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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 landscapes to acrylic paintings. Browse our online collection and discover new paintings perfect for your home.

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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.

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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.

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    BOUCLE 01 by Stacey Warnix

    BOUCLE 01

    Paintings - 122x91 cm
    Secret Things by Melissa McGill

    Secret Things

    Paintings - 91x91 cm
    Love Worship by Kerry Campbell

    Love Worship

    Paintings - 120x92 cm
    Abstract Head No. 5 by Gregory Malphurs

    Abstract Head No. 5

    Paintings - 102x76 cm
    Throw  by Kim Marra

    Throw

    Paintings - 41x51 cm
    Enjoy Exciting UHF TV by Dale Voelker

    Enjoy Exciting UHF TV

    Paintings - 91x61 cm
    Reclining in the jungle by Diana Rosa

    Reclining in the jungle

    Paintings - 76x122 cm
    VisualField 1801  by Alain Castoriano

    VisualField 1801

    Paintings - 122x122 cm
    Bouquet No.2 by Sara Richardson

    Bouquet No.2

    Paintings - 76x56 cm
    Boogie Woogie Jazz Me - III by Maggie Jiang

    Boogie Woogie Jazz Me - III

    Paintings - 92x92 cm

    Everyone on Wooster Street

    Paintings - 142x325 cm

    Two Meters Apart

    Paintings - 59x80 cm

    Canal Street

    Paintings - 23x31 cm

    Tattoo History

    Paintings - 140x130 cm

    Tango No.3

    Paintings - 76x56 cm

    Angel, Devil 4

    Paintings - 25x25 cm

    Fucking Perfect

    Paintings - 100x100 cm

    Port de st-denis 2

    Paintings - 60x60 cm

    Indécise

    Paintings - 38x46 cm

    Temps de neige

    Paintings - 73x100 cm

    VisualField 1701

    Paintings - 92x152 cm

    Outdoor Movie

    Paintings - 76x76 cm

    Bouquet 25

    Paintings - 100x81 cm

    King of pop art

    Paintings - 147x97 cm

    Her Secret Is Patience

    Paintings - 76x61 cm

    The elegant woman

    Paintings - 76x61 cm

    Abstract Head No. 18

    Paintings - 51x41 cm

    Breath of The Wild

    Paintings - 97x97 cm

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