Architecture

Painting, Horaires de Nuit III, Michaël Brack

Horaires de Nuit III

Michaël Brack

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

£793

Painting, Vienna, Hofburg, Tsisia Kiladze

Vienna, Hofburg

Tsisia Kiladze

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

£793

Print, La Nascita, Milano Centrale, Italie, JR

La Nascita, Milano Centrale, Italie

JR

Print - 31 x 41 cm Print - 12.2 x 16.1 inch

£1,057

Painting, Elevations - Paysage imaginaire et architecture, Danièle Lemius

Elevations - Paysage imaginaire et architecture

Danièle Lemius

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

£1,382

Painting, South spirit, Pappay

South spirit

Pappay

Painting - 50 x 50 x 4 cm Painting - 19.7 x 19.7 x 1.6 inch

£775

Photography, La Nascita, Milano Centrale, Italie, JR

La Nascita, Milano Centrale, Italie

JR

Photography - 31 x 41 x 0.01 cm Photography - 12.2 x 16.1 x 0 inch

£1,056

Painting, Mar Mikhael, Beirut, Jamal Kadamani

Mar Mikhael, Beirut

Jamal Kadamani

Painting - 80 x 80 cm Painting - 31.5 x 31.5 inch

£1,382

Sculpture, Angel, Jean-Jacques Mancardi

Angel

Jean-Jacques Mancardi

Sculpture - 50 x 30 x 18 cm Sculpture - 19.7 x 11.8 x 7.1 inch

£3,698

Painting, Mountain Sunsets calling, Lilly Muth

Mountain Sunsets calling

Lilly Muth

Painting - 100 x 130 x 2 cm Painting - 39.4 x 51.2 x 0.8 inch

£1,497

Painting, La Catedral, Santiago de Compostela, José Antonio Varela

La Catedral, Santiago de Compostela

José Antonio Varela

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

£1,057

Design, white wild world, Jean-Paul Jacquet

white wild world

Jean-Paul Jacquet

Design - 100 x 50 x 10 cm Design - 39.4 x 19.7 x 3.9 inch

£1,585

Sculpture, Ami, poète, esprit, tu fuis notre nuit noire..., Cécile Thonus

Ami, poète, esprit, tu fuis notre nuit noire...

Cécile Thonus

Sculpture - 30.5 x 17.1 x 11 cm Sculpture - 12 x 6.7 x 4.3 inch

£969

Painting, Palm tree road, Aurélie Trabaud

Palm tree road

Aurélie Trabaud

Painting - 30 x 40 x 1 cm Painting - 11.8 x 15.7 x 0.4 inch

£894 £805

Print, Blindspot, Richard Serra

Blindspot

Richard Serra

Print - 88.9 x 102.9 x 1.3 cm Print - 35 x 40.5 x 0.5 inch

£976

Fine Art Drawings, Both, Juan Rodrigo Piedrahita Escobar

Both

Juan Rodrigo Piedrahita Escobar

Fine Art Drawings - 100 x 130 x 4 cm Fine Art Drawings - 39.4 x 51.2 x 1.6 inch

£2,642

Fine Art Drawings, Voyage sur la Roue, Frédéric Bourret

Voyage sur la Roue

Frédéric Bourret

Fine Art Drawings - 30 x 40 x 1 cm Fine Art Drawings - 11.8 x 15.7 x 0.4 inch

£1,057

Painting, Yard by the sea, Evgeny Chernyakovsky

Yard by the sea

Evgeny Chernyakovsky

Painting - 90 x 70 x 2 cm Painting - 35.4 x 27.6 x 0.8 inch

£1,626

Painting, Porte verte, Carinne Hardouin

Porte verte

Carinne Hardouin

Painting - 116 x 89 x 2 cm Painting - 45.7 x 35 x 0.8 inch

£748

Painting, Quai St Michel, Paris, Phil

Quai St Michel, Paris

Phil

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

£748

Painting, Midsummer Night Blues, Laëtitia Giraud

Midsummer Night Blues

Laëtitia Giraud

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

£1,981

Print, A Moment of Bliss, Carrie Graber

A Moment of Bliss

Carrie Graber

Print - 116.8 x 61 cm Print - 46 x 24 inch

£1,179

Painting, Tout le bleu du ciel, Richard Poumelin

Tout le bleu du ciel

Richard Poumelin

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

£925

Print, Statue of Liberty, from the New York, New York portfolio, Robert Rauschenberg

Statue of Liberty, from the New York, New York portfolio

Robert Rauschenberg

Print - 90.2 x 59.7 x 0.1 cm Print - 35.5 x 23.5 x 0 inch

£3,963

Photography, Hotel Chelsea, New York. Room 822, Victoria Cohen

Hotel Chelsea, New York. Room 822

Victoria Cohen

Photography - 101.6 x 152.4 x 0.3 cm Photography - 40 x 60 x 0.1 inch

£3,414

Painting, Outside light, Carlos Diaz

Outside light

Carlos Diaz

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

£4,755

Painting, Wilfred 3 New-York, Wilfred Lang

Wilfred 3 New-York

Wilfred Lang

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

£2,113

Print, Le quartier haut, Charlotte régnier

Le quartier haut

Charlotte régnier

Print - 42 x 30 x 1.5 cm Print - 16.5 x 11.8 x 0.6 inch

£53

Print, Casa gialla, Tino Stefanoni

Casa gialla

Tino Stefanoni

Print - 50 x 140 x 1 cm Print - 19.7 x 55.1 x 0.4 inch

£784

Photography, Vue sur rue, Alcúdia, Christelle Yambayisa

Vue sur rue, Alcúdia

Christelle Yambayisa

Photography - 105 x 70 x 1 cm Photography - 41.3 x 27.6 x 0.4 inch

£1,673

Painting, Dazibao, Meleo

Dazibao

Meleo

Painting - 22 x 32 x 4 cm Painting - 8.7 x 12.6 x 1.6 inch

£1,057

Print, Church, Giovanni Stradone

Church

Giovanni Stradone

Print - 40 x 50 x 0.3 cm Print - 15.7 x 19.7 x 0.1 inch

£176

Print, Untitled, Enotrio Pugliese

Untitled

Enotrio Pugliese

Print - 53 x 73 x 0.2 cm Print - 20.9 x 28.7 x 0.1 inch

£264

Photography, Musical Chairs. From the Grand Interiors series, Celia Rogge

Musical Chairs. From the Grand Interiors series

Celia Rogge

Photography - 182.9 x 121.9 x 0.3 cm Photography - 72 x 48 x 0.1 inch

£8,028

Print, The Rookery Courtyard, Chicago, Richard Haas

The Rookery Courtyard, Chicago

Richard Haas

Print - 41.3 x 41.3 x 0.8 cm Print - 16.25 x 16.25 x 0.3 inch

£2,032

Painting, Architectural Harmony, Arto Mkrtchyan

Architectural Harmony

Arto Mkrtchyan

Painting - 50 x 60 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

£366

Photography, Palm Springs Poolside III, California, Richard Heeps

Palm Springs Poolside III, California

Richard Heeps

Photography - 63.5 x 78 x 0.1 cm Photography - 25 x 30.7 x 0 inch

£700

Painting, Maisons de Genève, André Julien Prina

Maisons de Genève

André Julien Prina

Painting - 46 x 38 x 2 cm Painting - 18.1 x 15 x 0.8 inch

£1,557

Print, Time Vibrations, Mierzwa Dariusz

Time Vibrations

Mierzwa Dariusz

Print - 50 x 70 x 0.1 cm Print - 19.7 x 27.6 x 0 inch

£480

Photography, Blue, Daniel Holfeld

Blue

Daniel Holfeld

Photography - 80 x 60 cm Photography - 31.5 x 23.6 inch

£1,585

Print, Back to the future, Aiiroh

Back to the future

Aiiroh

Print - 75 x 75 x 0.2 cm Print - 29.5 x 29.5 x 0.1 inch

£704

Painting, Les ruelles de Venise.le rouge, SLH Artiste

Les ruelles de Venise.le rouge

SLH Artiste

Painting - 50 x 50 x 4 cm Painting - 19.7 x 19.7 x 1.6 inch

£1,321

Painting, N° 1247 Jérusalem. Dôme de La Chaîne. *MG +MD., R. Cavalié

N° 1247 Jérusalem. Dôme de La Chaîne. *MG +MD.

R. Cavalié

Painting - 38 x 55 x 2 cm Painting - 15 x 21.7 x 0.8 inch

£476

Painting, Arquitecturas espaciales VI - serie escenografías urbanas-, José Fernández Morán

Arquitecturas espaciales VI - serie escenografías urbanas-

José Fernández Morán

Painting - 73 x 51 x 0.2 cm Painting - 28.7 x 20.1 x 0.1 inch

£828 £704

Photography, Palacio de Cristal Nevado, Leticia Felgueroso

Palacio de Cristal Nevado

Leticia Felgueroso

Photography - 66 x 120 x 3 cm Photography - 26 x 47.2 x 1.2 inch

£1,515

Painting, NY by night Manhattan, Nelson Fabiano

NY by night Manhattan

Nelson Fabiano

Painting - 60 x 73 x 2 cm Painting - 23.6 x 28.7 x 0.8 inch

£2,201

Painting, Bridge to Serenity, Stepan Ohanyan

Bridge to Serenity

Stepan Ohanyan

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

£366

Painting, By the Bridge, Ružena Velesová

By the Bridge

Ružena Velesová

Painting - 60 x 40 x 1 cm Painting - 23.6 x 15.7 x 0.4 inch

£480

Painting, Untitled, Lluís Barba

Untitled

Lluís Barba

Painting - 55.5 x 75 x 0.2 cm Painting - 21.9 x 29.5 x 0.1 inch

£1,145

Painting, Battersea Power Station, Marco Araldi

Battersea Power Station

Marco Araldi

Painting - 72 x 91 x 5 cm Painting - 28.3 x 35.8 x 2 inch

£2,500

Painting, Lac vert et rose n°2, Ludovic Faledam

Lac vert et rose n°2

Ludovic Faledam

Painting - 96 x 120 cm Painting - 37.8 x 47.2 inch

£1,717

Painting, Voyages immobiles 14, Yannick Fournié

Voyages immobiles 14

Yannick Fournié

Painting - 120 x 150 x 2 cm Painting - 47.2 x 59.1 x 0.8 inch

£7,485

Painting, Saint-Tropez, Robert Sgarra

Saint-Tropez

Robert Sgarra

Painting - 100 x 200 x 3 cm Painting - 39.4 x 78.7 x 1.2 inch

£5,107

Painting, Château d'eau, Georges Albert Fustier

Château d'eau

Georges Albert Fustier

Painting - 26 x 36 x 0.5 cm Painting - 10.2 x 14.2 x 0.2 inch

£1,059

Print, Forever Slaves, Jeff Gillette

Forever Slaves

Jeff Gillette

Print - 61 x 86.4 x 2.54 cm Print - 24 x 34 x 1 inch

£813

Painting, Louvre, Diederik Van Apple

Louvre

Diederik Van Apple

Painting - 84 x 180 x 4 cm Painting - 33.1 x 70.9 x 1.6 inch

£4,271

Painting, Operenccia, Victor Vasarely

Operenccia

Victor Vasarely

Painting - 101.6 x 167.6 x 2.5 cm Painting - 40 x 66 x 1 inch

£365,829

Painting, Irreversible5, Kurar

Irreversible5

Kurar

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

£6,956

Painting, Libre !, Odile Pinto-Corbin

Libre !

Odile Pinto-Corbin

Painting - 50 x 40 x 3 cm Painting - 19.7 x 15.7 x 1.2 inch

£863

Painting, Villa ensoleillée, Yi Ge

Villa ensoleillée

Yi Ge

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

£5,283

Painting, Fashion week, Veroe

Fashion week

Veroe

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

£255

Painting, The Playground, Teona Yamanidze

The Playground

Teona Yamanidze

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

£6,164

Painting, Casa Désirs Divins, Chrystèle Saint-Amaux

Casa Désirs Divins

Chrystèle Saint-Amaux

Painting - 20 x 20 x 1 cm Painting - 7.9 x 7.9 x 0.4 inch

£217

Painting, Enchanted hamlet  - Tuscany painting landscape, Domenico Ronca

Enchanted hamlet - Tuscany painting landscape

Domenico Ronca

Painting - 40 x 30 x 2 cm Painting - 15.7 x 11.8 x 0.8 inch

£220

Painting, Ibis au Touquet, Nicolaï

Ibis au Touquet

Nicolaï

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

£3,522

Painting, Quand ils parlent de moi, Lourdes Ral

Quand ils parlent de moi

Lourdes Ral

Painting - 35 x 27 x 4 cm Painting - 13.8 x 10.6 x 1.6 inch

£220

Painting, Venise, Marc Peltzer

Venise

Marc Peltzer

Painting - 90 x 30 x 2 cm Painting - 35.4 x 11.8 x 0.8 inch

£7,925

Photography, Glaz IX, Anthony Caer

Glaz IX

Anthony Caer

Photography - 84 x 84 cm Photography - 33.1 x 33.1 inch

£1,303

Painting, French Terrace Tranquility, Alexander Grinshpun

French Terrace Tranquility

Alexander Grinshpun

Painting - 60 x 50 x 2 cm Painting - 23.6 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch

£1,626

Photography, KADJ - Le réverbère - Nantes - île de Nantes - série photo couleur danse et architecture, Lucas Perrigot

KADJ - Le réverbère - Nantes - île de Nantes - série photo couleur danse et architecture

Lucas Perrigot

Photography - 84.1 x 59.4 x 0.1 cm Photography - 33.1 x 23.4 x 0 inch

£509

Print, Abstract city, François Avril

Abstract city

François Avril

Print - 50 x 70 x 1 cm Print - 19.7 x 27.6 x 0.4 inch

£220

Photography, The Charming One - Limited Edition Print, Fatima Mian

The Charming One - Limited Edition Print

Fatima Mian

Photography - 100 x 100 x 0.1 cm Photography - 39.4 x 39.4 x 0 inch

£515

Painting, Maison moderniste, Jordi Santacana

Maison moderniste

Jordi Santacana

Painting - 55 x 46 x 3 cm Painting - 21.7 x 18.1 x 1.2 inch

£1,057

Photography, Sans Titre I, série Ground Loop, Matthieu Venot

Sans Titre I, série Ground Loop

Matthieu Venot

Photography - 50 x 50 x 0.1 cm Photography - 19.7 x 19.7 x 0 inch

£1,057

Print, Éditions Petit 1, Morten Schelde

Éditions Petit 1

Morten Schelde

Print - 28 x 21.5 cm Print - 11 x 8.5 inch

£132

Painting, The Old Country Refuge, Zhirayr Khachatryan

The Old Country Refuge

Zhirayr Khachatryan

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

£488

Painting, Transparences 1, Bernard Ambielle

Transparences 1

Bernard Ambielle

Painting - 50 x 60 x 1 cm Painting - 19.7 x 23.6 x 0.4 inch

£1,101

Painting, Madrid-1, Agustín Gancedo

Madrid-1

Agustín Gancedo

Painting - 60 x 73 x 2 cm Painting - 23.6 x 28.7 x 0.8 inch

£1,321 £1,057

Painting, Personnages sous le porche de l'église, Armand Marie Guérin

Personnages sous le porche de l'église

Armand Marie Guérin

Painting - 72.5 x 59.5 x 0.5 cm Painting - 28.5 x 23.4 x 0.2 inch

£1,222

Painting, Baie de Naples et pêcheurs, Roberto Scognamiglio

Baie de Naples et pêcheurs

Roberto Scognamiglio

Painting - 24 x 27.5 x 2 cm Painting - 9.4 x 10.8 x 0.8 inch

£1,594

Painting, De la serie Del otro lado del muro, Gustavo Díaz Sosa

De la serie Del otro lado del muro

Gustavo Díaz Sosa

Painting - 70 x 100 x 4 cm Painting - 27.6 x 39.4 x 1.6 inch

£1,673

Painting, Laissons entrer le soleil#268, Céline Pierzchala

Laissons entrer le soleil#268

Céline Pierzchala

Painting - 50 x 40 x 0.5 cm Painting - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0.2 inch

£247

Print, Paris, Le Parc - Surface De Réparation - 2023, Chris Morin-Eitner

Paris, Le Parc - Surface De Réparation - 2023

Chris Morin-Eitner

Print - 80 x 60 x 0.2 cm Print - 31.5 x 23.6 x 0.1 inch

£159

Fine Art Drawings, Untitled, Luis Fernández

Untitled

Luis Fernández

Fine Art Drawings - 100 x 70 x 0.1 cm Fine Art Drawings - 39.4 x 27.6 x 0 inch

£3,082

Painting, Paysage fragmenté, Evelyne Portal

Paysage fragmenté

Evelyne Portal

Painting - 22 x 16 x 2 cm Painting - 8.7 x 6.3 x 0.8 inch

£176

Photography, Tour Pleyel, Jean François Humbert

Tour Pleyel

Jean François Humbert

Photography - 88 x 60 x 0.15 cm Photography - 34.6 x 23.6 x 0.1 inch

£1,629

Painting, Nature de l'Homme, Kapea

Nature de l'Homme

Kapea

Painting - 73 x 116 x 2.5 cm Painting - 28.7 x 45.7 x 1 inch

£1,277

Painting, Colour splash, Tetiana Ocheredko

Colour splash

Tetiana Ocheredko

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

£1,463

Print, Untitled, Vicent Ferrer Guasch

Untitled

Vicent Ferrer Guasch

Print - 45 x 32 cm Print - 17.7 x 12.6 inch

£264

Print, Manhattan IV, Digital on Paper, Andy Mercer

Manhattan IV, Digital on Paper

Andy Mercer

Print - 61 x 75.9 x 1 cm Print - 24 x 29.9 x 0.4 inch

£297

Design, 2 Rows Hanging Light, Martine Drigues

2 Rows Hanging Light

Martine Drigues

Design - 90 x 80 x 80 cm Design - 35.4 x 31.5 x 31.5 inch

£837

Photography, 65 Flats, Barry Cawston

65 Flats

Barry Cawston

Photography - 82.5 x 90 x 2 cm Photography - 32.5 x 35.4 x 0.8 inch

£1,350

Photography, Cemetry, Cécile Baldewyns

Cemetry

Cécile Baldewyns

Photography - 40 x 60 cm Photography - 15.7 x 23.6 inch

£616

Painting, Brooklyn, Tony Soulié

Brooklyn

Tony Soulié

Painting - 125 x 180 x 5 cm Painting - 49.2 x 70.9 x 2 inch

£15,850

Architecture

Art and architecture share many similarities. They've influenced one another throughout history. However, trying to liken these two disciplines will inevitably lead to certain contractions.

Perhaps the biggest difference is that Art, in its broadest sense, is defined as a creation meant to trigger an emotional response which is generally related to aesthetic pleasure. It doesn't satisfy any of life's basic needs, but it leads to thoughts, reflections, and often taps into our subconscious and our memory. On the other hand, architecture's primary purpose is to shelter individuals and ensure their safety. Architecture is meant to serve a utilitarian purpose.

Today, architecture has gone far beyond this initial function. Architects have strived to combine engineering and aesthetic research to create buildings that are so out of the ordinary we wonder how they were designed. They want their creations to stand out and favour originality and creativity. Just like in arts, architecture is influenced by the historical, social, and political context of the time and each movement has its own characteristics, from baroque to futurism to Bauhaus. Modern architecture marked a turn in the history of architecture. Architects revolutionised the social scope of their discipline and took an industrialist approach to society and nature — avant-garde architects rubbed shoulders with artists such as Georges Braque, Piet Mondrian, and members of the De Stijl group. Le Corbusier is a pioneer in collective housing, and also took part in ambitious projects which aimed to rebuild entire cities, such as Chandigarh in India. Decorative arts also developed by taking inspiration from the conventions that governed modernist architecture.

Contemporary architecture might not be a specific movement per se, but buildings that fall into this category share certain attributes. Contemporary architecture is characterised by curvy lines and various volumes in a single structure, as seen with the Sydney Opera House. The architect Jørn Utzon explained that he didn't seek to create a building for this project, but an actual sculpture. The building continually renews itself with new meanings and experiences for each passerby. Architectural works often require periods of deep reflection and a long though process in order for the architect to envisage how to give their building a sense of character and soul.

Whether architecture is an art or not is a never ending debate, but it is undeniable that there are strong links between the two disciplines. There are many examples of collaborations between contemporary artists and architects, and today the works of the greatest architects are exhibited in museums along with their fellow artists.

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