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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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Nick Walker, Bow ties 03, Painting

Nick Walker

Bow ties 03, 2015
12 x 12 x 1.4 inch
Painting

$3,616

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

Rico Sab, Magik Is Real, Painting

Rico Sab

Magik Is Real, 2021
24 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

Sold

Cope2, Bronx King, Painting

Cope2

Bronx King, 2021
6.3 x 7.9 x 0.2 inch
Painting

$723

JonOne, Everything going to be find, Painting

JonOne

Everything going to be find, 2018
59.1 x 47.2 x 2 inch
Painting

15,000 - $ 25,000

Jéko, Sand, Painting

Jéko

Sand, 2021
16.1 x 13 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,145

Rico Sab, Idefix, Painting

Rico Sab

Idefix, 2021
21.7 x 18.1 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$289

Nathanael Koffi, De deux, Painting

Nathanael Koffi

De deux, 2021
45.7 x 35 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$2,170

Ronald Hunter, Boiling bubbles light, Painting

Ronald Hunter

Boiling bubbles light, 2021
47.2 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$638

Liora, Traffic 2, Painting

Liora

Traffic 2, 2021
23.6 x 23.6 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$964

Ronald Hunter, Traffic Pink, Painting

Ronald Hunter

Traffic Pink, 2021
31.5 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$916

Xiu, Composition 308, Painting

Xiu

Composition 308, 2021
23.6 x 15.7 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$1,446

Daniel Castan, Black active, Painting

Daniel Castan

Black active, 2021
31.5 x 31.5 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$2,832

Antonino Puliafico, Riflessi di monti, Painting

Antonino Puliafico

Riflessi di monti, 2021
27.6 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,266

Marian Williams, Poles Apart 1, Painting

Marian Williams

Poles Apart 1, 2021
18.1 x 15 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$542

Pierre Fillastre, N226, Painting

Pierre Fillastre

N226, 2020
25.6 x 21.3 inch
Painting

$651

L'Atlas, Purple midnight, Painting

L'Atlas

Purple midnight, 2020
59.1 x 59.1 x 2 inch
Painting

15,000 - $ 25,000

Martine Fauve Dechavanne, Mode, Painting

Martine Fauve Dechavanne

Mode, 2021
36.2 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$964

Spaco, Pop Haring, Painting

Spaco

Pop Haring, 2021
11.8 x 11.8 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$205

Mara Toledo, La cuiellette du printemps, Painting

Mara Toledo

La cuiellette du printemps, 2021
27.6 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$3,134

tizlu, Sadness Eraser, Painting

tizlu

Sadness Eraser, 2021
55.1 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$3,526 $5,424

Stoz, HH 107, Painting

Stoz

HH 107, 2021
19.7 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$169

Stoz, Over the top 008, Painting

Stoz

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

Sold

Brusk (DMV), Dripping Panthéon, Painting

Brusk (DMV)

Dripping Panthéon, 2021
31.5 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$8,196

Françoise Dugourd-Caput, Objectif, Painting

Françoise Dugourd-Caput

Objectif, 2017
27.6 x 39.4 inch
Painting

$2,121

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

Thierry Zdzieblo, ZDZ1123, Painting

Thierry Zdzieblo

ZDZ1123, 2021
23.6 x 63 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$2,772

Jean-Yves Fremaux, Soleil pluie sur les petites rues de Montmartre, Painting

Jean-Yves Fremaux

Soleil pluie sur les petites rues de Montmartre, 2020
47.2 x 15.7 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$3,315

Maite Diniz, La barque, Painting

Maite Diniz

La barque, 2019
23.6 x 11.8 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$783

Virginia Benedicto, L'artiste, Painting

Virginia Benedicto

L'artiste, 2021
47.2 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$4,219

Duster, Untitled, Painting

Duster

Untitled, 2013
41.5 x 53 inch
Painting

$7,834

Manuela Karin Knaut, Reflections, Painting

Manuela Karin Knaut

Reflections, 2021
78.7 x 55.1 inch
Painting

$7,621

Yichao Sun, Bleu I, Painting

Yichao Sun

Bleu I, 2021
15.7 x 11.8 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$723

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

Lady Pink, Coral Pink, Painting

Lady Pink

Coral Pink, 2021
36 x 26 x 0.6 inch
Painting

$4,701

Richard Poumelin, Humilité, Painting

Richard Poumelin

Humilité, 2021
39.4 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$3,375

Georges Darel, Paysage animé en bord de Seine, Painting

Georges Darel

Paysage animé en bord de Seine, 1925
21.3 x 24.8 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$758

Tommaso Fattovich, Bloom, Painting

Tommaso Fattovich

Bloom, 2021
60 x 48 inch
Painting

$9,879

Joanna Glazer, Blue Bird of Paradise, Painting

Joanna Glazer

Blue Bird of Paradise, 2015
31.5 x 23.6 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$239 $476

Muriel Averos, Déferlante, Painting

Muriel Averos

Déferlante, 2021
23.6 x 28.7 inch
Painting

$1,446

Noze, Graffiti Wall #25, Painting

Noze

Graffiti Wall #25, 2021
31.5 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,928

Cécile Desserle, Turbulence, Painting

Cécile Desserle

Turbulence, 2021
45.7 x 35 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$4,098

Marta Zawadzka, Paris, Painting

Marta Zawadzka

Paris, 2021
47.2 x 47.2 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$3,411

Nikolaos Schizas, Caribbean beach, Painting

Nikolaos Schizas

Caribbean beach, 2021
39.4 x 31.5 inch
Painting

$3,105

Kirill Postovit, In The Forest Of A Dream, Painting

Kirill Postovit

In The Forest Of A Dream, 2021
63 x 35.4 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$4,820

Edna De Araraquara, Plantation de citrouille, Painting

Edna De Araraquara

Plantation de citrouille, 2021
19.7 x 39.4 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$2,652

Istraille, Pelshery, Painting

Istraille

Pelshery, 2021
31.5 x 23.6 inch
Painting

$1,181

Noir Artist, Contemplation - Paz, Painting

Noir Artist

Contemplation - Paz, 2021
59.1 x 39.4 x 2 inch
Painting

$6,629

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

Benjamin David, Birkhan, Painting

Benjamin David

Birkhan, 2021
31.5 x 31.5 inch
Painting

$1,254

Yasna Godovanik, In Rush For Love, Painting

Yasna Godovanik

In Rush For Love, 2021
31.5 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$829 $1,507

Ralph Resch, Sans titre, Painting

Ralph Resch

Sans titre, 2021
31.9 x 25.6 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$711

Michel Castanet (Mica), N°974, Painting

Michel Castanet (Mica)

N°974, 2021
51.2 x 38.2 inch
Painting

$3,616

MacAmnaub, Composition abstraite, Painting

MacAmnaub

Composition abstraite, 1990
51.2 x 38.2 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$2,186

Marie-Dominique Willemot, A la Folie, Painting

Marie-Dominique Willemot

A la Folie, 2021
23.6 x 23.6 inch
Painting

$1,073

Rafael Sliks, Untitled, Painting

Rafael Sliks

Untitled, 2021
46.9 x 46.9 x 2 inch
Painting

5,000 - $ 10,000

Robert Combas, Gérard Ménard, Painting

Robert Combas

Gérard Ménard, 1987
31.9 x 39.4 inch
Painting

100,000 - $ 250,000

Antoine Stevens, Sofia, Painting

Antoine Stevens

Sofia, 2021
27.6 x 19.7 x 2 inch
Painting

$4,701

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

Louis Rheiner, Paysage en montagne au bord du ruisseau, Painting

Louis Rheiner

Paysage en montagne au bord du ruisseau, 1900
11.8 x 16.9 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$613

Simo, BIG COLORS, Painting

Simo

BIG COLORS, 2021
39.4 x 39.4 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$4,580

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

$205

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