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Les suricates - Blue, Mauro Corda

Les suricates - Blue

Mauro Corda

Sculpture - 6.3 x 2.6 x 2.4 inch

$296

The Bruce Peninsula, Tellas

The Bruce Peninsula

Tellas

Painting - 55.1 x 78 x 1.6 inch

$8,128

Deterritorialisation 4, David Agius

Deterritorialisation 4

David Agius

Photography - 26 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch

$1,161

Tortue craquelée, Ti'Ou

Tortue craquelée

Ti'Ou

Sculpture - 19.7 x 15.7 x 8.5 inch

$2,284

Camo Polar Bear, Monk

Camo Polar Bear

Monk

Print - 23.6 x 23.6 inch

$106 $84

L'unification de la haute cour pour sauvegarder la nature, Chéri Chérin

L'unification de la haute cour pour sauvegarder la nature

Chéri Chérin

Painting - 55.1 x 66.9 inch

$8,577

Profondeurs marines III, Agnès Tiollier

Profondeurs marines III

Agnès Tiollier

Fine Art Drawings - 39.4 x 27.6 x 0.1 inch

$1,372

Tangata Manu - Bird man, La Robotte

Tangata Manu - Bird man

La Robotte

Painting - 39.4 x 27.6 x 0.2 inch

$2,639

La femme liberté, Rio de Janeiro, Claude Mollard

La femme liberté, Rio de Janeiro

Claude Mollard

Photography - 19.7 x 13.4 inch

$2,639

Coral Sea Conservation Diving Adventure, Anthony Horth

Coral Sea Conservation Diving Adventure

Anthony Horth

Photography - 9.4 x 15 x 0 inch

$980

Wind in Her Hair, Dasha Pears

Wind in Her Hair

Dasha Pears

Photography - 27.6 x 27.6 x 0 inch

$1,246

Banc de poissons, Ambraude

Banc de poissons

Ambraude

Fine Art Drawings - 23.4 x 37 x 0 inch

$2,006

Lion II, Cassius

Lion II

Cassius

Painting - 31.9 x 25.6 x 1.2 inch

$2,639

Chichin Seahore (Vision of Taiwan), Cheng Chang Wu

Chichin Seahore (Vision of Taiwan)

Cheng Chang Wu

Photography - 23.6 x 35.4 x 0.1 inch

$2,600

Pochoir de dentelle #5. Corail Artefact, Jérémy Gobé

Pochoir de dentelle #5. Corail Artefact

Jérémy Gobé

Fine Art Drawings - 29.9 x 21.9 inch

$2,111

Objet Libre Flottant, Gier

Objet Libre Flottant

Gier

Painting - 18.9 x 14.2 inch

$486

La Mécanique des Coeurs, Sam Dougados

La Mécanique des Coeurs

Sam Dougados

Photography - 29.5 x 39.4 x 0.1 inch

$1,795

Birds of America | Maryland Yellow Throat April 26 2010, Alke Schmidt

Birds of America | Maryland Yellow Throat April 26 2010

Alke Schmidt

Painting - 12.6 x 7.9 x 0 inch

$369

Nébuleuse du Papillon, Irene Mahon

Nébuleuse du Papillon

Irene Mahon

Painting - 23.6 x 23.6 x 1.2 inch

$559

Dentelle d'oiseaux, Ambraude

Dentelle d'oiseaux

Ambraude

Fine Art Drawings - 19.7 x 36.2 x 0 inch

$2,217

How to save a planet, Lucie Laluque

How to save a planet

Lucie Laluque

Fine Art Drawings - 22 x 29.9 x 0 inch

$1,056

Environmental Art

The question of whether art imitates nature is one of the great philosophical debates of our modern times. However, the real quandary today, lies in art's defense of nature. The following selection of artworks is committed to your discovery of artists that defend and engender an ecological awareness. Art is to be reconsidered as a tool for raising environmental awareness of the fight against climate change. Many actors stand out in their artistic stance for the planet: Banksy, Olafur Eliasson, Lorenzo Quinn, to many a few... Many of these highly recognized artists use their fame to spread awareness. At Artsper, talented emerging artists such as Jérémy Gobé or Angeles Peña have joined this ecological crusade with projects that hold environmental protection at their core. 

The environment is becoming an increasingly present topic in the global art market. In 2022, the international fair Art Paris has two curatorial themes planned out in its program: "Natural Stories" and "Art & Environment". These two themes are part of a desire to show how nature and the environment can be considered in relation to art as the essential source of inspiration of the artist. The fair, taking place this year in the Grand Palais Éphémère (an architectural structure itself designed to address environmental issues), has been designed through a eco-conscious strategy. As its core mission, Art Paris 2022 wishes to demonstrate the belief that art and the environment can be in perfect symbiosis, both in content and form.

Environmental art comes in different forms. Land Art, by the likes of Robert Smithson, Andy Goldsworthy and Nancy Holt, consists of modifying the environment itself by using natural or existing materials. Reclamation Art is literally involved in the preservation of already polluted places by rehabilitating and "re-naturalizing" them into their natural form. Finally, one of the most fundamental movements of environmental art is Recycled Art—simply based on the recycling of industrial materials. Whether it is car bodies, paper, scraps of fabric or even cigarette butts, these raw materials will be shaped and assembled to create works of art. The artist César Baldaccini, through his series of compressions, or Vik Muniz by means of recycled paper, are among the major players of this style. In conclusion, the pursuance of the artistic preferences versus that of environmental protection are not necessarily mutually exclusive principles. Let us convince you of this with the following selection of works chosen by Artsper's experts with an ecological awareness in mind.

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