019
25 x 75 x 2 cm
Painting

€630

Arancha Tejedor, En mouvement rouge 6 femmes, Painting

Arancha Tejedor

En mouvement rouge 6 femmes, 2020
100 x 81 x 2 cm
Painting

€850

2flui, Faith, Painting

2flui

Faith, 2016
30 x 30 x 2 cm
Painting

€450

Aurélie Lafourcade, Nu sur mur gratté, Painting

Aurélie Lafourcade

Nu sur mur gratté, 2020
140 x 80 cm
Painting

€3,280

Bisco Smith, One for All, All for One, Painting

Bisco Smith

One for All, All for One, 2018
61 x 46 x 0.1 cm
Painting

€2,500

Tanc, Sérigraphie rehaussée HPM 08, Painting

Tanc

Sérigraphie rehaussée HPM 08, 2017
70 x 70 x 0.1 cm
Painting

€900

Frédéric Dégranges, Courbures 03, Painting

Frédéric Dégranges

Courbures 03, 2019
20 x 20 cm
Painting

€750

Pola 4.0, Follow the magic, Painting

Pola 4.0

Follow the magic, 2020
40 x 30 x 1 cm
Painting

€1,500

Fuh-mi, Eat the Evil!, Painting

Fuh-mi

Eat the Evil!, 2021
109 x 89 x 0.1 cm
Painting

€1,590

Sun7, Alphabetic Dance 1, Painting

Sun7

Alphabetic Dance 1, 2020
150 x 100 x 3 cm
Painting

€6,500

VanBinh, Nature 41, Painting

VanBinh

Nature 41, 2020
50 x 50 cm
Painting

€580

William Bakaïmo, Secret d'amour, Painting

William Bakaïmo

Secret d'amour, 2019
150 x 130 x 5 cm
Painting

€4,500

Charles Malle, Venise, Painting

Charles Malle

Venise, 1995
24.5 x 32 x 0.1 cm
Painting

€650

Vladimir Velickovic, Karton, Painting

Vladimir Velickovic

Karton, 2008
32 x 28 x 3 cm
Painting

€4,000

Palmi Marzaroli, Vent sur le lac (PM01), Painting

Palmi Marzaroli

Vent sur le lac (PM01), 2017
32 x 32 x 1 cm
Painting

€1,700

Olivier Catté, Sans Titre, Painting

Olivier Catté

Sans Titre, 2020
50 x 65 x 2 cm
Painting

€2,800

Thomas Mainardi, La Pensive au Lotus Blanc, Painting

Thomas Mainardi

La Pensive au Lotus Blanc, 2019
70 x 50 x 2 cm
Painting

€1,500

Gelitin, Gelatin pavillon - some like it hot, Painting

Gelitin

Gelatin pavillon - some like it hot, 2011
101.8 x 73 cm
Painting

€6,000

Christophe Faso, Le baptême, Painting

Christophe Faso

Le baptême, 2015
65 x 50 x 3 cm
Painting

€860

Anna Sidi Yacoub, Spring flowers, Painting

Anna Sidi Yacoub

Spring flowers, 2016
100 x 80 x 2 cm
Painting

€700

Ditno 83, Traces 18, Painting

Ditno 83

Traces 18, 2017
50 x 50 x 3 cm
Painting

€650

Jorge Camacho, Untitled, Painting

Jorge Camacho

Untitled, 1974
70 x 50 x 0.1 cm
Painting

€2,500

Martin Reyna, Barcelona 21244, Painting

Martin Reyna

Barcelona 21244, 2021
30 x 42 cm
Painting

€1,195

Henri Wormser, The Boots, Painting

Henri Wormser

The Boots, 1952
32.5 x 25 x 0.2 cm
Painting

€380

Jean Chapin, La Guitariste, Painting

Jean Chapin

La Guitariste, 1920
18.8 x 15.3 x 0.3 cm
Painting

€680

Emilio Vedova, Abstract Composition, Painting

Emilio Vedova

Abstract Composition, 1950
25.5 x 19.3 x 0.1 cm
Painting

€8,200

Jacqueline Barbet, Natural Green Landscape, Painting

Jacqueline Barbet

Natural Green Landscape, 1930
37.5 x 56.6 x 0.1 cm
Painting

€380

Aurélien Desbois, Explosion 1, Painting

Aurélien Desbois

Explosion 1, 2018
146 x 114 cm
Painting

€1,700

Amandine Maria, Fontaine Saint-Louis, Painting

Amandine Maria

Fontaine Saint-Louis, 2020
42 x 20.5 cm
Painting

€590

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