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        Paintings For Sale

        Explore an extensive selection of original paintings for sale or available to rent. Showcasing contemporary paintings from some of the most exciting artists working today, our curated selection includes everything from oil paintings to watercolour, and from llandscapes to acrylic paintings. Browse our online collection and discover new paintings perfect for your home.

        Buy Contemporary Paintings

        Use our filters to find contemporary paintings in a range of media and styles by artists based in the UK and around the globe. Whether you’re looking for vibrant works by Kotaro Machiyama, delicate watercolour landscapes by Tou Toa, Louise McNaught’s mixed media animal portraits, or anything in between, we have something for art collections of all types.

        We curate an unparalleled collection of paintings. As well as offering artworks embodying the cutting edge of experimentation in painting, such as Michael Tierney’s surrealist mixed media pieces, we are proud to showcase a range of painters drawing influence from the medium’s far-reaching history. Andrew Crane and Philip Tyler take inspiration from 20th-century expressionism, whilst Ta Byrne and Stella Kapezanou employ more traditional representational techniques to make us take a second, deeper look at their real and imagined subjects.

        Discover more of our painters here.

        History Of Modern Painting

        Although painting has been a pastime for humans throughout our existence, the abstract and conceptual artworks we now see as timeless examples of the practice are relatively modern. Until the 20th century, painters focused exclusively on representational images: still lifes, portraiture or natural and religious subjects. We see this trend to varying degrees in the work of Monet, Van Gogh and other epoch-defining artists. Since then, painters have been testing the limits of the medium, experimenting with an expanding range of media and subject matter. The trend for geometric abstract paintings, for example, runs from pioneers such as Mondrian and Martin to contemporary artists such as Hetty Haxworth and Crispin Holder. The artists we hand-pick are at the forefront of the evolution of contemporary painting in the 21st century.

        Painting has long been seen as a means of communication, albeit more slight and indirect than the spoken or written form. Edward Hopper once stated, “if you could say it in words, there would be no reason to paint.” This has increasingly been the case with the emergence of new painting styles and methods that push the boundaries of representation, from Impressionism to Surrealism to Expressionism. Each of our artworks has been chosen because it communicates in its nuances something not tangible enough to convey by other means – from the straightforwardly representational to the abstract and conceptual.

        Find out more in our Guide To Paintings.

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          Mountaineers

          Paintings - 150x100 cmRent for $ 435/mo

          The Way Of The Well

          Paintings - 115x180 cmRent for $ 260/mo

          Tilphousia

          Paintings - 98x90 cmRent for $ 280/mo

          City of Glass 26 (The Force of Chance)

          Paintings - 120x100 cmRent for $ 280/mo

          Torre Attack

          Paintings - 68x68 cmRent for $ 165/mo

          Glimpses Of Joy 2

          Paintings - 20x20 cmRent for $ 30/mo

          WSK-F-252

          Paintings - 68x52 cm

          The Motherland - oil study 1

          Paintings - 50x90 cmRent for $ 75/mo

          sun downer

          Paintings - 56x38 cmRent for $ 115/mo

          #394-97 U-Turn Pace

          Paintings - 168x128 cmRent for $ 285/mo

          pink palms waving

          Paintings - 59x42 cmRent for $ 120/mo

          Let me hear you say the words I want to hear

          Paintings - 200x300 cmRent for $ 765/mo

          EUROPA TANK

          Paintings - 75x100 cmRent for $ 210/mo

          Das Grosse Gehege V

          Paintings - 40x50 cm

          THUNDER RUMBLE

          Paintings - 100x88 cm

          Roman Girl

          Paintings - 24x20 cmRent for $ 51/mo

          Panther

          Paintings - 105x155 cm

          Captured Ships, Andes

          Paintings - 100x100 cm

          #409-11 Back And Forth Pace

          Paintings - 84x192 cmRent for $ 210/mo

          Wire Plant Stand

          Paintings - 91x91 cm

          The In-between

          Paintings - 50x40 cmRent for $ 72/mo

          The Dream House (small) 4

          Paintings - 30x40 cmRent for $ 85/mo

          Harriet

          Paintings - 90x80 cm

          The River Ran With Temperance

          Paintings - 112x91 cmRent for $ 355/mo

          The Eternal Potential For All Things Big and Small

          Paintings - 91x163 cmRent for $ 435/mo

          West Broadway & Broome

          Paintings - 41x30 cm

          Granini Beach

          Paintings - 70x100 cmRent for $ 380/mo

          Journey in to the jungle

          Paintings - 92x92 cmRent for $ 250/mo