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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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Mitko Zhelezarov, Kettle, Painting

Mitko Zhelezarov

Kettle, 2018
39.4 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,023

Susana Machado, Gispy, Painting

Susana Machado

Gispy, 2020
57.9 x 38.2 x 1 inch
Painting

$3,130

Susie Perring, Three Jugs, Painting

Susie Perring

Three Jugs, 2021
9.8 x 11 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$628

Alex Brown, Up in the Air, Earthly delights No. 1, Painting

Alex Brown

Up in the Air, Earthly delights No. 1, 2020
29.9 x 24 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,675

Our recommendations Luigi Veronesi, Costruzione Sigma N°4, Painting

Luigi Veronesi

Costruzione Sigma N°4, 1975
39.4 x 27.6 inch
Painting

$27,691

Jaja, A bientôt, Painting

Jaja

A bientôt, 2021
25.6 x 31.9 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$2,889

David Gilhooly, Objets et Design, Painting

David Gilhooly

Objets et Design, 1985
23.6 x 15.7 x 0.1 inch
Painting

$1,222

John Schieffer, Gathering at Dawn, Painting

John Schieffer

Gathering at Dawn, 2016
48 x 72 inch
Painting

$20,000

Antony Squizzato, Black Sun 1, Painting

Antony Squizzato

Black Sun 1, 2020
31.5 x 7.9 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$722

Antony Squizzato, Flat Éric, Painting

Antony Squizzato

Flat Éric, 2020
31.5 x 7.9 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$722

Leo Guida, Diavoletto di Cartesio, Painting

Leo Guida

Diavoletto di Cartesio, 1992
37.8 x 23.6 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$1,397 $1,746

Leo Guida, Swivel, Painting

Leo Guida

Swivel, 1980
11.8 x 11.8 x 0.6 inch
Painting

$819 $1,023

Hei Yue, Sans titre I, Painting

Hei Yue

Sans titre I, 2015
19.7 x 19.7 inch
Painting

$3,251

Christian Jodin, Parisian breakfast, Painting

Christian Jodin

Parisian breakfast, 2021
18.1 x 15 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$193 $385

Alexander Daniloff, Natura morta con teiera, Painting

Alexander Daniloff

Natura morta con teiera, 2021
17.7 x 11.8 x 0.1 inch
Painting

$337

Florent Touchot, Fifth Avenue, Painting

Florent Touchot

Fifth Avenue, 2019
35 x 51.2 x 1.4 inch
Painting

$4,334

Our recommendations Pascal Marlin, Nature morte et tête, Painting

Pascal Marlin

Nature morte et tête, 2021
18.1 x 21.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$783

Melinda Matyas, Geometry lesson, Painting

Melinda Matyas

Geometry lesson, 2020
23.6 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$2,408

Eskos, Good Luck For Open My Mind, Painting

Eskos

Good Luck For Open My Mind, 2013
15.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$506

Vita Opolskyte, Everytime is 10:46, Painting

Vita Opolskyte

Everytime is 10:46, 2018
15.7 x 15.7 inch
Painting

$662

Joaquim Falcó, Desperator, Painting

Joaquim Falcó

Desperator, 2007
19.7 x 19.7 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$843

Evazesir (No Rules Corp), Briq13, Painting

Evazesir (No Rules Corp)

Briq13, 2018
5.9 x 12.6 x 3.5 inch
Painting

$542

Susie Perring, Pomegranate & Dish, Painting

Susie Perring

Pomegranate & Dish, 2021
11 x 9.8 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$628

Susie Perring, Royal Worcester Tea Pot, Painting

Susie Perring

Royal Worcester Tea Pot, 2021
10.2 x 10.2 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$628

Susie Perring, Mortar & Pestle with Chillies, Painting

Susie Perring

Mortar & Pestle with Chillies, 2021
9.4 x 9.4 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$628

Susie Perring, Butter Dish & Chilli, Painting

Susie Perring

Butter Dish & Chilli, 2021
9.4 x 9.4 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$628

Susie Perring, Pottery Vase & Crackle Glaze, Painting

Susie Perring

Pottery Vase & Crackle Glaze, 2021
7.5 x 9.1 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$628

Irene Bou, Cotidiano, Painting

Irene Bou

Cotidiano, 2020
35.4 x 35.4 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$2,649

Tatiana Harizanova, Pears, Painting

Tatiana Harizanova

Pears, 2021
31.5 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$3,242

Adéle du Plessis, Sketch of a Dumb-bell, Painting

Adéle du Plessis

Sketch of a Dumb-bell, 2020
11.8 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$602

Philippe Maillebuau, Solitude, Painting

Philippe Maillebuau

Solitude, 2016
27.6 x 27.6 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,199

Olga Glumcher, Red Line II, Painting

Olga Glumcher

Red Line II, 2019
15.7 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,500

Christian Vidal, Prélude à l'inspiration, Painting

Christian Vidal

Prélude à l'inspiration, 2017
18.1 x 15 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$1,565

Selwyn Senatori, Pepper & salt, Painting

Selwyn Senatori

Pepper & salt, 2010
47.2 x 31.5 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$2,348

Keith Young, Standing Vessels, Painting

Keith Young

Standing Vessels, 2018
18 x 36 x 0.5 inch
Painting

$2,250

Keith Young, Holy Family of Vessels, Painting

Keith Young

Holy Family of Vessels, 2019
30 x 29 inch
Painting

$2,350

Alex Brown, Unidentified Flying objects, Earthly Delights No. 2, Painting

Alex Brown

Unidentified Flying objects, Earthly Delights No. 2, 2020
39.8 x 30.1 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$3,209

Iduna Imiela, Bottles and bowls, Painting

Iduna Imiela

Bottles and bowls, 2021
39.4 x 47.2 x 0.6 inch
Painting

$3,467

Jordi Maragall, Bottles and things, Painting

Jordi Maragall

Bottles and things, 1994
24 x 19.7 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$722

Cha-yeon Chevalier Lee, Homebase, Painting

Cha-yeon Chevalier Lee

Homebase, 2021
21.7 x 18.1 inch
Painting

$1,096

Cha-yeon Chevalier Lee, Fairy tale, Painting

Cha-yeon Chevalier Lee

Fairy tale, 2020
18.1 x 21.7 inch
Painting

$1,096

Rick Beerhorst, Still Life With Olga And Vessels, Painting

Rick Beerhorst

Still Life With Olga And Vessels, 2020
22 x 18.9 inch
Painting

$3,010

Hermione Sheng, Academic, Painting

Hermione Sheng

Academic, 2018
18.9 x 16.5 x 0 inch
Painting

$1,204

Jorge Caamaño, CerRojo, Painting

Jorge Caamaño

CerRojo, 2019
51.2 x 51.2 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$5,418

Cha-yeon Chevalier Lee, Chambre blanche, Painting

Cha-yeon Chevalier Lee

Chambre blanche, 2018
18 x 14.9 inch
Painting

$470

John Schieffer, Lost and Found, Painting

John Schieffer

Lost and Found, 2020
48 x 72 inch
Painting

$20,000

Bertrand Amand, Quentin Durward, Painting

Bertrand Amand

Quentin Durward, 2010
21.7 x 18.5 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$6,501

Serge Krewiss, Les Bourgeois de Calais, Painting

Serge Krewiss

Les Bourgeois de Calais, 2018
59.1 x 59.1 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$9,872

Serge Krewiss, La Cène, Painting

Serge Krewiss

La Cène, 2020
47.2 x 78.7 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$9,872

Bernard Di Sciullo, 1988 Fer et bouteilles Iron and bottles, Painting

Bernard Di Sciullo

1988 Fer et bouteilles Iron and bottles, 1988
13.8 x 15.7 x 0.2 inch
Painting

$5,960

Nina Parra, Photophores mauves, Painting

Nina Parra

Photophores mauves, 2016
11.8 x 11.8 inch
Painting

$470

Paxal, Roro & Juju, Painting

Paxal

Roro & Juju, 2019
18.9 x 15 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$2,227

Rod McIntosh, Captured Moment ii, Painting

Rod McIntosh

Captured Moment ii, 2018
12.2 x 12.2 x 0.8 inch
Painting

Sold

Adéle du Plessis, Wobbly Cup, Painting

Adéle du Plessis

Wobbly Cup, 2020
19.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

Sold

Adéle du Plessis, Sketch of a discarded object, Painting

Adéle du Plessis

Sketch of a discarded object, 2020
11.8 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

Sold

Victorino Mercado, Bucket, Painting

Victorino Mercado

Bucket, 2016
25.1 x 18.5 inch
Painting

Sold

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