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Contemporary paintings are a form of original artwork that showcase the creative vision and style of modern-day artists. These paintings are created using a variety of supports, including canvas, paper, wood, and metal. The materials used can range from traditional oil paints and watercolors to more unconventional materials like spray paint and mixed media. What makes contemporary paintings unique is their ability to push the boundaries of traditional painting techniques and challenge the viewer’s perception of what constitutes art. By experimenting with new forms, colors, and textures, contemporary painters are able to create works that are not only visually stunning but also emotionally resonant. Whether you’re drawn to abstract paintings that evoke a sense of mystery and intrigue or more realistic works that capture the beauty of the world around us, contemporary paintings offer a rich and diverse range of styles and subjects to explore.

Painting,  80x80 cm
FRONDAISONS 2023 Painting, 80x80 cm
©2023 Jean-Humbert Savoldelli

Origins and History

Contemporary paintings have their roots in the early 20th century, when artists began to experiment with new styles and techniques. The period between the two world wars saw the rise of movements such as Cubism, Surrealism, and Abstract Expressionism, which challenged traditional notions of representation and emphasized the expressive potential of color, form, and texture. Important dates include the Armory Show of 1913, which introduced American audiences to European modernism, and the emergence of the New York School in the 1940s and 50s, which included artists such as Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning. In the decades since, contemporary painting has continued to evolve and diversify, encompassing a range of styles and approaches, from figurative realism to conceptual abstraction. Important queries related to contemporary painting include questions about the role of technology, globalization, and identity politics in shaping artistic practice, as well as debates about the relationship between art and society.

Painting,  60x60 cm
A piece of childhood. Painting, 60x60 cm
©2023 Igor Shulman

Evolutions of theses works the contemporary art market

Contemporary paintings have undergone a significant evolution in recent times. Artists have started to experiment with various mediums, techniques, and styles to showcase their creativity. The increasing use of technology has also played a significant role in shaping the contemporary art market. The use of social media and online platforms has made it easier for artists to reach a broader audience and display their work. The demand for contemporary paintings has also increased due to their uniqueness and ability to evoke emotions in the viewer. The importance of contemporary paintings in the art market is evident from the rising prices and sales records. The market for contemporary paintings is highly competitive, and artists are continually pushing the boundaries to create something new and exciting. The contemporary art market is evolving, and it will be interesting to see how it develops in the future.

Painting,  80x80 cm
Purple King Painting, 80x80 cm
©2023 Norris Yim

Related Famous Artists

  1. Banksy - A pseudonymous England-based street artist, political activist, and film director known for his satirical and subversive graffiti Artworks. Banksy’s works often comment on contemporary political and social issues, and his identity remains unknown.

  2. Yayoi Kusama - A Japanese contemporary artist who works primarily in sculpture and installation art, but is also active in painting, performance, film, and fashion. Kusama’s work is characterized by her use of bright colors, repetition, and patterns, and often explores themes of infinity and the cosmos.

  3. Takashi Murakami - A Japanese contemporary artist who works in fine art media, such as painting and sculpture, as well as commercial media, such as fashion and animation. Murakami’s work often references Japanese pop culture, and is characterized by his use of bright colors, cartoonish characters, and a "Superflat" aesthetic.

  4. Jeff Koons - An American artist known for his large-scale sculptures that often reference pop culture and consumerism. Koons’ work is characterized by his use of shiny, reflective surfaces and his appropriation of everyday objects.

  5. Gerhard Richter - A German contemporary artist who works in a variety of media, including painting, photography, and installation. Richter’s work often explores issues of memory, history, and representation, and his paintings often blur the boundaries between abstraction and representation.

  6. Anish Kapoor - An Indian-born British sculptor known for his large-scale public installations that often play with the viewer’s perception of space and form. Kapoor’s work is characterized by his use of reflective surfaces and his interest in exploring the nature of light and color.

  7. Ai Weiwei - A Chinese contemporary artist and activist known for his work in sculpture, installation, photography, and film. Ai’s work often comments on contemporary Chinese politics and culture, and his activism has led to his imprisonment and house arrest by the Chinese government.

  8. Cindy Sherman - An American photographer and filmmaker known for her self-portraits that explore issues of identity, gender, and representation. Sherman often uses costumes and makeup to transform herself into a variety of characters, from Hollywood starlets to aging socialites.

  9. Damien Hirst - An English artist known for his controversial works that often involve animals, human body parts, and pharmaceuticals. Hirst’s work is characterized by his interest in the themes of life, death, and the human condition.

  10. Julie Mehretu - An Ethiopian-American artist known for her large-scale abstract paintings that explore issues of migration, globalization, and urbanism. Mehretu’s work often incorporates architectural and mapping elements, and is characterized by her use of layered, gestural marks.

Painting,  150x240 cm
Like A Firework XXXL 1 Painting, 150x240 cm
©2023 Peter Nottrott

Notable contemporary Paintings

  1. "Starry Night" by Vincent van Gogh (1889) - A swirling, dreamlike depiction of a village at night, with a bright yellow crescent moon and swirling stars filling the sky.

  2. "Guernica" by Pablo Picasso (1937) - A powerful, politically charged piece depicting the horrors of war, featuring distorted human and animal figures in shades of black, white, and grey.

  3. "Campbell’s Soup Cans" by Andy Warhol (1962) - A series of 32 paintings, each depicting a can of Campbell’s soup in bright, bold colors, calling attention to the role of mass-produced consumer goods in American culture.

  4. "Untitled (Cowboy)" by Richard Prince (1989) - A photograph of a Marlboro cigarette ad featuring a rugged cowboy, with the text and branding removed, calling into question the power of advertising and the construction of masculinity.

  5. "The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living" by Damien Hirst (1991) - A preserved tiger shark suspended in formaldehyde, with the title referencing the existential anxiety of mortality and the limits of human understanding.

  6. "Untitled (I shop therefore I am)" by Barbara Kruger (1990) - A large-scale piece featuring a black-and-white photograph of a woman overlaid with red text reading "I shop therefore I am," critiquing consumer culture and the commodification of identity.

  7. "Untitled (Portrait of Ross in L.A.)" by Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1991) - A minimalist installation featuring a pile of candy, with viewers encouraged to take a piece and eat it, symbolizing the fragility of life and the impact of the AIDS crisis.

  8. "No Woman, No Cry" by Chris Ofili (1998) - A mixed-media piece featuring a portrait of a weeping woman with tears made of resin and elephant dung, referencing the artist’s Afro-Caribbean heritage and exploring themes of race, gender, and identity.

  9. "Balloon Dog (Orange)" by Jeff Koons (1994-2000) - A massive, shiny, metallic sculpture of a balloon dog, calling attention to the role of kitsch and consumerism in contemporary art.

  10. "Untitled (Portrait of Michael Jackson)" by Kehinde Wiley (2009) - A portrait of the late pop star in a classical pose, with a colorful, ornate background referencing baroque and rococo art traditions, questioning the boundaries of race, gender, and power in art history.

Most Relevant | Newest

Painting titled "FRONDAISONS 2023" by Jean-Humbert Savoldelli, Original Artwork, Acrylic Mounted on Wood Stretcher frame
FRONDAISONS 2023 - Painting, 80x80 cm ©2023 by Jean-Humbert Savoldelli - Abstract, abstract-570, Abstract, SAVOLDELLI, FRONDAISONS2023, ACRYLIQUE, SILHOUETTES, ROUGE

Jean-Humbert Savoldelli


Acrylic on Canvas | 80x80 cm

Painting titled "Like A Firework XXX…" by Peter Nottrott, Original Artwork, Acrylic
Like A Firework XXXL 1 - Painting, 150x240 cm ©2023 by Peter Nottrott - Abstract, abstract-570, Abstract, oversized painting, abstract painting, Peter Nottrott, Original, peinture abstraite, colorful painting, vibrant artwork, contemporary artwork, abstraktes Gemälde, Riesenformat, XXXL Gemälde, peinture moderne, Unikat, canvas wall art, piece unique, one of a kind, moderne Malerei

Peter Nottrott

"Like A Firework XXXL 1"

Acrylic on Canvas | 150x240 cm

Painting titled "Egg Boy Dressed to…" by Ta Byrne, Original Artwork, Oil
Egg Boy Dressed to Kill - Painting, 130x100 cm ©2024 by Ta Byrne - Surrealism, surrealism-627, Fantasy, surealism, boy, oil painting, people, contemporary, artwork, portrait

Ta Byrne

"Egg Boy Dressed to Kill"

Oil on Canvas | 130x100 cm

Prints available
Painting titled "UN HOMME, SON SEAU,…" by Christian Lucas, Original Artwork, Oil Mounted on Wood Stretcher frame
UN HOMME, SON SEAU, SON CHOU... - Painting, 80x80 cm ©2023 by Christian Lucas - Surrealism, surrealism-627, Men portraits, portrait, buste, jeu de plage, légume, chou-fleur

Christian Lucas


Oil on Canvas | 80x80 cm

On Request
Painting titled "nocturne" by Sophie Dumont, Original Artwork, Oil Mounted on Wood Stretcher frame
nocturne - Painting, 50x50 cm ©2024 by Sophie Dumont - Abstract, abstract-570, Abstract, noir, monochrome, bibliotheque, dumont, livres, abstraction, minimalisme, expressionnisme, black, huile, matiere, texture, empatement

Sophie Dumont


Oil on Linen Canvas | 50x50 cm

Painting titled "On Top of the World" by Theartistrobert, Original Artwork, Oil Mounted on Wood Stretcher frame
On Top of the World - Painting, 86.4x50.8 cm ©2023 by Theartistrobert - Expressionism, expressionism-591, Geometric, male, dancer, ballet, free, freedom, earth, world, joy, love


"On Top of the World"

Oil on Canvas | 86.4x50.8 cm

Prints available
Painting titled "Evening moon" by Andrey Pingachev, Original Artwork, Oil Mounted on Cardboard
Evening moon - Painting, 40.6x50.8 cm ©2023 by Andrey Pingachev - Impressionism, impressionism-603, Landscape

Andrey Pingachev

"Evening moon"

Oil on Canvas | 40.6x50.8 cm

Painting titled "POP ADDICT" by N Nathan, Original Artwork, Digital Painting Mounted on Aluminium
POP ADDICT - Painting, 85x85 cm ©2023 by N Nathan - Pop Art, pop-art-615, n.nathan, nnathan, artiste nathan, pop art nathan, tableau nathan, street art nathan, marylin n nathan

N Nathan


Digital Painting on Paper | 85x85 cm

Painting titled "François" by Nicolas Maureau, Original Artwork, Oil Mounted on Wood Stretcher frame
François - Painting, 130x97 cm ©2023 by Nicolas Maureau - Figurative, figurative-594, Male Nudes, religion, françois, nu, oiseaux, poule, fleur

Nicolas Maureau


Oil on Canvas | 130x97 cm

Painting titled "DISJONCTION XIX" by Adalberto Miguez, Original Artwork, Oil Mounted on Wood Stretcher frame
DISJONCTION XIX - Painting, 100x80 cm ©2023 by Adalberto Miguez -

Adalberto Miguez


Oil on Linen Canvas | 100x80 cm

Painting titled "VERDANT ODYSSEY" by Yiğit Dündar, Original Artwork, Oil
VERDANT ODYSSEY - Painting, 140x140 cm ©2023 by Yiğit Dündar - Hyperrealism, hyperrealism-612, Women Portraits, WOMEN, PHOTOREALISM, HYPERREALISM, NATURE, FIGURATIVE, PORTRAIT

Yiğit Dündar


Oil on Linen Canvas | 140x140 cm

Prints available
Painting titled "FACE CACHÉE/HIDDEN…" by Claude André Thibaud, Original Artwork, Acrylic
FACE CACHÉE/HIDDEN FACE - Painting, 100x80 cm ©2024 by Claude André Thibaud - Figurative, figurative-594

Claude André Thibaud


Acrylic on Canvas | 100x80 cm

On Request
Painting titled "A piece of childhoo…" by Igor Shulman, Original Artwork, Oil
A piece of childhood. - Painting, 60x60 cm ©2023 by Igor Shulman - Pop Art, pop-art-615, Everyday Life, igor shulman, oil painting, contemporary, red dress, girls dress, nostalgy, sentimental, retro, vintage, positive

Igor Shulman

"A piece of childhood."

Oil on Canvas | 60x60 cm

Prints available
Painting titled "Water lily pond I" by Irina Laube, Original Artwork, Acrylic
Water lily pond I - Painting, 80x100 cm ©2024 by Irina Laube - Expressionism, expressionism-591, Flower, water lily, water lilies, lily pond

Irina Laube

"Water lily pond I"

Acrylic on Canvas | 80x100 cm

Painting titled "Contemporary portra…" by Nataliya Bagatskaya, Original Artwork, Acrylic
Contemporary portrait "Black ang Gold" - Painting, 80x60 cm ©2023 by Nataliya Bagatskaya - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, Classic woman portrait, Contemporary realism, Inspirational artwork, Lifestyle art, Medium size artwork, Modern clothes, Mona Lisa portrait, Pleasant emotions, Reflections of life, Pleasant moments, Positive vibes, golden stripes

Nataliya Bagatskaya

"Contemporary portrait "Black ang Gold""

Acrylic on Canvas | 80x60 cm

Painting titled "Spacetime" by Seven E, Original Artwork, Acrylic
Spacetime - Painting, 53x79 cm ©2024 by Seven E - Naive Art, naive-art-948, Fantasy, printing, acrylic paint on paper, Spacetime

Seven E


Acrylic on Paper | 53x79 cm

Prints available
Painting titled "N5" by Pierre Lamblin, Original Artwork, Acrylic Mounted on Wood Stretcher frame
N5 - Painting, 116x86 cm ©2023 by Pierre Lamblin - Outsider Art, outsider-art-1044, Love, punk, london, art brut, basquiat, lamblin, combas, djouliart

Pierre Lamblin


Acrylic on Canvas | 116x86 cm

Prints available
Painting titled "Jet" by Daria Kolosova, Original Artwork, Oil
Jet - Painting, 120x140 cm ©2023 by Daria Kolosova - Figurative, figurative-594, Pop Culture, scrooge, mcduck, duck, rich, plane, airplane, pilot, luxury, financial, red

Daria Kolosova


Oil on Linen Canvas | 120x140 cm

On Request
Painting titled "Le soldat inconnu" by Gilles Paul Esnault, Original Artwork, Oil Mounted on Wood Stretcher frame
Le soldat inconnu - Painting, 50x61 cm ©2004 by Gilles Paul Esnault - Impressionism, impressionism-603, impressionisme, clocher, église, village de Normandie, monument aux morts, fleurs, chrysanthêmes, allée, arbres en hiver, escalier de pierre

Gilles Paul Esnault

"Le soldat inconnu"

Oil on Linen Canvas | 50x61 cm

Painting titled "Fortuna" by Alexandre Barberà-Ivanoff, Original Artwork, Oil Mounted on Other rigid panel
Fortuna - Painting, 27x22 cm ©2024 by Alexandre Barberà-Ivanoff - Symbolism, symbolism-1020, Spirituality, fortune, or, doré, gold

Alexandre Barberà-Ivanoff


Oil on Other substrate | 27x22 cm

Painting titled "Combat de samourais…" by Frob, Original Artwork, Acrylic Mounted on Wood Stretcher frame
Combat de samourais au sabre - Painting, 60x80 cm ©2023 by Frob - Pop Art, pop-art-615, War, samourai, combat, guerre, japon, cheval, honneur, sabre, épée, couleurs


"Combat de samourais au sabre"

Acrylic on Canvas | 60x80 cm

Prints available
Painting titled "Grayscale-4" by Hui Li, Original Artwork, Acrylic Mounted on Wood Stretcher frame
Grayscale-4 - Painting, 50x40 cm ©2017 by Hui Li - Abstract, abstract-570, Abstract

Hui Li


Acrylic on Canvas | 50x40 cm

Painting titled ""White horse"" by Vasyl Luchkiv, Original Artwork, Acrylic
"White horse" - Painting, 95x65 cm ©2017 by Vasyl Luchkiv - Hyperrealism, hyperrealism-612, Horse, oil, painting, canvas, horse, white

Vasyl Luchkiv

""White horse""

Acrylic on Canvas | 95x65 cm

Painting titled "Amélie (144x108cm)" by Peng Nghia, Original Artwork, Acrylic
Amélie (144x108cm) - Painting, 144x108 cm ©2023 by Peng Nghia - Figurative, figurative-594, Nature

Peng Nghia

"Amélie (144x108cm)"

Acrylic on Linen Canvas | 144x108 cm

Prints available
Painting titled "Purple King" by Norris Yim, Original Artwork, Acrylic Mounted on Wood Stretcher frame
Purple King - Painting, 80x80 cm ©2023 by Norris Yim - Abstract, abstract-570, Colorful, Norris Yim, Abstraction, Strong, Contrast, Power Strokes, Line, Dynamic

Norris Yim

"Purple King"

Acrylic on Canvas | 80x80 cm

Painting titled "Spazio tempo" by Gaetano Ligrani (Gali), Original Artwork, Oil
Spazio tempo - Painting, 90x90 cm ©2024 by Gaetano Ligrani (Gali) - Figurative, figurative-594, Seascape, gali, gaetano ligrani, pittura metafisica, pittura metaforica, pittori contemporanei, pittura a olio

Gaetano Ligrani (Gali)

"Spazio tempo"

Oil on Canvas | 90x90 cm

Prints available
Painting titled "At the beach # 1 /…" by Alexandra Djokic, Original Artwork, Acrylic
At the beach # 1 / 100 x 70 cm - Painting, 100x70 cm ©2024 by Alexandra Djokic - Impressionism, impressionism-603, Beach, beach, summer, waves, seascape, at the beah, people, sunny day

Alexandra Djokic

"At the beach # 1 / 100 x 70 cm"

Acrylic on Paper | 100x70 cm

Prints available
Painting titled "Misty Mint" by Viktor Sheleg, Original Artwork, Oil Mounted on Wood Stretcher frame
Misty Mint - Painting, 70x50 cm ©2023 by Viktor Sheleg - Expressionism, expressionism-591, Everyday Life, artforsale, fineart, interio art, color, style

Viktor Sheleg

"Misty Mint"

Oil on Canvas | 70x50 cm

Painting titled "Éphémère banquise" by Chantal Proulx, Original Artwork, Acrylic Mounted on Wood Stretcher frame
Éphémère banquise - Painting, 122x61 cm ©2024 by Chantal Proulx - Abstract, abstract-570, Colorful, contemporain, spatule, moderne, vertical, noir, blanc, bleu, orange, grand

Chantal Proulx

"Éphémère banquise"

Acrylic on Canvas | 122x61 cm

Prints available
Painting titled "Plurality" by Katerina Braiko, Original Artwork, Oil
Plurality - Painting, 100x80 cm ©2023 by Katerina Braiko - Pop Art, pop-art-615, Female nudes, women, eyes, female gaze, beautiful girl, beautiful girl looks

Katerina Braiko


Oil on Canvas | 100x80 cm

Prints available
Painting titled "Bond" by Ganiyat Abdulazeez, Original Artwork, Oil
Bond - Painting, 152.4x121.9 cm ©2023 by Ganiyat Abdulazeez - Conceptual Art, conceptual-art-579, Everyday Life, bond, family, portrait, africanart, brownskin, blackart, healing

Ganiyat Abdulazeez


Oil on Canvas | 152.4x121.9 cm

Painting titled "Late winter" by Khanh The Bui, Original Artwork, Acrylic
Late winter - Painting, 70x100 cm ©2023 by Khanh The Bui - Expressionism, expressionism-591, Mountainscape, halong bay, heritage site, house boat, fishing village, red painting, red flowre, sun, boats, house in the sea

Khanh The Bui

"Late winter"

Acrylic on Canvas | 70x100 cm

Painting titled "Azul Añil" by Cesar Ayllón, Original Artwork, Oil
Azul Añil - Painting, 120x120 cm ©2023 by Cesar Ayllón -

Cesar Ayllón

"Azul Añil"

Oil on Canvas | 120x120 cm

Painting titled "Falling For You" by Preston M. Smith (PMS), Original Artwork, Acrylic
Falling For You - Painting, 91.4x121.9 cm ©2023 by Preston M. Smith (PMS) - Abstract, abstract-570, Colorful, texture, bright neutrals, neutrals, pink, hot pink, pink and green, pink and turquoise, falling in love, diptych, love, diptychs, large diptych, statement paintings, bright colors, streaking colors, textured, thick texture, pink abstracts, modern, modern paintings

Preston M. Smith (PMS)

"Falling For You"

Acrylic on Canvas | 91.4x121.9 cm

Painting titled "O BOM, O MAU E O FE…" by Emanuel Aguiar, Original Artwork, Oil
O BOM, O MAU E O FEIO - Painting, 130x170 cm ©2023 by Emanuel Aguiar - Surrealism, surrealism-627

Emanuel Aguiar


Oil on Canvas | 130x170 cm

Painting titled "Le rayon vert" by Geneviève Girod, Original Artwork, Acrylic Mounted on Wood Stretcher frame
Le rayon vert - Painting, 100x100 cm ©2023 by Geneviève Girod - Abstract, abstract-570, Colorful, Le rayon vert, abstraction lyrique, expressionisme abstrait, abstraction ludique

Geneviève Girod

"Le rayon vert"

Acrylic on Linen Canvas | 100x100 cm

Prints available