Painting is one of the most ancient techniques and art expression. It is even considered as the basis of all art forms: from photography and cinema, to theather and art installation. Over centuries, painting artists has explored the techniques, colors, topics and even the limits of the canvas to create new possibilities for this form of art. And although in the 20th Century, conceptual art had major attention through the performance, art installation and ready-mades, painting has always been present to show us a glimpse of our times. In this occasion, we selected 5 aspects to explore the characteristic and interest that artistis from the 21st Century are working through the painting.