Artspace's mission is to bring art into people’s lives while helping artists and the institutions that support them reach broader audiences. Through partnering with prestigious galleries and nonprofits worldwide, they offer collectors and aspiring collectors the opportunity to discover, learn about, and buy art, curated from the most important artists across the globe.

Here at Barnebys, we are all about helping seasoned buyers as well as introducing novice collectors to the art and collectibles scene. Check out Barnebys Artspace top picks, don't forget to click on the work to discover more.

Prints

christo-the-gates-800x800 Christo, The Gates, 2003

"I am an artist, and I have to have courage," says Christo. "Do you know that I don't have any artworks that exist? They all go away when they're finished. Only the preparatory drawings, and collages are left, giving my works an almost legendary character. I think it takes much greater courage to create things to be gone than to create things that will remain."

Sculptors Christo and Jeanne-Claude's most well-known works include the wrapping of the Reichstag in Berlin and the Pont-Neuf bridge in Paris, the 24-mile-long artwork entitled Running Fence in Sonoma and Ma

In this silkscreen by one of the godfather's of American Pop art, Lichtenstein uses Ben-Day dots and heavy black lines are used to render a comic-inspired revolutionary composition.

roy-lichtenstein-crak-800x800 Roy Lichtenstein, Crak! (C. II.2), 1963

Roy Lichtenstein was a relatively unknown artist until his mid-30s when he created his first ''comic-strip style'' painting. In 1962, he took his comic-strip paintings to the Leo Castelli Gallery in New York City where his work was almost immediately exhibited. Between 1962 and 1987, Lichtenstein had more than 16 solo shows at the Leo Castelli Gallery in New York and exhibited extensively in Europe and Asia.

christopher-wool-portraits-bw-2-800x800 Christopher Wool, Portraits (b/w), 2014

Beginning his career as a "Neo-Pop" painter, Christopher Wool explores painting's elusive and allusive qualities with a variety of methods including using commercial rollers to apply decorative patterns on white panels. "I became more interested in 'how to paint it' than 'what to paint,'" he says.

In the late 1980s he was inspired by the words "SEX and LUV" spray painted on a truck outside his studio, and he embarked on a series of bold text-based works known as "Black Book" paintings. According to art critic Ken Johnson, these were "some of the punchiest paintings in 1980s and 1990s."

katherine-bernhardt-mr-coffee-with-fries-800x800-2 Katherine Bernhardt, Mr. Coffee with Fries, 2015

Bernhardt’s depiction of everyday items are drawn from memory, created using acrylic and spray paint to depict objects include Doritos, socks, watermelon, and basketballs.

This work is a move from the glamorous, sexualize portraits of fashion models she is known for, into brightly coloured depictions of everyday objects.

Photography

asha-shechter-photography-is-magic-commission-picture-088-pomegr-800x800 Asha Shechter, Photography Is Magic Commission: Picture 088 (Pomegranate, Bird Feathers Collection, Toast, Strawberry 2.0...), 2015

''I am interested in the lifespan of images,” says Shechter. “I am interested in how an image comes into being, what kind of work it does, how it ages, and when it stops being useful.''

In his disorienting works, photographic motifs and 3-D renderings appear to hover and scatter across the picture plane.

andrea_blanch_unusual_habits_1024x768 Andrea Blanch, Unusual Habits- 1996- Harper's Bazaar, 1996

Unusual Habits was taken at a lingerie photo shoot for Harper's Bazaar. Though the photograph seems like a behind-the-scenes look at the model grooming her eyebrows, the scene was actually staged.

Blanch's photography addresses universal themes such as gender, class, and sexuality. Her style shows careful attention creating an authentic scenario which has gained her recognition and place in the photography, fashion, and art worlds.

sara_vanderbeek_6048_5521165882_1024x768 Sara Vanderbeek, Baltimore Aphrodite, 2013

Sara VanDerBeek’s explores ancient forms and figures through coloured photography. In this image of Aphrodite titled Baltimore, suggests the statue's location, and highlights the ever-changing depiction of the female form and interpretations of the body in art throughout history.

fernando-botero-natura-morta-800x800 Fernando Botero, Naturaleza Muerta con Sandia, 1997

Instantly recognizable, the works of Colombian artist Fernando Botero are characterized by their smooth, bulbous figures, wide faces and small features. Influenced early on by the work of Spanish and Mexican artists such as Francisco de Goya, Diego Rivera and Diego Velázquez, Botero developed his trademark style in the 1960s, using flat bright color or smooth bronze to present “inflated” versions of his portraits, still lifes and landscapes.

charlie-roberts-cynthia-800x800 Charlie Roberts, Cynthia, 2015

Charlie Roberts’ figurative drawings are inspired by everyday life, often young women in various activities including painting, playing tennis and skating. Their figures recall Matisse’s dancers. Robert's works also bring to mind Hockney's early paintings and photo collages, Cubism, and comic books

james-siena-three-directions-800x800 James Siena, Three Directions, 2013

James Siena is best known for the intricate geometric abstractions that he creates freehand by imposing upon himself a set of "rules" that he calls "visual algorithms." Beginning with a basic unit—a shape or a set of lines—he allows these algorithms, which are essentially predetermined permutations, to guide the progression of each work.

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