London : 19 june 2018

Christie’s Modern British Art Evening Sale on 19 June 2018 will launch ‘20th Century at Christie’s’, a series of auctions that will take place in London from 15 to 29 June 2018. Coinciding with the centenary of the end of the First World War, two paintings by one of the leading Official War Artists, Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson will demonstrate the power of figurative painting, the development of which can be traced in the work of L. S. Lowry and Stanley Spencer later in the 20th century. Icons of British Modernism, including a unique carving by Henry Moore and two sculptures by Barbara Hepworth, will be showcased alongside a group of artists representing Op Art and Pop Art as the pictorial landscape in the UK transformed. Comprised of paintings by Richard Hamilton, David Hockney, Allen Jones, Richard Lin, Victor Pasmore, and Bridget Riley, the group is highlighted by a rare portrait by one of the founding members of Pop Art, Pauline Boty.U2fyyv9nb2rccml0lkpqrw
                                                            Barbara Hepworth, Tiki (1969, estimate: £1,800,000-2,500,000)    - Henry Moore, Head (circa 1934-36, estimate: £2,000,000-3,000,000)

The Modern British Art Day Sale will follow on 20 June. The sales are complemented by the second edition of the exhibition Sculpture in the Square, an outdoor sculpture garden set within St James’s Square, London. It features nine works that will be offered in the Evening Sale by Lynn Chadwick, Tony Cragg, Barry Flanagan, Dame Elisabeth Frink, William Turnbull, and Emily Young. Estimates in the Modern British Art season range from £2,000 to £3,000,000, offering collectors of every level an opportunity to acquire pieces by the celebrated masters of the 20th century.

The 8 june 2018