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Contemporary Painters

Contemporary artist painting brings together various techniques of oil, acrylic, watercolour and mixed media, which is a combination of many different mediums. Even well into the 21st century, artist painting remains the most widely used artistic medium in art history. Discover the contemporary painters of KAZoART who choose to use it as a means of expression.

Famous Masters of Painting and Famous Contemporary Painters 

David, Van Eyck, Rembrandt, Vermeer, Ingres, Delacroix, De Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Monet, Manet, Renoir, Turner, Picasso, Morisot, Chagall, Dali, Braque, Gauguin, and Van Gogh are all internationally known and recognised painters. But why and how do their works stand the test of time? Talent is essential but it is not the only deciding factor that ties together art history. 

Contemporary painters bring a new vision to art by purposefully disturbing the visual habits of the spectator and refusing to follow the artistic traditions of the time. The painters who will leave their mark will be those who constantly seek to renew themselves, daring to start from scratch and rewrite history

As part of a movement and style specific to their time (i.e. neo-classical, realist,etc.), contemporary painters sought to revolutionise and redefine genres, through artistic painting. At the same time, they had to be attentive to the social constructs of their time, in the broadest sense of the word, while keeping an enlightened and visionary mind.

Painting: its supports, its techniques, its movements

Watercolour is undoubtedly the oldest of all and remains the most widely used in the world by artists (used by Leonardo da Vinci, Eugene Delacroix and Albrecht Dürer). It experienced a resurgence in the 19th century thanks to painters such as William Turner, Paul Sisley and Carl Larsson. 

Oil painting is long considered to be the noblest of techniques when it comes to artist painting, and was widely used from the Renaissance to the present day, crossing periods and movements (realistic, impressionist, romantic, cubist, surrealist). 

Acrylic paint appeared in the 20th century and changed contemporary painting as we know it due to its ability to dry rapidly and the wide range of colours in which it was available. It was a great success with the Pop-Art artists and gradually replaced the oil technique.

Whatever the technique used, the canvas remains contemporary painters’ preferred medium, even though fresco paintings stayed in style until the 20th century. It is precisely in the 20th century that famous contemporary painters who were part of the cubists, dadaists, surrealists, etc. began mixing techniques and gradually abandoned the canvas in favour of other mediums (wood, paper, metal, objects, etc.).

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Sigrid M

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Christelle Zacchero

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Siri Knoepffler

71 works

Fabien Delaube

77 works

Valérie Chrétien

96 works

Jean-Noël Le Junter

113 works

Marina Del Pozo

412 works

Florent Cordier

72 works

Emilie Pannier (Mia)

62 works

Marianne Quinzin

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Christian DUGArdeyn

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db Waterman

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Lucie Lith

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Sophie Cantou

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Sylvie Julkowski-Egard

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Papa Mesk

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Ronald Hunter

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LN Le Cheviller

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Misako Street Art

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Ines Khadraoui

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Vincent Bardou

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Charlie Bobo

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Hugo Pondz

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Eugen Dick

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Gaëtan de Séguin

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154 works

Aykaz Arzumanyan

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95 works

Stéphane Cattaneo

517 works


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Jérôme Poumès

133 works

Eva Gohier

103 works

Yoann Bonneville YBA

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Marta Grassi

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Nadine Hardy

149 works

Roseline Al Oumami

162 works

Antonin Lamoot

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Odile Faure

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Amandyne Steropês

142 works

MC Garbage

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Yu Zhao

120 works

James MacKeown

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Sophie Gaiardo

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Claire Biette

123 works

Maria Esmar

230 works

Magalie Ors

92 works

Flore Betty

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Sabine Rusch

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Billy Dust

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Nadine Defer

113 works


440 works


91 works

Sylwia Avola

52 works

Chantal Parise

88 works

François Pagé

465 works

Fanou Montel

73 works

Anne Baudequin

207 works

Nathalie Dumontier

98 works

Benoît Montet

85 works


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87 works

STAS (Stanislav Dyshlov)

72 works

Barbara Petit Lisy

229 works

Régine Pivier-Attolini

78 works

Pierre Dessein

35 works

Nathalie Si Pié

99 works

Val Escoubet

77 works

Catherine Villermé

50 works

Marie-Hélène Carcanague

57 works

Philippe Perennou

101 works

Nathan Chantob

87 works

Brigitte Di Scala

132 works

Walter Ciandrini

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Khaled morad

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Adeline Meilliez

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Olivier Boissinot

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Thibault Lepeudry

555 works

Pierre-Louis Acciari

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Alain Rolland

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Cécile Duchêne-Malissin

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Morgan Paslier

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Claire Jombart

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Alice Roy

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Antonino Puliafico

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Aude Billerot

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Pascale White

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Pierre-Yves Beltran

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Thierry Virton

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Well Well

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Fabienne FOL

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Mathilde de Bellecombe

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