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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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Our recommendations JM Robert, Les temps passés, Painting

JM Robert

Les temps passés, 2021
130 x 195 x 3 cm
Painting

€6,900

Our recommendations Gabriela Lavezzari, Primavera en el lago, Painting

Gabriela Lavezzari

Primavera en el lago, 2021
100 x 100 x 3 cm
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€2,890

Antonino Puliafico, Blu Tindari, Painting

Antonino Puliafico

Blu Tindari, 2012
50 x 70 x 2 cm
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€1,500

Seen, Bubble, Painting

Seen

Bubble, 2021
71 x 152 cm
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€3,000

Jérôme Mesnager, L'homme blanc qui vole, Painting

Jérôme Mesnager

L'homme blanc qui vole, 1992
29 x 11.4 x 3 cm
Painting

€900

Mr. Brainwash, Einstein - Follow Your Heart with Balloon Girl, Painting

Mr. Brainwash

Einstein - Follow Your Heart with Balloon Girl, 2021
61 x 91.4 cm
Painting

€14,000

Onemizer, Clean Area, Painting

Onemizer

Clean Area, 2021
62 x 41 cm
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€3,250

Jef Aérosol, Children Blue, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Children Blue, 2021
40 x 40 x 3 cm
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€2,700

Alice de Miramon, Le singe, Painting

Alice de Miramon

Le singe, 2016
42 x 30 cm
Painting

€900

Our recommendations Brusk (DMV), Dripping Dog, Painting

Brusk (DMV)

Dripping Dog, 2020
60 x 110 x 2 cm
Painting

€10,000

JonOne, Blowing Up, Painting

JonOne

Blowing Up, 2021
98 x 78 x 3 cm
Painting

€16,900

M.Chat, La guerre de Troye, Painting

M.Chat

La guerre de Troye, 2018
55 x 65 x 1 cm
Painting

€5,250

Ronald Hunter, Traffic Pink, Painting

Ronald Hunter

Traffic Pink, 2021
80 x 80 x 2 cm
Painting

€729

Jisbar, Night Museum, Painting

Jisbar

Night Museum, 2022
100 x 81 cm
Painting

€6,660

Shelby, Heart Butterfly, Painting

Shelby

Heart Butterfly, 2022
100 x 100 x 3 cm
Painting

€1,700

C215, Sitting Bull, Painting

C215

Sitting Bull, 2021
29.5 x 40.5 cm
Painting

€3,300

Our recommendations Poonam Choudhary, Scared to hurt, Painting

Poonam Choudhary

Scared to hurt, 2022
101.6 x 76.2 x 3.8 cm
Painting

€631

Gor Avetisyan, Abstraction, Painting

Gor Avetisyan

Abstraction, 2008
39 x 39 x 2 cm
Painting

€599

Martine Fauve Dechavanne, Une soirée entre amis, Painting

Martine Fauve Dechavanne

Une soirée entre amis, 2020
25 x 75 x 2 cm
Painting

€500

Daniela Pasqualini, Behind the Image XI, Painting

Daniela Pasqualini

Behind the Image XI, 2022
91.4 x 61 x 3.8 cm
Painting

€1,550

Liora, Seduction 4, Painting

Liora

Seduction 4, 2022
50 x 50 x 2 cm
Painting

€555

Yoann Merienne, Eronese, Painting

Yoann Merienne

Eronese, 2021
180 x 130 x 3 cm
Painting

€10,000

Jean-Philippe Berger, Lunch time, Painting

Jean-Philippe Berger

Lunch time, 2022
65 x 54 x 1 cm
Painting

€380

Méryl B, MB 53, Painting

Méryl B

MB 53, 2022
97 x 130 x 3 cm
Painting

€1,050

Virginia Benedicto, Gabrielle, Painting

Virginia Benedicto

Gabrielle, 2021
30 x 30 x 2 cm
Painting

€580

Âme Sauvage, Au Cœur de l'imaginaire, Painting

Âme Sauvage

Au Cœur de l'imaginaire, 2021
50 x 120 x 2 cm
Painting

€690

Benjamin SPaRK, Betty B24, Painting

Benjamin SPaRK

Betty B24, 2021
80 x 100 x 2 cm
Painting

€5,500

Béatrice Terra, Joies de l'enfance, Painting

Béatrice Terra

Joies de l'enfance, 2021
92 x 73 x 2 cm
Painting

€2,000

Nathanael Koffi, Larmes ébène, Painting

Nathanael Koffi

Larmes ébène, 2021
61 x 50 x 2 cm
Painting

€900

Marian Williams, Women against Fascism, Painting

Marian Williams

Women against Fascism, 2022
195 x 130 x 4 cm
Painting

€4,950

Antony Squizzato, Tu parles, Painting

Antony Squizzato

Tu parles, 2022
40 x 30 x 0.1 cm
Painting

€450

Jonathan Pradillon, Éclat bleu sombre, Painting

Jonathan Pradillon

Éclat bleu sombre, 2022
60 x 60 x 1.5 cm
Painting

€200

Shake, Kermit X Supreme Doll'Art (Red Ed), Painting

Shake

Kermit X Supreme Doll'Art (Red Ed), 2021
18 x 23.5 x 3.5 cm
Painting

€380

Bernhard Lang, Miami_Beach_01, Painting

Bernhard Lang

Miami_Beach_01, 2021
40 x 40 x 2 cm
Painting

€590

Mireille Hottinger, Adhara, Painting

Mireille Hottinger

Adhara, 2021
40 x 50 cm
Painting

€1,300

Nasty, Sans titre, Painting

Nasty

Sans titre, 2021
97 x 165 x 5 cm
Painting

€5,500

Karole Aubourg, Etre numéro 1 - série silhouettes d'enfants, Painting

Karole Aubourg

Etre numéro 1 - série silhouettes d'enfants, 2021
81 x 65 x 4 cm
Painting

€910

Daru, No Pain No Cash, Painting

Daru

No Pain No Cash, 2022
6.63 x 15.6 x 0.1 cm
Painting

€500

Gina Vor, Puzzle 2, Painting

Gina Vor

Puzzle 2, 2021
80 x 60 x 2 cm
Painting

€650 €585

Edivaldo Barbosa, Le temps des vacances, Painting

Edivaldo Barbosa

Le temps des vacances, 2021
120 x 200 x 3 cm
Painting

€16,000

Stoz, Small 5, Painting

Stoz

Small 5, 2022
40 x 30 x 2 cm
Painting

€140 €126

Claude Gean, Totem 28 -  for life, Painting

Claude Gean

Totem 28 - for life, 2021
50 x 23 x 5 cm
Painting

€1,000

Nikolaos Schizas, Light stars, Painting

Nikolaos Schizas

Light stars, 2021
130 x 97 cm
Painting

€3,159

Françoise Dugourd-Caput, O'SolEMio, Painting

Françoise Dugourd-Caput

O'SolEMio, 2012
40 x 40 cm
Painting

€440

Piotre, Energie Storm, Painting

Piotre

Energie Storm, 2021
55 x 46 x 2 cm
Painting

€1,600

Maria Esmar, Catch the Fire, Painting

Maria Esmar

Catch the Fire, 2022
50 x 50 x 4 cm
Painting

€850

Viktoria Ganhao, Happiness, Painting

Viktoria Ganhao

Happiness, 2022
70 x 100 x 2 cm
Painting

€1,300

Jéko, Serrez vous la main, Painting

Jéko

Serrez vous la main, 2021
116 x 89 x 2 cm
Painting

€2,200

Artiste Ouvrier, Jagdish jewels, Painting

Artiste Ouvrier

Jagdish jewels, 2013
60 x 40 x 2 cm
Painting

€1,100

Dr. Love, Dream of Love (A tribute to Banksy), Painting

Dr. Love

Dream of Love (A tribute to Banksy), 2021
40 x 30 x 0.2 cm
Painting

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Our recommendations Eurgal, La maison bleue, Painting

Eurgal

La maison bleue, 2022
80 x 40 x 2 cm
Painting

€1,750

Yasna Godovanik, Don’t Lose Your Love III, Painting

Yasna Godovanik

Don’t Lose Your Love III, 2022
100 x 70 x 2 cm
Painting

€1,290

Francesca Borgo, On every Wave, Painting

Francesca Borgo

On every Wave, 2021
47 x 70 x 0.3 cm
Painting

€919

Remi Delaplace, La representation comme theatre, Painting

Remi Delaplace

La representation comme theatre, 2018
80 x 60 cm
Painting

€1,590 €1,431

Ralph Resch, Bhoutan, Painting

Ralph Resch

Bhoutan, 2020
195 x 165 x 3 cm
Painting

€4,200

Tamara Bakhshinyan, Nature Poetry XI, Painting

Tamara Bakhshinyan

Nature Poetry XI, 2021
14 x 14 cm
Painting

€150

Our recommendations Keny, Winner, Painting

Keny

Winner, 2022
92 x 65 x 2 cm
Painting

€550

Meteo Meteo, Sans Titre, Painting

Meteo Meteo

Sans Titre, 2022
29.7 x 21 x 0.1 cm
Painting

€65

Ruslana Levandovska, Cherry Blossoms, Painting

Ruslana Levandovska

Cherry Blossoms, 2021
76.2 x 61 x 1.9 cm
Painting

€1,442

Martin, Mickey III, Painting

Martin

Mickey III, 2020
90 x 90 x 3 cm
Painting

€800

Arsen, Viziteurs, Painting

Arsen

Viziteurs, 2022
47 x 47 x 3 cm
Painting

€1,000 €900

Rachel Wickremer, Drift, Painting

Rachel Wickremer

Drift, 2021
120 x 100 x 4 cm
Painting

€5,467

Valerio Adami, Come dare i primi soccorsi ann cane, Painting

Valerio Adami

Come dare i primi soccorsi ann cane, 1971
81 x 100 cm
Painting

€80,000

Anthony Ferrero (Wear One), Girafe, Painting

Anthony Ferrero (Wear One)

Girafe, 2020
80 x 60 x 1 cm
Painting

€400

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