Sport

Print, Direct Panama, Eduardo Arroyo

Direct Panama

Eduardo Arroyo

Print - 76 x 56 cm Print - 29.9 x 22 inch

$673

Painting, Strech the Noise, Linda Clerget

Strech the Noise

Linda Clerget

Painting - 73 x 60 x 1 cm Painting - 28.7 x 23.6 x 0.4 inch

$1,682

Painting, Traditional Wrestling, Azin Najafi

Traditional Wrestling

Azin Najafi

Painting - 50 x 70 x 3 cm Painting - 19.7 x 27.6 x 1.2 inch

$2,242

Sculpture, Circus Acrobats, Joanna Zakrzewska-Cholewa

Circus Acrobats

Joanna Zakrzewska-Cholewa

Sculpture - 49 x 15 x 6 cm Sculpture - 19.3 x 5.9 x 2.4 inch

$1,793 $1,614

Sculpture, Alpine A110, Ian Philip

Alpine A110

Ian Philip

Sculpture - 8 x 18 x 40 cm Sculpture - 3.1 x 7.1 x 15.7 inch

$1,345

Fine Art Drawings, Scène de corrida, Yves Brayer

Scène de corrida

Yves Brayer

Fine Art Drawings - 23 x 32 x 1 cm Fine Art Drawings - 9.1 x 12.6 x 0.4 inch

$1,457

Sculpture, Cross country, David Gerstein

Cross country

David Gerstein

Sculpture - 120 x 120 x 5 cm Sculpture - 47.2 x 47.2 x 2 inch

$13,453

Painting, Saut en Hauteur, JO 2024, Alkaplan

Saut en Hauteur, JO 2024

Alkaplan

Painting - 90 x 90 x 3 cm Painting - 35.4 x 35.4 x 1.2 inch

$4,428

Sculpture, Banksy x Roland Garros, Ske

Banksy x Roland Garros

Ske

Sculpture - 23 x 18 x 6 cm Sculpture - 9.1 x 7.1 x 2.4 inch

$617

Sculpture, Challenge (Red), Mark Sugar

Challenge (Red)

Mark Sugar

Sculpture - 41 x 23 x 22 cm Sculpture - 16.1 x 9.1 x 8.7 inch

$841

Painting, Natation, Stéphane Cantin

Natation

Stéphane Cantin

Painting - 60 x 70 x 2 cm Painting - 23.6 x 27.6 x 0.8 inch

$673

Sculpture, Marathonienne, Philippe  Hiquily

Marathonienne

Philippe Hiquily

Sculpture - 16 x 11.5 x 6 cm Sculpture - 6.3 x 4.5 x 2.4 inch

$785

Painting, La plongeuse (1), Véronique Baleste

La plongeuse (1)

Véronique Baleste

Painting - 100 x 100 x 3.5 cm Painting - 39.4 x 39.4 x 1.4 inch

$2,242

Sculpture, Résilience, Thierry Trivès

Résilience

Thierry Trivès

Sculpture - 28 x 24 x 16 cm Sculpture - 11 x 9.4 x 6.3 inch

$7,736

Painting, Mind the gap, Otto Schade

Mind the gap

Otto Schade

Painting - 60 x 60 x 4 cm Painting - 23.6 x 23.6 x 1.6 inch

$1,738

Sculpture, N°204, Mario Dilitz

N°204

Mario Dilitz

Sculpture - 210 x 70 x 45 cm Sculpture - 82.7 x 27.6 x 17.7 inch

$82,962

Painting, Dreams on deck, Mathieu Questel

Dreams on deck

Mathieu Questel

Painting - 65 x 46 x 2 cm Painting - 25.6 x 18.1 x 0.8 inch

$1,345

Painting, Tripple Mike, Mikael Lindgren

Tripple Mike

Mikael Lindgren

Painting - 110 x 80 x 3 cm Painting - 43.3 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch

$5,325

Print, Monaco Grand Prix, Bill Butcher

Monaco Grand Prix

Bill Butcher

Print - 96 x 80 x 1 cm Print - 37.8 x 31.5 x 0.4 inch

$1,827

Fine Art Drawings, Entrainement sur la plage, Deauville, Adélaïde Leferme

Entrainement sur la plage, Deauville

Adélaïde Leferme

Fine Art Drawings - 21 x 29.7 x 1.5 cm Fine Art Drawings - 8.3 x 11.7 x 0.6 inch

$168

Painting, Woman Walking II, Milburn-Foster

Woman Walking II

Milburn-Foster

Painting - 92 x 65 cm Painting - 36.2 x 25.6 inch

$5,381

Painting, Golfer Abstrakt, Nicole Leidenfrost

Golfer Abstrakt

Nicole Leidenfrost

Painting - 50 x 70 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 27.6 x 0.8 inch

$3,812

Painting, Bullfighter and bull, Pere Creixams

Bullfighter and bull

Pere Creixams

Painting - 45 x 60 x 2 cm Painting - 17.7 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

$2,466

Print, Jeux Olympiques, Claude Courtecuisse

Jeux Olympiques

Claude Courtecuisse

Print - 17 x 23 x 0.1 cm Print - 6.7 x 9.1 x 0 inch

$448

Fine Art Drawings, Orange_1, Goddog

Orange_1

Goddog

Fine Art Drawings - 32 x 24 x 0.2 cm Fine Art Drawings - 12.6 x 9.4 x 0.1 inch

$325

Photography, Still Cassius Clay V, Gerry Cranham

Still Cassius Clay V

Gerry Cranham

Photography - 30 x 45 x 0.1 cm Photography - 11.8 x 17.7 x 0 inch

$1,110

Painting, Ahead of the wind, Vasyl Khodakivskyi

Ahead of the wind

Vasyl Khodakivskyi

Painting - 85 x 75 x 1 cm Painting - 33.5 x 29.5 x 0.4 inch

$2,803

Print, Untitled, Mario Bedini

Untitled

Mario Bedini

Print - 80.5 x 60.5 cm Print - 31.7 x 23.8 inch

$448

Fine Art Drawings, Chute, Julián Fourcade

Chute

Julián Fourcade

Fine Art Drawings - 26 x 36 cm Fine Art Drawings - 10.2 x 14.2 inch

$213

Painting, Muhammad Ali vs George Foreman in Kinshasa Zaire, Dumisani Karamanski

Muhammad Ali vs George Foreman in Kinshasa Zaire

Dumisani Karamanski

Painting - 150 x 180 x 3 cm Painting - 59.1 x 70.9 x 1.2 inch

$2,803

Sculpture, Sumo, Brian Edenel

Sumo

Brian Edenel

Sculpture - 25 x 21 x 14 cm Sculpture - 9.8 x 8.3 x 5.5 inch

$583

Photography, Polytechnique, Patrick Gripe

Polytechnique

Patrick Gripe

Photography - 40 x 60 x 0.1 cm Photography - 15.7 x 23.6 x 0 inch

$1,065

Print, Little world map Rome Peking, Olympic Games Beijing, Piero Pizzi Cannella

Little world map Rome Peking, Olympic Games Beijing

Piero Pizzi Cannella

Print - 94.5 x 70 x 0.1 cm Print - 37.2 x 27.6 x 0 inch

$953

Photography, Sir Alex, Mark Leech

Sir Alex

Mark Leech

Photography - 30 x 45 x 0.1 cm Photography - 11.8 x 17.7 x 0 inch

$785

Print, El Festejo, Aryz

El Festejo

Aryz

Print - 100 x 70 cm Print - 39.4 x 27.6 inch

$1,345

Photography, Stubborn optimiste, Nina Schipoff

Stubborn optimiste

Nina Schipoff

Photography - 50 x 75 x 0.5 cm Photography - 19.7 x 29.5 x 0.2 inch

$1,682

Print, El fulbito, Julián Fourcade

El fulbito

Julián Fourcade

Print - 45 x 55 x 0.5 cm Print - 17.7 x 21.7 x 0.2 inch

$280

Print, Tennis, Gilles Aillaud

Tennis

Gilles Aillaud

Print - 76 x 56 cm Print - 29.9 x 22 inch

$1,345

Photography, Lelo 1, Cristina Aldehuela

Lelo 1

Cristina Aldehuela

Photography - 40 x 60 x 0.1 cm Photography - 15.7 x 23.6 x 0 inch

$1,233

Print, Le Plongeon – bleu vert, Valérie Betoulaud

Le Plongeon – bleu vert

Valérie Betoulaud

Print - 70 x 50 x 1 cm Print - 27.6 x 19.7 x 0.4 inch

$549

Photography, Tracks II, Bruno Charoy

Tracks II

Bruno Charoy

Photography - 40 x 40 x 0.1 cm Photography - 15.7 x 15.7 x 0 inch

$897

Photography, Ensemble, Julien Poupart

Ensemble

Julien Poupart

Photography - 40 x 60 x 0.1 cm Photography - 15.7 x 23.6 x 0 inch

$1,065

Photography, The Basketball game, Paul Almasy

The Basketball game

Paul Almasy

Photography - 69.5 x 49.6 x 1 cm Photography - 27.4 x 19.5 x 0.4 inch

$981

Painting, Moi je dis qu'un bon footballeur, c'est un footballeur qui a un cerveau et des mains (de génie) à la place des pieds !..., Jack Hironimus

Moi je dis qu'un bon footballeur, c'est un footballeur qui a un cerveau et des mains (de génie) à la place des pieds !...

Jack Hironimus

Painting - 116 x 89 x 2 cm Painting - 45.7 x 35 x 0.8 inch

$1,570

Photography, Le surfer solitaire, Alain Longeaud

Le surfer solitaire

Alain Longeaud

Photography - 120 x 96 x 0.5 cm Photography - 47.2 x 37.8 x 0.2 inch

$3,531

Photography, Tchernobyl, Guillaume Herbaut

Tchernobyl

Guillaume Herbaut

Photography - 60 x 75 x 0.1 cm Photography - 23.6 x 29.5 x 0 inch

$3,307

Photography, Due, Jerry Weber

Due

Jerry Weber

Photography - 40.6 x 50.8 x 0.6 cm Photography - 16 x 20 x 0.25 inch

$760

Painting, Le chant des machines, Gwendoline Hausermann

Le chant des machines

Gwendoline Hausermann

Painting - 99 x 102 x 3 cm Painting - 39 x 40.2 x 1.2 inch

$2,466

Photography, Untitled, Chema Madoz

Untitled

Chema Madoz

Photography - 60 x 50 cm Photography - 23.6 x 19.7 inch

$6,895

Fine Art Drawings, Au galop, Alfred Defossez

Au galop

Alfred Defossez

Fine Art Drawings - 23.5 x 35 cm Fine Art Drawings - 9.3 x 13.8 inch

$392

Painting, Rugby II, Maurice Douard

Rugby II

Maurice Douard

Painting - 150 x 50 cm Painting - 59.1 x 19.7 inch

$13,453

Print, Tennis, Olympic Games Beijing, Fabio Mauri

Tennis, Olympic Games Beijing

Fabio Mauri

Print - 70 x 94.5 x 0.1 cm Print - 27.6 x 37.2 x 0 inch

$874

Sculpture, Disco Méduse Surfboard, Boom Art

Disco Méduse Surfboard

Boom Art

Sculpture - 185 x 48 x 5.7 cm Sculpture - 72.8 x 18.9 x 2.2 inch

$2,231

Painting, Kooo, Tristan Wu

Kooo

Tristan Wu

Painting - 70 x 50 x 0.2 cm Painting - 27.6 x 19.7 x 0.1 inch

$813

Print, V As in Victor, Michael Kagan

V As in Victor

Michael Kagan

Print - 97 x 73.8 cm Print - 38.2 x 29.1 inch

$7,500

Photography, Frères, Michel Birot

Frères

Michel Birot

Photography - 80 x 120 x 0.1 cm Photography - 31.5 x 47.2 x 0 inch

$8,857

Sculpture, Steve Mc Queen le Mans, Vincent Gachaga

Steve Mc Queen le Mans

Vincent Gachaga

Sculpture - 85 x 80 x 12 cm Sculpture - 33.5 x 31.5 x 4.7 inch

$2,803

Photography, Cénote 5, Franck Seguin

Cénote 5

Franck Seguin

Photography - 80 x 120 x 0.1 cm Photography - 31.5 x 47.2 x 0 inch

$4,484

Painting, Athlétisme 1, Arno Lanzi

Athlétisme 1

Arno Lanzi

Painting - 92 x 73 cm Painting - 36.2 x 28.7 inch

$2,803

Painting, Longboard III - scène de vie en bord de mer, Hélène Dupérier

Longboard III - scène de vie en bord de mer

Hélène Dupérier

Painting - 120 x 40 x 2 cm Painting - 47.2 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

$1,009

Photography, Lamb I, Laurent Gudin

Lamb I

Laurent Gudin

Photography - 50 x 50 x 0.1 cm Photography - 19.7 x 19.7 x 0 inch

$1,233

Painting, Tennis, Boris Gobina

Tennis

Boris Gobina

Painting - 130 x 100 x 3 cm Painting - 51.2 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch

$3,251

Print, Tennis, Fifo Stricker

Tennis

Fifo Stricker

Print - 59 x 39 x 0.1 cm Print - 23.2 x 15.4 x 0 inch

$605

Painting, Taharu'u, Sophie Geider

Taharu'u

Sophie Geider

Painting - 69 x 69 x 1 cm Painting - 27.2 x 27.2 x 0.4 inch

$1,513

Print, Athleticism, Original Lithograph by Alfredo Sosabravo, Alfredo Sosabravo

Athleticism, Original Lithograph by Alfredo Sosabravo

Alfredo Sosabravo

Print - 94.5 x 70 x 0.1 cm Print - 37.2 x 27.6 x 0 inch

$897

Print, Baseball, Olympic Games Beijing, Zhang Wei Guang

Baseball, Olympic Games Beijing

Zhang Wei Guang

Print - 94.5 x 70 x 0.2 cm Print - 37.2 x 27.6 x 0.1 inch

$561

Photography, Green and Bunker, Pierre-Emmanuel Rastoin

Green and Bunker

Pierre-Emmanuel Rastoin

Photography - 60 x 80 x 0.1 cm Photography - 23.6 x 31.5 x 0 inch

$2,074

Painting, The Action, Yordan Velkov

The Action

Yordan Velkov

Painting - 20 x 240 x 2 cm Painting - 7.9 x 94.5 x 0.8 inch

$1,031

Fine Art Drawings, Lonzo Ball Pelicans, Johnathan Ball

Lonzo Ball Pelicans

Johnathan Ball

Fine Art Drawings - 50.8 x 40.6 cm Fine Art Drawings - 20 x 16 inch

$1,800

Print, Arjuna the Ace Archer, Satish Gupta

Arjuna the Ace Archer

Satish Gupta

Print - 94.5 x 70 x 0.1 cm Print - 37.2 x 27.6 x 0 inch

$785

Photography, Game Lover, Olympic Games Beijing, Matteo Basilè

Game Lover, Olympic Games Beijing

Matteo Basilè

Photography - 94.5 x 70 x 0.1 cm Photography - 37.2 x 27.6 x 0 inch

$942

Painting, Free Golf, David Bruce

Free Golf

David Bruce

Painting - 50 x 40 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

$1,099

Print, Swimming, glemmingebro, Sweden, Juergen Teller

Swimming, glemmingebro, Sweden

Juergen Teller

Print - 25.4 x 30.5 cm Print - 10 x 12 inch

$2,242

Photography, Caveman II, Christophe Paucelier

Caveman II

Christophe Paucelier

Photography - 40 x 60 x 2 cm Photography - 15.7 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

$1,110

Photography, Luke McAlister, Clément Poitrenaud

Luke McAlister

Clément Poitrenaud

Photography - 30 x 30 x 0.1 cm Photography - 11.8 x 11.8 x 0 inch

$1,233

Photography, Ivailo & Denis, Samuel Lugassy

Ivailo & Denis

Samuel Lugassy

Photography - 80 x 65 x 1 cm Photography - 31.5 x 25.6 x 0.4 inch

$1,207

Photography, Twickenham Streaker, Ian Bradshaw

Twickenham Streaker

Ian Bradshaw

Photography - 30 x 42.5 x 0.1 cm Photography - 11.8 x 16.7 x 0 inch

$2,186

Painting, West Coast, Ian Leventhal

West Coast

Ian Leventhal

Painting - 16.5 x 20.3 x 5.1 cm Painting - 6.5 x 8 x 2 inch

$1,350

Print, Olympic Connections, Olympic Games Beijing, Pier Augusto Breccia

Olympic Connections, Olympic Games Beijing

Pier Augusto Breccia

Print - 94.5 x 70 x 0.1 cm Print - 37.2 x 27.6 x 0 inch

$620

Photography, Lagos la dingue, Thomas Hoeffgen

Lagos la dingue

Thomas Hoeffgen

Photography - 40 x 103 x 0.1 cm Photography - 15.7 x 40.6 x 0 inch

$2,242

Photography, Ali In Training, Russell McPhedran

Ali In Training

Russell McPhedran

Photography - 76 x 101 x 0.001 cm Photography - 29.9 x 39.8 x 0 inch

$1,065

Photography, Ecosse, Isabelle Picarel

Ecosse

Isabelle Picarel

Photography - 53 x 80 x 1 cm Photography - 20.9 x 31.5 x 0.4 inch

$1,457

Photography, Le lutteur, Chiara Dazi

Le lutteur

Chiara Dazi

Photography - 60 x 60 cm Photography - 23.6 x 23.6 inch

$1,121

Photography, Le Plongeon, Philippe De Poulpiquet

Le Plongeon

Philippe De Poulpiquet

Photography - 60 x 90 x 0.1 cm Photography - 23.6 x 35.4 x 0 inch

$1,345

Photography, Jougs, Laurent Troude

Jougs

Laurent Troude

Photography - 40 x 60 x 0.1 cm Photography - 15.7 x 23.6 x 0 inch

$1,289

Print, Epicentre, Olympic Games Beijing, Alexander de Cadenet

Epicentre, Olympic Games Beijing

Alexander de Cadenet

Print - 70 x 94.5 x 0.1 cm Print - 27.6 x 37.2 x 0 inch

$673

Print, Footballeurs, France Brésil 1988 Soccer France Brazil, Victor Spahn

Footballeurs, France Brésil 1988 Soccer France Brazil

Victor Spahn

Print - 73 x 54 x 0.3 cm Print - 28.7 x 21.3 x 0.1 inch

$437

Photography, Shaolin Monastery. Henan Province, China, Steve McCurry

Shaolin Monastery. Henan Province, China

Steve McCurry

Photography - 76.2 x 101.6 x 0.1 cm Photography - 30 x 40 x 0 inch

$20,180

Photography, On se tape un hamburger, Florence Le Van

On se tape un hamburger

Florence Le Van

Photography - 12 x 17 cm Photography - 4.7 x 6.7 inch

$269

Print, Perros de piedra I A, Ray Smith

Perros de piedra I A

Ray Smith

Print - 56 x 76 cm Print - 22 x 29.9 inch

$897

Print, Mats, Stephen Holland

Mats

Stephen Holland

Print - 61 x 40.6 x 5.1 cm Print - 24 x 16 x 2 inch

$600

Photography, Serie 'Tenis 01' -La Bolsa Mágica-, Sonja H Lukenic

Serie 'Tenis 01' -La Bolsa Mágica-

Sonja H Lukenic

Photography - 72 x 50 x 0.01 cm Photography - 28.3 x 19.7 x 0 inch

$1,457

Painting, Joana, Ludovic Glatard

Joana

Ludovic Glatard

Painting - 70 x 70 x 2 cm Painting - 27.6 x 27.6 x 0.8 inch

$673

Sport

At school, we sometimes tend to oppose athletes and artists. However, sport and art often mix and sublimate each other. The meeting of these two disciplines is frequent in the history of art and more particularly in contemporary art. 

Already during Antiquity, the Greeks devoted an absolute cult to the perfect athletic body. On pots and vases, artists painted the exploits of the competitors of the first Olympic Games in the 8th century BC.

Whatever the medium (photography, painting, sculpture, collage...), the musculature and the psychological state of the sportsmen, the places of training or the competitions are inexhaustible sources of inspiration for the artists. Between the representation of reality and the hijacking of a symbol, sport is a recurring theme for young artists.

Discover with Artsper our Olympic podium of artworks!

Photography is probably the first medium that comes to mind when representing sports. It is the only medium that allows us to capture images of the athletes' prowess at full speed. Thus, the shots are taken on the spot to offer a better rendering of the movement and to manage to capture the palpable tension on the field, the team cohesion, the crucial moment...

A leader of the new wave, Gerry Cranham had a career in athletics before becoming a coach. Passionate about photography, he takes pictures of the young people he coaches in order to correct their position and analyze their stride. Very quickly, he decided to convert his hobby into a real job. He became a sports photographer and quickly built a reputation as one of the leading sports photographers in England and internationally. His pictures of rugby, soccer, tennis, wrestling and swimming were published all over the world in the most prestigious magazines such as Sport Illustrated or The Observer. 

But sport also inspired painters and it is found in all artistic movements of the 19th and 20th centuries. In 1853, Gustave Courbet painted "The Wrestlers", a large oil on canvas depicting two men practicing French wrestling in the old hippodrome of the Champs Élysées. To the right, in the background, one can see the audience, cheering the athletes. Among the Impressionists, Claude Monet developed his technique with "Les Régates d'Argenteuil", an 1872 painting in which the boats are reflected in the water in a magnificent way. In modern art, Nicolas de Staël's "Les Footballeurs" represents a soccer field in the middle of a match, but in an abstract way. The players are discernible thanks to the flat colors that make up the team jerseys. 

You too can bring your passions to life through contemporary sports paintings, sculptures and photographs. Discover the work of well-known and emerging artists such as Victor Spahn, Isabelle Picarel, Michel Birot, Chiara Dazi and many others... 

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