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Colored Artworks

The use of color is a central element of any artist's work. It is a vital component, without which the work of art could not exist. With the passing of time and artistic movements, the uses and meanings attributed to color have evolved, from the mixing of pigment to the harmony of the painting and even works whose key theme is color. Color manipulation is a learning process that every artist must master in order to access the infinite variations of color. The restoration of paintings is a science that requires a molecular knowledge to work out the colors and mixtures used by the original artist. Throughout the  colors have taken on various meanings: white is the color of purity and chastity, gold of wealth and nobility, blue of justice and wisdom and red of strength and courage. These connotations are still present in our conception of colors today. Additionally, colors can be divided into three categories: warm, cool and neutral tones. As their names suggest, these categories of color exude an atmosphere that painters try to convey in their work. The master manipulation of color in Baroque art juxtaposes warm and cool colors to capture the power of the human form. The impact of the colors is elevated by the effects of the light. Originally, artists tried to replicate the colors of their surrounding environment, remaining faithful to the colors of reality. Then came the Impressionists who only used primary and complementary colors, and did not mix them at all. Even the shadows were portrayed by bright colors, only becoming shadows in the eye of the spectator alone, thus introducing a special relationship between the work and the viewer. During that period, color was still an indispensable tool for artists. In addition to being their working medium, it is also what allowed them to highlight their art, playing on perceptions, shadows, contours and light. It represented the very essence of their art without it ever being the primary focus of a piece. It is not until subjective, abstract paintings came along, that artists began to devote themselves to color rather than a physical subject. Mondrian worked with the approach of evoking the very essence of nature through the purity of primary colors to achieve abstraction. Equally, the founder of the Russian avant-garde Suprematism movement Malevitch, disturbed everyone's senses with Suprematist Composition: White on White. He abandoned convention to reach a pure pictorial sensibility where the portrayal of color is purely for its own purpose. Whereas, Rothko, a precursor of Color Field and Abstract Expressionism movements, saw his paintings as living organisms whose color had a human quality that transcended the format. Contemporary art, photography, collage and Pop Art. Picasso  once said: 'when I don't have blue, I use red'. In this collection Artsper presents a color filled theme of intense, saturated tones to fight against the monotony of the everyday. 

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Our recommendations Sophie Petetin, Une course de folie, Painting

Sophie Petetin

Une course de folie, 2021
27.6 x 23.6 x 1 inch
Painting

$1,802

C215, Love is in the air, Print

C215

Love is in the air, 2021
19.7 x 15.7 inch
Print

$482

Onemizer, Aladdin, Painting

Onemizer

Aladdin, 2020
25.6 x 25.6 x 2 inch
Painting

$3,435

Cope2, Bronx King, Painting

Cope2

Bronx King, 2021
6.3 x 7.9 x 0.2 inch
Painting

$723

Sophie Petetin, Asie on est bien ici, Print

Sophie Petetin

Asie on est bien ici, 2019
15.7 x 15.7 x 0.4 inch
Print

$115

Stoz, HH 107, Painting

Stoz

HH 107, 2021
19.7 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$169

Edu Danesi, Butterfly Effect, Sculpture

Edu Danesi

Butterfly Effect, 2021
51.2 x 47.2 x 3.9 inch
Sculpture

$5,062

Philippe Pasqua, Sans titre, Fine Art Drawings

Philippe Pasqua

Sans titre, 2010
15.7 x 11.8 x 0.1 inch
Fine Art Drawings

$3,616

Virginia Benedicto, Pépita, Sculpture

Virginia Benedicto

Pépita, 2021
39.4 x 20.5 x 0.2 inch
Sculpture

$3,375

Daru, Mini Rolex, Painting

Daru

Mini Rolex, 2021
14.6 x 17.7 x 1.6 inch
Painting

Sold

Stoz, Over the top 008, Painting

Stoz

Over the top 008, 2021
23.6 x 11.8 x 0.8 inch
Painting

Sold

Laurent Bouro, Les arbres 1.9, Painting

Laurent Bouro

Les arbres 1.9, 2021
47.2 x 31.5 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$4,460

Jérémie Iordanoff, Untitled 765, Painting

Jérémie Iordanoff

Untitled 765, 2021
31.9 x 39.4 inch
Painting

$2,540

Âme Sauvage, Œuvre galactique, Painting

Âme Sauvage

Œuvre galactique, 2021
39.4 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$2,049

Âme Sauvage, Blue lion, Sculpture

Âme Sauvage

Blue lion, 2021
12.2 x 9.8 x 5.1 inch
Sculpture

Sold

Maite Diniz, La barque, Painting

Maite Diniz

La barque, 2019
23.6 x 11.8 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$783

Paul Snell, Bleed # 202021, Photography

Paul Snell

Bleed # 202021, 2021
31.5 x 118.1 inch
Photography

$8,468

Yichao Sun, Bleu I, Painting

Yichao Sun

Bleu I, 2021
15.7 x 11.8 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$723

Rafiy Okefolahan, Sans titre, Painting

Rafiy Okefolahan

Sans titre, 2021
25.2 x 19.3 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$2,170

Lucia Buccini, Jardin, potager et pommier, Painting

Lucia Buccini

Jardin, potager et pommier, 1995
17.7 x 21.7 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$1,085

Claude Gilli, Paysage, Sculpture

Claude Gilli

Paysage, 1990
19.7 x 16.9 x 3.9 inch
Sculpture

$6,750

Nikolaos Schizas, Caribbean beach, Painting

Nikolaos Schizas

Caribbean beach, 2021
39.4 x 31.5 inch
Painting

$3,105

Paco Roum, You are Rock ! Baby, Painting

Paco Roum

You are Rock ! Baby, 2021
25.6 x 25.6 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,145

Jean-Philippe Berger, The sunny girl, Painting

Jean-Philippe Berger

The sunny girl, 2021
31.5 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$904

Michel Castanet (Mica), N°974, Painting

Michel Castanet (Mica)

N°974, 2021
51.2 x 38.2 inch
Painting

$3,616

Marie-Dominique Willemot, A la Folie, Painting

Marie-Dominique Willemot

A la Folie, 2021
23.6 x 23.6 inch
Painting

$1,073

JM Robert, Sans titre, Painting

JM Robert

Sans titre, 2021
19.7 x 15.7 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$2,170

Alea Pinar Du Pre, Marie, Painting

Alea Pinar Du Pre

Marie, 2021
61 x 39.4 x 2 inch
Painting

$9,401

Simo, BIG COLORS, Painting

Simo

BIG COLORS, 2021
39.4 x 39.4 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$4,580

Ghost Art, Abstract circle, Painting

Ghost Art

Abstract circle, 2020
59.1 x 59.1 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$9,040

David Ferreira, Code Barre, Painting

David Ferreira

Code Barre, 2021
39.4 x 59.1 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$3,978

Ziegler T, One good thing about art, Painting

Ziegler T

One good thing about art, 2021
33.5 x 22.8 x 0 inch
Painting

$362

Jonathan Pradillon, Matrice or orange rouge grise iridescente, Painting

Jonathan Pradillon

Matrice or orange rouge grise iridescente, 2021
31.5 x 15.7 x 0.6 inch
Painting

$184 $205

Raya Sorkine, La mariée aux roses rouges, Print

Raya Sorkine

La mariée aux roses rouges, 1990
7.9 x 5.1 x 0.4 inch
Print

$151

Karl Lagasse, To rob a bank, Painting

Karl Lagasse

To rob a bank, 2021
35.8 x 24 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$186,822

Viktoria Ganhao, Blue and black., Painting

Viktoria Ganhao

Blue and black., 2021
23.6 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$639

Le Closier, Lovers, Painting

Le Closier

Lovers, 2021
29.9 x 29.9 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,446

Manu Muñoz, Celebrating Something, Painting

Manu Muñoz

Celebrating Something, 2021
47.2 x 63 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$13,258

Stéphane Rime, No name 100.100 #B21, Fine Art Drawings

Stéphane Rime

No name 100.100 #B21, 2021
39.4 x 39.4 x 0 inch
Fine Art Drawings

$331

Ulrike Nagel, Le parfait consiste en choses rondes, Painting

Ulrike Nagel

Le parfait consiste en choses rondes, 2014
39.4 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$3,857

Brian Bartlett, Portland Bill, Painting

Brian Bartlett

Portland Bill, 2021
35.4 x 35.4 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$1,694

Jane Grieco, Arca de Noé -, Painting

Jane Grieco

Arca de Noé -, 2021
19.3 x 19.3 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$844 $1,205

Yoann Bonneville (YBA), Sunset 3, Painting

Yoann Bonneville (YBA)

Sunset 3, 2021
39.4 x 31.9 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$1,808

Lorena Fonsato, La sirena Lorelei, Painting

Lorena Fonsato

La sirena Lorelei, 2021
15.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$350

Gor Avetisyan, Element of Dreams I, Painting

Gor Avetisyan

Element of Dreams I, 2020
23.6 x 7.9 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$627

Agnès Tiollier, Lumière bleue II, Fine Art Drawings

Agnès Tiollier

Lumière bleue II, 2019
27.6 x 39.4 x 0.1 inch
Fine Art Drawings

$1,567

VL., Happy Skull, Painting

VL.

Happy Skull, 2021
15.4 x 19.3 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$350

Maria Esmar, Voyage, Painting

Maria Esmar

Voyage, 2021
15.7 x 15.7 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$723

Marcel Jungvirt, In The Beginning (The Day), Painting

Marcel Jungvirt

In The Beginning (The Day), 2021
39.4 x 35.4 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$526 $1,314

Gustave Singier, Envol, Print

Gustave Singier

Envol, 1971
25.8 x 19.7 inch
Print

$783

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Induction Chromatique, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Induction Chromatique, 1973
13.4 x 13.4 x 0.1 inch
Print

$4,821

Sid'Ali Hams, Oeuvre de femme, Painting

Sid'Ali Hams

Oeuvre de femme, 2017
36.2 x 28.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$2,170

Nebay, Esprit Malin, Painting

Nebay

Esprit Malin, 2021
51.2 x 38.2 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$5,906

Mihoub, Egaré, Painting

Mihoub

Egaré, 2021
36.2 x 28.7 x 2.4 inch
Painting

$3,375

Bridg', Oh mon sac!, Painting

Bridg'

Oh mon sac!, 2021
19.7 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$640 $711

Bastien Ducourtioux, Blueberry, Painting

Bastien Ducourtioux

Blueberry, 2020
47.2 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$2,049

Hayvon, Red liquides, Painting

Hayvon

Red liquides, 2021
23.6 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$458

Patrick Salamone, Marine G4, Painting

Patrick Salamone

Marine G4, 2021
27.6 x 39.4 x 1.8 inch
Painting

$2,109

John Mejia, Skull, Painting

John Mejia

Skull, 2019
39.4 x 39.4 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$3,616

Pez, Noche, Print

Pez

Noche, 2021
7.5 x 7.5 x 0.1 inch
Print

$482

Eric Roberts, Plenty, Painting

Eric Roberts

Plenty, 2021
18 x 24 inch
Painting

$1,300

Stanislav Bojankov, Heart-XX, Painting

Stanislav Bojankov

Heart-XX, 2018
23.6 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$783

Berit Louise Sara-Grønn, Ponds edge, Painting

Berit Louise Sara-Grønn

Ponds edge, 2021
98.4 x 78.7 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$13,831

Dorine van der Ploeg, Pool XIX, Fine Art Drawings

Dorine van der Ploeg

Pool XIX, 2020
16.5 x 23.6 x 0.4 inch
Fine Art Drawings

$1,266

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