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MODERN STYLE
MODERN STYLE

The late 19th and early 20th centuries saw sweeping social change and major scientific advances — both of which contributed to a new aesthetic: modernism. Rejecting the rigidity of Victorian artistic conventions, modernists sought a new means of expression. References to the natural world and ornate classical embellishments gave way to the sleek simplicity of the Machine Age. Architect Philip Johnson characterized the hallmarks of modernism as “machine-like simplicity, smoothness or surface [and] avoidance of ornament.”

Early practitioners of modernist design include the De Stijl (“The Style”) group, founded in the Netherlands in 1917, and the Bauhaus School, founded two years later in Germany. Followers of both groups produced sleek, spare designs — many of which became icons of daily life in the 20th century. The modernists rejected both natural and historical references and relied primarily on industrial materials such as metal, glass, plywood, and, later, plastics. While Bauhaus principals Marcel Breuer and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe created furniture from mass-produced, chrome-plated steel, American visionaries like Charles and Ray Eames worked in materials as novel as molded plywood and fiberglass. Today, Breuer’s Wassily chair, Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona chaircrafted with his romantic partner, designer Lilly Reich — and the Eames lounge chair are emblems of progressive design and vintage originals are prized cornerstones of collections.

It’s difficult to overstate the influence that modernism continues to wield over designers and architects — and equally difficult to overstate how revolutionary it was when it first appeared a century ago. But because modernist furniture designs are so simple, they can blend in seamlessly with just about any type of décor. Don’t overlook them.

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Contemporary Oil Painting by Di Vincente
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Great painting Textured surface Oil paint with carved line detailing On canvas with thin wood frame.
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Paintings

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Canvas

Amazing Artemisia Gentileschi Micromosaic Canvas White Diamonds Jet Gold
Located in London, GB
Sicis is delighted to welcome you at ‘Home’. The classically inspired extent in contemporary plays an eclectic style, elegant and refined. Interiors express personality. A constant...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Paintings

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Glass

Georges Spiro, Oil on Board Painting, Still Life/ Surrealist
By Georges Spiro
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Georges Spiro, 1909-1994. Surrealist /still life painting of the well known Polish/French artist, oil on board, signed., actual size of art work, is 13 x 10 inches.
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1950s French Vintage Modern Paintings

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Paint

Smoking Lady Oil on Canvas Signed FT
Located in New York, NY
A fabulous seated woman scantily clad in green bra and stockings seated against a red background. A parrot sits enmeshed into her face and a white faceless pussy. A twisting broken l...
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1960s North American Vintage Modern Paintings

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Paint

Painting by William Kozar, 2008, Silver Color, Modern Contemporary Art, Art
Located in New York, NY
Decorative silver painting by William Kozar, 2008, Canada.
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Early 2000s Canadian Modern Paintings

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Silver

Untitled I Mixed-Media on Canvas by Sarah Dupré
Located in Chicago, IL
Enamel, India ink, acrylic, charcoal, oil, graphite, colored pencil, on canvas. Sarah Dupré is an abstract artist who grew up in South Central Louisiana and moved to Illinois in 2...
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2010s American Modern Paintings

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Acrylic

Andrew Plum Castillos de Helado Contemporary Abstract Painting, 2020
Located in Montreal, QC
“Castillos de Helado” (Ice Cream castles) is an original, one of a kind abstract painting. Pink, blue, yellow, white, black, purple, contemporary, mixed media on wood panel, abstract...
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2010s Canadian Modern Paintings

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Acrylic

Original Abstract Painting by Listed Artists Tom Belloni
By Tom Belloni
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A beautiful 1976 abstract mixed-media painting by America artists Tom Belloni. The painting has orange, browns and gold colors. The painting is hand signed Belloni and dated 1976 on ...
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1970s American Vintage Modern Paintings

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Resin, Acrylic

Aculco by Baron&Vicario
Located in Mexico City, MX
Utilitarian artisan piece inspired by the Mexican pre-Hispanic and mystical heritage, made of resin worked in Los Reyes Acaquilpan, Mexico. Production time: 6-8 weeks for items with...
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2010s Mexican Modern Paintings

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Epoxy Resin

Larry Locke Original Acrylic on Canvas
Located in Dallas, TX
One of our premier artist, Larry Locke grew up in Gray County, in the Texas Panhandle. This painting depicts his memories of Texas as a child.
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21st Century and Contemporary North American Modern Paintings

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Canvas, Wood

Karl Drerup Metal, Enamel Wall Plaque, Signed, Paint on Fire
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is probably one of the best geometric works of art for the well known artist Karl Drerup, signed.This is a painting on fire work.
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1970s American Vintage Modern Paintings

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Metal, Enamel

Nantucket Harbor Scene, by Inna Garsoian
By Inna Garsoian
Located in Nantucket, MA
Nantucket Harbor Scene, by Inna Garsoian (1896–1984), circa 1946, oil on canvas view of wharves and waterfront from vantage of old Steamship office, signed lower right, and signed an...
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1940s American Vintage Modern Paintings

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Canvas

Frans Vester Pedersen ‘1934-1972’, Modernist Landscape, Oil on Canvas
Located in Copenhagen, Denmark
Frans Vester Pedersen (1934-1972). Modernist landscape. Oil on canvas. In very good condition. Signed. The canvas measures: 45 x 38 cm. The frame measures: 3.5 cm.
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Mid-20th Century Danish Modern Paintings

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Canvas

"Mask with Flowers" by Peter Keil, Berlin, 1975
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
"Mask with Flowers" by Peter Keil, Berlin, 1975 Influences of Karel Appel and Pablo Picasso are evident. A unique masterwork by Peter Keil. Oil on board, signed and dated lower left,...
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20th Century German Modern Paintings

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Paint, Wood, Giltwood

Paul Jenkins "Phenomena Bordering Orion" Watercolor on Paper, 1981
Located in Camden, ME
Paul Jenkins watercolor titled "Phenomena Bordering Orion" from 1981. Signed Paul Jenkins on the lower right corner with a gallery label on the reverse with the title date and dimen...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Paintings

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Acrylic

"Seascape, the Blu Horizon #2" by Sergio Aiello
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Beautiful Acrylic on burlap titled "Seascape, the Blu Horizon #2" by Italian artist Sergio Aiello. In excellent condition, nicks and scratches to frame. Signed and dated 2008. F...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Paintings

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Acrylic, Burlap

“Father and Son” by Elise Asher
By Elise Asher
Located in Sheffield, MA
Elise Asher American, 1914-2004 “Father and Son” Large Oil on canvas Signed and dated lower left and in inscribed on the back stretcher 60 by 52in. w/frame 61 ½ by 53 ½in. Eli...
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1960s American Vintage Modern Paintings

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Canvas

Oil on Carpet Painting "Auto Portrait" Delmotte Marcel, 1953
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Oil on carpet painting "Auto portrait" Delmotte Marcel, 1953 Marcel Delmotte is a Belgian and surrealist Walloon painter born in Charleroi in 1901 and died to Mont-sur-Marchienne on...
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Mid-20th Century Belgian Modern Paintings

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Paint

Donald Roy Purdy Oil Painting Woman and Flowers in Custom Frame
By Donald Roy Purdy
Located in Stamford, CT
Charming Donald Roy Purdy (born 1924- ) oil painting woman and flowers in custom frame. This fine detailed work is possibly the best to be seen by this prolific artist.  
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Paintings

Rurik 20th Century Rectangular Black Green France Abstract Oil on Canvas, 1986
Located in Roma, IT
Oil paintings signed by Rurik and dated on the back: Rurik 1986. This wonderful abstract painting features elegantly forms that fit equally well with classic or modern interior deco...
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1980s French Vintage Modern Paintings

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Canvas, Wood

Jordan Eagles "Phase 8", 2007
By Jordan Eagles
Located in New York, NY
Rare to find at second market. This large and quintessential painting by American artist Jordan Eagle. Materials: Preserved cattle blood, plexi, UV resin Provenance: estate of Rich...
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Early 2000s American Modern Paintings

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Acrylic, Plexiglass

Gabriel Duarte Argentine Artist Nautical Painting
By Gabriel Duarte
Located in Miami, FL
Gabriel Duarte Argentine Artist Nautical Painting A contemporary nautical painting on canvas by Argentine artist Gabriel Duarte, signed lower right and on verso and titled "Unified...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Art by Vicente Rojo, Abstract Oil on Canvas Red Painting signed
By Vicente Rojo
Located in National City, CA
Bold oil on canvas abstract art attributed to Vicente Rojo. Signed Rojo Dimensions: 22 1/2" W x 30" H x 1 1/2", canvas 15 7/8" x 24" H Original preowned vintage presentation. Unres...
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1960s Mexican Vintage Modern Paintings

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Other

Valtier Gérard "The riverside cafe with reflections"
By Gerard Valtier
Located in EVREUX, FR
Valtier Gérard (1950) "The riverside cafe with reflections"- "Guinguette aux reflets". Oil on canvas, signed in the lower right corner.  Dimensions of the canvas: 73 x 60 cm Dimen...
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20th Century French Modern Paintings

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Other

Ladies of the Lake Digital Painting
Located in Milan, IT
Painted in a Pop-Surrealist style, this digital painting depicts two women on the misty shores of a lake. Adorned in elegant, unusual head coverings, one holds a dandelion, with the ...
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2010s Italian Modern Paintings

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Textile, Canvas, Wood, Fir

Pop Art Mixed Media on Canvas Entitled " Dark Angel" Signed by Artist
Located in Plainview, NY
A sensual pop art mixed media paint and photography on canvas by Luciana Pampalone ( American, 1963). The large mixed media depicts a photography of a woman 's legs dressed in sexy f...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Paintings

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Gold Leaf

Large Bold Abstract with Circle Motife
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Eye catching large bold abstract painting in a gorgeous blend of colors and having a circle motife. Can be oriented vertically or horizontally. Painted around edges, so framing is op...
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2010s North American Modern Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Monumental Large Format Oil on Canvas, Wistful Thinking, Gretel Joffroy, 2011
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This painting, oil on canvas is simply stunning. Painted by Los Angeles based artist Gretel Joffroy, this painting, aptly titled Wistful Thinking. This vibrant, whimsical painting fe...
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2010s North American Modern Paintings

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Canvas, Paint

Italian Painting "Grey Sun" from a Sophia Loren Movie
Located in Alessandria, Piemonte
Italian vintage painting "Grey Sun" , signed by Osvaldo Malvizzati (Imperia 1923...) and dated 1962. This painter, piedmontese by adoption, lived abroad for many years and then he ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Modern Paintings

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Canvas

Large Painting by Wendy Cohen "Connect the Dots"
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Beautiful and colorful painting by Australian artist Wendy Cohen and titled "Connect the Dots" The piece has beautiful and vibrant colors and is executed on a stretched canvas and...
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1990s Australian Modern Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Yago Hortal Contemporary Art Work "Untitled" Acrylic on Canvas, 2007
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Contemporary Art Work made by Yago Hortal in 2007 in Barcelona Spain. Acrylic on canvas 150 x 150cm Yago Hortal (Barcelona, 1983) studied Fine Arts between the University of Ba...
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Early 2000s Spanish Modern Paintings

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Acrylic

Columbian Catalina Oil on Canvas Painting Signed Sonia Bulley
Located in Plainview, NY
An elegant oil on Canvas painting featuring columbian catalina flower. The painting is nicely framed in a custom wooden frame and is signed by the artist Sonia Bulley.   
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Late 20th Century American Modern Paintings

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Wood, Paint, Canvas

Contemporary Mixed Media Painting by Di Vincente
Located in Los Angeles, CA
esoteric art textured black gesso with hand carved arc line on canvas, thin wood frame with painted wood sphere.
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Paintings

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Canvas

Orientalist Painting Signed Zine
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Oil on canvas signed the abdellatif Zine, (1940-2016).
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21st Century and Contemporary Moroccan Modern Paintings

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Canvas

Vitaly Dlugy White Chair, 1989 Oil on Canvas
Located in Stamford, CT
Vitaly Dlugy (Russian 1934-1990) white chair, 1989 oil on canvas. Signed and dated bottom center. Prov. Christies NYC Vitaly Dlugy was a Russian Postwar and contemporary painter...
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Late 20th Century Russian Modern Paintings

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Canvas

Original Charcoal and Acrylic Media by Kelly Devine, Titled Indispensable Power
By Kelly Devine
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Kelly finds inspiration pertaining to controversial topics through various literary pieces. She will then use some pages from the novel she has chosen as the canvas to paint her inte...
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2010s American Modern Paintings

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Canvas

Raymond Mauchamps 'Xx-Xxi' Composition Aux Deux Visages
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Raymond MAUCHAMPS (XX-XXI) composition aux deux visages oil on panel.
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1980s European Vintage Modern Paintings

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Paint

Figurative Oil Painting, Signed J. Flores
Located in Houston, TX
A vintage figurative oil painting signed J. Flores.
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20th Century Modern Paintings

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Paint

Christo Lithograph-Collage Wrapped Woman, 1996
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Lithograph-collage made by Christo Wrapped woman, 1996. Measures: 55.5 x 71.0 cm Edition 125.
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1960s Spanish Vintage Modern Paintings

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Paper

Painted Canvas Figuring Parrots, Contemporary Work
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Pair of painted canvas figuring two flying multicolored parrots on gilt and brown stripes background. Linen raw canvas hand painted with natural pigments and background gilt with ...
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2010s Modern Paintings

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Paint, Linen

Tara Bajo by Baron&Vicario
Located in Mexico City, MX
Utilitarian artisan piece inspired by the Mexican pre-Hispanic and mystical heritage, made of resin worked in Los Reyes Acaquilpan, Mexico. Production time: 6-8 weeks for items witho...
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2010s Mexican Modern Paintings

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Epoxy Resin

Contemporary Modern Abstract Framed Grey White Black Acrylic Painting on Wood
Located in Berlin, DE
This painting "Ahoi" has heavily textured acrylics in shades of greys and white on wood. The artist created the piece using multiple techniques like palet knife, brush and chalk. The...
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2010s German Modern Paintings

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Plywood, Acrylic

Floyd Kuptana Jolly Rider Contemporary Inuit Painting, 2020
Located in Montreal, QC
Jolly Rider is an original, one-of-a-kind, acrylic on canvas contemporary Fanciful Inuit painting. Vibrant pops of color work in harmony to create this unique, contemporary work of a...
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2010s Canadian Modern Paintings

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Canvas

Painting by Rune Hagberg, Sweden, 1960
Located in Stockholm, SE
Painting by Rune Hagberg, Sweden. 1960. Ink on paper, signed. Measures: H 65 cm/ 2' 2" W 50 cm/ 19 1/2".
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1960s Swedish Vintage Modern Paintings

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Paper

Mid-Century Modern Abstract Oil on Canvas
Located in Wilmington, DE
Offered is a vintage framed abstract modern oil painting on canvas. Signed Hollstein. Great colors and design. In good condition with some age wear (see photos). Exact age unknown. ...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Paintings

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Paint

Magritte Larkin, David Published by Ballantine, 1973
By René Magritte
Located in North Hollywood, CA
MAGRITTE by Rene Magritte. Printed in Italy. Magritte. introduction by Eddie Wolfram edited by David, Larkin Published by Ballantine, 1973 The enigmatic images of the great Surre...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Paintings

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Paper

Oil on Canvas Painting by Etta Benjamin Cien
Located in Denton, TX
Mid century surreal abstract oil on canvas painting by Etta Benjamin Cien The frame is stamped on the back "Hillside Originals" identifying her Gallery from which she displayed and ...
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20th Century North American Modern Paintings

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Canvas, Wood, Paint

Candela by Baron&Vicario
Located in Mexico City, MX
Utilitarian artisan piece inspired by the Mexican pre-Hispanic and mystical heritage, made of resin worked in Los Reyes Acaquilpan, Mexico. Production time: 6-8 weeks for items with...
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2010s Mexican Modern Paintings

Materials

Epoxy Resin

An Abstract Gouache by Robert Freiman, 1955
Located in St.Petersburg, FL
A striking gouache on paper by Robert Freiman, signed and dated 1957. Robert J Freiman (b. 1917 - d. 1991), deaf from birth, was born in New York City and attended the Lexington Sch...
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1950s American Vintage Modern Paintings

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Gouache

Tara Alto by Baron&Vicario
Located in Mexico City, MX
Utilitarian artisan piece inspired by the Mexican pre-Hispanic and mystical heritage, made of resin worked in Los Reyes Acaquilpan, Mexico.  Production time: 6-8 weeks for items wi...
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2010s Mexican Modern Paintings

Materials

Epoxy Resin

'The Trophy Room' Painting by Alan Fears Pop Art Interiors
Located in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Acrylic on canvas by Alan Fears, 2020. Alan Fears (b. 1974) is an emerging British artist, who was shortlisted in both 2018 and 2020 for The John Moores Painting Prize—a biennial ...
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21st Century and Contemporary British Modern Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Set of Three Framed Mao Woodblock Prints
Located in Chicago, IL
A striking set of three framed vintage Chinese woodblock prints from a book printed in the 1960s, each depicting a different phase of Chairman Mao Zedong's life. Propaganda ephemera ...
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1960s Chinese Vintage Modern Paintings

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Paper

Jesus "Chucho" Reyes Ferrera Gouache on Paper of Exotic Bird
Located in Sharon, CT
Beautiful gouache painting of an exotic bird by the important Mexican artist, known as "Chucho" Reyes. Measures: 19"x 28.5" in a period wood frame, unsigned. Not examined out of frame.
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1950s Mexican Vintage Modern Paintings

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Paper

Edith Ferullo Colorful Abstract Oil Painting on Canvas "The Bumble Bee", 1996
By Edith Ferullo
Located in Miami, FL
Edith Ferullo Colorful Abstract Oil Painting on Canvas "The Bumble Bee", 1996 Offered for sale is a whimsical oil on canvas titled "The bumble bee" by the American artist Edith Fer...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Paintings

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Paint, Canvas, Giltwood

My Country Aboriginal Painting by Emily Kame Kngwarreye
Located in Atlanta, GA
A lovely "Dream Time" landscape painting by one of the most celebrated Australian Aboriginal painter Emily Kame Kngwarrey (1919-1996). A subtle color pallet of dark brown, aubergine ...
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1990s Australian Modern Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Peter Keil, a Masterwork, Quadriptych Portraits
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Peter Keil, a masterwork, Quadriptych Portraits German/ American Born 1942 Signed middle bottom right Oil on canvas 44.5"x 45" Framed 47" x 46.5".
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20th Century American Modern Paintings

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Canvas

Childhood Odyssey 1989 HQ Print
Located in Mexico City, Delegación Cuauhtémoc
HQ Digital Print on art paper Fabriano numbered and signed by the artist.
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2010s Mexican Modern Paintings

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Paper

Comitan by Baron&Vicario
Located in Mexico City, MX
Utilitarian artisan piece inspired by the Mexican pre-Hispanic and mystical heritage, made of resin worked in Los Reyes Acaquilpan, Mexico. Production time: 6-8 weeks for items with...
Category

2010s Mexican Modern Paintings

Materials

Epoxy Resin