Sky Art For Sale

Browse our selection of sky art for sale. Many viewers unfamiliar with the genre are sometimes unaware of is that what they think is a depiction of a landscape is in fact a depiction of a sky. From sunrise to starry skies, artists have long been depicting the sky in all its ever-changing states. And while sky art is used by some artists as a way of creating the mood of a painting, for sky artists the sky is the sole subject of their work. If you’re uncertain where to begin, we’re on hand to help. Have a browse of our Sky Drawings, Sky Photography or Sky Prints to find your next piece.

Or take a look at Max Naylor with his colourful, surrealist depictions of urban skies. Max’s skies are every bit as dramatic and vivid as those depicted by Van Gogh and Munch. Unlike these painters, Max, like many contemporary artists, is working in mixed media. Based in Bristol Max’s semi-surreal imagery is inspired by memory and imagination.

Brief history of sky art

Historians have found that artists have been painting the skies since the middle ages, some believing that the prevalence of sky art in the UK, being because of its often turbulent weather. Like other forms of realist art, sky art informs and is informed by science and the artist’s will to know more about their subject.

John Constable is perhaps one the best known sky artists for his painting Cloud Study in which he shows an extraordinary understanding of the movement and structure of clouds. Meteorologists were in awe of his observations and were able to calculate the season and even the hour of the skies he painted.

The sky in landscape painting is the biggest conveyor of sentiment. A painter well known for using the sky to convey sentiment in his magnum opus is Norwegian expressionist Edvard Munch. Now considered one of the most iconic images in art history is his composition The Scream which explores the progression of modern emotional life and themes of love, anxiety and death.

The Scream is thought to have conveyed Munch’s psychological state in his real life. The image was inspired by a moment he had while outside walking when the sun was setting and the sky turned a bloody red. He felt melancholic and anxious and says that he “felt the scream in nature”.

The most famous sky in art is Vincent Van Gogh’s The Starry Night which is an oil on canvas painting by the Dutch post-impressionist painter. Painted in 1889, it depicts the view from the east-facing window of his room, while he was receiving psychiatric treatment at a monastery in southern France.

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      Galaxy Explosion (Diamond Dust - Purple)

      Prints - 59x42cmRent for $ 80/mo

      Rain Cloud

      Paintings - 80x80cmRent for $ 145/mo

      Suspension (jeweled)

      Paintings - 122x122cmRent for $ 705/mo

      Skyline

      Paintings - 150x140cmRent for $ 315/mo

      Wish You Were Here

      Photography - 61x54cm

      The Smoker

      Photography - 60x54cm

      Galaxy Explosion (Diamond Dust - Blue)

      Prints - 59x42cmRent for $ 80/mo

      Suspension (blind path)

      Paintings - 91x152cm

      Nephelological Study

      Photography - 40x40cm

      CAMPER, CANYON

      Paintings - 61x122cmRent for $ 565/mo

      Mulberry Sky

      Paintings - 100x120cmRent for $ 325/mo

      Scented Sky

      Paintings - 90x80cmRent for $ 210/mo

      Crux

      Paintings - 61x91cmRent for $ 240/mo

      Palette

      Prints - 59x50cm

      Great Rig in the Sky

      Photography - 10x15cm

      Galaxy Explosion (Diamond Dust - Indigo)

      Prints - 59x42cmRent for $ 80/mo

      Lacuna

      Paintings - 60x112cmRent for $ 280/mo

      The Hitchhikers

      Photography - 61x54cm

      Journey Home

      Paintings - 50x50cmRent for $ 76/mo

      Modern Landscape

      Paintings - 42x109cm

      Steyning Bowl Curve

      Paintings - 100x120cmRent for $ 245/mo

      Left Turn At Mars

      Photography - 61x51cm

      Before the Storm, Bamburgh

      Photography - 51x76cmRent for $ 560/mo

      Dark Cloud

      Paintings - 30x30cmRent for $ 70/mo

      Over The Moon No.5

      Paintings - 70x100cmRent for $ 120/mo

      Birthday

      Paintings - 100x120cmRent for $ 240/mo

      Breathless

      Paintings - 9x21cmRent for $ 45/mo