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Modern Contemporary Art

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 The modernists rejected both natural and historical references and relied primarily on industrial materials such as metal, glass, plywood, and, later, plastics.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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Style: Modern
Contemporary Oil Painting by Di Vincente
Located in Los Angeles, CA
nice modernist painting oil on canvas thin wood frame carved lines geometric forms
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Canvas, Paint

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 B...
Category

Early 2000s Spanish Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Acrylic

Jean-Marc Louis, "Giraffe" 2018 / Ref #9181
Located in Hudson, NY
Contemporary artist Jean-Marc Louis used pastel and acrylic on paper to create this work from 2018. Titled "Giraffe (Ref #9181)," the painting typifies the abstract expressionism for...
Category

2010s Unknown Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Acrylic, 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

Glass

Fruit and Flower Basket Tile Mural in Pure Clay and Fine Ceramic
Located in Baldock, GB
Beautiful tile mural with the "Fruit and Flower Basket" motif finely painted. Quantity: 20 tiles Tile mural size: 23.6"H X 29.5"W (60cm X 75cm) Tile size: 5.9"H X 5.9"W (15cm X ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Ceramic

Contemporary Painting by Di Vincente
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Nice modernist design Oil on canvas Thin wood frame.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Canvas

Abstract Painting "AZ-TEP" by Venezuelan Artist Susana Amundarain
Located in Jimbaran, Bali
This abstract painting titled "AZ-TEP" was created by contemporary Venezuelan artist Susana Amundarain. Her work has been included in many group and touring exhibition in Venezuela, ...
Category

Late 20th Century Venezuelan Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Canvas, Paint

Beatles Rock Band Large Black and White Photography on Canvas by Bruce McBoom
Located in Plainview, NY
A large black and white photography of the legendary rock band " The Beatles" of all the members printed on canvas and framed nicely in a black frame. The photography on canvas ent...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Canvas

Bonnie Edelman "Dark Waters, Anguilla" Photograph, Scapes Series, 2021
Located in New York, NY
Contemporary artist Bonnie Edelman's "Dark Waters, Anguilla" was photographed in 2021 and is part of the Sea Scapes Series. As her most recognized collection "Scapes" consists of lan...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Paper

Vintage Modern Mod Op Art or Pop Art Mirror by Greg Copeland Style #1034
Located in Topeka, KS
Gorgeous vintage modern mod op art or pop art mirror style # 1034 tag on reverse from Greg Copeland studio. Beautiful condition, keeping in mind that this is vintage and not new so w...
Category

1970s American Vintage Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Aluminum

Super Model #1 & #2 by KAWS
By KAWS
Located in Stamford, CT
A pair of early prints by KAWS being sold together. Supermodel #1 1999 Supermodel #2, 1999 Screen prints signed in pencil, numbered and dated 99. The prints are matched numbered ...
Category

1990s American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Paper

Original Artwork by Michael Mew ‘Making New Friends’, Mixed Media 2008
Located in Richmond, Surrey
Original Artwork by Michael Mew ‘Making New Friends’, mixed media 2008 Title: Making New Friends Date: 2008 Medium: Paint, mixed media, collage resin on panel Size: 30 x 40 x 1...
Category

20th Century American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Resin, Paint

Limited Edition 3/65 Bill Mack Signed Tribute to Picasso Huge Bronze Picture
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this stunning and exceptionally rare 1984 low Limited Edition number 3/65 Bill Mack a tribute to Picasso bonded bronze picture RRP $100,000 (£78,50...
Category

1980s European Vintage Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Bronze

"Clouded 20.27" 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

"Clouded 20.22" 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

Large Abstract Painting by Jules de Goede, Untitled, 2005
Located in London, GB
A large abstract painting by Jules de Goede, untitled, 2005. Mixed media oil on canvas, signed and dated 05 on the reverse. In this relief composition a subtle diagonal channel ...
Category

Early 2000s English Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Canvas

"Clouded 20.26" 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

Stella Benvenuto Hand Made Embroidery Mobile, Argentina, 2019
Located in Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
Stella Benvenuto hand made embroidery mobile, Argentina, 2019. Untitled. The embroidery mobile was exhibited in her solo show "Between sky and earth" at Calvaresi in Buenos Aires, ...
Category

2010s Argentine Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Textile

Michel Carrade, 1991
Located in Wallkill, NY
Contemporary painting by Michel Carrade: Original painting signed and dated 1991 Artist biography: Michel Carrade is a contemporary artist considered well established, who originat...
Category

1990s French Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Natural Fiber

Tom Wesselmann Still Life in Porcelain for Rosenthal, 1984
Located in Ft Lauderdale, FL
Tom Wesselmann still life in Porcelain for Rosenthal 1984 limited edition number 222/500. Nude still life in porcelain mounted on board. Signed in porcelain, labeled en verso "Jahres...
Category

1980s Vintage Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Porcelain

'Boogaloo Shrimp' Portrait Painting by Alan Fears Acrylic on Paper Breakdance
Located in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Acrylic on 300gsm paper by Alan Fears, 2020. Unframed. The frame is for display purposes only. Alan Fears (b. 1974) is an emerging British artist who was shortlisted for the J...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary English Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Paper

Abstract #3 Mixed Medium Painting on Canvas by Luigi Cosentino
Located in Montreal, QC
Abstract mixed medium painting, signed: Luigi Cosentino, titled “Abstract #03” and dated 2017, backside of the canvas, canvas size 48" x 60" x 1.5" profile. Luigi’s artwork is his me...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Paint

Jean-Marc Louis "Petit Zom," 2017
Located in Hudson, NY
The abstract portrait from 2017, shown here, is by contemporary artist Jean-Marc Louis. Titled "Petit Zom (Ref #7968)," it is pastel on paper and, like all of Louis's works, finished...
Category

2010s Belgian Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Paper

“Are You in?” One of a Kind, Contemporary Wall Hanging Painting, Handmade
Located in Voorburg, NL
Title: “Are you in” handmade by Lawrence Kwakye. Oil on jute, cotton. This is a painting about a sleeping man. You can still see the little boy he once was. This painting is one of...
Category

2010s Dutch Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Jute, Cotton

Untitled Silkscreen by Abstract Expressionist Artist Willem de Kooning
Located in Stamford, CT
Untitled silkscreen by Dutch American abstract expressionist artist Willem de Kooning (1904-1997). Signed and numbered 42/75.
Category

1970s American Vintage Modern Contemporary Art

Nicholas Krushenick Colored Lithographs, 1965
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Nicholas Krushenick (1929-1999) one of the forerunners of the pop art movement original lithographs in colors on thick wove paper signed on the reverse in pencil and annoted "Tam Imp...
Category

Mid-20th Century American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Paper

You Are My Valentine by Mauro Oliveira
Located in Palm Springs, CA
You Are My Valentine by Mauro Oliveira, signed. A painting with mixed media on wood panel covered with resin. Measures: Height 48 inches / Width 48 inches / Depth 2 inches 1 in stoc...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Acrylic

Large Leonard Baskin Woodcut "Angel of Death"
Located in North Miami, FL
Very large woodcut by Leonard Baskin (1922-2000) titled "Angel of Death". Leonard Baskin is widely considered one of the preeminent figures of 20th century American art. Creatively ...
Category

1970s American Vintage Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

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...
Category

1970s Mexican Vintage Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Paper

Stylish Wall Art Work Polished or Matt Ebony Mosaic Insert Liquid Metal
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

Metal

Hugues Claude Pissarro Oil on Canvas Painting Le Bouquet Au Vase Bleu
By Hughes Claude Pissarro
Located in Stamford, CT
Hugues Claude Pissarro (b. 1935) oil on canvas painting Le Bouquet Au Vase Bleu. Very fine impressionist oil on canvas by this highly sought after artist. Signed 'Claude Pissarro' (l...
Category

Late 20th Century French Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Canvas

1970s Huge Metaphysic Italian Oil on Canvas by Silvio Benedetto
Located in Aci Castello, IT
Silvio Benedetto is an Argentine-born Italian painter and sculptor. Born in a family of artists of Italian origin, actually lives and paints in Sicily. This huge oil on canvas depict...
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Canvas

Hologram / Lenticular Art "General Relativity - Albert Einstein" by Ron Agam
Located in San Diego, CA
Spectacular holograph and lenticular multiple in the 4th dimension entitled "General Relativity - Albert Einstein" by Ron Agam, circa 2019. Agam is the son of Yaacov Agam, known as...
Category

20th Century North American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Plastic, Wood, Glass, Paper

Original Paul Rusconi Painting of Famous Pop-Culture Skateboarder, Paul Cardiel
By Paul Rusconi
Located in Tustin, CA
Very large, original digital screenprint on Plexiglas with nail polish on C-print, mounted to Sintra board painting of the famous hall of fame skateboard icon, John Joseph Cardiel (b...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary North American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Plexiglass

André Derain Framed 'Nature Morte' Color Lithography, circa 1971
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Original 'Nature Morte' color lithograph by André Derain. Lithograph printed from an original painting made by the author in France, circa 1948. Published by Mourlot in Collect...
Category

1970s French Vintage Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Paper

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...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Stone, Marble, Steel

Lynn Basa Encaustic Black and White Stripe Panel "Not So Simple", 2012
Located in Stamford, CT
Lynn Basa Encaustic black and white stripe panel "Not So Simple" (signed and dated) 2012, Oil on beeswax on board. This is part of our extensive collection which just arrived from...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Wood

Carlos Cruz-Diez Week Series 'Wednesday' Color Lithograph, 2013
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
'Wednesday' color lithograph from the Week Series. Made by Carlos Cruz-Diez in Venezuela, circa 2013. Edition 75 hand signed. About the artist: Carlos Cruz-Diez’s vivid st...
Category

2010s Spanish 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...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Aluminum

"Gathering," 2021 Large Framed Mixed-Media Abstract Oil by Kathi Robinson Frank
Located in New York, NY
2021 is a large framed abstract oil painting by Kathi Robinson Frank. This mixed-media painting incorporates oil, acrylic, charcoal, and metallic paint in shades of black, white, gra...
Category

2010s American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Paint

Bonnie Edelman "Blue Grass of Sweden" Photograph, Scapes Series, 2014
Located in New York, NY
Contemporary artist Bonnie Edelman's "Blue Grass of Sweden" was photographed in 2014 and is part of the Land Scapes Series. As her most recognized collection "Scapes" consists of lan...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary 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...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Aluminum

Hand Tufted Blush Pink and Teal Evil Eye Accent Rug
Located in Oaklyn, NJ
The blush Evil Eye rug will protect your home with color! I design & hand tuft all of my pieces, it is truly art for your floor. It can also be used as a wall hanging! Acryli...
Category

2010s American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Acrylic

Hand Painted Ceramic Tile Mural, Lemon Tree, Portuguese Tiles
Located in Baldock, GB
Beautiful tile mural with the "Lemon Tree" motif finely painted. Tile mural size: 17.7"W X 23.6"H (45cm X 60cm) Tile size: 5.9"W X 5.9"H (15cm X 15cm) Origin: Portugal Production ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Ceramic, Paint

Artistic Mosaic Handmade on Aluminum Panel Glass and Marble Mosaic 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, Aluminum

"Chair" A Large Framed Abstract Oil On Canvas by Kathi Robinson Frank
Located in New York, NY
"Chair," A large abstract oil and charcoal painting on canvas by Kathi Robinson Frank features a dynamic composition of the synergy between horizontal and vertical forms. A bold wave...
Category

2010s American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Paint

Marjorie Tomchuk Canadian Signed Limited Edition Embossed Etching "Sachem"
Located in Studio City, CA
A wonderful and strong print or image by Canadian born artist Marjorie Tomchuk of a Native American chief. The print is pencil signed, titled (Sachem), and numbered (84/100) by t...
Category

20th Century North American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Paper

Luxury Vase "Amore" Collection, More than 50 Different Design Vases Available!
Located in San Miniato PI, IT
The heart collection is the result of the extravagant creativity of two innovative designers, who are inspired especially by the human body. This collection is inspired by the Ne...
Category

2010s Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Enamel, Gold Leaf

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

Red Moon Mirror, by Reda Amalou Design, 2018
Located in Paris, FR
The moon mirror is a color mirror disc, suspended in a frame. This defines the space of the object that is no longer constrained. Wood, lacquer and glass are superimposed to create a...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Mirror

Howard Hodgkin Lotus Silkscreen, 1980
Located in London, GB
Lotus screenprint by Howard Hodgkin in bold colours on embossed Arches wove paper. Signed Hodgkin in pencil in the image lower centre, dated 1980, PP. Published as an edition of 1...
Category

1980s English Vintage Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Paper

Lester Goldman Abstract Watercolor Painting, Blue, Pink, Green, and Red, Signed
Located in Kansas City, MO
Lester Goldman watercolor in striking colors of blue, pink, green and red. Acquired directly from the estate of Lester Goldman. Excellent condition and with archival framing. Image i...
Category

1990s American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Chrome

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

Peter Buchman Bubble Wrap in White with Gold Leaf Frame, 2017
Located in New York, NY
Contemporary artist Peter Buchman's Bubble Wrap in White, No. 4 - A is made of molded resin in a gold leafed edged white frame. Texture can be enigmatic, curious, even mysterious. So...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Gold Leaf

Roy Ahlgren Signed Limited Edition Silk Screen Print "An Nafrid"
By Roy B. Ahlgren 1
Located in Studio City, CA
A very mesmerizing silk screen-print by American artist Roy Ahlgren. The print is hand signed, numbered (89/150) titled and dated 1985 by the artist. Will look stunning in any settin...
Category

20th Century American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Paper

‘Le Vieux Montreal’ Oil on Canvas Contemporary Painting by Bedros Aslanian
Located in Montreal, QC
This work is signed and dated "B. Aslanian 2012”, titled: “Le Vieux Montreal” verso of the canvas and signed B. Aslanian on recto; framed size 37" x 31” x 1” profile; unframed 30” x ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Canadian Modern Contemporary Art

Areil in Candle Light by Douglas Leon Cartmel Contemporary Oil Painting on Linen
By Douglas Leon Cartmel
Located in Dallas, TX
'Areil in candle light' was painted with oil on linen from a portrait captured during a photography session with the model 'Areil' during which she held a candle in her hands to crea...
Category

Early 2000s American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Linen, Paint

Untitled II Mixed-Media on Canvas by Sarah Dupré
Located in Chicago, IL
Enamel, charcoal, acrylic, oil, relief ink, graphite, on canvas. Sarah Dupré is an abstract artist who grew up in South Central Louisiana and moved to Illinois in 2015. She is an ...
Category

2010s American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Acrylic

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