Essentials to Collect: Bright Prints by Iconic Artists

Artsy Specialist
Oct 15, 2018 5:31pm
From Yayoi Kusama’s polka dots to Damien Hirst’s butterflies, discover vibrant prints to brighten up your space. Below, you’ll find colorful examples from some of art history’s most celebrated art movements, including Surrealism, Abstract Expressionism, Minimalism, and more.
To collect your favorites, simply click on the artwork below to purchase directly from the gallery.

Richard Anuszkiewicz

This Op artist, who was also the student of color theorist Josef Albers, combines bright yellows, oranges, and blues to recreate the visual impact of a radiant sun.

Alexander Calder

French for “Behind the Mirror,” Derrière Le Miroir was a publication that ran from 1946 to 1982, featuring prints by the era’s most celebrated Modernists, such as Alexander Calder, at a fraction of their usual cost.

John Grillo

With a patchwork of reds, yellows, and purples, Grillo’s landscape is a vivid mixture of abstraction and representation.

Sam Francis

This lithograph by the Abstract Expressionist Sam Francis captures the artist’s signature style, presenting bright splashes of color against a white background.

Yayoi Kusama

With swirling shapes and endless polka dots, this Pop print,a recreation of Yayoi Kusama’s painting of the same title, is filled with hidden characters and symbols.

Shinique Smith

Shanique Smith’s calligraphic abstractions mix together found objects, collaged paper, and vibrant backgrounds—and sales of these prints by the artist support the nonprofit BAM Visual Art.
$1,200 each

Joan Miró

A dog barking at the moon is a recurring theme in Joan Miró’s paintings and prints—and this edition is perhaps the most technicolor rendition of the surrealist scene.

Sol LeWitt

A master of color and shape, the Minimalist Sol LeWitt showcases variations of distorted cubes in this limited edition print, which is also in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art.

Mel Bochner

This unique monoprint is quintessential Mel Bochner, featuring a list of synonyms for the word “Amazing” and culminating in obscenities.

Damien Hirst

In the series “Six Butterflies” (2011), Damien Hirst showcases the beauty of these winged creatures against neon backdrops of yellows, greens, and oranges.
$12,000 each