This June, Christie’s London presents era-defining art from an age of innovation, invention and imagination. 20th Century at Christie’s will offer rare and exceptional works from the pre-eminent artists of the last century. Masterpieces by Beckmann, Picasso, Schiele and Van Gogh lead this seven-auction series.
From modern masterworks to affordable art, 20th Century at Christie’s has something for every collector. Explore the sales from 17 June at our King Street saleroom.
An appreciation of the artist’s ‘ferociously visceral’ response to the rise of Hitler in Germany
Art historian Jill Lloyd explores the context for Max Beckmann's major masterpiece
A portrait of the woman who inspired the ‘most ecstatically erotic’ works Picasso’s career
Saule pleureur (1918-19), the artist’s deeply personal response to the horrors of the First World War
A major painting that helped to establish Schiele as the leading avant-garde artist in Vienna
The story of how Vincent van Gogh came to paint this stunning adaptation of a work by Millet
A selection of drawings that reveal artists at their most daring — from a leading private collection
Christie's presents a special outdoor sculpture garden in central London
Specialist Philip Harley discusses a poignant, powerful work by Paul Nash dating from 100 years ago
The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller
With a commitment of sale proceeds to charities, the Rockefellers continue their long legacy of philanthropy. Christie’s has been selected to manage the Spring 2018 auction of more than 2,000 items