Sport

Photography, Adho Mukha Svanasana-Boulodrome, Sylvie Fraissard Karine Bergami

Adho Mukha Svanasana-Boulodrome

Sylvie Fraissard Karine Bergami

Photography - 40 x 53.5 x 2 cm Photography - 15.7 x 21.1 x 0.8 inch

$567

Sculpture, Play with Wemby, Patrick Blondeau

Play with Wemby

Patrick Blondeau

Sculpture - 24 x 24 x 24 cm Sculpture - 9.4 x 9.4 x 9.4 inch

$1,010

Painting, Run Run Run, Rico Sab

Run Run Run

Rico Sab

Painting - 120 x 150 x 2.5 cm Painting - 47.2 x 59.1 x 1 inch

$1,872

Sculpture, Passage, Icy & Sot

Passage

Icy & Sot

Sculpture - 130 x 107 x 2 cm Sculpture - 51.2 x 42.1 x 0.8 inch

$9,075

Sculpture, Pop Hop, Delphine Gauly

Pop Hop

Delphine Gauly

Sculpture - 27.5 x 27.5 x 4.5 cm Sculpture - 10.8 x 10.8 x 1.8 inch

$737

Sculpture, Boing ! Boing ! Boing !, Aurore Bouter

Boing ! Boing ! Boing !

Aurore Bouter

Sculpture - 27.5 x 27.5 x 4.5 cm Sculpture - 10.8 x 10.8 x 1.8 inch

$1,021

Fine Art Drawings, Atlanta Olympics Stadium, Judith Bledsoe

Atlanta Olympics Stadium

Judith Bledsoe

Fine Art Drawings - 63.5 x 48.3 cm Fine Art Drawings - 25 x 19 inch

$2,000

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

$2,269

Print, Know The Rules II, Fred Borghesi

Know The Rules II

Fred Borghesi

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

$1,021

Painting, Two friends playing ball in the park, Angelo Pioppo

Two friends playing ball in the park

Angelo Pioppo

Painting - 33 x 41 x 0.1 cm Painting - 13 x 16.1 x 0 inch

$1,021

Print, Michael Jordan (2), Alberto Ricardo

Michael Jordan (2)

Alberto Ricardo

Print - 80 x 60 x 5 cm Print - 31.5 x 23.6 x 2 inch

$340

Sculpture, Les Je Poly-Pik, Manuela Paul-Cavallier

Les Je Poly-Pik

Manuela Paul-Cavallier

Sculpture - 27.5 x 27.5 x 4.5 cm Sculpture - 10.8 x 10.8 x 1.8 inch

$1,021

Sculpture, Flamme, Claire Duplouy

Flamme

Claire Duplouy

Sculpture - 27.5 x 27.5 x 4.5 cm Sculpture - 10.8 x 10.8 x 1.8 inch

$737

Print, Munich Olympics 1972, Richard Smith

Munich Olympics 1972

Richard Smith

Print - 104.1 x 71.1 cm Print - 41 x 28 inch

$750

Print, The Olympics, Romare Bearden

The Olympics

Romare Bearden

Print - 101.6 x 63.5 cm Print - 40 x 25 inch

$2,500

Painting, Oil Team, Irakli Chikovani

Oil Team

Irakli Chikovani

Painting - 110 x 130 x 3 cm Painting - 43.3 x 51.2 x 1.2 inch

$2,155

Sculpture, L'anneau décroché, Héloïse Colloc'h

L'anneau décroché

Héloïse Colloc'h

Sculpture - 27.5 x 27.5 x 4.5 cm Sculpture - 10.8 x 10.8 x 1.8 inch

$510

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

$794

Photography, Sumo 4, Raynald Najosky

Sumo 4

Raynald Najosky

Photography - 40 x 60 x 1 cm Photography - 15.7 x 23.6 x 0.4 inch

$1,815

Photography, Mystique, Eric Lalmand

Mystique

Eric Lalmand

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

$1,134

Photography, The Waiting Game, Amrita Bilimoria

The Waiting Game

Amrita Bilimoria

Photography - 38.1 x 32.5 x 0.5 cm Photography - 15 x 12.8 x 0.2 inch

$1,200

Painting, La ligne d'arrivée - chevaux et course hippique, Claude Frégère

La ligne d'arrivée - chevaux et course hippique

Claude Frégère

Painting - 73 x 60 x 2 cm Painting - 28.7 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

$1,407

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

$1,475

Painting, Nostalgie, Alain Arnouil

Nostalgie

Alain Arnouil

Painting - 73 x 60 x 2 cm Painting - 28.7 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

$851

Print, Summer Olympics, Martin Barooshian

Summer Olympics

Martin Barooshian

Print - 58.4 x 50.8 cm Print - 23 x 20 inch

$300

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

$1,758

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

$83,941

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

$13,612

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

$851

Painting, Handball, Stéphane Cantin

Handball

Stéphane Cantin

Painting - 61 x 50 x 1.5 cm Painting - 24 x 19.7 x 0.6 inch

$454

Print, Direct Panama, Eduardo Arroyo

Direct Panama

Eduardo Arroyo

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

$681

Painting, Woman Walking II, Milburn-Foster

Woman Walking II

Milburn-Foster

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

$5,445

Sculpture, Fase I: Empoderamiento, Manuel Mediavilla

Fase I: Empoderamiento

Manuel Mediavilla

Sculpture - 76 x 20 x 20 cm Sculpture - 29.9 x 7.9 x 7.9 inch

$7,260

Painting, Golfeuse M, Joelle De Lacanau

Golfeuse M

Joelle De Lacanau

Painting - 20 x 20 x 1 cm Painting - 7.9 x 7.9 x 0.4 inch

$227

Sculpture, Montagne Yogi 120-21, Philippe Buil

Montagne Yogi 120-21

Philippe Buil

Sculpture - 21 x 18 x 12 cm Sculpture - 8.3 x 7.1 x 4.7 inch

$1,078

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

$3,857

Fine Art Drawings, Untitled, Joan Albert

Untitled

Joan Albert

Fine Art Drawings - 44 x 47 x 0.1 cm Fine Art Drawings - 17.3 x 18.5 x 0 inch

$681

Painting, Surfeur, Aurélie Lafourcade Painter

Surfeur

Aurélie Lafourcade Painter

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

$431

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

$4,481

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

$329

Photography, Turn, Gerry Cranham

Turn

Gerry Cranham

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

$1,872

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

$454

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

$5,388

Print, Untitled, Mario Bedini

Untitled

Mario Bedini

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

$454

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

$2,836

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

$170

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

$964

Photography, Polytechnique, Patrick Gripe

Polytechnique

Patrick Gripe

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

$1,078

Print, El Festejo, Aryz

El Festejo

Aryz

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

$1,361

Print, Tennis, Gilles Aillaud

Tennis

Gilles Aillaud

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

$1,361

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

$794

Print, Tableau 80, Leyoy

Tableau 80

Leyoy

Print - 100 x 100 x 1 cm Print - 39.4 x 39.4 x 0.4 inch

$2,382

Photography, Ensemble, Julien Poupart

Ensemble

Julien Poupart

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

$1,078

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

$1,248

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

$907

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

$556

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

$1,588

Painting, Agia Anna, Antoine Renault

Agia Anna

Antoine Renault

Painting - 70 x 100 x 2 cm Painting - 27.6 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch

$4,991

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

$993

Photography, Tchernobyl, Guillaume Herbaut

Tchernobyl

Guillaume Herbaut

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

$3,346

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

$624

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

$2,496

Photography, Untitled, Chema Madoz

Untitled

Chema Madoz

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

$6,976

Painting, Rugby II, Maurice Douard

Rugby II

Maurice Douard

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

$13,612

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

$885

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

$2,257

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

$2,836

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

$6,500

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

$822

Photography, Frères, Michel Birot

Frères

Michel Birot

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

$8,961

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

$4,537

Painting, Athlétisme 1, Arno Lanzi

Athlétisme 1

Arno Lanzi

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

$2,836

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

$1,248

Painting, Tennis, Boris Gobina

Tennis

Boris Gobina

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

$3,290

Print, Tennis, Fifo Stricker

Tennis

Fifo Stricker

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

$613

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

$1,531

Photography, Jump Huissière, Antoine Gaussin

Jump Huissière

Antoine Gaussin

Photography - 125 x 125 cm Photography - 49.2 x 49.2 inch

$7,203

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

$2,099

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

$2,212

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

$567

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

$907

Photography, Ecosse, Isabelle Picarel

Ecosse

Isabelle Picarel

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

$1,475

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

$1,044

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

$794

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

$953

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, Tour de France, Bill Butcher

Tour de France

Bill Butcher

Print - 110 x 94 x 2 cm Print - 43.3 x 37 x 0.8 inch

$1,885

Print, Swimming, glemmingebro, Sweden, Juergen Teller

Swimming, glemmingebro, Sweden

Juergen Teller

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

$2,269

Photography, Power struggle, Jean-François Talivez

Power struggle

Jean-François Talivez

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

$998

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

$1,123

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

$1,248

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

$1,222

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

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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