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The Sophisticate Collection

As a Sophisticate, you’re a style expert in your own right, championing individuality and taste. We believe that the art you choose should be an extension of your personality, so our curators have handpicked a collection of elegant works to appeal to your inner Sophisticate, guaranteed to bring some elegance into your home. Browse the selection and discover our top artist recommendations just for you.

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The Scandi Collection

Get to know the cool, minimal style of northern Europe when you browse our Scandi artwork collection. The popularity of Scandinavian design has exploded in recent years, with many artists adopting the clean, understated look and soft pastel palettes used in these countries. Here, you’ll find the work of artists who have drawn inspiration from this movement, working with everything from painting to collage. The collection is ideal for anyone who finds beauty in simplicity, and for all those looking to add some Nordic style to their art collection. What we have come to understand as Scandinavian design originates in the early 20th Century. Between the two world wars, an increasing focus on simple lines and a refined elegance can be found in Swedish, Danish and Norwegian design, and this characteristic style continues to the modern day. One of the key elements of Scandinavian design is functionality, and this can be observed in the visual arts too. These artworks convey a message in a straight-forward and effective way, without resorting to excessive embellishment. Scandinavian design is often referred to as democratic, given that it aims to appeal to all with its simple look and a focus on accessible, affordable products. This focus on accessibility and universal appeal can undoubtedly be linked to the political climate of these liberal countries. As Scandinavia began to modernise, they aimed to create art and design that was engaging and attractive to all of their citizens, rather than gearing it towards an elite group of society. Look no further if you’re keen to buy Scandinavian inspired art. We’ve brought together some of the best contemporary artists working in this minimal style. Make use of our search filters to narrow down artworks according to your preferences and budget, and find the perfect piece to add to your collection today. Matt Jukes is an Australian artist who creates mono prints in a simple yet powerful style. Focusing primarily on landscapes, Matt abstracts away from the familiar and instead focuses on the lines that his subject is composed of. Each piece has a kind of misty, nostalgic quality that is reminiscent of the chilly climates of northern Europe. Despite the understated nature of his work, Matt still manages to create that art that is incredibly evocative and emotional. Photographer Read Hearne adopts the clean lines and visual simplicity of Scandinavian style while injecting his own vibrant colour palette. His photographs are largely abstract, obscuring the true nature of the subject and instead focusing on colour and form. The result is exciting artwork that makes a huge impact with its inherent geometry, patterns and sense of motion. For those looking for truly minimal art, we recommend taking a look at Stephen Whatcott. This British artist is unafraid to work with an entirely monochrome palette, eschewing colour in his aim to explore different textures and compositions. With this direct and unadorned style, Stephen challenges our expectations of what art should be. Although his style is incredibly simple and there is no discernible subject, these pieces are visually interesting and emotionally raw.

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The Spring Catalogue

The unfurling of new leaves, the many colours of blossoming flowers and the proliferation of new life in spring provides artists with endless inspiration to fuel their work, which you can find here in our Spring artwork catalogue. This perennial subject has always featured in the visual arts, beginning from the cave paintings of ancient times that would welcome the new life of spring after the harshness of winter. These days, contemporary artists are working in exciting ways to breathe new life into these works, creating everything from paintings to photography. Some of the most important artworks relating to spring originate from the Renaissance period. Botticelli’s Primavera is one such obvious example, a large panel painting that depicts figures from classical mythology gathered in a garden in bloom. Interestingly, this painting has provoked much controversy in its interpretation, with art historians unable to decide on a clear narrative or meaning. However, most agree that the central theme is the lush growth of spring, a topic that persists in contemporary art and that can be found in The Spring Catalogue. Fast-forward to the 20th Century and the same preoccupation with the turning seasons is still observable. Take German artist Franz von Stuck, for example, who worked to humanise each of the seasons in a similar way to Botticelli. His 1902 painting The Spring depicts a woman in Art Nouveau style, with flowing hair and bouquets of flowers to symbolise the growth of the new season. Within The Spring Collection, there is a wide variety of artworks produced in different styles and media. Make use of our search filters to narrow down according to your interests and find the perfect artwork to add to your collection. Whether you’re just taking your first steps in the art collecting world or already know the ropes, we’re on hand for any advice you may need. Kerry Day is a British-based artist creating contemporary botanical prints. Her artwork is made with thick, clearly defined lines and bright colours, creating an almost cartoon-like style that jumps right out at you. We love the bright feel of her art that celebrates the beauty of plants, expressing an undeniable sense of optimism. Interested in a more abstract take on The Spring Catalogue? Take a look at Naoko Paluszak, a Japanese artist who now lives and works in the United States. These are not your typical floral paintings – using broad and sweeping brushstrokes and an evocative colour palette, Naoko creates artwork that toes the line between figurative and abstract. These pieces are a perfect example of how modern artists are approaching the genre in fresh and exciting ways. If you’d prefer to get your hands on some photography, then Paul Coghlin makes an excellent choice. This English artist, who grew up in the beautiful natural surroundings of England’s New Forest, takes nature as a central subject in his work. With astounding detail, he captures some of the symmetry, texture and patterns that can be found upon close examination of flowers. In this way, Paul manages to create a sense of abstraction in his work, focusing primarily on the geometry of the flower.

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Art for Kids

Browse our Art for Kids collection today and discover a diverse and exciting range of art bound to inspire, entertain and occupy your little ones. Whether you’re after an affordable piece to decorate a kid’s room, or you’re interested in investing in art to hang on the wall of a playroom, our team of curatorial experts at Rise Art have scoured high and low to curate the perfect collection of Art for Kids. Rise Art’s extensive database showcases everything, from the conceptual to cartoons. Although the latter is more obviously appealing to kids, the unique and unfamiliar often becomes intriguing, drawing all viewers, whether young or old, to take a second look. One element of art that does appeal to kids, instantly and undisputedly, is colour. Whether dark or light, bright or pale, colour has the ability to enhance and transform the atmosphere of a room. Nowhere is this more evident than with the work of world-famous Japanese artist, Takashi Murakami. Takashi’s iconic style is instantly recognisable, and plays on elements of childish and playful art in his approach. Whether reviving an anime character, or forming exciting and distinct patterned prints, Takashi’s art is the perfect addition to liven up any room. If you’re looking to decorate your walls with playful art that appeals to your kids’ interests, why not look at our selection of car art. From the bright and colourful prints of Anna Marrow to the charming illustrations of Barry Goodman, our Art for Kids collection appeals to kids whilst sitting nicely on the walls of any room in the house. Anna’s prints demonstrate the art of visual storytelling. By adding detail to parts of her prints, and leaving colourful blank spaces in others, Anna directs the viewer on a journey through the narrative of her work. Bright blues, greens, reds and yellows feature heavily in Anna’s art, and her refined and considered compositions result in work that is both stylish and playful. Barry Goodman, on the other hand, focuses primarily on depicting the automobile in a detailed and direct manner. Whether responding to the iconic London bus, or playing on a sense of nostalgia with his colourful Mr Whippy ice cream van, Barry transforms ordinary vehicles into something sentimental and charming. Whether you’re looking to inspire your kids with art that takes them to an imaginary world, or to entertain them with images of their favourite cars, at the heart of our Art for Kids collection is work that is animated, light-hearted and cheerful. Start exploring today, and discover the perfect art to appeal to your little ones.

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Gifts For Her

The gift of art is the gift that keeps on giving. Our Gifts for Her collection provides over a hundred different artworks from emerging and established artists working across the world. No matter her style, her interests or her taste, our extensive collection ensures that you’ll find the perfect gift for her. Each and every piece in our Gifts for Her collection has been hand-selected by our team of curatorial experts, providing a range of paintings, prints, collages and more for you to discover today. Our Gifts for Her collection showcases work that is catered towards a woman’s taste. Characterised by bursts with colour, whimsical subject arrangements and decorative patterns, our collection has been curated to appeal to a female aesthetic. Sure, diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but the gift of art is unique, thoughtful and bound to impress. Why not start your discovery of our collection by looking at the vibrant prints of Kristjana S Williams. Kristjana executes her illustrative style in a digital method. Motifs such as butterflies, birds and woodland creatures come together to form wonderfully in-depth depictions of fantastical scenes. Merging black and white detail with block colours, Kristjana’s animated prints and collages appeal to the imagination, echoing the whimsical nature of our Gifts for Her collection. Floral patterns and botanical subjects also feature throughout our Gifts for Her collection. From Karenina Fabrizzi’s delicate surrealist paintings, to Geoffrey Ansel Agrons’s serene still lifes, flowers are popular in art due to their intriguing form and their aesthetic beauty. Geoffrey’s photography highlights both of these factors, and celebrates the majestic form of the flower. Instilled with a sense of nostalgia, Geoffrey’s art is striking and compelling in his exploration of the natural world. Also capturing wistful scenes through photography is Nadia Attura. Nadia’s style consists of a subtle palette and a romantic view of the natural world. Much like other artists featured in the Gifts for Her Collection, Nadia explores nature in a refreshed and enlivened way, shining a light on the beauty of the undisturbed world. Nadia’s use of colour is refined and considered, often limited to light tones and minimal colours. Throughout the collection, pink and green emerge as two of the central colours used in prints, paintings and photography. The use of pink and green is agreeable to most settings, and is hugely on trend in both art and design. From Tomas Cambas’s photograph, H, to Clare Halifax’s patterned landscapes and cityscapes, pink and green work in harmony to creates delicate reflections of natural scenes. There is a clear sense of nostalgia that emerges with the relationship between these two colours. Whether connoting scenes of Spring, or gesturing towards the ethereal beauty of nature, pink and green unite the Gifts for Her collection to form a display of distinctly sentimental works of art. Whether you’re looking to purchase a vibrant and exciting painting, or an intricate floral print, our selection offers a host of diverse artworks for you to discover online. Browse our Gifts for Her collection and find the perfect piece to buy for your loved one today.

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