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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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price,500 facet,10503*Artworks by best-selling artists|icon-bestsellers*bestsellers facet,10503*Oeuvres d’artistes best sellers|icon-bestsellers*bestsellers facet,10503*Obras de los artistas más vendidos|icon-bestsellers*obras-de-los-artistas-mas-vendidos facet,10503*Werke von Bestseller-Künstlern|icon-bestsellers*werke-von-kunstlern-bestseller price,501:1000 facet,10500*Young Talents|icon-youngtalents*youngtalents facet,10500*Obras de artistas emergentes|icon-youngtalents*obras-de-artistas-emergentes facet,10500*Oeuvres d'artistes émergents|icon-youngtalents*jeunes-talents facet,10500*Werke von aufstrebenden Künstlern|icon-youngtalents*werke-von-jungen-kunstlern facet,10500*Werke aufstrebender Künstler|icon-youngtalents*werke-von-jungen-kunstlern category,6*Peinture*peinture category,6*Gemälde*gemalde category,6*Painting*painting category,6*Pintura*pintura facet,1629*Abstraite*abstraite facet,1629*abstracto*abstracto facet,1629*abstrakt*abstrakt facet,1629*Abstract*abstract 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Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Children blue, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Children blue, 2021
40 x 40 x 3 cm
Painting

$3,452

Our recommendations JonOne, Skateboard, Painting

JonOne

Skateboard, 2021
20 x 80 x 5 cm
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JonOne, Suspects, Painting

JonOne

Suspects, 2014
99 x 69 x 0.2 cm
Painting

$9,206

Shepard Fairey (Obey), Deco Flower, Painting

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Deco Flower, 2019
59.5 x 46 x 1 cm
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$17,836

Our recommendations Mr. Brainwash, Balloon Girl Smile - Follow your Dreams, Painting

Mr. Brainwash

Balloon Girl Smile - Follow your Dreams, 2021
76.2 x 55.9 cm
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$12,658

Our recommendations M.Chat, Han Gang Bridge Seoul, Painting

M.Chat

Han Gang Bridge Seoul, 2018
100 x 100 x 2 cm
Painting

$8,976

Arman, Sans titre, Painting

Arman

Sans titre, 2003
81 x 60 x 4 cm
Painting

$20,713

Jérôme Mesnager, Rue du Docteur Bourneville (inv. 222), Painting

Jérôme Mesnager

Rue du Docteur Bourneville (inv. 222), 2021
50 x 65 x 1 cm
Painting

Sold

Onemizer, Nike Sam air, Painting

Onemizer

Nike Sam air, 2021
20 x 20 cm
Painting

$1,600

C215, Le chat, Painting

C215

Le chat, 2019
85 x 65 x 2 cm
Painting

$5,639

Ralph Resch, Sensual Way, Painting

Ralph Resch

Sensual Way, 2021
100 x 81 x 2 cm
Painting

$1,024

Antonino Puliafico, Mare con Vento, Painting

Antonino Puliafico

Mare con Vento, 2021
60 x 80 x 2 cm
Painting

$2,071

L'Atlas, Black and White STAMP, Painting

L'Atlas

Black and White STAMP, 2015
90 x 90 x 4 cm
Painting

$6,904

Our recommendations Martin, Pérou, Painting

Martin

Pérou, 2017
60 x 60 x 1 cm
Painting

$403

Jef Aérosol, The building of a personality, Painting

Jef Aérosol

The building of a personality, 2021
80 x 117 x 4 cm
Painting

$6,674

Our recommendations Benoit Havard, Diamond District, Painting

Benoit Havard

Diamond District, 2021
89 x 146 x 3 cm
Painting

$4,258

Frédérique Barba, Untitled 94, Painting

Frédérique Barba

Untitled 94, 2021
130 x 89 x 2 cm
Painting

$1,726 $1,553

Seen, NY, Painting

Seen

NY, 2021
71 x 66 cm
Painting

$1,496

Our recommendations Mr.Oreke, Marge Simpson vs Wonder Woman, Painting

Mr.Oreke

Marge Simpson vs Wonder Woman, 2021
110 x 89 x 7 cm
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$1,812

Jisbar, Luxurious apple Mona, Painting

Jisbar

Luxurious apple Mona, 2021
130 x 97 x 3 cm
Painting

$10,241

Pierre Alechinsky, Ajout au traité des excitants modernes, Painting

Pierre Alechinsky

Ajout au traité des excitants modernes, 2000
75 x 142 x 1 cm
Painting

$41,426

Ronald Hunter, Oceanic boiling blue bubbles, Painting

Ronald Hunter

Oceanic boiling blue bubbles, 2021
70 x 140 x 2 cm
Painting

$563

Our recommendations Liora, Seduction 3, Painting

Liora

Seduction 3, 2021
80 x 80 x 4 cm
Painting

$1,024

Ronald Hunter, Yellow City Lights 2, Painting

Ronald Hunter

Yellow City Lights 2, 2021
60 x 150 x 2 cm
Painting

$551

Shelby, Love Fluo, Painting

Shelby

Love Fluo, 2021
100 x 100 x 3 cm
Painting

$2,992 $2,693

Gor Avetisyan, The Joy of Life I, Painting

Gor Avetisyan

The Joy of Life I, 2021
50 x 35 cm
Painting

$449

Our recommendations Erró, One Piece Portraits, Painting

Erró

One Piece Portraits, 2020
102 x 53 x 2 cm
Painting

$17,261

Emanuele Ravagnani, Senza Titolo, Painting

Emanuele Ravagnani

Senza Titolo, 2021
80 x 60 x 2 cm
Painting

$2,301

Our recommendations Gina Vor, Aqua 1, Painting

Gina Vor

Aqua 1, 2021
45 x 45 x 2 cm
Painting

$403

Bernard Saint-Maxent, Kandinsky 01.11.21, Painting

Bernard Saint-Maxent

Kandinsky 01.11.21, 2021
30 x 25 x 3 cm
Painting

$322

Gomor, Champs Elysées, Painting

Gomor

Champs Elysées, 2021
70 x 50 x 6 cm
Painting

$9,436

Shelby, Wall of Love (X Banksy X Keith Haring), Painting

Shelby

Wall of Love (X Banksy X Keith Haring), 2021
105 x 104 x 4 cm
Painting

$3,682

Our recommendations Yasna Godovanik, Let It Snow!, Painting

Yasna Godovanik

Let It Snow!, 2021
100 x 70 x 2 cm
Painting

Sold

Elmago, New York Times, Painting

Elmago

New York Times, 2021
80 x 80 x 5 cm
Painting

Sold

Our recommendations Nathanael Koffi, Cendrillon, Painting

Nathanael Koffi

Cendrillon, 2021
81 x 21 x 1 cm
Painting

$460

Antony Squizzato, Prise de têtes, Painting

Antony Squizzato

Prise de têtes, 2021
55 x 46 x 2 cm
Painting

$2,014

Jean-Philippe Berger, Changer le monde !, Painting

Jean-Philippe Berger

Changer le monde !, 2021
60 x 69 x 2 cm
Painting

$460

Nathanael Koffi, Mille lumières, Painting

Nathanael Koffi

Mille lumières, 2021
61 x 53 x 1 cm
Painting

$921

Thierry Zdzieblo, Zdz1148, Painting

Thierry Zdzieblo

Zdz1148, 2021
30 x 30 x 1 cm
Painting

$552

Virginia Benedicto, Prête-moi ta main, Painting

Virginia Benedicto

Prête-moi ta main, 2020
120 x 100 x 4 cm
Painting

$4,028

Marie Palazzo, #210913, Painting

Marie Palazzo

#210913, 2021
60 x 80 x 5 cm
Painting

$2,186

Liliane Paumier, Ciel menaçant sur le port, Painting

Liliane Paumier

Ciel menaçant sur le port, 2021
80 x 80 x 2 cm
Painting

$1,323

Tamara Bakhshinyan, Emotional Spirit III, Painting

Tamara Bakhshinyan

Emotional Spirit III, 2021
50 x 27 x 3 cm
Painting

$742

Jonathan Pradillon, Éclat chaleureux, Painting

Jonathan Pradillon

Éclat chaleureux, 2021
60 x 60 x 1.5 cm
Painting

$230

Nikolaos Schizas, Burning thoughts, Painting

Nikolaos Schizas

Burning thoughts, 2021
116 x 89 cm
Painting

$2,436

Our recommendations Patrick Cornée, I love my crazy world, Painting

Patrick Cornée

I love my crazy world, 2021
100 x 100 x 3 cm
Painting

$3,682

Our recommendations Poonam Choudhary, Two Faced, Painting

Poonam Choudhary

Two Faced, 2021
61 x 61 x 3.8 cm
Painting

$1,200

Dezache, Vinyle Jiminy Cricket, Painting

Dezache

Vinyle Jiminy Cricket, 2021
35 x 35 x 1 cm
Painting

$69

Âme Sauvage, Un lieu pétillant, Painting

Âme Sauvage

Un lieu pétillant, 2021
60 x 60 x 2 cm
Painting

$690

Our recommendations Daniel Castan, Taxi sur Broadway, Painting

Daniel Castan

Taxi sur Broadway, 2021
114 x 195 x 3 cm
Painting

$8,976

Fat, Snoopy map, Painting

Fat

Snoopy map, 2021
37 x 37 x 1 cm
Painting

$1,266

Vidiz, Malabar #2, Painting

Vidiz

Malabar #2, 2021
82 x 41 x 3 cm
Painting

Sold

Fred Meurice, Love bottle 3d, Painting

Fred Meurice

Love bottle 3d, 2021
29 x 29 x 4 cm
Painting

$685

Jéko, Blablabla, Painting

Jéko

Blablabla, 2020
65 x 50 x 0.2 cm
Painting

$1,036

Marian Williams, The Last Tupperware Party 4, Painting

Marian Williams

The Last Tupperware Party 4, 2021
35 x 24 x 0.5 cm
Painting

$201

Martine Fauve Dechavanne, Passion, Painting

Martine Fauve Dechavanne

Passion, 2021
60 x 50 x 2 cm
Painting

$863

Yasna Godovanik, It’s Winter, My Love!, Painting

Yasna Godovanik

It’s Winter, My Love!, 2021
100 x 70 x 2 cm
Painting

$1,438 $834

Our recommendations Victor Vasarely, Operenccia, Painting

Victor Vasarely

Operenccia, 1986
101.6 x 167.6 x 2.5 cm
Painting

$350,000

Shake, Kaws Chocolate, Painting

Shake

Kaws Chocolate, 2021
16 x 8 x 1 cm
Painting

$575 $518

Karole Aubourg, Vendredi - série silhouettes d'enfants, Painting

Karole Aubourg

Vendredi - série silhouettes d'enfants, 2021
61 x 50 x 4 cm
Painting

$898

Méryl B, MB 50, Painting

Méryl B

MB 50, 2021
100 x 100 x 3 cm
Painting

$978

Jazzu, Retour à la Lumière, Painting

Jazzu

Retour à la Lumière, 2021
46 x 38 x 10 cm
Painting

$1,093

Jérôme Lagarrigue, Distant Relative #3, Painting

Jérôme Lagarrigue

Distant Relative #3, 2021
76 x 76 cm
Painting

$13,464

Claude Gean, Totem 20 - flamand de thau, Painting

Claude Gean

Totem 20 - flamand de thau, 2021
52 x 20 x 5 cm
Painting

$1,151 $1,036

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