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Impressionist & Modern Art

London, 2 – 5 February 2016

Christie’s London auctions of Impressionist & Modern Art totalled £117.8 million, achieving impressive sell-through rates of 83% by lot and 87% by value. 

Strong results across the week included record prices for works on paper at King Street and a highly successful sale of Picasso ceramics at South Kensington, which saw editions by the master 100% sold. This builds on the recent success of our online and private sales platforms in this category. 20th Century at Christie's continues this week with the Post-War and Contemporary Art evening, day and online auctions.

We are now accepting consignment for the May New York sales, for a free and confidential valuation please contact one of our specialists.

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  • Christie’s Lates: Modern Love

  • Join us for the next Christie’s Late on Tuesday 2 February for an evening of art, music and cocktails. The Christie’s South Kensington salerooms will be filled with an array of artworks by masters of the Impressionist period and renowned Modern artists, including an array of Pablo Picasso’s much loved ceramics. Christie’s specialists will be discussing their love of all things modern and the various ground breaking tenets of the era. Enter the Famous Art Couples quiz for a chance to a prize and, with a drink in hand, watch a live screening of the Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale taking place up the road at our King Street saleroom. 

    Tuesday 2 February
    6pm – 8:30pm

    Christie’s South Kensington
    85 Old Brompton Road
    London SW7 3LD

    For more information, visit Christie's Lates.

Explore 20th Century at Christie's

Throughout 2016, we are presenting a series of exciting selections of art, unified by a singular theme. The first event, The 20th Century, takes place in London between 28 January and 12 February. Spanning the years 1897–2008, it’s the director’s cut of one of the most explosive periods in art history.