Architecture

Painting, La Porte, Michaël Brack

La Porte

Michaël Brack

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

$1,007

Print, Déplacé.e.s Angel, Pique nique, Colombie, JR

Déplacé.e.s Angel, Pique nique, Colombie

JR

Print - 70 x 100 cm Print - 27.6 x 39.4 inch

$1,141

Print, L'Eglise San Giorgio à Venise, Bernard Buffet

L'Eglise San Giorgio à Venise

Bernard Buffet

Print - 43 x 55 x 1 cm Print - 16.9 x 21.7 x 0.4 inch

$3,355

Painting, Parisian Dreams, Liana Ohanyan

Parisian Dreams

Liana Ohanyan

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

$1,500

Painting, Gondolier, Venice, Ellie Hesse

Gondolier, Venice

Ellie Hesse

Painting - 60 x 60 x 5 cm Painting - 23.6 x 23.6 x 2 inch

$2,118

Painting, Evening sea sunset, Evgeny Chernyakovsky

Evening sea sunset

Evgeny Chernyakovsky

Painting - 85 x 70 x 2 cm Painting - 33.5 x 27.6 x 0.8 inch

$1,500

Painting, Night Venice, Evgeny Chernyakovsky

Night Venice

Evgeny Chernyakovsky

Painting - 80 x 65 x 2 cm Painting - 31.5 x 25.6 x 0.8 inch

$1,500

Painting, The playful power of water, Tetiana Ocheredko

The playful power of water

Tetiana Ocheredko

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

$1,800

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

$1,678

Print, A Moment of Bliss, Carrie Graber

A Moment of Bliss

Carrie Graber

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

$1,450

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

$450

Painting, Train, Tsisia Kiladze

Train

Tsisia Kiladze

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

$895 $850

Painting, Psychédélique village, Martine Fauve Dechavanne

Psychédélique village

Martine Fauve Dechavanne

Painting - 120 x 40 x 2 cm Painting - 47.2 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

$1,678

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

$1,372

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

$6,487

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

$1,342

Painting, Crépis rouge, Eurgal

Crépis rouge

Eurgal

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

$1,510

Painting, From the Yard, Milan Laciak

From the Yard

Milan Laciak

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

$570

Painting, Dusk, Ružena Velesová

Dusk

Ružena Velesová

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

$604

Painting, Penumbra, David Walker

Penumbra

David Walker

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

$2,251

Sculpture, Porte, Guillaume Couffignal

Porte

Guillaume Couffignal

Sculpture - 43 x 15.5 x 9.5 cm Sculpture - 16.9 x 6.1 x 3.7 inch

$1,678

Photography, Goethe's Blues And Busts. From the Poetic Enfilades series, Celia Rogge

Goethe's Blues And Busts. From the Poetic Enfilades series

Celia Rogge

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

$9,875

Painting, Villa ensoleillée, Yi Ge

Villa ensoleillée

Yi Ge

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

$6,711

Painting, Square, Max Rodéo

Square

Max Rodéo

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

$2,461

Painting, La belle époque, Alione

La belle époque

Alione

Painting - 100 x 97 x 3 cm Painting - 39.4 x 38.2 x 1.2 inch

$5,145

Painting, In the heart of Yerevan, Aram Movsisyan

In the heart of Yerevan

Aram Movsisyan

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

$280

Painting, Le plongeon/2, Jean-Jacques Venturini

Le plongeon/2

Jean-Jacques Venturini

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

$2,796

Painting, London, Veronika Benoni

London

Veronika Benoni

Painting - 120 x 62 x 2 cm Painting - 47.2 x 24.4 x 0.8 inch

$2,461

Sculpture, Floating Favelas, Red Expansion II, David Moreno

Floating Favelas, Red Expansion II

David Moreno

Sculpture - 41 x 45 x 18 cm Sculpture - 16.1 x 17.7 x 7.1 inch

$3,915

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

$5,033

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

$3,915

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

$2,125

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

$2,063

Painting, Bastide en Provence, Bernard Buffet

Bastide en Provence

Bernard Buffet

Painting - 50 x 65 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 25.6 x 0.8 inch

$109,609

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

$2,796

Painting, Brooklyn, Tony Soulié

Brooklyn

Tony Soulié

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

$20,132

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

$2,125

Painting, Vu 3 Miroirs 3, Robin Obitz

Vu 3 Miroirs 3

Robin Obitz

Painting - 109 x 135 x 3 cm Painting - 42.9 x 53.1 x 1.2 inch

$8,388

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

$2,517

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

$1,063

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

$224

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

$1,583

Print, Untitled, Vicent Ferrer

Untitled

Vicent Ferrer

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

$336

Print, Untitled, Luis Fernández

Untitled

Luis Fernández

Print - 70 x 100 x 0.1 cm Print - 27.6 x 39.4 x 0 inch

$248

Photography, Seeking Hope, Andrew Paranavitana

Seeking Hope

Andrew Paranavitana

Photography - 100 x 67 cm Photography - 39.4 x 26.4 inch

$4,474

Painting, City in Cherry Blossoms, Alexander Shandor

City in Cherry Blossoms

Alexander Shandor

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

$2,000

Photography, Amerapoora. My-au-dyk Kyoung - Tripe, Thomas Ruff

Amerapoora. My-au-dyk Kyoung - Tripe

Thomas Ruff

Photography - 40 x 50 cm Photography - 15.7 x 19.7 inch

$2,013

Painting, Around the Shepard Bush, Marco Santaniello

Around the Shepard Bush

Marco Santaniello

Painting - 60 x 80 x 3 cm Painting - 23.6 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch

$5,145

Painting, Llyn Peninsula, Sian McGill

Llyn Peninsula

Sian McGill

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

$920

Painting, Magazine Street, Melinda Patrick

Magazine Street

Melinda Patrick

Painting - 45.7 x 45.7 x 3.8 cm Painting - 18 x 18 x 1.5 inch

$715

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

$3,310

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

$1,454

Painting, Saint-Lazare, Samiran Boruah

Saint-Lazare

Samiran Boruah

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

$1,678 $1,510

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

$2,181

Print, Wanted! Grand Palais, Signé, Daniel Arsham

Wanted! Grand Palais, Signé

Daniel Arsham

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

$783

Photography, Blue, Daniel Holfeld

Blue

Daniel Holfeld

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

$2,013

Painting, Free Range, Michael Hill

Free Range

Michael Hill

Painting - 66 x 86 x 4 cm Painting - 26 x 33.9 x 1.6 inch

$1,589

Painting, Ca La Xana, Joan Peris

Ca La Xana

Joan Peris

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

$6,934

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

$1,342

Painting, Operenccia, Victor Vasarely

Operenccia

Victor Vasarely

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

$450,000

Painting, Double Origine, Camille Adra

Double Origine

Camille Adra

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

$2,013

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

$7,829

Print, New York City Cultural Institutions, from the New York, New York portfolio, Robert Motherwell

New York City Cultural Institutions, from the New York, New York portfolio

Robert Motherwell

Print - 76.2 x 57.2 x 0.1 cm Print - 30 x 22.5 x 0 inch

$3,244

Photography, Palazzo Grimani, Female Center, Magda Von Hanau

Palazzo Grimani, Female Center

Magda Von Hanau

Photography - 121.9 x 81.3 x 0.3 cm Photography - 48 x 32 x 0.1 inch

$4,000

Photography, Glaz IX, Anthony Caer

Glaz IX

Anthony Caer

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

$1,655

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

$1,000

Photography, Storming In (M), David Drebin

Storming In (M)

David Drebin

Photography - 76.2 x 95.3 cm Photography - 30 x 37.5 inch

$8,000

Sculpture, How did they build that?, Gregory Orekhov

How did they build that?

Gregory Orekhov

Sculpture - 181.5 x 19 x 3.8 cm Sculpture - 71.5 x 7.5 x 1.5 inch

$22,369

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

$682

Painting, #3400 I. "o.T.", Oliver Lipinski

#3400 I. "o.T."

Oliver Lipinski

Painting - 40 x 40 x 0.6 cm Painting - 15.7 x 15.7 x 0.2 inch

$777

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

$280

Fine Art Drawings, The Tower, Sam Perry

The Tower

Sam Perry

Fine Art Drawings - 88.9 x 71.12 x 2 cm Fine Art Drawings - 35 x 28 x 0.8 inch

$1,250

Photography, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao 1, Antoine Kubler

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao 1

Antoine Kubler

Photography - 42 x 29.7 x 0.1 cm Photography - 16.5 x 11.7 x 0 inch

$280

Print, New York, Green Carpet, Chris Morin-Eitner

New York, Green Carpet

Chris Morin-Eitner

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

$201

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

$313

Painting, New York Street #2, Marco Barberio

New York Street #2

Marco Barberio

Painting - 69 x 69 x 3 cm Painting - 27.2 x 27.2 x 1.2 inch

$2,237

Fine Art Drawings, Sur le toit, Gabriel Riesnert

Sur le toit

Gabriel Riesnert

Fine Art Drawings - 29.7 x 21 x 0.3 cm Fine Art Drawings - 11.7 x 8.3 x 0.1 inch

$447

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

$1,398

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

$1,678

Photography, Bitter Campari, Milan, Richard Heeps

Bitter Campari, Milan

Richard Heeps

Photography - 80 x 63.5 x 0.1 cm Photography - 31.5 x 25 x 0 inch

$927

Painting, The vineyard road - Tuscany landscape painting, Raimondo Pacini

The vineyard road - Tuscany landscape painting

Raimondo Pacini

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

$363

Painting, Boats, Daniel Codorniu

Boats

Daniel Codorniu

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

$1,957

Photography, Snooker, Camille Levert

Snooker

Camille Levert

Photography - 64 x 64 x 10 cm Photography - 25.2 x 25.2 x 3.9 inch

$9,283

Painting, San Giorgio, Virgilio Guidi

San Giorgio

Virgilio Guidi

Painting - 35 x 63 x 3 cm Painting - 13.8 x 24.8 x 1.2 inch

$5,592

Photography, #3201 "Berlinimalism #01", Oliver Lipinski

#3201 "Berlinimalism #01"

Oliver Lipinski

Photography - 50 x 100 x 0.6 cm Photography - 19.7 x 39.4 x 0.2 inch

$1,560

Print, Manège fond ocre, Mitsuo Shiraishi

Manège fond ocre

Mitsuo Shiraishi

Print - 56 x 45 x 0.05 cm Print - 22 x 17.7 x 0 inch

$391

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

$600

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

$2,069

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

$1,787

Photography, Sun Opera Bridge, Alastair Mc Naughton

Sun Opera Bridge

Alastair Mc Naughton

Photography - 24.5 x 34 cm Photography - 9.6 x 13.4 inch

$56

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

$2,684

Photography, Cemetry, Cécile Baldewyns

Cemetry

Cécile Baldewyns

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

$783

Fine Art Drawings, Night in Ctockholm, Tetiana Ocheredko

Night in Ctockholm

Tetiana Ocheredko

Fine Art Drawings - 27 x 48 x 0.1 cm Fine Art Drawings - 10.6 x 18.9 x 0 inch

$300

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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