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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 The modernists rejected both natural and historical references and relied primarily on industrial materials such as metal, glass, plywood, and, later, plastics.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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Breeze Decorative Wall Art Piece Textured Fibreglass Light Grey Lacquered
Located in Cartaxo, PT
Decorative wall piece in fibreglass lacquered in a satin light grey textured effect. With warm white LED strip light included. Decorative art piece breeze. FI163 grey lacquer w...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Fiberglass, Art Glass, Paint

Dream Loop
Located in Helsinki, FI
One of a kind wall sculpture, signed by the artist.
Category

2010s Finnish Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Ceramic

Angelo Savelli Basically White Series, Texas Triangle
Located in New York City, NY
Texas Triangle Artist- Angelo Savelli Medium: AP Embossed Lithograph Signature Type: Pencil Signature Location: Lower Right Edition: Signed, titled and numbered 1/25 in pencil S...
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Late 20th Century Modern Contemporary Art

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Paper

Wolfgang Voegele Abstract Contemporary Oil on Canvas Art Painting, 2017 Germany
Located in Stockholm, SE
Rare oil on canvas painting by the German artist Wolfgang Voegele made in 2017. Warm yellow tone and framed in a nice oak frame. In great condition with minimal signs from use and ag...
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2010s German Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Canvas, Oak

Sea Shells on an Artist's Palette, Original Oil Painting by Helen Oh
Located in Chicago, IL
An arrangement of four shells lie on a reflective artist's palette. The large conch shell in the center of the painting dominates the space in subtle hues of cream and pink. The rich...
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2010s American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Paint

R. B. Kitaj Untitled from Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror
By Ronald Brooks Kitaj
Located in Dronten, NL
Etching and aquatint: sheet diameter, circa 45.5 cm Edition of 175, signed and numbered Published in January 1984 by The Arion Press, San Francisco From the portfolio; "Self-portr...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Contemporary Art

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Paper

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 Contemporary Art

Materials

Canvas

"Road To Rio", a 22 Color Silkscreen by Howard Hodgkin
Located in Stamford, CT
A 2016 silkscreen print made on the occasion of the Rio Olympics titled "Road To Rio" by Howard Hodgkin. Numbered 88/350 signed H.H. and dated 2016 in pencil on the sheet. Newly fram...
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2010s English Modern Contemporary Art

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Paper

Rare Untitled Etching by Mexican Master Francisco Toledo 3/25, 1971
Located in San Diego, CA
Ultra rare art piece by Francisco Toledo Mexican, 1940-2019. Etching and aquatint. Signed and numbered 3/25. Mexico, circa 1971. Francisco Toledo was a Mexican painter, sculptor, a...
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1970s Mexican Vintage Modern Contemporary Art

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Paper

"Echo", 1990, Etching/Aquatint by David Kelso, American Artist
Located in Point Richmond, CA
"Echo", 1990, Etching/Aquatint by David Kelso, American Artist Color etching, aquatint, engraving and burnishing. Signed in pencil and dated lower right, titled lower left. Editio...
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1990s American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Paper

Iconic Huge Newport Beach Bar Painting "The Arches 1922-1987" by Michael Bryan
Located in Tustin, CA
This giant sized, monumental, (unframed - no frame required) contemporary, original acrylic on canvas painting is an abstract rendering of the bar area of The Arches, an iconic Newpo...
Category

1980s American Vintage Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Robert Combas, Original Serigraphy, 83/100, 1992
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Robert Combas, large original serigraphy mounted on canvas, 83/100, 1992, signed in pencil, framed. 125 x 98cm with frame, 110 x 85cm without.  
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1990s French Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Canvas, Glass, Paper

"Clouded 20.25" Mosaic by Toyoharu Kii
Located in Chicago, IL
In the series “Clouded,” Toyoharu Kii honors the fullness of life and its continual rebirth. In some works, white tesserae assume abstract profiles. In others, irregular shapes conta...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Japanese Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Marble

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 Contemporary Art

Materials

Acrylic, Plexiglass

Walljewel by Lisette Rützou
Located in Geneve, CH
Walljewel by Lisette Rützou Dimensions: 15 x H 42 cm Materials: Rose, Green and White Onyx Lisette Rützou’s design is motivated by an urge to articulate a story. Inspired by th...
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2010s Danish Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Onyx

China Blue Oil/ Canvas "The City of Colums, Cuba" Spanish Schol Contemporary Art
Located in Valladolid, ES
"The City of Columns," oil on canvas, J.SENDINO. Pictorial work based on the combination of figuration and geometric abstraction that begins from Cubism. The painting represents a ...
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Early 2000s Spanish Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Other

Luci "TOLDO AZUL", 2017 Conceptual Artwork
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
"TOLDO AZUL" by Luci, 2017. Steel and fabric Conceptual artwork In original condition.
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2010s Spanish Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Wood

Set of 2 Walljewel by Lisette Rützou
Located in Geneve, CH
Set of 2 Walljewel by Lisette Rützou Dimensions: 15 x H 42 cm Materials: rose, green and white onyx Lisette Rützou’s design is motivated by an urge to articulate a story. Inspi...
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2010s Danish Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Onyx

Set of 2 Walljewel White Onyx by Lisette Rützou
Located in Geneve, CH
Walljewel white Onyx by Lisette Rützou Dimensions: 15 x H 42 cm Materials: Rose, green and white Onyx Lisette Rützou’s design is motivated by an urge to articulate a story. Ins...
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2010s Danish Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Onyx

Bold Mixed-Media Painting and Collage by Barcelona Artist
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Very bold mixed media self portrait by a Barcelona artist having a strong graphic black outline, bits of rough burlap and layers of paint. Frame is a rustic grey distressed wood. S...
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Early 2000s Spanish Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Acrylic, Burlap

"I Looked Everywhere and Found One-Piece of Gold" 2017 by Cecilia Setterdahl Art
Located in Dubai, Dubai
Born from Cecilia's imagination and by the inspiration she finds around her, these pieces are stunning, one-off works of art that transcend fashion and trends. At home in any home, w...
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21st Century and Contemporary Emirian Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Owls Decorative Tiles, Hand Painted Tile Mural, Portuguese Wall Tiles Azulejos
Located in Baldock, GB
Beautiful tile mural with the "Owls" motif finely painted. Tile mural size: 41.3"H X 41.3"W (105cm X 105cm) Tile size: 5.9"H X 5.9"W (15cm X 15cm) Origin: Portugal Producti...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Ceramic, Paint

Handmade Artistic Marble Mosaic Rug Dimension and Colors Customizable
Located in London, GB
Making artistic Mosaic, design of unparalleled beauty, inventing ' tromp l'oeil' thanks to the endless colors of the glass Mosaic collections, all this allowed us to produce and divu...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Marble

Large Oil on Canvas Portrait Painting of a Polo Player
Located in Plainview, NY
A large oil on canvas portrait of a polo player by the contemporary artist Igor Bogojevic ( Montenegro Born in 1980 ). The painting features a polo player in a swing position. The im...
Category

2010s North American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Canvas, Paint

Henry Moore 'Black on Red' Lithograph, Signed and Numbered, 1963
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Black and red lithograph by the famed American sculptor Henry Moore. Limited edition of 63/65, signed and numbered in pencil.
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1960s American Vintage Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Paper

21st Century Contemporary Art Wall Painting
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This extraordinary contemporary wall painting has been remarkably executed on canvas. This remarkable painting is inspired by a nostalgic mystery woman in the artist's life. The arti...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary French Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Canvas, Wood, Paint

Ash Minimalistic Round by Corine Vanvoorbergen
Located in Geneve, CH
Ash minimalistic round by Corine Vanvoorbergen Dimensions: diameter 70 cm Materials: Brass, wood, ash, epoxy and acrylics ‘Ash’ symbolizes the outcome, almost like a relic of th...
Category

2010s Dutch Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Brass

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.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Canvas

LITHEA/Corbulas Wall Lights in Three-Dimensional Stone Panels by Pierluigi Piu
Located in Patti, IT
Corbulas Set 60 70 80 90 The set consists of 7 pieces : N. 3 Corbulas 60 in Crema Tunisi stone N. 1 Corbulas 70 in Crema Tunisi stone N. 2 Corbulas 80 in Bianco Diocleziano mar...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Stone, Marble, Steel

Handmade Artistic Marble Mosaic Rug Dimension and Colors Customizable
Located in London, GB
Making artistic mosaic, design of unparalleled beauty, inventing ' tromp l'oeil' thanks to the endless colors of the glass mosaic collections, all this allowed us to produce and divu...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Marble

Artistic Mosaic Handmade on Aluminum Panel Dimension and Colors Customizable
Located in London, GB
Making artistic Mosaic, design of unparalleled beauty, inventing ' tromp l'oeil' thanks to the endless colors of the glass Mosaic collections, all this allowed us to produce and divu...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Aluminum

Contemporary Modern Framed Yaacov Agam Signed & Stamped Collectible Envelope
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
For your consideration is a lovely, framed collectible envelope, signed, stamped and numbered by Yaacov Agam, 33/54, circa 1980. In excellent condition. The dimensions of the frame a...
Category

1980s American Vintage Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Paper

Original Optical Art by Artist Alejandro Stein Titled "Construction Site" 2018
Located in Miami, FL
Original Optical Art by Artist Alejandro Stein Titled "Construction Site" 2018 Offered for sale is an original optical art on paper by artist Alejandro Stein titled "Construction Si...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Paper

Pierre Fortin Modern Figurative Abstract Charcoal Painting Titled Entitlement
Located in Montreal, QC
Charcoal on paper mounted on wood panel; titled: Entitlement; 30" x 56" x 1.5" deep; Artist Signed and Dated 2020 on the back. Pierre Fortin a Conceptual Artist Fine Artist, born ...
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2010s Canadian Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Paper, Wood

Anotherview n.14 On the Ganges During Monsoon
Located in Milan, IT
ANOTHERVIEW is an ongoing project that takes place in between interior design and video art. It transforms your home into a nomadic place, where virtual window leads to unexpected la...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Iron

Large Painting by Robert Moskowitz, circa 1977
Located in St.Petersburg, FL
A fantastic, large, decorative painting by Robert Moskowitz, titled "The Family", circa 1977. It is signed and dated on the back. Robert Moskowitz (born 1935 in Brooklyn, New York) i...
Category

1970s American Vintage Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Canvas

Leaf Study No.5 Woven Tapestry Wall Hanging Abstract Art
Located in Chicago, IL
Leaf Study No.5 was inspired by the landscape in Chicago, Illinois, derived from a series of abstract plein air drawings done in the area during Covid 2020. This tapestry is a Limit...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Cotton

Artistic Mosaic Handmade on Aluminum Panel Dimension and Colors Customizable
Located in London, GB
Making Artistic Mosaic, design of unparalleled beauty, inventing ' tromp l'oeil' thanks to the endless colors of the glass mosaic collections, all this allowed us to produce and divu...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Glass

"Sonata" 2021 A Large Abstract Multi-Colored, Mixed Media Collage by Diane Love
Located in New York, NY
"Sonata," 2021 by artist, Diane Love is a large abstract collage on deckle edge Arches paper. It is one in a series Diane Calls "Musical Sheets," The three large black elements dance...
Category

2010s American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Paper

Artistic Mosaic Handmade on Aluminum Panel Dimension and Colors Customizable
Located in London, GB
Making artistic Mosaic, design of unparalleled beauty, inventing ' tromp l'oeil' thanks to the endless colors of the glass Mosaic collections, all this allowed us to produce and divu...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Aluminum

Polyester Resin Helmet Sculpture Titled "Osée" by Fabián Bercic, Argentina, 2020
Located in Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
Polyester resin helmet sculpture titled "Osée" by Fabián Bercic. Argentina, 2020. Exhibited in Fabián Bercic solo show "Meteora" at Calvaresi in 2021. Fabián Bercic: Born in Lanús,...
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2010s Argentine Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Resin, Fiberglass

Victor Vasarely "Violon" Screenprint, Dated 1982, Signed and Numbered
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Op-Art screen print by Victor Vasarely, titled "Violon". This piece is hand signed on the lower right, not facsimile signed, which are more commonly seen releases than hand-signed ve...
Category

1980s Vintage Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Glass, Paper

Artistic Mosaic Handmade on Aluminum Panel Dimension and Colors Customizable
Located in London, GB
Making Artistic Mosaic, design of unparalleled beauty, inventing ' tromp l'oeil' thanks to the endless colors of the glass mosaic collections, all this allowed us to produce and divu...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Aluminum

Artistic Mosaic Handmade on Aluminum Panel Dimension and Colors Customizable
Located in London, GB
Making artistic Mosaic, design of unparalleled beauty, inventing ' tromp l'oeil' thanks to the endless colors of the glass Mosaic collections, all this allowed us to produce and divu...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Aluminum

Contemporary Design, Crystal Rock Wall Piece, by Andredottir & Bobek
Located in copenhagen, DK
One-off a kind - Contemporary Design, Crystal rock wall piece, embody the surface of roscks and stone. Made by the art and design duo Andredottir & Bobek They have in this collec...
Category

2010s Danish Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Foam

Stylish Artistic Mosaic Handmade on Aluminum Panel Platinum Leaf
Located in London, GB
Making artistic mosaic, design of unparalleled beauty, inventing ' tromp l'oeil' thanks to the endless colors of the glass mosaic collections, all this allowed us to produce and divu...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Aluminum, Platinum

"I was Dean" by Cleveland Dean
Located in Chicago, IL
Her dress cascaded to the floor. A 1,200 thread count sheet clings to her curvature like desire spills from the lip she is currently biting. Inspired by lust and fueled by personal p...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Canvas, Resin, Foam

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 Contemporary Art

Materials

Acrylic

Leaf Study No.3 Woven Tapestry Wall Hanging Abstract Art
Located in Chicago, IL
Leaf Study No.3 was inspired by the landscape in Chicago, Illinois, derived from a series of abstract plein air drawings done in the area during Covid 2020. This tapestry is a Limit...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Cotton

Sculptograph Mixed Media Three Dimensional Bear "Hugs" by Romero Britto
By Romero Britto 1
Located in San Diego, CA
Limited edition sculptograph mixed media three dimensional bear "Hugs" by Romero Britto, circa 2020. The piece is beautifully framed and mounted on board measuring 19.25" x 19.75" (o...
Category

2010s American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Paper

John Mackay Original Oil Painting
Located in London, GB
A fantastic and striking original oil on board painting by the renowned artist John Mackay. This is signed and dated from 2011. It is a great size and beautifully executed, with s...
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2010s British Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Paint

Artistic Mosaic Handmade on Aluminum Panel Dimension and Colors Customizable
Located in London, GB
Making Artistic Mosaic, design of unparalleled beauty, inventing 'tromp l'oeil' thanks to the endless colors of the glass mosaic collections, all this allowed us to produce and divul...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Glass

Large Leonard Baskin Woodcut "Man of Peace"
Located in North Miami, FL
Leonard Baskin American (1922-2000) woodcut titled "Man of Peace" Leonard Baskin is widely considered one of the preeminent figures of 20th century American art. Creatively active f...
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1970s American Vintage Modern Contemporary Art

Grape Hyacinth: a Piece of 3D Sculptural Blue Leather Wall Art
Located in Margate, GB
Grape Hyacinth: A piece of 3D sculptural wall art designed and made from two layers of dark blue leather, woven together by Louise Heighes. Measurements are 42.5 x 26.8 inches or...
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2010s British Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Leather

Modernist Painting by Duc Nghia Phan
Located in Atlanta, GA
A modernist painting by Vietnamese artist Duc Nghia Phan. Phan's work is influenced by French Art Deco and Modernism movement in Vietnam, yet his subject matter is always rooted in r...
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21st Century and Contemporary Vietnamese Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Acrylic, Cotton Canvas

Kintsugi Study Triptych: Ceramic Panels Repaired with Silver by TJ Volonis
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Title: Kintsugi Study, #12 (Kazan - volcano), Kintsugi Study, #13 (Fields and Valley), Kinstugi Study, #11 (Crossroads) Year: 2015 Each 23.5-inch square reclaimed ceramic panel has...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Sterling Silver

Modern Daniele Papuli for Dilmos Circular Tapestry Polyester Fiber Ribbon
Located in Milan, IT
Circular tapestry, for Dilmos Milano, made in polyester fibre ribbon framed, mounted on an aluminum semicircle structure, sewn and fringed by hand. Suspended or wall-mounted artwork....
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Polyester, Ribbon

Artistic Mosaic Handmade on Aluminum Panel Dimension and Colors Customizable
Located in London, GB
Making artistic Mosaic, design of unparalleled beauty, inventing ' tromp l'oeil' thanks to the endless colors of the glass Mosaic collections, all this allowed us to produce and divu...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Aluminum