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, 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, 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, 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

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, 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, 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, La vie en effervescence, Âme Sauvage

La vie en effervescence

Âme Sauvage

Painting - 81 x 100 x 2.4 cm Painting - 31.9 x 39.4 x 0.9 inch

$1,187

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, 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, 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, Bathed in Light, Fintan Whelan

Bathed in Light

Fintan Whelan

Painting - 80 x 65 x 4 cm Painting - 31.5 x 25.6 x 1.6 inch

$2,024

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

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, Art, David Jamin

Art

David Jamin

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

$1,052

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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, I Keep Thinking This Is Over, This Is Not Over / Red Green Purple Blue, Simon Findlay

I Keep Thinking This Is Over, This Is Not Over / Red Green Purple Blue

Simon Findlay

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

$2,149

Painting, Les arbres 02.05.24, Laurent Bouro

Les arbres 02.05.24

Laurent Bouro

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

$3,845

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, Il vaso di raku, Alexander Daniloff

Il vaso di raku

Alexander Daniloff

Painting - 75 x 70 x 1.5 cm Painting - 29.5 x 27.6 x 0.6 inch

$882 $794

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, 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, 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, Perspectives Manhattan, Daniel Castan

Perspectives Manhattan

Daniel Castan

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

$2,092

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

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 $916

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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, La femme en bleu, Martine Fauve Dechavanne

La femme en bleu

Martine Fauve Dechavanne

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

$430

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

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

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

Painting, Sans titre n°1, Alice Maier

Sans titre n°1

Alice Maier

Painting - 100 x 70 x 0.7 cm Painting - 39.4 x 27.6 x 0.3 inch

$622 $560

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, 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 man without words, Dr. Love

The man without words

Dr. Love

Painting - 40 x 30 x 0.2 cm Painting - 15.7 x 11.8 x 0.1 inch

$167

Painting, Sans titre, JonOne

Sans titre

JonOne

Painting - 69 x 50 x 0.2 cm Painting - 27.2 x 19.7 x 0.1 inch

$6,220

Print, Breriz (Vintage series), Kobalt

Breriz (Vintage series)

Kobalt

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

$368

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

Painting, Vitality, Speedy Graphito

Vitality

Speedy Graphito

Painting - 130 x 100 x 3 cm Painting - 51.2 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch

$30,534

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

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

Fine Art Drawings, Au bord de l'eau, Jéko

Au bord de l'eau

Jéko

Fine Art Drawings - 29.7 x 21 x 0.2 cm Fine Art Drawings - 11.7 x 8.3 x 0.1 inch

$679

Print, Feuille vertes et rouge, Valérie Le Roux

Feuille vertes et rouge

Valérie Le Roux

Print - 76 x 57 cm Print - 29.9 x 22.4 inch

$260

Painting, Untitled, Lila Maroun Frem

Untitled

Lila Maroun Frem

Painting - 27.5 x 21 x 0.1 cm Painting - 10.8 x 8.3 x 0 inch

$283

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

Painting, Passion for Life, Mercedes Lagunas

Passion for Life

Mercedes Lagunas

Painting - 71 x 88 x 0.1 cm Painting - 28 x 34.6 x 0 inch

$890

Painting, Le bain de soleil, Jéko

Le bain de soleil

Jéko

Painting - 27 x 41 x 2 cm Painting - 10.6 x 16.1 x 0.8 inch

$1,470

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

$2,714

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, Trace de coeur, Yu Fu

Trace de coeur

Yu Fu

Painting - 80 x 100 x 3 cm Painting - 31.5 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch

$11,309

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, Cent ans d’amour, Taiyu Zhou

Cent ans d’amour

Taiyu Zhou

Painting - 68 x 68 x 1 cm Painting - 26.8 x 26.8 x 0.4 inch

$1,357

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

Painting, Tête B3, Ivan Tzonev

Tête B3

Ivan Tzonev

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

$283

Painting, Existenciel, Françoise Dugourd-Caput

Existenciel

Françoise Dugourd-Caput

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

$780

Painting, Untitled, Hugo Isaac

Untitled

Hugo Isaac

Painting - 80 x 100 x 3.1 cm Painting - 31.5 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch

$2,149

Painting, Expression 35, Iryna Kastsova

Expression 35

Iryna Kastsova

Painting - 60 x 140 x 2 cm Painting - 23.6 x 55.1 x 0.8 inch

$2,262

Painting, Underground-3, SmaK-titi

Underground-3

SmaK-titi

Painting - 120 x 120 x 4.5 cm Painting - 47.2 x 47.2 x 1.8 inch

$2,827

Painting, Boîte de Petri #11, David Jehan (B.boss)

Boîte de Petri #11

David Jehan (B.boss)

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

$679 $597

Painting, Empire, Winnie Seifert

Empire

Winnie Seifert

Painting - 130 x 100 x 5 cm Painting - 51.2 x 39.4 x 2 inch

$6,785

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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