Andy Warhol, Marilyn Monroe

25 Contemporary Artworks You Need to See

Contemporary Art is generally classified as artworks made during or after 1945, so from just after the Second World War right up to modern day. Within this period there is a huge range in styles, genres, and approaches, and it can be hard to know where to start. Artsper has brought together 25 examples of contemporary artwork that we think are most important to know about – from the most famous pieces to the lesser known, rising talents. Continue reading 25 Contemporary Artworks You Need to See

6 Reasons Why You Should Collect Prints and Multiples

Prints are often seen as low-class fine art. In reality, prints and multiples are quite valuable and just as impressive! Especially if you are new to the art world and looking to begin or expand your art collection. There are many different kinds of prints worth exploring, from lithographs to screen prints to etchings. Here are a few reasons why Artsper believes you should consider … Continue reading 6 Reasons Why You Should Collect Prints and Multiples

May Sales: Golden Week for Christie’s and Sotheby’s

In May, great collectors flock to New York. A great ball takes place there: evening sales of modern and contemporary art with Christie’s and Sotheby’s. Artsper and Achetezdel’art.com decrypt the event for you. Untitled (15 one dollar bills), Andy Warhol In this new kind of sport, each sale is a well-regulated social ritual seen like a round of boxing between very wealthy gentlemen. In realizing … Continue reading May Sales: Golden Week for Christie’s and Sotheby’s

Pop Art: US vs UK – origins and differences

The Pop art movement is especially well known for the iconic work of Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein. However these are often misunderstood. Pop art developed simultaneously in the UK and in the United-States. Artsper will point to a couple essential notions to comprehend these legendary pieces of art. Origins Pop art is an artistic movement which appeared in England in the mid 50’s and … Continue reading Pop Art: US vs UK – origins and differences