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

$4,410

Painting, Retrato Fondo Azul, Enrique Pichardo

Retrato Fondo Azul

Enrique Pichardo

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

$999

Painting, Camp de base, Ralph Resch

Camp de base

Ralph Resch

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

$1,006

Painting, I dream and believe (stretched), Nadine Antoniuk

I dream and believe (stretched)

Nadine Antoniuk

Painting - 100 x 70 x 2 cm Painting - 39.4 x 27.6 x 0.8 inch

$1,244

Design, Sky is the limit 02, Poonam Choudhary

Sky is the limit 02

Poonam Choudhary

Design - 21.6 x 17.8 x 15.2 cm Design - 8.5 x 7 x 6 inch

$1,000 $900

Painting, Saxy girl, Christof Monnin

Saxy girl

Christof Monnin

Painting - 120 x 80 x 2.5 cm Painting - 47.2 x 31.5 x 1 inch

$1,809

Painting, Composition No. 413, Sumit Mehndiratta

Composition No. 413

Sumit Mehndiratta

Painting - 100 x 71 x 3 cm Painting - 39.4 x 28 x 1.2 inch

$1,809

Painting, Connecting with you, Lilly Muth

Connecting with you

Lilly Muth

Painting - 80 x 125 x 2 cm Painting - 31.5 x 49.2 x 0.8 inch

$2,149

Painting, Rouget d'origine noble dorée, Robert Combas

Rouget d'origine noble dorée

Robert Combas

Painting - 46.5 x 34 x 2.5 cm Painting - 18.3 x 13.4 x 1 inch

$32,796

Painting, Abstract Energy (Energie Abstraite), Bruno Cantais

Abstract Energy (Energie Abstraite)

Bruno Cantais

Painting - 100 x 81 x 2.5 cm Painting - 39.4 x 31.9 x 1 inch

$1,691

Painting, Encrypted, Antony Squizzato

Encrypted

Antony Squizzato

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

$2,262

Painting, Bateaux de pêcheurs à Positano, avril, Alexei Lantsev

Bateaux de pêcheurs à Positano, avril

Alexei Lantsev

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

$3,393

Painting, Feel the day calling you, Barbara Piller

Feel the day calling you

Barbara Piller

Painting - 70 x 60 x 3 cm Painting - 27.6 x 23.6 x 1.2 inch

$987

Painting, Sous les petits détails de la vie, Jazzu

Sous les petits détails de la vie

Jazzu

Painting - 114 x 195 cm Painting - 44.9 x 76.8 inch

$5,089

Painting, Art, David Jamin

Art

David Jamin

Painting - 46 x 38 x 2.5 cm Painting - 18.1 x 15 x 1 inch

$1,052

Painting, Paradise, Eric Munsch

Paradise

Eric Munsch

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

$1,357

Photography, Bleed # 202351, Paul Snell

Bleed # 202351

Paul Snell

Photography - 90 x 60 x 8 cm Photography - 35.4 x 23.6 x 3.1 inch

$5,030

Painting, Bec jaune, Yrak

Bec jaune

Yrak

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

$6,333

Painting, Light (1), Xavier Wttrwulghe

Light (1)

Xavier Wttrwulghe

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

$3,619

Painting, Vivid Abstraction, Liana Ohanyan

Vivid Abstraction

Liana Ohanyan

Painting - 70 x 50 x 0.2 cm Painting - 27.6 x 19.7 x 0.1 inch

$1,200

Painting, MB 76, Méryl B

MB 76

Méryl B

Painting - 89 x 116 x 3 cm Painting - 35 x 45.7 x 1.2 inch

$1,006

Painting, Abstract No. 73, Gina Vor

Abstract No. 73

Gina Vor

Painting - 32 x 26 x 0.2 cm Painting - 12.6 x 10.2 x 0.1 inch

$170 $153

Painting, Lecture en bleu majeur, Sophie Dumont

Lecture en bleu majeur

Sophie Dumont

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

$2,250

Painting, Es Vedrà II, Isabelle Fournet

Es Vedrà II

Isabelle Fournet

Painting - 65 x 92 x 2 cm Painting - 25.6 x 36.2 x 0.8 inch

$2,205

Painting, Stuck In A Loop (Again), Simon Findlay

Stuck In A Loop (Again)

Simon Findlay

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

$2,149

Painting, Vibrant Nirvana, Iryna Bondar

Vibrant Nirvana

Iryna Bondar

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

$565

Painting, Open Seas I, Fintan Whelan

Open Seas I

Fintan Whelan

Painting - 100 x 160 x 4 cm Painting - 39.4 x 63 x 1.6 inch

$4,524

Painting, Spring colors, Andrei Sitsko

Spring colors

Andrei Sitsko

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

$927

Painting, Iris bloom, Natalya Mougenot

Iris bloom

Natalya Mougenot

Painting - 70 x 50 x 1.5 cm Painting - 27.6 x 19.7 x 0.6 inch

$1,244

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

$1,414

Painting, Le street art c’était mieux avant, Onemizer

Le street art c’était mieux avant

Onemizer

Painting - 20.1 x 20.1 x 0.3 cm Painting - 7.9 x 7.9 x 0.1 inch

$1,696

Painting, Awakening, Anna Selina

Awakening

Anna Selina

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

$2,036

Painting, Almaz, Eric Robin

Almaz

Eric Robin

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

$1,696

Painting, Love, Virginia Benedicto

Love

Virginia Benedicto

Painting - 120 x 30 x 2 cm Painting - 47.2 x 11.8 x 0.8 inch

$1,187

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

$3,619

Painting, Outside my window, Lenta Markevich

Outside my window

Lenta Markevich

Painting - 150 x 150 x 5 cm Painting - 59.1 x 59.1 x 2 inch

$1,583

Painting, Énergie, Isabelle Schenckbecher-Quint

Énergie

Isabelle Schenckbecher-Quint

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

$2,262

Painting, Winter green, Bill Stone

Winter green

Bill Stone

Painting - 61 x 91.4 x 3.8 cm Painting - 24 x 36 x 1.5 inch

$2,000

Painting, L'océan est un espace de liberté, Maryse Chatron Kriloff

L'océan est un espace de liberté

Maryse Chatron Kriloff

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

$1,583

Print, Flowarh$ - II (C) - Flowers - Les fleurs, Mr Brainwash

Flowarh$ - II (C) - Flowers - Les fleurs

Mr Brainwash

Print - 91.4 x 91.4 cm Print - 36 x 36 inch

$5,089

Painting, Children of the revolution, Thierry Corpet

Children of the revolution

Thierry Corpet

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

$1,470

Painting, Enlightenment,, Mineko Yoshida

Enlightenment,

Mineko Yoshida

Painting - 133.4 x 133.4 x 0.5 cm Painting - 52.5 x 52.5 x 0.2 inch

$1,620

Painting, The girl with flowers in her hair, Stoz

The girl with flowers in her hair

Stoz

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

$565 $509

Painting, Semainier 3, Pierre Alechinsky

Semainier 3

Pierre Alechinsky

Painting - 50 x 65 x 0.1 cm Painting - 19.7 x 25.6 x 0 inch

$13,571

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

$1,696

Painting, Renouveau, Christine Marie Nobre

Renouveau

Christine Marie Nobre

Painting - 50 x 20 x 3 cm Painting - 19.7 x 7.9 x 1.2 inch

$780

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

$1,470

Print, Schismes, Pierre Alechinsky

Schismes

Pierre Alechinsky

Print - 32 x 92 x 0.1 cm Print - 12.6 x 36.2 x 0 inch

$3,393

Painting, Du côté de Paimpol (Série), Charlotte Abecassis

Du côté de Paimpol (Série)

Charlotte Abecassis

Painting - 56 x 42 cm Painting - 22 x 16.5 inch

$1,131

Painting, Love is all we need, Jean-Philippe Berger

Love is all we need

Jean-Philippe Berger

Painting - 120 x 90 x 2 cm Painting - 47.2 x 35.4 x 0.8 inch

$1,018

Painting, Composition, Michel Cadoret

Composition

Michel Cadoret

Painting - 65 x 50 x 3 cm Painting - 25.6 x 19.7 x 1.2 inch

$1,979

Sculpture, Saturación, Luminosidad & Destornillador. From The Composition with Tools series, Jose Ricardo Contreras Gonzalez

Saturación, Luminosidad & Destornillador. From The Composition with Tools series

Jose Ricardo Contreras Gonzalez

Sculpture - 129.8 x 25.9 x 19.8 cm Sculpture - 51.1 x 10.2 x 7.8 inch

$1,900

Painting, Herramienta en Amarillo. From The Composition with Tools series, Jose Ricardo Contreras Gonzalez

Herramienta en Amarillo. From The Composition with Tools series

Jose Ricardo Contreras Gonzalez

Painting - 39.9 x 30 x 0.3 cm Painting - 15.7 x 11.8 x 0.1 inch

$1,000

Painting, Stylish woman with red lips, Narek Qochunc

Stylish woman with red lips

Narek Qochunc

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

$750 $638

Painting, Shepherd and Head of Sheep, Menashe Kadishman

Shepherd and Head of Sheep

Menashe Kadishman

Painting - 130 x 110 x 3.5 cm Painting - 51.2 x 43.3 x 1.4 inch

$10,499

Painting, Ombre rouge, Joel Giraud

Ombre rouge

Joel Giraud

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

$2,262

Painting, Foule #1, David Jehan (B.boss)

Foule #1

David Jehan (B.boss)

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

$679

Painting, Vista Ruscello, Antonino Puliafico

Vista Ruscello

Antonino Puliafico

Painting - 120 x 120 x 1 cm Painting - 47.2 x 47.2 x 0.4 inch

$2,601

Painting, Memento, Nicolas Ruelle

Memento

Nicolas Ruelle

Painting - 97 x 162 x 2.5 cm Painting - 38.2 x 63.8 x 1 inch

$1,923

Sculpture, Big totem colors I, Thierry Corpet

Big totem colors I

Thierry Corpet

Sculpture - 150 x 21 x 11 cm Sculpture - 59.1 x 8.3 x 4.3 inch

$2,036

Painting, My Kid Just Ruined My Basquiat (graf) on canvas, Ziegler T

My Kid Just Ruined My Basquiat (graf) on canvas

Ziegler T

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

$1,018

Sculpture, Flux clair, Shen Yongji

Flux clair

Shen Yongji

Sculpture - 160 x 120 x 10 cm Sculpture - 63 x 47.2 x 3.9 inch

$33,927

Painting, Fleur II, Yong Chen

Fleur II

Yong Chen

Painting - 80 x 60 x 1 cm Painting - 31.5 x 23.6 x 0.4 inch

$905

Painting, Dissonance 2, Orioye Samuel

Dissonance 2

Orioye Samuel

Painting - 61 x 45.7 x 2.5 cm Painting - 24 x 18 x 1 inch

$1,950

Print, Euphories de la couleur, Paul Jenkins

Euphories de la couleur

Paul Jenkins

Print - 56.5 x 76.5 cm Print - 22.2 x 30.1 inch

$1,131

Painting, En harmonie avec la nature, Mara Toledo

En harmonie avec la nature

Mara Toledo

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

Sold

Painting, Silence, on tourne, Sabine Louriac

Silence, on tourne

Sabine Louriac

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

$565

Painting, Shoreditch 1&2, Yoann Bonneville (YBA)

Shoreditch 1&2

Yoann Bonneville (YBA)

Painting - 82 x 43 x 4 cm Painting - 32.3 x 16.9 x 1.6 inch

$2,036

Painting, J + Odalisque Bleue, Gaëtan de Séguin

J + Odalisque Bleue

Gaëtan de Séguin

Painting - 61 x 50 x 4 cm Painting - 24 x 19.7 x 1.6 inch

$1,583

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

$1,522

Painting, The girl with golden hair, Barbara Kroll

The girl with golden hair

Barbara Kroll

Painting - 99.1 x 68.6 x 0.3 cm Painting - 39 x 27 x 0.1 inch

$1,700

Painting, Spring, Nathanael Koffi

Spring

Nathanael Koffi

Painting - 56 x 40 x 2 cm Painting - 22 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

$2,262

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

$2,036

Painting, The last days of Zion, Ziad Dib Jreige

The last days of Zion

Ziad Dib Jreige

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

$625 $563

Painting, Balade dans tes yeux, Jéko

Balade dans tes yeux

Jéko

Painting - 140 x 107 x 0.2 cm Painting - 55.1 x 42.1 x 0.1 inch

$3,958

Painting, Self-Worth 2, Hezekiah Oyejide Obidare

Self-Worth 2

Hezekiah Oyejide Obidare

Painting - 121.9 x 91.4 x 5.1 cm Painting - 48 x 36 x 2 inch

$3,250

Painting, Entre mer et terre, Martine Fauve Dechavanne

Entre mer et terre

Martine Fauve Dechavanne

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

$3,280

Painting, Broke, cObo

Broke

cObo

Painting - 58.4 x 48.3 x 2.5 cm Painting - 23 x 19 x 1 inch

$961

Painting, Là-bas, Yannick Bernard

Là-bas

Yannick Bernard

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

$1,798

Print, Le Salon des Hessels, d’après Vuillard. (2), Charlotte Moore

Le Salon des Hessels, d’après Vuillard. (2)

Charlotte Moore

Print - 51 x 63.5 cm Print - 20.1 x 25 inch

$679

Painting, Computer, Nep-

Computer

Nep-

Painting - 160 x 130 x 2 cm Painting - 63 x 51.2 x 0.8 inch

$5,881

Painting, Study rouge et or, Cannibal Malabar

Study rouge et or

Cannibal Malabar

Painting - 40 x 30 x 3 cm Painting - 15.7 x 11.8 x 1.2 inch

$814

Painting, Lotus, Rongge Zhu

Lotus

Rongge Zhu

Painting - 110 x 35 x 4 cm Painting - 43.3 x 13.8 x 1.6 inch

$1,696

Painting, Délice estival, Maude Ovize

Délice estival

Maude Ovize

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

Sold

Painting, Textil urbano. De la serie Geschichte, Verónica Sanes

Textil urbano. De la serie Geschichte

Verónica Sanes

Painting - 65 x 105 cm Painting - 25.6 x 41.3 inch

$905

Painting, Confiance, Genny B

Confiance

Genny B

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

$305

Painting, Go abstract!, Stoz

Go abstract!

Stoz

Painting - 60 x 45 x 2 cm Painting - 23.6 x 17.7 x 0.8 inch

$452

Painting, Crépis rouge, Eurgal

Crépis rouge

Eurgal

Painting - 55 x 46 x 2.5 cm Painting - 21.7 x 18.1 x 1 inch

$1,527

Painting, Blossoming Romance, Gor Avetisyan

Blossoming Romance

Gor Avetisyan

Painting - 110 x 100 x 2 cm Painting - 43.3 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch

$4,410

Painting, Oracles II, Taiyu Zhou

Oracles II

Taiyu Zhou

Painting - 136 x 34 x 1 cm Painting - 53.5 x 13.4 x 0.4 inch

$1,696

Painting, Sunset Bliss, Nick Vivian

Sunset Bliss

Nick Vivian

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

$3,044

Painting, Die Jagd - La chasse, Hans Mendler

Die Jagd - La chasse

Hans Mendler

Painting - 110 x 110 x 4.5 cm Painting - 43.3 x 43.3 x 1.8 inch

$3,393 $3,223

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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