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

  • Weegee: The Human Cannonball, 1943

    Gelatin silver print

    Opening Bid
    US$4,800
    End Time
    2 days, 22 hours, 53 minutes
    Friday, October 03, 2014, 11:45 a.m. (EST)
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  • Berenice Abbott: Parallax (Candles and Mirror) from Science, 1951

    Gelatin silver print

    Opening Bid
    US$1,200
    End Time
    5 days, 21 hours, 38 minutes
    Monday, October 06, 2014, 10:30 a.m. (EST)
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  • Fernand Léger: São Paulo, 1953

    Tapestries, woven tapestry

    Current Bid
    US$60,000
    End Time
    7 days, 0 hour, 8 minutes
    Tuesday, October 07, 2014, 1:00 p.m. (EST)
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  • Horst P. Horst: Calla Lily, 1944

    Platinum Palladium Print

    Opening Bid
    US$9,600
    End Time
    8 days, 23 hours, 28 minutes
    Thursday, October 09, 2014, 12:20 p.m. (EST)
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