One of Picasso’s greatest portraits goes on sale for the first time

  A painting of heightened psychological intensity, Pablo Picasso’s Femme au béret et à la robe quadrillée (Marie-Thérèse Walter) brings to a climax a turbulent and highly charged year. The great masterpiece of his career Guernica was created in 1937, and in the final month of that momentous year he … more

Christie’s Old Master Evening Sale to be led by Landseer’s Masterpiece Monarch of the Glen

At the culmination of Christie’s 250th anniversary year and as a major highlight of Classic Week, The Monarch of the Glen (circa 1849–51, estimate on request) by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, R.A. (1802-1873) will lead the Old Master Evening Sale (8 December 2016), alongside important works by Francisco de Goya … more

Sotheby’s David Bowie Festival 4-6 November

A Festival Of Events To Celebrate The Unveiling of David Bowie’s Art Collection at Sotheby’s 4 – 6 NOVEMBER 2016 *ALL NIGHT 24 HOUR VIEW * FESTIVAL OF TALKS CELEBRATING DAVID BOWIE’S ARTISTIC LEGACY* CHILDREN’S ACTIVITY DAY* David Bowie was for almost 50 years one of the most recognised and revered artists … more

Christie’s: Bohemian Slade School Sale

London – This Summer, Christie’s London will unveil a stellar selection of artworks formerly in the outstanding private collection of the late Edgar Astaire, which will be offered across four sales at Christie’s in June and July 2015. The group comprises works by revered 20th century British artists, including Mark … more