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20th Century French Surrealist, avant-garde, naive drawing
Located in Petworth, GB
Jeantimir Kchaoudoff (French, 1941 – 2017) Le Carrosse du prints Ink and crayon on paper Signed ‘JEANTIMIR’ (lower left) 9.1/2 x 12.5/8 in. (24.2 x 32 cm.)
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20th Century Surrealist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Crayon, Ink

"Avant Garde"
By Leon Bakst
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Signed & Titled LR Leon Bakst was born as Lev Samoilovich Rosenberg on May 10, 1866, in Grodno, Belarus, Russia. He went to school in St. Petersburg, and continued his studies at t...
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20th Century Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

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H 18 in. W 24 in.
Stylized Avant Garde Restaurant Poster
By Franz Henseler
Located in Los Gatos, CA
Catering to the elite, this highly stylized design invites you to enjoy your wine at this fine restaurant.
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Early 20th Century German Art Deco Posters

Norma Kamali Vintage Avant Garde Skirt
By Norma Kamali
Located in Sparks, NV
So avant garde and so Norma Kamali! This asymmetrical skirt features snap up detailing and light weight olive green corduroy. Details: Unlined Front Snap Closure Marked Size:...
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Late 20th Century Skirts

Carnavale, Avant Garde Carricature Plaque, Paris
By Arieh Merzer
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Arieh Merzer was a prominent Israeli artist and metal worker. Arie Merzer, an artist who worked in hand-hammered copper, was born in Warsaw, Poland in 1905, the scion of a large Has...
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20th Century Expressionist Figurative Sculptures

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Metal

Composition, Tempera Painting Russian Soviet Avant Garde
By Ksenia Ender
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Ksenia Vladimirovna Ender ( Russian Ксения Владимировна Эндер , also Xenia Ender and Kseniia Ender. born 1895 in Sluzk , died 1955 in Leningrad ) was a Russian painter of German de...
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Early 20th Century Modern Abstract Paintings

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Paper, Tempera

Norma Kamali Vintage Avant Garde Top or Jacket
By Norma Kamali
Located in Sparks, NV
So avant garde and so Norma Kamali! This top/jacket features giant puff sleeves, light weight olive green corduroy, and snap up detailing. Details: Unlined Front Snap Closure...
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Late 20th Century Shirts

Post Soviet Avant Garde Russian "INQUISITION" Oil Painting
By Viktor Hardt
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Victor Hardt (1939-1988, Russian), `Inquisition`, oil on canvas, inscribed verso and dated 1986, signed lower right.
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Late 20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Set of Six Italian Avant Garde Dining Chairs
By Pietro Costantini
Located in San Leandro, CA
Set of Six Sculptural Italian Armchairs. The solid wood chairs have been restored from the ground up and refinished in Espresso Lacquer. The splats are connected by a contrasting p...
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Late 20th Century Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Hardwood, Leather

Avant-garde Stone Sculpture by Pablo Curatella Manes
By Pablo Curatella Manes
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
This important piece by prolific Argentine sculptor Pablo Curatella Manes (1891-1962), carved in stone, known as Paris stone, represents the period of his encounter with the cubist a...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Stone

  • Avant-garde Stone Sculpture by Pablo Curatella Manes
  • Avant-garde Stone Sculpture by Pablo Curatella Manes
  • Avant-garde Stone Sculpture by Pablo Curatella Manes
  • Avant-garde Stone Sculpture by Pablo Curatella Manes
H 22.84 in. W 14.97 in. D 13.78 in.
Comme des Garcons Vintage Avant Garde Asymmetrical Wool Skirt
By Rei Kawakubo
Located in Portland, OR
This is a fabulous avant garde Comme des Garcons skirt that hits just below the knees, with an asymmetrical hemline created by interesting gathering, diagonal seams, draping and plea...
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Late 20th Century Skirts

Claude Montana Vintage 1980s Avant Garde Wool Flounce Skirt
By Claude Montana
Located in Sparks, NV
Unique vintage black wool skirt by Claude Montana with a flounce hem and body hugging fit. Zipper detailing adds a sporty look to the piece. Details: Partially Lined Front But...
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Late 20th Century Skirts

Untitled, Head Of An Artist, Avant-Garde Bronze Sculpture
By Phillip Pavia
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
As an artist and writer, Philip Pavia was a committed member of the Abstract Art community throughout his long, distinguished career. Pavia was active in the art world until his deat...
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20th Century Abstract Expressionist Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Untitled, Head Of An Artist, Avant-Garde Bronze Sculpture
By Phillip Pavia
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
This is a bronze cast sculpture by Philip Pavia is part of his series of "Imaginary Portraits from the Club" , a one-man exhibition at Max Protetch Gallery, New York in 1982. The app...
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20th Century Abstract Expressionist Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Mixed Media Mod Bottles with Targets, Avant Garde Painting
By Harry Guttman
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Genre: Avant-Garde Subject: Abstract Medium: Mixed Media, Collage Surface: Board Country: Romania Dimensions: 12 1/4" x 14" x 3/4" Dimensions w/Frame: 21 1/2" x 23 1/2" Harry Guttma...
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20th Century Contemporary Still-life Paintings

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Acrylic, Board

Avant-Garde French Mid-Century Modern Sideboard / Console by Alain Marcoz, 1956
By Alain Marcoz
Located in New York, NY
A Unique Mid-Century Modern sideboard, credenza, console or sofa table in plywood by French Modernist architect, Alain Marcoz for his own home in Paris. The piece is a stunning wo...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Sideboards

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Birch, Plywood

Avant Garde Vintage Black Crushed Velvet Bodycon Rhinestone Cocktail Dress
Located in Chicago, IL
Extraordinary vintage black crushed velvet bodcon dress! Features a soft crushed velvet, with a taffeta pleated ruffle collar and back. Rhinestone detail along the front and back col...
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20th Century Cocktail Dresses

Jean Claude Jitrois Vintage 1980s Black Leather Avant Garde Coat
By Jean-Claude Jitrois
Located in Sparks, NV
Stunning avant garde batwing coat by Jean Claude Jitrois featuring sued and leather fabric blocking, huge dolman sleeves and an elegant and unique silhouette. Soft buttery leather an...
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Late 20th Century Cocoon Coats

Victor Costa Vintage Black Origami Pleated Avant Garde Strapless Dress
By Victor Costa
Located in Sparks, NV
Unique strapless black cocktail dress by Victor Costa. Origami fan pleating and asymmetric back detail. Details: Fully Lined Side Zip Closure Marked Size: Not Marked Estimat...
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Late 20th Century Cocktail Dresses

Comme des Garcons Vintage Black Avant Garde Patchwork Shift Dress
By Comme des Garçons
Located in Sparks, NV
Unique Comme des Garcons black shift dress with patchwork sides and painted "wet look" trim. Details: Unlined No Closure/ Fabric Contains Stretch Marked Size: Small...
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Late 20th Century Shift Dresses

Post Soviet Nonconformist Avant Garde Russian Israeli Screen Print Lithograph
By Michail Grobman
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Michail Grobman (Russian: Михаил Гробман, Hebrew: מיכאיל גרובמן‎‎, born 1939) is an artist and a poet working in Israel and Russia. He is father to Hollywood producer Lati Grobman an...
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20th Century Modern Abstract Prints

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Screen

Post Soviet Nonconformist Avant Garde Russian Israeli Screen Print Leviathan
By Michail Grobman
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Michail Grobman (Russian: Михаил Гробман, Hebrew: מיכאיל גרובמן‎‎, born 1939) is an artist and a poet working in Israel and Russia. He is father to Hollywood producer Lati Grobman an...
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20th Century Modern Abstract Prints

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Screen

Post Soviet Nonconformist Avant Garde Russian Israeli Woodcut Woodblock Print
By Michail Grobman
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Woodcut woodblock (small possibility it is a Silkscreen Serigraph) print hand signed, numbered. Michail Grobman (Russian: Михаил Гробман, Hebrew: מיכאיל גרובמן‎‎, born 1939) is an a...
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20th Century Modern Animal Prints

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Woodcut

Abstract Photograph Post Soviet Russian Avant Garde Solarized Non Conformist
By Valentin Samarine
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Valentin Samarine started doing abstract painting in the 60s, and abstract photography in the 70s. He moved fairly easily from one to the other. It is in a perfectly logical sense: ...
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20th Century Abstract Abstract Photography

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Photographic Paper, Ink, Mixed Media

1960s Pierre Marly Cocktail Sunglasses Oversized Avant-Garde Tortoise Frame
Located in Ferndale, MI
Pierre Marly cocktail sunglasses with a futuristic, avant-garde, oversized tortoiseshell frame. Made In France. Measures: Hinge to hinge 5.25" Eye frame height 2.69" Arm length 4"...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Barware

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Plastic

Unique Avant-Garde French Mid-Century Modern Desk by Alain Marcoz, circa 1956
By Alain Marcoz
Located in New York, NY
Rare and important desk by French avant-garde architect Alain Marcoz hand made for his Parisian home, circa 1956. The desk or writing table in solid oak has a unique trapezoidal fo...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Avant-garde Pewter Mixed Metal Equine Theme Box Purse Circa 1970s
Located in Santa Barbara, CA
Avant-garde pewter mixed metal equine theme box purse c 1970s The unique metal box purse is adorned with a burnished brass metal horse head mounted on top of the lid cover All side...
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Late 20th Century Novelty Bags

Travilla Vintage Black Sequin Avant Garde Cutout Silk Satin Evening Gown
By Travilla
Located in Chicago, IL
Gorgeous vintage TRAVILLA black gown! Features an all-over sequined bodice, with avant Garde cut-outs, trimmed in black satin at the bust. Looks like a strapless dress with gloves. M...
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Late 20th Century Evening Gowns

Vintage Victor Costa Size 12 Black Avant Garde Rhinestone Cocktail Dress
By Victor Costa Saks Fifth Ave, Victor Costa
Located in Chicago, IL
Beautiful vintage VICTOR COSTA for SAKS FIFTH AVENUE black cocktail dress! Features a fitted bodice, with a forgiving full skirt. Collar can be worn flipped up or down. POCKETS at ea...
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Late 20th Century Cocktail Dresses

Norma Kamali Vintage 1980s Avant Garde Top and Skirt Suit Set
By Norma Kamali
Located in Sparks, NV
So avant garde and so Norma Kamali! This top and skirt set features giant puff sleeves, light weight olive green corduroy, and snap up detailing on both pieces. Unlined. Front button...
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Late 20th Century Skirt Suits

Convertible Guy Laroche Vintage Avant Garde Silk Dress with Detachable Sleeves
By Guy Laroche
Located in Sparks, NV
Chic avant garde dress by Guy Laroche in creamy gray silk with red silk trim. Unique draped cut with removable long sleeves and ruffled shoulders. V-neckline and matching sash. De...
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Late 20th Century Day Dresses

Claude Montana Vintage 80s 1980s Black Wool + Leather Avant Garde Top
By Claude Montana
Located in Sparks, NV
Unique charcoal and black wool avant garde top by Claude Montana. Button up neck can be worn multiple ways! Soft lambskin leather epaulettes. Unlined. Details: Unlined Front P...
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Late 20th Century Blouses

Abstract Photograph Post USSR Russian Avant Garde Solarized Photo Non Conformist
By Valentin Samarine
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Valentin Samarine started doing abstract painting in the 60s, and abstract photography in the 70s. He moved fairly easily from one to the other. It is in a perfectly logical sense: ...
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20th Century Abstract Abstract Photography

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Photographic Paper

Christian Lacroix Paris Massive Huge Scale Avant Garde Couture Necklace c 1980s
By Christian Lacroix
Located in Santa Barbara, CA
Christian Lacroix Paris Massive huge scale avant-garde couture statement necklace c 1980s The extraordinary avant-garde huge scale artisan necklace is designed with a massive rigid s...
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Late 20th Century Artisan Drop Necklaces

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Amethyst, Base Metal

Self Portrait Post Soviet Avant Garde Hebrew Judaica Etching Hand Colored
By Eugene Abeshaus
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Hand-Colored Etching signed in pencil l.m. in Hebrew, l.r. in English. 3/100 Shalom from Yevgeny Abeshaus EUGENE ABESHAUS Leningrad, Russia, b. 1939, d. 2008 Eugene Abeshaus (also ...
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20th Century Modern Figurative Prints

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Etching, Archival Paper

Vintage JEAN PAUL GAULTIER Avant Garde Zippered Arm Hole Wool Blazer Jacket
By Jean Paul Gaultier
Located in Kingersheim, Alsace
Vintage JEAN PAUL GAULTIER Avant Garde Zippered Arm Hole Wool Blazer Jacket Measurements taken laid flat, please double bust and waist: Shoulder: 17.32 inches (44 cm) Sleeves: 21.65...
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20th Century Blazers

Vintage Hot Pink Issey Miyake Avant Garde Pleated Skirt and Cardigan Top
By Issey Miyake
Located in Portland, OR
This is a great hot pink pleated Issey Miyake Skirt and top or Cardigan ensemble. This outfit came from an estate we acquired of exceptional avant garde designer clothing and accesso...
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Late 20th Century Day Dresses

Amazing Vintage Bill Blass Royal Blue Avant Garde One Piece Swimsuit Bodysuit
By Bill Blass
Located in Chicago, IL
Incredible vintage BILL BLASS royal blue one piece swimsuit or bodysuit! Features attached 'ropes' in the same fabric drape across the front and back bust. Criss cross back hooks clo...
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Late 20th Century Swimwear

Avant-Garde Huge Clip On Statement Earrings Designed by Les Bernard c 1980s
By Les Bernard
Located in Santa Barbara, CA
Avant-garde large-scale clip-on statement earrings designed by Les Bernard c 1980s The unique large-scale earrings are designed with an androgynous mask; paired with an articulated c...
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Late 20th Century Modern Clip-on Earrings

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Brass

Vintage Holly's Harp Black and White + Purple Flower Print Avant Garde Dress
By Holly Harp
Located in Chicago, IL
Avant Garde HOLLY'S HARP vintage flapper style (with a twist) silk dress! Features a black and white abstract print with purple / fuchsia flowers printed throughout. Three tiers are ...
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Late 20th Century Cocktail Dresses

Gianfranco Ferre Vintage Black Wool Silk Avant Garde Cut Out Tunic Dress
By Gianfranco Ferré
Located in Sparks, NV
Black wool and silk avant garde tunic dress by Gianfranco Ferre. Unique avant garde shape with an asymmetric neckline and "slash" detail on the front and back shoulder. Details: ...
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Late 20th Century Casual Dresses

Krizia Vintage Black 3D Avant Garde Rivet / Shoestring Striped Mini Skirt, 1990s
By Krizia
Located in Sparks, NV
Completely unique black mini skirt by Krizia. Shoe string 3-D "stripes" and rivet design. Details Unlined Back velcro closure Circa: 1990s Label: Krizia Marked Size: 44 Es...
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Late 20th Century Skirts

Rare Vintage Thierry Mugler Black Fringe Collar Avant Garde Boiled Wool Jacket
By Thierry Mugler
Located in Chicago, IL
Rare vintage THIERRY MUGLER Avant Garde boiled wool knit blazer jacket! Features amazing fringe around the entire collar that hangs loosely. Buttons up the front bodice. Functional p...
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Late 20th Century Jackets

Rare Original Vintage Russian Avant Garde Movie Poster for Helen of Troy
Located in London, GB
Rare original vintage Russian Avant Garde cinema poster for a German film Helen also known as Helen of Troy. Produced by Bavaria Film, Munchner Lichtspielkunst AG (Emelka), starring ...
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Early 20th Century Russian Posters

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Lithograph, Paper

Russian Art from Neoclassicism to the Avant-Garde 1800-1917, First Edition
By Dmitri V. Sarabianov
Located in valatie, NY
Russian Art from Neoclassicism to the Avant-Garde 1800-1917 by Dmitri V. Sarabianov. New York: Harry N Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 1990. First edition hardcover with dust jacket. 319 p...
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20th Century American Books

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Paper

Vintage Geoffrey Beene Size 10 Avant Garde Black Purple Sequin Lace Silk Dress
By Geoffrey Beene
Located in Chicago, IL
Avant Garde vintage GEOFFREY BEENE black silk, lace and purple sequin cocktail dress! Features statement worthy strong shoulder with shoulder pads that could easily be removed, if de...
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Late 20th Century Cocktail Dresses

Patrick Kelly Vintage Lipstick Red and Black Color Block Avant Garde Skirt Suit
By Patrick Kelly
Located in Chicago, IL
Amazing vintage PATRICK KELLY lipstick red and black color block double breasted skirt suit! This rare gem was owned by, "The Young and the Restless" soap star MELODY THOMAS SCOTT (h...
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Late 20th Century Skirt Suits

"The Red Navy" Black and Red October Revolution Soviet Russia Avant-Garde Poster
Located in Houston, TX
Black and red poster prominently featuring a sailor pointing to the future with the caption that reads "Long Live Avant-Garde of the Revolution - The Red Navy." The original poster w...
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Early 20th Century Constructivist Figurative Prints

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Screen

Abstract artwork 'MyMy' by Otto Piene, co-founder of the ZERO avant-garde group
By Otto Piene
Located in London, GB
MyMy by Otto Piene (1928 - 2014) Fire gouache on card 67.5 x 47.8 cm (26 ⅝ x 18 ⅞ inches) Titled lower left, MyMy Signed and dated lower middle, O Pienne 75 Provenance Galerie Löhr...
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20th Century Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Gouache

Avant-Garde Cubist Sculpture
Located in Rochester, NY
Made of found objects. A Dada influenced sculpture. It was a gift to American artist Victor Colby. Artist unknown. Mid 20th century.
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Wall-mounted Sculptures

  • Avant-Garde Cubist Sculpture
  • Avant-Garde Cubist Sculpture
  • Avant-Garde Cubist Sculpture
  • Avant-Garde Cubist Sculpture
H 12 in. W 9 in. D 4 in.
Original Steinlen Avant-Garde Poster
By Théophile Alexandre Steinlen
Located in Los Gatos, CA
Ask which avant-garde artist Parisians of the 1890s knew best and you might be surprised by the answer. It was not Toulouse-Lautrec or Bonnard. It was Steinlen. It was he whose work ...
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Early 20th Century French Belle Époque Posters

Romeo Gigli Avant Garde Silk Blouse
By Romeo Gigli
Located in San Francisco, CA
Romeo Gigli sheer gold button down blouse with dramatic pleated cape and extra long sleeves.
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Late 20th Century Blouses and Tops

GIANFRANCO FERRE RARE ASYMMETRIC AVANT GARDE CROCO DRESS
By Gianfranco Ferré
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Over-the-top avant garde genuine croc, silk, organza and spandex dress by Gianfranco Ferre. Offered brand new. <br /> <br /> Ferre's recent death leaves a legacy of magnificent a...
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Late 20th Century Cocktail Dresses

Avant -Garde Polish Movie Posters by Andrzej Pagowsk
By Andrzej Pagowsk
Located in Ferndale, MI
Collection of Avant -Garde Polish Movie Posters by Andrzej Pagowsk. $850.00 each
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Late 20th Century Polish Posters

Vintage 1970's Norma Kamali Avant Garde Harem Jumpsuit
By Norma Kamali
Located in Sparks, NV
* Free shipping world wide. This vintage harem jumpsuit by Norma Kamali just screams Studio 54. Open criss cross back and cropped harem pant legs. Unlined. Elastic waist. Pant tie...
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1970s Jumpsuits

Vintage 1940's Black Origami Avant Garde Sheath Dress
Located in Sparks, NV
An exaggerated silhouette on this 1940's simple but chic black sheath dress. The pointed side pockets put a unique spin on this below-the-knee classic cut and emphasize the tiny nipp...
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1940s Cocktail Dresses

1990's Yohji Yamamoto Black Asymmetric Avant-Garde Jacket
By Yohji Yamamoto
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Yohji Yamamoto first showing in Paris during the early 1980's created much press and established his name, although his designs were often not well understood. Yamamoto?s designs are...
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Late 20th Century Trench Coats

Dutch Avant Garde Cabinet by J.C. Jensen Jr.
Located in New York, NY
Produced by Oosterbeek Furniture Factory l.O.V. A wonderful example of the "Hague school" of the 1930's. The Oosterbeek Furniture Factory existed between 1910 till 1935 and was estab...
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20th Century Dutch Cabinets

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Ebony, Oak, Macassar, Oak

  • Dutch Avant Garde Cabinet by J.C. Jensen Jr.
  • Dutch Avant Garde Cabinet by J.C. Jensen Jr.
  • Dutch Avant Garde Cabinet by J.C. Jensen Jr.
  • Dutch Avant Garde Cabinet by J.C. Jensen Jr.
H 38.5 in. W 59 in. D 38.5 in.
Avant-Garde Italian Articulated Gilt Metal Serpent Belt c 1990s
Located in Santa Barbara, CA
Avant-Garde Italian articulated gilt metal serpent belt The unique belt is constructed with heavy gilt metal links with impressed designs that emulate scales The series of gilt met...
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Late 20th Century Belts

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20th Century Avant Garde For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, you can find the most appropriate vintage or contemporary 20th century avant garde for your needs in our varied inventory. Many people prefer Black, but fashion is all about individuality — you can find Brown, Gray and protectString (more) options on these pages. You’re likely to find the perfect 20th century avant garde among the distinctive accessories we have available, which includes versions made as long ago as the 20th Century as well as those produced as recently as the 20th Century. An accessory like this designed by Norma Kamali, Claude Montana and Victor Costa — each of whom created a beautiful version of this treasured item — is worth considering. Finding a 20th century avant garde for sale for women should be easy, but there are 2 pieces available to browse for men as well.

How Much is a 20th Century Avant Garde?

Prices for a 20th century avant garde can differ depending upon size, designer and other attributes — on 1stDibs, these accessories begin at $89 and can go as high as $51,250, while, on average they fetch $906.