Modern Art Prints

We have a large collection of Modern art canvas prints that is growing every day. We are big fans of modern Art in all of its variety and styles ranging from more recent artworks through to the more classical modern art paintings. All of our modern art are prints of the original artworks and are extremely premium quality, all art for our Australian orders is manufactured carefully by hand here in our studio in Noosa, Queensland. The canvas prints are stretched over a chunky wooden frame and delivered ready to hang straight onto the wall. We use premium quality Italian frames for our framed prints.

Canvas Prints by Dali, Wassily Kandinsky and more

We have a large collection of Modern art canvas prints including many famous artists such as Picasso, Damien Hirst, Wassily Kandinsky, Henri Rousseau, Jasper Johns, Jackson Pollock, Roy Lichtenstein, Piet Mondrian, Matisse, Salvador Dali to name just a few. All of these artworks are available in a wide variety of formats from our popular stretched canvas prints to the ageless, framed prints or the more modern, and our most premium signature offering, the floating frame prints, combining a canvas print with a framed print to give your art the maximum wow factor.

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We have a large collection of Modern art canvas prints including many famous artists such as Picasso, Jasper Johns, Jackson Pollack, Lichenstein, Matisse, Dali and many more.

The birth of modernism and modern art can be traced to the Industrial Revolution. This period of rapid changes in manufacturing, transportation, and technology began around the mid-18th century and lasted through the 19th century, profoundly affecting the social, economic, and cultural conditions of life in Western Europe, North America, and eventually the world. New forms of transportation, including the railroad, the steam engine, and the subway, changed the way people lived, worked, and traveled, expanding their worldview and access to new ideas. As urban centres prospered, workers flocked to cities for industrial jobs and urban populations boomed.

Before the 19th century, artists were most often commissioned to make artwork by wealthy patrons or institutions like the church. Much of this art depicted religious or mythological scenes that told stories intended to instruct the viewer. During the 19th century, many artists started to make art based on their own, personal experiences and about topics that they chose. With the publication of psychologist Sigmund Freud’s The Interpretation of Dreams (1899) and the popularisation of the idea of a subconscious mind, many artists began exploring dreams, symbolism, and personal iconography as avenues for the depiction of their subjective experiences. Challenging the notion that art must realistically depict the world, some artists experimented with the expressive use of colour, non-traditional materials, and new techniques and mediums. Among these new mediums was photography, whose invention in 1839 offered radical possibilities for depicting and interpreting the world.

Among the movements which flowered in the first decade of the 20th century were Fauvism, Cubism, Expressionism, and Futurism.
During the years between 1910 and the end of World War I and after the heyday of cubism, several movements emerged in Paris. Giorgio de Chirico moved to Paris in July 1911, where he joined his brother Andrea (the poet and painter known as Alberto Savinio). Through his brother, he met Pierre Laprade, a member of the jury at the Salon d’Automne where he exhibited three of his dreamlike works: Enigma of the Oracle, Enigma of an Afternoon and Self-Portrait.

During 1913 he exhibited his work at the Salon des Indépendants and Salon d’Automne, and his work was noticed by Pablo Picasso, Guillaume Apollinaire, and several others. His compelling and mysterious paintings are considered instrumental to the early beginnings of Surrealism. Song of Love (1914) is one of the most famous works by de Chirico and is an early example of the surrealist style, though it was painted ten years before the movement was “founded” by André Breton in 1924.

World War I brought an end to this phase but indicated the beginning of a number of anti-art movements, such as Dada, including the work of Marcel Duchamp, and of Surrealism. Artist groups like de Stijl and Bauhaus developed new ideas about the interrelation of the arts, architecture, design, and art education.

Modern art was introduced to the United States with the Armoury Show in 1913 and through European artists who moved to the U.S. during World War I. It was only after World War II, however, that the U.S. became the focal point of new artistic movements. The 1950s and 1960s saw the emergence of Abstract Expressionism, Colour field painting, Conceptual artists of Art & Language, Pop art, Op art, Hard-edge painting, Minimal art, Lyrical Abstraction, Fluxus, Happening, Video art, Post-minimalism, Photorealism, and various other movements. In the late 1960s and the 1970s, Land art, Performance art, Conceptual art, and other new art forms had attracted the attention of curators and critics, at the expense of more traditional media. Larger installations and performances became widespread.

We offer a wide range of Modern Art Prints here at Blue Horizon Prints. Our artists include Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst, and Rene Magritte. Of course, we have Picasso and Dali, Sara Pope and Piet Mondrian, Rousseau and Kandinsky.

We are leaders in the Modern Art niche for canvas prints here pin Australia. We offer high-quality art prints at realistic prices and we are always happy to assist with enquiries about the selection and choice of artwork for your needs.