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La Nena 50 - Black, Idan Zareski

La Nena 50 - Black

Idan Zareski

Sculpture - 19.7 x 16.5 x 12.6 inch


100 violons, Arman

100 violons


Sculpture - 11 x 5.9 x 1.2 inch


Blue Butterfly, Shelby

Blue Butterfly


Sculpture - 39.4 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch


The twins in a bin, Stoz

The twins in a bin


Sculpture - 9.4 x 3.9 x 3.9 inch

$475 $404

Kingdom, Pinto



Sculpture - 22.8 x 3.1 x 1.2 inch


Holobionte, Mpcem



Sculpture - 21.3 x 9.4 x 7.9 inch


Sphère 22/6, Jean-No

Sphère 22/6


Sculpture - 8.7 x 8.7 x 8.7 inch


Out all day - Red, El Pez

Out all day - Red

El Pez

Sculpture - 16.5 x 13.4 x 3.9 inch


Les amoureux (bloc bleu Majorelle)... (Terre d'enfants 2022), Olivier Messas

Les amoureux (bloc bleu Majorelle)... (Terre d'enfants 2022)

Olivier Messas

Sculpture - 8.7 x 5.9 x 6.3 inch


Pez Pantone 072C, Jisbar

Pez Pantone 072C


Sculpture - 31.5 x 9.8 x 10.6 inch


CooLure, 2mé



Sculpture - 41.7 x 5.5 x 4.7 inch

$496 $447

Subtractive Variability Compact 2, Felipe Pantone

Subtractive Variability Compact 2

Felipe Pantone

Sculpture - 18.5 x 17.7 x 2 inch


Mother Tree, Beto Gatti

Mother Tree

Beto Gatti

Sculpture - 27.6 x 10.6 x 22.8 inch


N°17, Costa



Sculpture - 31.5 x 23.6 x 1.2 inch


La Fenice (The Phoenix), Ugo Nespolo

La Fenice (The Phoenix)

Ugo Nespolo

Sculpture - 14 x 7 x 5 inch


Fluo Playmobil Chanel gold, Socrate

Fluo Playmobil Chanel gold


Sculpture - 24.4 x 12.2 x 8.7 inch


Art Painting Fluo, Di Lorenzo

Art Painting Fluo

Di Lorenzo

Sculpture - 16.5 x 5.1 x 5.1 inch


Voyou, JP Malot


JP Malot

Sculpture - 11.8 x 15.7 x 1.2 inch


The Wings of Happiness, Milko Dobrev

The Wings of Happiness

Milko Dobrev

Sculpture - 18.5 x 5.5 x 3.1 inch


Abstract surfboard (2), Ghost Art

Abstract surfboard (2)

Ghost Art

Sculpture - 63 x 14.2 x 1.6 inch


Sophisticated Lady, Erte Tirtoff

Sophisticated Lady

Erte Tirtoff

Sculpture - 16 x 10.25 x 5.75 inch


Five chanel ferrari, Spaco

Five chanel ferrari


Sculpture - 9.4 x 7.9 x 2.4 inch


Playmobil Pikachu, Luna

Playmobil Pikachu


Sculpture - 24.4 x 12.6 x 7.1 inch


Velázquez Ménine Nickel, Martín Duque

Velázquez Ménine Nickel

Martín Duque

Sculpture - 26 x 20.1 x 11.8 inch


Human After all, Emre

Human After all


Sculpture - 27.6 x 23.6 x 15.7 inch


Masque, Cumbone



Sculpture - 18.9 x 11 x 5.5 inch


Chas Muisca mauve, Chanoir

Chas Muisca mauve


Sculpture - 7.9 x 3.9 x 3.5 inch


Losange virtuel sur noir, Julio Le Parc

Losange virtuel sur noir

Julio Le Parc

Sculpture - 17 x 9.3 x 14.2 inch

$29,000 $26,680

Cas contact, Yazz

Cas contact


Sculpture - 13 x 10.2 x 13 inch


Yoga posture lotus mains sur genoux, Carl Jaunay

Yoga posture lotus mains sur genoux

Carl Jaunay

Sculpture - 4.9 x 3.1 x 3.1 inch


Golden Boy- Steve McQueen, Edu Danesi

Golden Boy- Steve McQueen

Edu Danesi

Sculpture - 47.2 x 47.2 x 3.9 inch


Fragments d'homme N°2, Edith BK

Fragments d'homme N°2

Edith BK

Sculpture - 9.4 x 6.7 x 3.9 inch


Vibration, Lonzi



Sculpture - 22 x 18.9 x 3.9 inch


Tauromaquia, Estartus



Sculpture - 60.2 x 122 x 2.4 inch


Petite divinité, Anna Stein

Petite divinité

Anna Stein

Sculpture - 8.3 x 4.3 x 2.8 inch


Aruna, Nanan



Sculpture - 11.4 x 5.9 x 5.1 inch


Ourson love love, He-art

Ourson love love


Sculpture - 9.1 x 5.5 x 2.8 inch


Golden Boy Hermes Handmade Sculpture for Home Decor, Dervis Akdemir

Golden Boy Hermes Handmade Sculpture for Home Decor

Dervis Akdemir

Sculpture - 11.8 x 5.9 x 5.9 inch


White Ferrari Candy, David Mir

White Ferrari Candy

David Mir

Sculpture - 19 x 5 x 3 inch


Love Niki de St Phalle, PyB

Love Niki de St Phalle


Sculpture - 7.9 x 7.9 x 1.2 inch


Modern and Contemporary Sculptures for Sale

Although humans began to sculpt for ritualistic purposes or to create tools very early on, the history of sculpture can be separated into two key periods.

The first period stretches from Antiquity to the 19th century. The various artistic movements which cover these 20 centuries were deeply inspired by ancient Greek art and in particular by their sculptures, which adorned the temples and paid tribute to their mythological Gods by representing the human body in its most ideal form. The first to be inspired by this art were the Romans, who copied many ancient Greek sculptures and modelled them in the likeness of Gods but also of important figures in society. Medieval art, just like Roman art, took a more political turn but also a religious one as Catholicism spread across Europe.

Churches were built and sculpture became an integral part of their architecture, in particular in Romanesque and Gothic art. It was finally during the Renaissance that sculpture once again became closely linked to classical works, especially with sculptures that were much more anatomically precise. Nude sculptures became very popular and represented a real feat and sculptors who knew how to create them were held in high esteem. Heavily inspired by painting, the subjects represented became increasingly more expressive…

In the 17th century, sculptors began to push the style of Antiquity further and sculpture became dramatic and picturesque. It wasn't until the 19th century that classicism became fashionable again.

The end of the 19th century was a pivotal time in the history of sculpture. It marked the end of centuries of inspiration from Antiquity. The instigator of change was none other than Auguste Rodin who, after an inspiring journey to Italy, brought a breath of fresh air to the world of sculpture. Even if his style remains quite academic, he influenced many 20th century sculptors.

Different ideas about art were born in the 20th century with modern and contemporary sculpture. Cubists like Pablo Picasso depicted perspective from different angles; Brancusi and his simple, refined wooden sculptures led the way for abstract art in the years to follow; Dadaism, a provocative style free of any kind of artistic norms, produced the first ready-mades with Marcel Duchamp; Jean Tinguely grappled with technology to create his imperfect machines…

It wasn't until the 1960s and 70s that contemporary sculpture appeared with Conceptual Art, where the idea behind the work took precedence over the aesthetic and the Fluxus movement which radically questioned the foundations of artwork. The 60s also saw the rise of minimalism and artists putting into practice Mies Van Der Rohe's conviction that 'less is more'. Other contemporary artists such as Richard Serra, Carl André and Donald Judd created very architectural works. There was Pop Art but also Land Art, monumental artworks created in the very heart of nature, and of course, Arte Povera, which rejected consumer society and turned its focus towards nature and the ephemeral.

On Artsper, you'll find a carefully chosen selection of sculptures which cover all the latest sculptural trends in contemporary art. You will find sculptures made of bronze, marble, clay,  paper, plaster, steel, neon, metal, glass,  resin, iron, terracotta and wood. When looking for a sculpture to buy; you can either choose a large-scale work or one of a more reasonable size. You could opt for a piece which easily fits in with your interior design or you could go for a monumental piece as a bold addition to your collection. You could even choose an outdoor sculpture like the ones made by artists like Nicolas Dubreuille. In our “Famous Artists" category you will find artists such as Arman, Carlos Cruz Diez, Philippe Pasqua and Damien Hirst and in our "Emerging Artists" category we have Gaspard Mitz and other rising talents.

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