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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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Antoine Josse, Le Secret des Bois, Painting

Antoine Josse

Le Secret des Bois, 2021
15.7 x 15.7 x 1.2 inch
Painting

< $ 2,500

Diane Rosaz, La Chenille, Painting

Diane Rosaz

La Chenille, 2021
40.2 x 29.9 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$3,103

Brooke Noel Morgan, Undoing, Painting

Brooke Noel Morgan

Undoing, 2020
86 x 60 inch
Painting

$8,669

Clara Crespin, La vie en fleurs, Painting

Clara Crespin

La vie en fleurs, 2021
25.6 x 19.7 x 0.1 inch
Painting

$1,303

Viktoria Ganhao, Desire, Painting

Viktoria Ganhao

Desire, 2021
27.6 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,613

Kardesch, Etude NM Nr1, Painting

Kardesch

Etude NM Nr1, 2020
23.6 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,303

Paulo Canilhas, As Pedras Do Caminho Que Faço #6, Painting

Paulo Canilhas

As Pedras Do Caminho Que Faço #6, 2018
59 x 57 x 1 inch
Painting

$4,600

Jule, Désir, Painting

Jule

Désir, 2021
47.2 x 55.1 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$3,847

Jane Everett, Pine Study No.2, Painting

Jane Everett

Pine Study No.2, 2019
36 x 18 inch
Painting

$950

Marie Constantelli, It is a Girl Thing, Painting

Marie Constantelli

It is a Girl Thing, 2020
49.2 x 39.4 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$1,713

Ann Kipling, Falkland landscape, Painting

Ann Kipling

Falkland landscape, 2002
8.5 x 20.1 inch
Painting

$1,400

Roberta Pyx Sutherland, Making Time, Painting

Roberta Pyx Sutherland

Making Time, 2017
29.9 x 24 inch
Painting

$1,350

Tadas Zaicikas, Lines #43 -1, Painting

Tadas Zaicikas

Lines #43 -1, 2021
46.1 x 30.3 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,849

Guy Denning, Looking for Beatrice, Painting

Guy Denning

Looking for Beatrice, 2012
11.8 x 11.8 inch
Painting

$1,105

Ewa Hauton, Sky, Painting

Ewa Hauton

Sky, 2019
51.2 x 39.4 x 1 inch
Painting

$3,599

VanBinh, Graphite I, Painting

VanBinh

Graphite I, 2020
39.4 x 59.1 x 0.2 inch
Painting

$15,886

Adam Sabhan, Ailleur, Painting

Adam Sabhan

Ailleur, 2012
15.7 x 15.7 inch
Painting

< $ 2,500

Jutta Rika Bressem, Skyfall (Don't disturb the sky), Painting

Jutta Rika Bressem

Skyfall (Don't disturb the sky), 2020
39.4 x 39.4 inch
Painting

$3,726

Anthony Ferrero (Wear One), Consommation, Painting

Anthony Ferrero (Wear One)

Consommation, 2018
31.5 x 23.6 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$559

Leslie Amine, Sans titre, Painting

Leslie Amine

Sans titre, 2018
47.2 x 63 x 2 inch
Painting

$8,564

Alexei Lantsev, Vue sur le Louvre, Painting

Alexei Lantsev

Vue sur le Louvre, 2017
16.5 x 24.4 inch
Painting

$993

Robert Baribeau, Stem in Black #12 (Abstract Painting), Painting

Robert Baribeau

Stem in Black #12 (Abstract Painting), 2019
28 x 22 inch
Painting

$4,299

Enzo, Phill's Symphony, Painting

Enzo

Phill's Symphony, 2020
31.5 x 31.5 x 0.6 inch
Painting

$3,227

Ghazi Baker, Alone in a Crowd, Painting

Ghazi Baker

Alone in a Crowd, 2018
55.1 x 55.1 inch
Painting

$19,000

Ozan Virgule, Le rouge, Painting

Ozan Virgule

Le rouge, 2019
55.1 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$3,723

France Gobbo, 2-XVII, Painting

France Gobbo

2-XVII, 2019
39.4 x 39.4 x 3.9 inch
Painting

$3,103

Michel Madore, Portrait de Manilius, Painting

Michel Madore

Portrait de Manilius, 2016
11.8 x 11.8 inch
Painting

$869

Sabhan DO NOT USE Adam THIS PROFILE, Majeste, Painting

Sabhan DO NOT USE Adam THIS PROFILE

Majeste, 2012
17.7 x 17.7 inch
Painting

2,500 - $ 5,000

Annie Murphy-Robinson, Casey and the Coyote Animus, Painting

Annie Murphy-Robinson

Casey and the Coyote Animus, 2014
41.3 x 32.3 inch
Painting

25,000 - $ 50,000

Teresa Riba, A l'altre costat IV, Painting

Teresa Riba

A l'altre costat IV, 2017
10.8 x 8.4 inch
Painting

$621

Robin Obitz (Panar), Jaune #3, Painting

Robin Obitz (Panar)

Jaune #3, 2020
63.8 x 44.9 inch
Painting

$6,826

Rod McIntosh, Safer Within, Painting

Rod McIntosh

Safer Within, 2016
39.4 x 98.4 x 2 inch
Painting

$5,660

Robert Lebsack, Feel Too Much Within, Painting

Robert Lebsack

Feel Too Much Within, 2020
12 x 9 inch
Painting

$300

Cyril Réguerre, Félin, Painting

Cyril Réguerre

Félin, 2019
39.4 x 28.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$993

Lee Bae, Issu de Feu, Painting

Lee Bae

Issu de Feu, 2000
25.6 x 35.4 inch
Painting

$55,850

J/Y Delaunay-Israël, Les bijoux 6/18, Painting

J/Y Delaunay-Israël

Les bijoux 6/18, 2016
47.2 x 23.6 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$1,980

Jean Hélion, Nu à la chaise, Painting

Jean Hélion

Nu à la chaise, 1948
26.4 x 20.5 inch
Painting

$11,046

Jim Dine, Anderson and Shepard, Painting

Jim Dine

Anderson and Shepard, 2008
48 x 96 x 2 inch
Painting

$400,000

Our recommendations Miquel Wert, L'enllaç, Painting

Miquel Wert

L'enllaç, 2017
31.9 x 25.6 inch
Painting

$2,420

Patrick Collins, Persephony 3, Painting

Patrick Collins

Persephony 3, 2021
50 x 90 x 1 inch
Painting

$8,000

François Cognet, Série grands singes - 7/5, Painting

François Cognet

Série grands singes - 7/5, 2015
59.1 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$2,482

Mateo Andrea, Bones, Painting

Mateo Andrea

Bones, 2017
44.9 x 57.5 inch
Painting

$4,840

Rachael Dalzell, The barn on the marsh, Painting

Rachael Dalzell

The barn on the marsh, 2018
35.4 x 47.2 x 2.4 inch
Painting

$3,224

Delphine Alliens, L'Aousel, Painting

Delphine Alliens

L'Aousel, 2019
25.6 x 21.3 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,055

Søcø, Untitled, Painting

Søcø

Untitled, 2019
47.2 x 39.4 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$3,475

Robert van Bolderick, Colgate, Painting

Robert van Bolderick

Colgate, 2018
29.9 x 22.4 x 0.1 inch
Painting

$1,303 $1,862

Jordy Kerwick, It park was light ø light was red, Painting

Jordy Kerwick

It park was light ø light was red, 2017
42.1 x 35.8 inch
Painting

$4,344

Ida Bagus Putu Purwa, Run for your Life, Painting

Ida Bagus Putu Purwa

Run for your Life, 2012
55.1 x 78.7 x 2.4 inch
Painting

$8,067

Our recommendations Stéphan Muntaner, Catch My Heart, Painting

Stéphan Muntaner

Catch My Heart, 2018
51.2 x 43.3 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$5,213

Sonia Ceccotti, Hug, Painting

Sonia Ceccotti

Hug, 2016
48.8 x 47.2 x 2 inch
Painting

$4,716

Rob Tarbell, Pink Elephant in the Room II - smoke on paper contemporary frame, Painting

Rob Tarbell

Pink Elephant in the Room II - smoke on paper contemporary frame, 2013
32 x 32 x 1 inch
Painting

$2,358

Mario Prassinos, Cubism, Painting

Mario Prassinos

Cubism, 1947
26 x 20.3 inch
Painting

$4,344

Udo Hohenberger, Jump, Painting

Udo Hohenberger

Jump, 2018
51.2 x 47.2 inch
Painting

$7,546

Hannah Ivory Baker, Wave Study St Just, Cornwall, Painting

Hannah Ivory Baker

Wave Study St Just, Cornwall, 2015
19.7 x 27.6 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$645

Tommy Lennartsson, Wildlife, Painting

Tommy Lennartsson

Wildlife, 2020
18.9 x 15 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$993

Linet Andréa, Esquisse Joana 1, Painting

Linet Andréa

Esquisse Joana 1, 2020
27.6 x 19.7 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$720

Jan K, Tête en l'air, Painting

Jan K

Tête en l'air, 2018
47.2 x 39.4 x 1.8 inch
Painting

$6,826

Kate Bell, Overlay, Painting

Kate Bell

Overlay, 2020
60 x 60 x 2 inch
Painting

$4,654

Davide DiCenso, Kilroy Was Here 1.0., Painting

Davide DiCenso

Kilroy Was Here 1.0., 2021
24 x 20.1 inch
Painting

$1,065

Kastro Kastro, Basdik, Painting

Kastro Kastro

Basdik, 2020
27.6 x 19.7 x 0.1 inch
Painting

$2,730

George Tzannes, Olive Grove with Cypress Trees - Black and White Landscape of Greek Island, Painting

George Tzannes

Olive Grove with Cypress Trees - Black and White Landscape of Greek Island, 2017
22 x 31.5 inch
Painting

$3,500

Paul Leibow, Untitled (Problematic model as a diptych), Painting

Paul Leibow

Untitled (Problematic model as a diptych), 2015
24 x 38 inch
Painting

$725

Gugu Kim, Espoir, Painting

Gugu Kim

Espoir, 2019
22.4 x 14.2 x 2 inch
Painting

$4,220

Giuseppe Madonia, Spechio d'acqua, Painting

Giuseppe Madonia

Spechio d'acqua, 1990
20.5 x 16.9 inch
Painting

$621

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