They say that there is a painting for every taste and mood. Whatever artist or genre you prefer, there is a wealth of art prints for sale. They will look good in the home or office and can be framed. A print is an ideal gift for someone, particularly if you have taken the trouble to find out what his or her favorite work is. From Old Masters to abstracts, there is a dizzying variety to choose from.
One of the most popular images is The Great Wave at Kanagawa by the Japanese artist, Hokusai. It has been reproduced on greeting cards and as an art print for sale many times. The painting captures the moment when a huge tsunami is in full flight. Other paintings by this artist are available, including pictures of a snow-capped Mt. Fuji and of cherry blossom, a symbol of the resurgence of life in Japan.
Vincent Van Gogh was a troubled man and a wonderful artist, who was not appreciated until after his death. His bold use of color was revolutionary. Van Gogh’s paintings reflect the state of mind he was in at the time. Some are therefore restful whilst others are full of tumult. Sunflowers is probably his most famous work, followed by Starry Night, Almond Branches in Bloom and Starry Night over the Rhone.
The Art Noveau movement had a gifted ambassador in Austrian artist, Gustav Klimt. The Kiss is one of the most reproduced images in the world. Other prints …