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

$4,315

Painting, Volcano, Ralph Resch

Volcano

Ralph Resch

Painting - 100 x 81 x 2 cm Painting - 39.4 x 31.9 x 0.8 inch

$985

Painting, Le petit cuistot, David Jamin

Le petit cuistot

David Jamin

Painting - 41 x 27 x 2 cm Painting - 16.1 x 10.6 x 0.8 inch

$941

Painting, Conversation, Emmanuelle Vroelant

Conversation

Emmanuelle Vroelant

Painting - 80 x 80 x 3 cm Painting - 31.5 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch

$5,532

Painting, Bec jaune, Yrak

Bec jaune

Yrak

Painting - 160 x 110 x 4 cm Painting - 63 x 43.3 x 1.6 inch

$6,196

Painting, Douce chaleur d'été, Âme Sauvage

Douce chaleur d'été

Âme Sauvage

Painting - 81 x 100 x 2.4 cm Painting - 31.9 x 39.4 x 0.9 inch

$1,162

Painting, An Angel Passes By, Thierry Corpet

An Angel Passes By

Thierry Corpet

Painting - 70 x 70 x 3.5 cm Painting - 27.6 x 27.6 x 1.4 inch

$1,660

Painting, Sunset Bliss, Nick Vivian

Sunset Bliss

Nick Vivian

Painting - 76 x 122 x 5 cm Painting - 29.9 x 48 x 2 inch

$2,981

Painting, Connections, Lilly Muth

Connections

Lilly Muth

Painting - 95 x 130 x 2 cm Painting - 37.4 x 51.2 x 0.8 inch

$2,102

Painting, Sans Titre 1, Helder Batista

Sans Titre 1

Helder Batista

Painting - 48 x 38 x 1 cm Painting - 18.9 x 15 x 0.4 inch

$1,383

Print, Angels, Menashe Kadishman

Angels

Menashe Kadishman

Print - 53 x 73 x 0.5 cm Print - 20.9 x 28.7 x 0.2 inch

$1,680

Painting, Of Grey and Colors, Gaëtan de Séguin

Of Grey and Colors

Gaëtan de Séguin

Painting - 80 x 80 x 3 cm Painting - 31.5 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch

$1,992

Painting, Luz #1, Laure-Anne Lemaire

Luz #1

Laure-Anne Lemaire

Painting - 80 x 100 x 3 cm Painting - 31.5 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch

$1,992

Painting, Bathed in Light, Fintan Whelan

Bathed in Light

Fintan Whelan

Painting - 80 x 65 x 4 cm Painting - 31.5 x 25.6 x 1.6 inch

$1,981

Print, H13-4 Studland Bay, Damien Hirst

H13-4 Studland Bay

Damien Hirst

Print - 120 x 90 x 1 cm Print - 47.2 x 35.4 x 0.4 inch

$9,405

Painting, L’âme et la paix, Lu Ma

L’âme et la paix

Lu Ma

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

$885

Painting, Un après-midi ensoleillé, Martine Fauve Dechavanne

Un après-midi ensoleillé

Martine Fauve Dechavanne

Painting - 50 x 50 x 1.5 cm Painting - 19.7 x 19.7 x 0.6 inch

$974

Painting, La sieste - Nap in a 70's room, Léa Dedieu

La sieste - Nap in a 70's room

Léa Dedieu

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

$1,992

Painting, Minimal Forms 03, Poonam Choudhary

Minimal Forms 03

Poonam Choudhary

Painting - 76.2 x 121.9 x 3.8 cm Painting - 30 x 48 x 1.5 inch

$650 $585

Painting, Take a breath (clipping series - Be conveyed), Kotaro Machiyama

Take a breath (clipping series - Be conveyed)

Kotaro Machiyama

Painting - 65.2 x 53 x 2 cm Painting - 25.7 x 20.9 x 0.8 inch

$1,730

Painting, Arcade, Olivier Ebel

Arcade

Olivier Ebel

Painting - 92 x 128 x 2 cm Painting - 36.2 x 50.4 x 0.8 inch

$2,434

Painting, Citizens in Colour, Julia Whitehead

Citizens in Colour

Julia Whitehead

Painting - 35 x 45 x 4 cm Painting - 13.8 x 17.7 x 1.6 inch

$1,490

Painting, Woobles, Tic

Woobles

Tic

Painting - 120 x 75 x 1.8 cm Painting - 47.2 x 29.5 x 0.7 inch

$1,272

Painting, Ref. 27, Medra

Ref. 27

Medra

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

$941 $846

Painting, Pipo et Jac à la pêche, Jéko

Pipo et Jac à la pêche

Jéko

Painting - 65 x 50 x 0.2 cm Painting - 25.6 x 19.7 x 0.1 inch

$1,328

Painting, It's Getting Kind of Hectic, Emma Harrison

It's Getting Kind of Hectic

Emma Harrison

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

$2,213 $1,992

Painting, La poule, Martin

La poule

Martin

Painting - 80 x 80 x 3 cm Painting - 31.5 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch

$775

Painting, Passaggi in laguna olio su tela, Antonino Puliafico

Passaggi in laguna olio su tela

Antonino Puliafico

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

$1,217

Painting, Bauhaus Revolutions. Full Moon, Slawomir Kuszczak

Bauhaus Revolutions. Full Moon

Slawomir Kuszczak

Painting - 50 x 70 x 3 cm Painting - 19.7 x 27.6 x 1.2 inch

$1,881

Painting, Face abstraite, Marcela Zemanova

Face abstraite

Marcela Zemanova

Painting - 81 x 65 x 2 cm Painting - 31.9 x 25.6 x 0.8 inch

$941

Painting, Chrysanthemum Cascade, Kamo Atoyan

Chrysanthemum Cascade

Kamo Atoyan

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

$1,000

Painting, Almaz, Eric Robin

Almaz

Eric Robin

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

$1,660

Painting, Composition No. 456, Sumit Mehndiratta

Composition No. 456

Sumit Mehndiratta

Painting - 86 x 130 x 3 cm Painting - 33.9 x 51.2 x 1.2 inch

$1,770

Print, Sans titre, Sonia Delaunay

Sans titre

Sonia Delaunay

Print - 73 x 52 x 0.1 cm Print - 28.7 x 20.5 x 0 inch

$4,426

Painting, Pink city Abstract-187, Nivas Kanhere

Pink city Abstract-187

Nivas Kanhere

Painting - 121.9 x 100.3 x 2.5 cm Painting - 48 x 39.5 x 1 inch

$1,750

Painting, Surrender, Niki Stearman

Surrender

Niki Stearman

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

$1,900

Painting, Fleeing the Scene, Newel Hunter

Fleeing the Scene

Newel Hunter

Painting - 40.6 x 50.8 x 0.8 cm Painting - 16 x 20 x 0.3 inch

$1,400

Print, La lumière est !, Robert Combas

La lumière est !

Robert Combas

Print - 110.5 x 84.5 cm Print - 43.5 x 33.3 inch

$6,819

Painting, Plage de Tahiti, Carantec, Franck Dupire

Plage de Tahiti, Carantec

Franck Dupire

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

$1,660

Painting, Le maître des forces de la nature, Bengt Lindström

Le maître des forces de la nature

Bengt Lindström

Painting - 180 x 194 x 2 cm Painting - 70.9 x 76.4 x 0.8 inch

$71,921

Painting, A Burst of Gold, Katharina Husslein

A Burst of Gold

Katharina Husslein

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

$1,770

Painting, Amazonia, Benoît Guérin

Amazonia

Benoît Guérin

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

$609

Painting, I Am Love, Nicole Daniah Sidonie

I Am Love

Nicole Daniah Sidonie

Painting - 61 x 61 x 3.8 cm Painting - 24 x 24 x 1.5 inch

$1,768

Painting, Salpiglossis, Valeri Tsvetkov

Salpiglossis

Valeri Tsvetkov

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

$1,604

Fine Art Drawings, Le regard rose, Jéko

Le regard rose

Jéko

Fine Art Drawings - 29.7 x 21 x 0.2 cm Fine Art Drawings - 11.7 x 8.3 x 0.1 inch

$664

Painting, Red Field, Tigran Mamikonyan

Red Field

Tigran Mamikonyan

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

$800

Painting, Cercles, Xavier Albert Fiala

Cercles

Xavier Albert Fiala

Painting - 50 x 61 x 0.5 cm Painting - 19.7 x 24 x 0.2 inch

$1,941

Painting, Aux alentours d'Aix en Provence, Alexei Lantsev

Aux alentours d'Aix en Provence

Alexei Lantsev

Painting - 75 x 100 x 2 cm Painting - 29.5 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch

$2,987

Painting, Landscape 89, Li Dongfeng

Landscape 89

Li Dongfeng

Painting - 70 x 46 x 1 cm Painting - 27.6 x 18.1 x 0.4 inch

$885

Painting, Plane crash landscape 2, Jeff Engberg

Plane crash landscape 2

Jeff Engberg

Painting - 60 x 60 cm Painting - 23.6 x 23.6 inch

$885

Painting, Au fil de l’eau, Agnès Tiollier

Au fil de l’eau

Agnès Tiollier

Painting - 100 x 73 x 2 cm Painting - 39.4 x 28.7 x 0.8 inch

$2,656

Painting, Le rivage bleu, Eric Munsch

Le rivage bleu

Eric Munsch

Painting - 50 x 50 x 1.5 cm Painting - 19.7 x 19.7 x 0.6 inch

$1,328

Painting, Ciel en grains, Conie Senac

Ciel en grains

Conie Senac

Painting - 60 x 60 x 3.5 cm Painting - 23.6 x 23.6 x 1.4 inch

$2,169

Painting, Emerald, James Chiew

Emerald

James Chiew

Painting - 120 x 120 x 4 cm Painting - 47.2 x 47.2 x 1.6 inch

$13,831

Painting, Yellow, Bernard Saint-Maxent

Yellow

Bernard Saint-Maxent

Painting - 50 x 50 x 6 cm Painting - 19.7 x 19.7 x 2.4 inch

$1,660

Painting, Carrés fleuris, Ghislaine Chapuis

Carrés fleuris

Ghislaine Chapuis

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

$1,438 $1,223

Painting, Gymnastique, Stéphane Cantin

Gymnastique

Stéphane Cantin

Painting - 60 x 60 x 1.5 cm Painting - 23.6 x 23.6 x 0.6 inch

$553

Painting, Fleurs I, Cécile Girard

Fleurs I

Cécile Girard

Painting - 19 x 19 x 2 cm Painting - 7.5 x 7.5 x 0.8 inch

$1,106

Painting, Once There Was A Way, Brian Bartlett

Once There Was A Way

Brian Bartlett

Painting - 90 x 90 x 4 cm Painting - 35.4 x 35.4 x 1.6 inch

$1,555

Painting, Design386a, Ron Halfant

Design386a

Ron Halfant

Painting - 101.6 x 76.2 x 1.3 cm Painting - 40 x 30 x 0.5 inch

$977

Painting, The Texture of Fall, Hayk Miqayelyan

The Texture of Fall

Hayk Miqayelyan

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

$600

Painting, Going Places, Moira Hazel

Going Places

Moira Hazel

Painting - 66 x 66 x 4 cm Painting - 26 x 26 x 1.6 inch

$1,387

Painting, Sans titre, Julien Lebbihi

Sans titre

Julien Lebbihi

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

$3,541

Painting, II (two) Imperfect Imperfections, Makama John

II (two) Imperfect Imperfections

Makama John

Painting - 101.6 x 76.2 x 2.5 cm Painting - 40 x 30 x 1 inch

$2,000

Painting, Sans titre, Jean Sellier

Sans titre

Jean Sellier

Painting - 31 x 50 x 1 cm Painting - 12.2 x 19.7 x 0.4 inch

$1,084

Photography, Maestria, Luz

Maestria

Luz

Photography - 40 x 60 x 0.03 cm Photography - 15.7 x 23.6 x 0 inch

$1,328

Painting, Shard, Palirina

Shard

Palirina

Painting - 60 x 40 x 1.6 cm Painting - 23.6 x 15.7 x 0.6 inch

$572

Painting, Femme au tuyau - série portrait de femme, Karine Azoulay (1kazou)

Femme au tuyau - série portrait de femme

Karine Azoulay (1kazou)

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

$1,660

Painting, N6, Anne-Marie Mary

N6

Anne-Marie Mary

Painting - 60 x 73 x 2.5 cm Painting - 23.6 x 28.7 x 1 inch

$1,394

Painting, Diptyque, Zokatos

Diptyque

Zokatos

Painting - 50 x 100 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch

$2,213

Painting, The Noble Gaze, Tamar Nazaryan

The Noble Gaze

Tamar Nazaryan

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

$1,200

Painting, Untitled, Julien Raynaud

Untitled

Julien Raynaud

Painting - 40 x 120 x 3 cm Painting - 15.7 x 47.2 x 1.2 inch

$2,434 $2,191

Fine Art Drawings, Enchanted Glade, Gaëlle Wagner

Enchanted Glade

Gaëlle Wagner

Fine Art Drawings - 100 x 80 x 2 cm Fine Art Drawings - 39.4 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch

$2,324

Painting, Strech the Noise, Linda Clerget

Strech the Noise

Linda Clerget

Painting - 73 x 60 x 1 cm Painting - 28.7 x 23.6 x 0.4 inch

$1,660

Painting, The dance of a star, Saverio Filioli Uranio

The dance of a star

Saverio Filioli Uranio

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

$1,217

Painting, Abstract sion, Gauthier Bruel

Abstract sion

Gauthier Bruel

Painting - 81 x 65 x 3 cm Painting - 31.9 x 25.6 x 1.2 inch

$874

Sculpture, Le couple, Lothar Vigelandzoon

Le couple

Lothar Vigelandzoon

Sculpture - 55 x 33 x 20 cm Sculpture - 21.7 x 13 x 7.9 inch

$24,287

Painting, Abstract N°4154 - XL, Parscha Mirghawameddin

Abstract N°4154 - XL

Parscha Mirghawameddin

Painting - 105 x 105 x 0.1 cm Painting - 41.3 x 41.3 x 0 inch

$1,095

Painting, Love flowers, Dr. Love

Love flowers

Dr. Love

Painting - 40 x 30 x 0.2 cm Painting - 15.7 x 11.8 x 0.1 inch

$96 $54

Painting, Garder le bon cap, Jazzu

Garder le bon cap

Jazzu

Painting - 100 x 50 x 3 cm Painting - 39.4 x 19.7 x 1.2 inch

$2,766

Painting, Sur le fauteuil blanc, Nep-

Sur le fauteuil blanc

Nep-

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

$3,319

Painting, Eden V, Maude Ovize

Eden V

Maude Ovize

Painting - 100 x 81 x 3 cm Painting - 39.4 x 31.9 x 1.2 inch

$2,656 $1,992

Painting, The Eclipse, Marcel Jungvirt

The Eclipse

Marcel Jungvirt

Painting - 100 x 100 x 5 cm Painting - 39.4 x 39.4 x 2 inch

$996

Painting, N°556, Pierre-Luc Poujol

N°556

Pierre-Luc Poujol

Painting - 195 x 130 x 5 cm Painting - 76.8 x 51.2 x 2 inch

$17,593

Painting, Flow 124, Stephanie Rivet

Flow 124

Stephanie Rivet

Painting - 91 x 152 x 4 cm Painting - 35.8 x 59.8 x 1.6 inch

$3,319

Painting, Wild Rose, Christian Frederiksen

Wild Rose

Christian Frederiksen

Painting - 10 x 16 x 1 cm Painting - 3.9 x 6.3 x 0.4 inch

$1,106

Painting, En attendant la vague, Jean-Philippe Berger

En attendant la vague

Jean-Philippe Berger

Painting - 61 x 50 x 1.5 cm Painting - 24 x 19.7 x 0.6 inch

$387

Photography, Big B'Oom, RicO

Big B'Oom

RicO

Photography - 55 x 55 x 1.5 cm Photography - 21.7 x 21.7 x 0.6 inch

$1,992

Painting, Sans titre, Jacques Dominioni

Sans titre

Jacques Dominioni

Painting - 80 x 100 x 5 cm Painting - 31.5 x 39.4 x 2 inch

$2,102

Painting, Deep, Shpoun

Deep

Shpoun

Painting - 89 x 116 x 4 cm Painting - 35 x 45.7 x 1.6 inch

$1,328

Painting, Angelo de Sousa Interpretation II, Rosarinho Andrade

Angelo de Sousa Interpretation II

Rosarinho Andrade

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

$1,660

Painting, Paysages abstraits 7, Qiong qiong Shao

Paysages abstraits 7

Qiong qiong Shao

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

$1,106

Painting, Sans Titre, Meteo Meteo

Sans Titre

Meteo Meteo

Painting - 29.7 x 21 x 0.1 cm Painting - 11.7 x 8.3 x 0 inch

$127 $76

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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