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Art For Sale
Flow II - large format photograph of abstract liquid water cloudscapes
Located in San Francisco, CA
large scale photography of mesmerizing muted color compositions of liquid cloudscape painting in water, hypnotizing abstract liquidscapes from the body of works titled 'Flow' Flow I...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Art

Materials

Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, Archival Pigment, Giclée

Like Ice in the Sunshine II (L.A.) No. 15
Located in New York, NY
15 x 15 archival pigment print (image size 14 x 14 inches), edition 8. Signed, titled, dated and editioned on frame label provided. Framing also available at an additional cost. In ...
Category

2010s Contemporary Art

Materials

Archival Pigment

1990 Ansel Adams 'Mountain Stream, 1965' Offset Lithograph
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Paper Size: 32 x 24 inches ( 81.28 x 60.96 cm )_x000B_Image Size: 19 x 19 inches ( 48.26 x 48.26 cm )_x000B_Framed: No_x000B_Condition: A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling_x0...
Category

1990s Art

Materials

Offset

Al 4 Blocks aluminum, in 4 parts
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Carl Andre Al 4 Blocks aluminum, in 4 parts Each 2 x 7 5/8 x 4 in. (5.1 x 19.4 x 10.2 cm.), overall 2 x 15 1/4 x 8 inches (5.1 x 38.7 x 20.3 cm.) Executed in 2008, this work is accom...
Category

Early 2000s Abstract Geometric Art

Materials

Metal

Cloud Study I - large format photograph of dramatic cloudscape sky
Located in San Francisco, CA
an homage to Caspar David Friedrich, towering thunder clouds over the Mediterranean Sea, captured with a large format camera to allow epic scale photograph...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Art

Materials

Photographic Paper, Archival Pigment, Archival Paper, Giclée, Black and ...

Zhao Wang Animal Original Oil On Canvas "Company 1"
Located in New York, NY
Title: Company 1 Medium: Oil on canvas Size: 8 x 8 inches Frame: Framing options available! Condition: The painting appears to be in excellent condition. Note: This painting is unstretched Year: 2000 Circa Artist: Zhao Wang...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Art

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Topiary II - large format photograph of ornamental shaped sidewalk trees
Located in San Francisco, CA
large scale photogaph from a series of photographic observances capturing the antics of urban gardening and whimsical botanical art of topiaries' green minimalism TOPIARY II by Fran...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Art

Materials

Archival Ink, Photographic Paper, Archival Pigment, Archival Paper, Giclée

Nizza - large format photograph of summer beach scene in South of France
Located in San Francisco, CA
large scale highly detailed photograph of European beach Nizza by Frank Schott 44 x 69 inches (112 x 175cm) signed edition of 10 48 x 75.5 inches (122 x 192cm) signed edition of 7...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Art

Materials

Archival Ink, Giclée, Archival Paper, Archival Pigment, Photographic Paper

YES - large format photograph of conceptual motivational message sign at night
Located in San Francisco, CA
large scale original photograph from a series of conceptual motivational messages on iconic Americana signs in landscape of the American West YES by Frank Schott 48 x 67 inches (122 x 171cm) signed edition of 7 29 x 40 inches (74 x 102cm) signed edition of 25 archival quality fine art pigment print limited art edition published by Edition EKTAlux artist signed + numbered certificate of authenticity _______________ Frank Schott grew up in Germany and attended the prestigious Academy of Arts in Cologne, studying under Professor Arno Jansen, who was an early influence. Moving to California in 1998, Schott's work has evolved to include the epic landscapes and deserts of the American West as well as architectural, conceptual and more formal environments from both home and his travels. Influenced by a number of photographic peers and precursors such as Candida Höfer, Andreas Gursky, Thomas Struth, Jeff Wall, Ed Rusha...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Conceptual Art

Materials

Giclée

Angels
By Ike Edward Morgan
Located in Dallas, TX
signed "Ike Edward Morgan" at lower left
Category

Late 20th Century Outsider Art Art

Materials

Oil, Panel, Canvas

YES - large format photograph of conceptual motivational sign at night
Located in San Francisco, CA
large scale original photograph from a series of conceptual motivational messages on classic Americana billboard signs in iconic landscape of the American West YES by Frank Schott ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Conceptual Art

Materials

Archival Ink, Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, Archival Pigment

Capriccio Architectural Paint Oil on canvas 18th Century Landscape Italy Roma
By Pierre-antoine Demachy
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Pierre-Antoine Demachy (Paris 1723 - 1807) Architectural capriccio oil painting on canvas 92 x 70 cm Criticism and expertise of Prof. Giancarlo Sestieri (Rome [...] With regard to ...
Category

Mid-18th Century Baroque Art

Materials

Oil

Back in 10 - large format photograph of conceptual message sign in landscape
Located in San Francisco, CA
large scale original photograph from a series of conceptual motivational messages on classic Americana signs in landscape of the American West BACK IN ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Art

Materials

Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, Archival Pigment, Giclée

Femme à la lune
Located in Malmo, SE
Published by edition GKM. Unframed. Edition: 200 ex Paper: 300gr. Goya. Signed by the artist. Free shipment worldwide. Corneille, one of the founders of the COBRA group, has passe...
Category

1990s Contemporary Art

Materials

Screen

Margaret Balzer, 1946
Located in Washington, DC
Modern abstract painting by Margaret Balzer Cantieni (1914-2002). Tempera on wood board. Signed in lower right corner "Balzer '46". Painting measures 1 1" x 14" with frame 16 1/2" x 19 1/2". Margaret Balzer studied at the Art Institute of Chicago with Lyonel Feininger, Josef Albers and William Stanley Hayter...
Category

1940s Abstract Art

Materials

Egg Tempera, Board

White Sands - large scale photograph of iconic American national park landscape
Located in San Francisco, CA
large format monochromatic photograph from a series of photographic observances around White Sands, New Mexico,and the calming color palette of nature White Sands by Frank Schott 48 x 72 inches / 122cm x 183cm signed edition of 7 27 x 40 inches / 68cm x 102cm signed edition of 25 archival quality fine art pigment print limited art edition published by Edition EKTAlux artist signed + numbered certificate of authenticity ________________________ Frank Schott grew up in Germany and attended the prestigious Academy of Arts in Cologne, studying under Professor Arno Jansen, who was an early influence. Moving to California in 1998, Schott's work has evolved to include the epic landscapes and deserts of the American West as well as architectural, conceptual and more formal environments from both home and his travels. Influenced by a number of photographic piers and precursors such as Candida Höfer, Andreas Gursky. Thomas Struth. Jeff Wall, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Steven Shore...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Art

Materials

Archival Ink, Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, Giclée

1980's Basquiat Keith Haring announcements (set of 2)
Located in NEW YORK, NY
Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring at Tony Shafrazi Gallery 1987: Set of two individual 1980’s exhibition announcements published during both artist’s lifetime. Looks very cool fr...
Category

1980s Pop Art Art

Materials

Offset, Paper, Lithograph

Nizza - large format photograph of summer beach scene in South of France
Located in San Francisco, CA
observation of a Mediterranean beach scene in Nice, France, on a hazy summer day Nizza by Frank Schott 48 x 75.5 inches (122 x 192cm) signed edition of 7 44 x 69 inches (122 x 17...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Art

Materials

Photographic Paper, Archival Pigment, Archival Paper, Giclée, Archival Ink

Back in 10 - large format photograph of conceptual message sign in landscape
Located in San Francisco, CA
large scale photograph from a series of conceptual motivational messages on classic Americana billboard signs in landscape of the American West BACK I...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Conceptual Art

Materials

Archival Ink, Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, Archival Pigment, Giclée

Presse Ludovico Mirri Mercante d’Quadri incontro al Palazzo Bernini a Roma No.46
Located in Paonia, CO
Presse Ludovico Mirri Mercante d’Quadri incontro al Palazzo Bernini a Roma No.46 is from a series of original engravings published by Lodovico Mirri in the late 18th century and engr...
Category

Late 18th Century Art

Materials

Engraving

Birthday Party
Located in London, GB
Lithograph from a stone printed in sepia and green, with hand colouring in two shades of blue gouache. On Velin Arches mould-made paper (300 gsm) Signed and dated 77 in pencil, lower...
Category

1970s Abstract Art

Materials

Lithograph, Color

Aspen Study I - large scale photograph of Indian summer autumnal color palette
Located in San Francisco, CA
Aspen Study I by Frank Schott a series of images capturing the yellow golden Indian summer foliage palette of aspen trees in California's Sierra Nevada ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Art

Materials

Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, Archival Pigment, Archival Ink, Giclée

Futuro - iconic midcentury futuristic architectural design in icy wilderness
Located in San Francisco, CA
Iconic futuristic architectural design of midcentury prefab "Futuro" in Great Tetons Yellowstone landscape, designed by Finnish architect Matti Suuronen...
Category

1970s Contemporary Art

Materials

Archival Paper, Archival Pigment, Photographic Paper

Mourning
Located in London, GB
111.8 x 140.3 cms (44 x 55.25 ins) Edition of 50 Impressed with Solo Press stamp and the printer’s stamp. Lithograph (from three plates) with hand colouring in gouache (two greys...
Category

1980s Abstract Art

Materials

Color, Lithograph

The complete mini Buddha set (9 mini buddha statues)
Located in New York, NY
These colorful meditating Buddha silhouette statues are laser cut Plexiglas and acrylic hand painted. They can stand alone, or come in couples, trios or more... This is a unique statue that will start off a conversation and will bring a stylish decoration into your home/ office/ studio or business. It's the perfect gift to someone you love, or when you want to leave an impression. The meditating Buddha statue...
Category

2010s Contemporary Art

Materials

Plexiglass, Acrylic

Cloned Dogo Argentino with pet bottle.
Located in Malmo, SE
Edition of 100 ex. Acquired directly from the artist. Free shipment worldwide. William Sweetlove, born in Ostend, Belgium, in 1949, unites dadaism with surrealism and pop art in hum...
Category

2010s Pop Art Art

Materials

Resin

Tree line
Located in New York, NY
Klaus Leidorf was born on June 5th 1956 in Bonn (Germany. After a few years working as research assistant at the University of Marburg and employee at the Bavarian State Office for t...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Art

Materials

C Print, Plexiglass

Palazzo Ducale di Massa
Located in New York, NY
Palazzo Ducale di Massa The photographer is based in Florence, and is fascinated how his architectural subject matter allows him to control the compo...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Modern Art

Materials

C Print

Mobile Phone (Future Relic DAFR-01)
Located in Miami, FL
TECHNICAL INFORMATION Daniel Arsham Mobile Phone (Future Relic DAFR-01) 2013 Plaster and broken glass 11 5/8 x 1 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. Edition of 500 Signed...
Category

2010s Contemporary Art

Materials

Mixed Media

I-S #1 /// Abstract Geometric Sewell Sillman Screenprint Purple Pink Modern Art
By Sewell Sillman
Located in Saint Augustine, FL
Artist: Sewell Sillman (American, 1924-1992) Title: "I-S #1" *Signed and dated by Sillman in pencil lower right Year: 1968 Medium: Original Screenprint on unbranded heavy white wove ...
Category

1960s Abstract Geometric Art

Materials

Screen

2018 John Waters 'Indecent Exposure' Black & White, Pink Offset Lithograph
By John Waters
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Paper Size: 28 x 22 inches ( 71.12 x 55.88 cm ) Image Size: 21.25 x 22 inches ( 53.975 x 55.88 cm ) Framed: No Condition: A: Mint Additional Details: Poster for John Waters...
Category

2010s Art

Materials

Offset

Yaacov Agam, Star of Love, spinningmorph sculpture, 1980's
Located in Tel Aviv, IL
Yaacov Agam, Star of love, spinningmorph sculpture, 1980's art,Kinetic art, Television, Internationa; artist, Israeli artist, Israeli art
Category

1980s Kinetic Art

Materials

Plywood, Paper

"The Necklace" Oil on board by Telopa
Located in Carmel, CA
Telopa, the father and son of artists, paints women in an elegant Mannerist style that combines classic beauty and mythological, symbolic allegory. A...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Realist Art

Materials

Board, Oil

Masturbating Woman Surrounded by Black
Located in Chicago, IL
Published anonymously c. 1920, Vienna, in an edition of 100, after the original gouache, watercolor and pencil on paper, signed and dated in the plate by the artist in middle right: ...
Category

1920s Vienna Secession Art

Materials

Paper

Chroma sky (Blue key) 10 - Contemporary, Blue, Minimalist, Figurative, Landscape
Located in Berlin, DE
Chroma sky (Blue key) 10, 2007 Acrylic and oil on canvas (Signed on reverse) 23.62 H x 31.49 W in 60 H x 80 W cm The artist wrote about how he conceives this work: "The transformat...
Category

Early 2000s Photorealist Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Acrylic

Horse, Drawing, Ink on Paper, Black, Grey by Indian Artist Sunil Das "In Stock"
Located in Kolkata, West Bengal
Sunil Das - Horse - 8 x 5 inches (unframed size) Ink on Paper Inclusive of shipment in ready to hang form. Sunil Das was one of India's most important postmodernist painters and ros...
Category

2010s Modern Art

Materials

Ink, Paper, Pen

Derrière Le Miroir No. 149 (page 8, 9) /// Abstract Geometric Ellsworth Kelly
Located in Saint Augustine, FL
Artist: Ellsworth Kelly (American, 1923-2015) Title: "Untitled (page 8, 9)" Portfolio: Derrière Le Miroir (No. 149) *Issued unsigned Year: 1964 Medium: Origina...
Category

1960s Minimalist Art

Materials

Lithograph

Harry Bunce, Matty Groves, Limited Edition Print, Fox Art, Affordable art
Located in Deddington, GB
'Matty Groves' by Harry Bunce is a limited edition print. This print features a fox dressed in a suit and shirt with a bright pink tie, he is holding a knife and is looking off into ...
Category

2010s Contemporary Art

Materials

Paper, Archival Pigment

Blue Catfish Vase
By Sasha Makovkin
Located in Soquel, CA
A tall, modified columnar vase with incised catfish by Canadian-American ceramist Sasha Makovkin (1928-2003). Made of a white clay body. Glaze in varied shades of gray, blue and green. Signed and titled by the artist including trademark on the bottom: "Makovkin," "Blue Catfish." Dimensions: 14.25 Height x 4.75" Top x 5.13" Base. Northern California potter Sasha Makovkin, originally from Vancouver, B.C. and of Russian descent, moved to California in 1954 to work at Heath Ceramics in Sausalito in order to get industrial experience. During the 1050s, Makovkin exhibited at the Association of San Francisco Potters and at the San Francisco Art Festivals. Five years later after arriving in California, Makovkin took some samples of his ceramics to Gumps, a high-end department store in San Francisco. Impressed with his work, Gumps featured Makovkin’s work in the mail floor exhibits for the next three years. He had periods of apprentice with Marguerite Wildenhein at Pond Farm artists’ colony and with Ross Curtis. He also worked for Edith Heath at Heath Pottery...
Category

1990s American Modern Art

Materials

Glaze, Ceramic

Untitled
Located in New York, NY
Solidly grounded in Abstract Expressionist tradition, process-oriented painter Thomas Nozkowski’s method is predicated on relinquishing the idea of an end result. To highlight this, ...
Category

Late 20th Century Abstract Art

Materials

Woodcut

Flowers Paint Oil on canvas Old master 17th Century Italy Still-life Art
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Master of the Grotesque Vase (active in Rome and Naples in the first quarter of the 17th century) Still life of flowers in a classic vase oil on canvas 66 x 51 cm, In frame cm. 82 x...
Category

17th Century Old Masters Art

Materials

Oil

Nude Figure Breast & Hand Platinum Palladium Print on Wove by British Artist
Located in Preston, GB
Nude Figure with Breast & Hand, Platinum Palladium Print on Wove by Contemporary British Artist, Malcolm Pasley (Born 1956) Art measures 14 x 11 inches...
Category

Late 20th Century Photorealist Art

Materials

Platinum

1956 Ford Thunderbird, Oil Painting by John McCormick
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: John McCormick, American Title: 1956 Ford Thunderbird Year: 1983 Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 18 in. x 32 in. (45.72 cm x 81.28 cm)
Category

1980s American Realist Art

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Burst III - large scale abstract photograph of caleidoscopic color explosions
Located in San Francisco, CA
From Christian Stoll's body of works BURST (2015), an abstract exploration of high speed photographs capturing mesmerizing explosions of caleidoscopic color 27 x 40 inches (68 x 102...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Art

Materials

Archival Ink, Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, Archival Pigment, Giclée

H2O IV - Homage to David Hockney
Located in San Francisco, CA
large format photograph of sun reflections on pool water surface, mesmerizing light reflections of glistening sunlight on turquoise aquamarine water surface, an homage to the iconic ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Art

Materials

Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, Archival Ink, Giclée

Erté (Romain de Tirtoff) - Manhattan Mary IV: serigraph Broadway musical
Located in London, GB
Erté (Romain de Tirtoff) (1892-1990) 'Manhattan Mary IV' Serigraph (Silk screen print) (Artist's Proof IL/L) Signed in pencil 70 x 56cm (sheet) 41.5 x 3...
Category

1920s Modern Art

Materials

Screen

Iris Field-Original impressionism floral landscape oil painting-contemporary Art
Located in London, Chelsea
"Iris Field" by Denis Ribas is a captivating original French Impressionism landscape painting that transports viewers to a world of tex...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Impressionist Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Bedroom
Located in London, GB
Lithograph from five zinc plates, using tusche and crayon with splatter, printed in red, orange, green, black, and pink. On J Green paper (250 gsm) Signed, numbered and dated '68 in ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Abstract Art

Materials

Color, Lithograph

Decorative, abstract lithograph, signed and numbered, 67/90, MANRIQUE.
Located in Berlin, DE
Decorative, abstract lithograph, signed and numbered, 67/90 MANRIQUE Dimensions with frame.
Category

20th Century Abstract Expressionist Art

Materials

Lithograph

Persephone VI - large format photograph of a timeless environmental still
Located in San Francisco, CA
large scale original photograph from the body of works 'Persephone', a series of environmental still-life photographs of timeless palimpsest impressions Persephone VI by Erik Pawassar 40 x 31 inches (102 x 79cm) signed edition of 25 62 x 48 inches (157 x 122cm) signed edition of 7 archival fine art pigment print signed & numbered by artist on label custom/larger sizes are available on request ____________________________ Erik Pawassar's work focuses on the beauty of the disregarded or mundane object. The subjects for his striking and captivating visuals are typically set in the most ordinary environments, drawing the viewer into a charged but serene experience based on composition, palette and formal lines. Saturated in color, the nominal subjects gather a haunting and mesmerizing quality, creating a poignant pretext for the making of a formal color photograph. Decisively capturing the traces left by humanity, Pawassar's images are filled with a sense of universal nostalgia and pay homage to the passage of time and the extinguished moment, referencing documentary and street photographers like Henri Cartier-Bresson, Sebastian...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Art

Materials

Archival Paper, Giclée, Archival Ink, Photographic Paper, Archival Pigment

Tropic Fruit
Located in London, GB
80 x 94 cms (31.5 x 37 ins) Edition of 100
Category

1980s Abstract Art

Materials

Color, Screen

Bellhop
Located in New York, NY
Many places, many times intermingle in the work of Roberto Juarez. His life is so much a part of his work, that each new body of work introduces subjects, styles and motifs that seem...
Category

Late 20th Century Modern Art

Materials

Stencil

Topiary I - large format photograph of ornamental shaped urban street tree
Located in San Francisco, CA
large scale photogaph from a series of photographic observances capturing the antics of urban gardening and whimsical botanical art of topiaries' green minimalism Topiary I...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Art

Materials

Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, Archival Pigment, Giclée

Contemporary Buddha statue - Green Neon Plexiglass
Located in New York, NY
This Green neon Buddha statue, is 2 layers of laser cut Plexiglas joined together by brass industrial elements. A unique Buddha sculpture, de...
Category

2010s Contemporary Art

Materials

Brass

Gooseberries, English antique botanical fruit food chromolithograph print, 1924
Located in Melbourne, Victoria
Gooseberry Varieties - 'Angler, Leveller, Whinham's Industry' Early 20th century fruit chromolithograph, from Horace Wright's 'Fruit Growers' Guide', 1924. 270mm by 180mm (sheet)
Category

1920s English School Art

Materials

Lithograph

On Land - large format photograph of iconic wooden row boat on desert lake bed
Located in San Francisco, CA
On Land (2006) by Frank Schott, large scale photograph of classic red wooden row boat in dry California desert landscape 26.5 x 40 inches (67 x 102cm)...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Art

Materials

Photographic Paper, Archival Pigment, Archival Ink, Archival Paper, Giclée

Beauty and the Beast
Located in New York, NY
Lady Daphne Cameron (Mrs George Cameron) on a tiger skin rug in the trophy room at socialite Laddie Sanford's home in Palm Beach, Florida. Estate stamped and hand numbered edition o...
Category

1950s Realist Art

Materials

Lambda

Hollywood - large format photograph of iconic California landmark in Los Angeles
Located in San Francisco, CA
large scale photograph of the iconic HOLLYWOOD sign in golden California sunlight with downtown Los Angeles in the distance HOLLYWOOD by Christian Stoll 48 x 48 inches (122 x 122c...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Art

Materials

Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, Archival Pigment, Archival Ink, Giclée

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