Post-War &
Contemporary

Post-War Art is also often referred to or associated with the term Contemporary Art Here, you can find artworks created within the last 80 years - all available for sale. These pieces are produced by major 20th Century artists following the second world war and have become some of the most collectible and sought after works of art available on the market today. The oil paintings presented here are available for immediate purchase. You can find abstract paintings to buy as well as Pop Art, American Art, Post-War Art and non-figurative art.

  • Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929 - ) Fire (3)

    Gouache and pastel on paper
    27.7 x 20.3 cm (10 ⁷/₈ x 8 inches)
    Signed, titled and dated 1952 on the reverse
  • Antoni Tàpies (1923 - 2012) Serie "U no és ningú" No. 21

    Acrylic, felt and pencil on cardboard
    50 x 65 cm (19 ³/₄ x 25 ⁵/₈ inches)
    Signed lower right, Tàpies
    Executed in 1978
  • Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929 - ) Red River Inside my Eyelids

    Ink, pastel, felt pen on paper
    55 x 39.8 cm (21 ⁵/₈ x 15 ⁵/₈ inches)
    Signed and date lower left, Yayoi Kusama 1975
  • Anish Kapoor (b. 1954 - ) Untitled

    Oil and varnish on paper
    55.5 x 55 cm (21 ⁷/₈ x 21 ⁵/₈ inches)
    Signed and dated on the reverse, Anish Kapoor 1989
  • Anish Kapoor (b. 1954 - ) Untitled

    Oil on canvas
    Overall dimensions: 122 cm (48 inches) 
    composed of 2 parts of 61 x 61 cm (24 x 24 inches) each
    Signed and dated on the stretcher, Anish Kapoor 2000
     
  • Anish Kapoor (b. 1954 - ) Untitled

    Gouache and pigment on paper
    120.7 x 151.8 cm (47 ¹/₂ x 59 ³/₄ inches)
    Signed and dated on the reverse, Anish Kapoor 2007
  • Sam Francis (1923 - 1994) Sklye

    Acrylic on paper
    14.6 x 10.2 cm (5 ³/₄ x 4 inches)
    Signed, Sam Francis and dated on the reverse
    Signed again, dated and inscribed on the backing board
    Executed in 1986, Los Angeles
  • Chiharu Shiota (1972 - ) Connected to the Universe

    Water-soluble wax pastel, ink and thread on paper
    20 x 39.5 cm (7 ⁷/₈ x 15 ¹/₂ inches)
    Signed lower left
  • Sam Francis (1923 - 1994) Composition

    Acrylic and paper collage on paper
    57.2 x 81.3 cm (22 ¹/₂ x 32 inches)
    Stamped on the reverse with Sam Francis Estate logo stamp
    Executed in 1990
  • Toshimitsu Imai (1928 - 2002) Red Composition

    Oil on canvas
    80.2 x 55.3 (31 ⅝ x 21 ¾ inches)
    Signed, TOSHIMITSU IMAÏ, dated, 1963 Paris and inscribed in Japanese on the reverse
  • Toshimitsu Imai (1928 - 2002) Vagues “Wave”

    Acrylic on paper
    127 x 95 cm (50 x 37 ⅜ inches)
    Signed in Japanese and English lower right, inscribed and dated 1992 on the reverse
  • Toshimitsu Imai (1928 - 2002) Soleil Fendu

    Oil on canvas
    73 x 60 cm (28 ³/₄ x 23 ⁵/₈ inches)
    Signed TOSHIMITSU IMAÏ, dated 1963 Paris and inscribed in Japanese on the reverse
  • Christo (1935 - 2020) The Gates (Project for Central Park, New York City)

    Pencil, wax crayon, charcoal, enamel paint, pastel with fabric and map collage, in two parts
    28 x 71 cm (11 x 28 inches); 56 x 71 cm (22 x 28 inches)
    Signed and dated upper right, Christo 1983 
  • Christo (1935 - 2020) The Gates (Project for Central Park, New York City)

    Collage, pencil, enamel paint, photograph by Wolfgang Volz, wax crayon and tape
    35.5 x 56 cm (14 x 22 inches)
    Signed and dated lower left and inscribed on the reverse, Christo 1998
  • Serge Charchoune (1888 - 1975) Composition Inspirée par le Credo de la Messe en C Mineur de Bach

    Oil on canvas
    116 x 73 cm (45 5/8 x 28 3/4 inches)
    Signed and dated lower right, Charchoune 1959
  • Moshe Tamir (1924 - 2004) Der Reiter (The Rider)

    Mixed media and collage on paper
    92 x 63 cm (36 ¹/ x 24 ³/₄ inches)
    Signed upper left, M Tamir
  • André Lanskoy (1902 - 1976) Composition

    Oil on canvas
    81 x 54 cm (31 ⅞ x 21 ¼ inches)
    Signed lower right, LANSKOY
  • Jean-Paul Riopelle (1923 - 2002) F. AC (Ficelle AC Bristol)

    Acrylic on paper laid down on canvas
    89.7 x 49.5 cm (35 ¹/₄ x 19 ¹/₂ inches)
    Signed with initial lower right, R and titled, AC (Abstract Composition) N
    Executed in 1972
  • Paul Jenkins (1923 - 2012) Phenomena Greet by Day

    Acrylic on canvas
    146 x 114.3 cm (57 ½ x 45 inches)
    Signed lower right, Paul Jenkins
    Executed in 1994-1996
  • Paul Jenkins (1923 - 2012) Phenomena High Born

    Acrylic on canvas
    91.44 x 50.8 cm (36 x 20 inches)
    Signed lower left Jenkins
    Signed, titled and dated 1964 on the reverse
  • Paul Jenkins (1923 - 2012) Phenomena Entreat the Caves

    Acrylic on canvas
    61 x 50 cm (24 x 19 ³/₄ inches)
    Signed lower left, Paul Jenkins
    Executed in 1998-2001
  • Paul Jenkins (1923 - 2012) Phenomena Prism Mirror

    Acrylic on canvas
    147.3 x 104 cm (58 x 41 inches)
    Signed lower left Paul Jenkins
    Signed, titled and dated 1984 on the reverse
  • Paul Jenkins (1923 - 2012) Phenomena Celtic Fire Torc

    Acrylic on canvas
    76 x 61 cm (29⁷/₈ x 24 inches)
    Signed lower left Paul Jenkins
    Signed, dated and titled on the reverse
    Executed in 1995
  • Paul Jenkins (1923 - 2012) Phenomena like Byron

    Oil on canvas
    74 x 60 cm (29¹/₈ x 23⁵/₈ inches)
    Signed lower left, Paul Jenkins
    Signed, titled and dated on the reverse and on the stretcher
    Executed in 1990, Saint Paul
  • Paul Jenkins (1923 - 2012) Phenomena Quoth

    Acrylic on canvas
    76 x 100 cm (29 ⁷/₈ x 39 ³/₈ inches)
    Signed lower center, Paul Jenkins
    Signed, titled and dated on the reverse
    Executed in 1963-64
  • Paul Jenkins (1923 - 2012) Phenomena Spectrum Guardian

    Acrylic on canvas
    76 x 101.5 cm (29 ⁷/₈ x 40 inches)
    Signed, titled and dated 1970 on the reverse
  • Paul Jenkins (1923 - 2012) Phenomenon East of the River

    Acrylic on canvas
    97.2 x 130.2 cm (38 ¹/₄ x 51 ¹/₄ inches)
    Signed lower right, Paul Jenkins
    Signed, titled and dated 1993 on the reverse
  • Aika Brown (1937 - 1964) Composition

    Mixed media on canvas
    130 x 89 cm (51 ¹/₈ x 35 inches)
    Signed and dated on the reverse, B. AIKA Paris 1961
  • Alina Szapocznikow (1926 - 1973) Ventre-coussin (Belly cushion)

    Polyester resin, polyurethane foam
    30 x 31 x 16 cm (11 ³/₄ x 12 ¹/₄ x 6 ¹/₄ inches)
    Executed in 1968
  • Igael Tumarkin (1933 - 2021) Untitled 65

    Mixed media on board
    152 x 63 cm (59 ⁷/₈ x 24 ³/₄ inches)
    Signed and dated lower left, Tumarkin 65 Numbered 'No6' on the reverse
  • Paul Jenkins (1923 - 2012) Phenomena Winter Harth

    Oil and sand on canvas
    66 x 122 cm (26 x 48 inches)
    Signed, titled and dated on the reverse, Paul Jenkins "Phenomena Winter Harth" 1978
  • David Breuer-Weil (b. 1965 - ) Inflation

    Pencil and gold leaf on paper
    43 x 66 cm (16 ⁷/₈ x 26 inches)
    Signed and dated twice in the centre
    Executed in 2022
     
  • Arikha Avigdor (1929 - 2010) Composition

    Gouache on paper
    39 x 75 cm (15 ³/₈ x 29 ¹/₂ inches)
    Signed lower right
    Executed circa 1955
  • Otto Piene (1928 - 2014) Wo Alu und Honig Fließen

    Fire gouache with aluminium on cardboard
    99 x 64 cm (39 x 25¹/₄ inches)
    Signed and dated lower right, O Piene 72 and titled lower left
  • Damien Hirst (b. 1965 - ) The Empresses (Set of 5)

    Laminated Giclée print on aluminium composite, screen printed with glitter
    Signed on the reverse
    100 x 100 x 2 cm (39 ³/₈ x 39 ³/₈ x 0 ³/₄ inches)
    2022
  • Olivier Debré (1920 - 1999) Rouge de Touraine

    Lithograph on Arches paper
    112 x 77 cm (44 ¹/₈ x 30 ¹/₄ inches)
    Signed lower right, O. Debré
    Signed and numbered lower left, 23/75
    Executed in 1991
  • Edmund de Waal (b. 1964 - ) Colourfield

    Ten glazed porcelain vessels
    Largest 9.2 cm in height by 19.9 cm in diameter (3 ⁵/₈ x 7 ⁷/₈ inches)
    Impressed with the artist's seal on the underside of each vessel
    Executed in 2004
  • Annabel Daou (Pissarro) (1967 - ) The Armchair

    Oil on canvas
    116.5 x 102 cm (45 ⁷/₈ x 40 ¹/₈ inches)
    Signed on the reverse, Annabel Pissarro
  • Hugues Pissarro dit Pomié (b. 1935 - ) Nu Debout

    Oil on canvas
    92 x 65 cm (36 ¹/₄ x 25 ⁵/₈ inches)
    Signed lower right, Hugues Pissarro
    Dated on the reverse, Monte-Carlo 1963 and inscribed, Hugues Pissarro - 6 Rue de l'Eglise - Principauté de Monaco