It can be surprisingly difficult to find good steampunk art online. That’s why we’ve created this list of steampunk prints, sculptures and lamps.
We’ve taken liberty with the names as many didn’t have names in the first place! Many are available in multiple sizes and styles and each is linked to where you can purchase it online. See below for our picks of the best steampunk art in 2019!
Please share your favorite pieces in the comments so we can keep this list growing!
What is Steampunk?
Steampunk is often considered a sub-genre of science fiction that imagines a world where the Victorian era (1800s) saw extremely rapid technological advancement. Steampunk is modern technology powered by steam and built with scrap metal. It is ingenuity and creativity with 19th century style.
But many take offense to calling Steampunk just a sub-genre of science fiction. Steampunk is a style of art, fashion, and some even consider it a way of life.
What is Steampunk Art?
Steampunk art brings to life the technology and personalities of the steampunk world. Steampunk art often uses materials like brass, iron, steel, and copper. Airships are a big feature of steampunk art. They often include guns armor to be ready for battle.
Best Steampunk Paintings & Prints
Steampunk paintings and prints often feature dystopian post-apocalyptic cities. The other thing steampunk paintings almost always include is examples of steampunk technology. Steampunk artists fuse art, technology, and history to make highly creative works of art.
See below for our top steampunk art paintings and prints of 2019!
Steampunk Airship Alley
This brilliant piece of steampunk art brings together so many different themes. It has elements of dieselpunk, the wild west, and 1920s New York City. It makes you imagine a bustling steampunk city in a realistic fashion. Brilliant and creative, this tops our list of steampunk art prints.
Steampunk’s Heart Canvas
Pipes and valves are a common theme in steampunk art. This creative canvas includes the human heart envisioned as a mechanical creation of steampunk. This work of art imagines a heart powered by steam and made of brass.
- $79.99 – $279.99 (available in different styles & sizes)
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- Buy on CanvasFreaks here.
Steampunk Q Ship
Appearing as a fantasy dreamscape, this piece pictures a steampunk airship traveling across the world. The compass and globe indicate navigation, while the gears and old style ship remind us we are in an alternate steampunk future. The airship travels high above the clouds, perhaps reaching the edge of the atmosphere.
Flying Airship on Dictionary
A number of steampunk art pieces feature sketches on canvas. This piece showcases a steampunk airship sketch (a common theme in steampunk), but puts it over a dictionary. This gives the piece an interesting feel.
Similar to the steampunk heart, the eye canvas envisions a human body part as a piece of steampunk machinery. The clean gears and dials give the piece an almost modern feel, while the grunginess of it all suggests steampunk influence.
Verne & Wells Raygun
Epic Airship Docked
See our steampunk airship photos here.
- $79.99 – $399.90 (many sizes and styles)
- Available in “mega” size.
- Buy the item from Canvas Freaks here.
There is a lot of creative art out there in the steampunk community. From sculptures, to lamps, to things we’re not even sure what to call. The best steampunk sculptures seem to be one of a kind creations and so they may sell out.
Note: if any of these sell out, we have no regrets because we’ve introduced you to a great steampunk artists. Just visit the link to the seller and find something else cool there.
RELEASE THE CYBORG KRAKEN!
Steampunk Aethermancer Statue
Bronze Steampunk Stiletto Heel Hill, Ironopolis Sculpture
- Some art for the ladies…
- Buy here (available from many merchants)
The Rogue Lamp Enforcer
That’s it for now!
Do you have a piece of steampunk art you think should be on this list? Add it in the comments below and we will include it if it passes muster.