Art from the 1940s–1950s

View major artworks from the 1940s through the 1950s below, and place your bid.

Reflecting modern times, the 1940s and 1950s saw an explosion of art movements including Abstract Expressionism, Outsider Art, and Pop Art. artnet Auctions offers superb lots from this dynamic period for sale to collectors and art lovers.

4 Results

  • Lillian Bassman: Born to dance, Margie Cato, dress by Emily Wilkins, New York, 1950

    Silver Print, Gelatin silver print

    Opening Bid
    US$4,500
    End Time
    1 day, 1 hour, 11 minutes
    Friday, October 24, 2014, 1:00 p.m. (EST)
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  • Bill Brandt: Nude, London, 1952

    Gelatin silver print

    Opening Bid
    US$11,000
    End Time
    6 days, 22 hours, 44 minutes
    Thursday, October 30, 2014, 10:33 a.m. (EST)
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  • Horace Bristol: Rescue at Rabaul: PBY Blister Gunner, 1944

    Platinum Print

    Current Bid
    US$4,900
    End Time
    6 days, 23 hours, 2 minutes
    Thursday, October 30, 2014, 10:51 a.m. (EST)
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  • Horst P. Horst: Odalisque I, New York, 1943

    Gelatin Silver Print

    Opening Bid
    US$8,300
    End Time
    7 days, 0 hour, 38 minutes
    Thursday, October 30, 2014, 12:27 p.m. (EST)
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