Impressionist & Modern Art

As part of our re-imagined “20/21” sale series, Christie’s now presents a spectrum of Evening Sales that combines the giants of Post-War and Contemporary Art with the masters of Impressionist and Modern Art. Our expanded 20th Century platform celebrates the implicit conversations and connections between artists, movements and decades.

Our Impressionist and Modern Art sales feature pieces from the late 19th and early 20th centuries and encompass movements such as Impressionism, Fauvism, Cubism and Surrealism, with masterworks from iconic names such as Picasso, Modigliani, Cézanne, Matisse, Monet and more. Christie’s is a market leader in the Impressionist and Modern Art field, achieving landmark prices and strong sell-through rates on behalf of all our clients.

Our sales attract a global audience of buyers, including consistent participation from Asia at the highest levels. As of 2021, China and Asia now account for more than 26% of all global buying of and bidding on Impressionist and Modern Art. The genre maintains its position as a key area of collecting interest for clients in this region, driving more competitive bidding in each of our salerooms worldwide.

Christie’s holds regular auctions of Impressionist and Modern Art in New York, London and Paris. Our international team of experts are based across the Americas, Europe and Asia and are always available for free and confidential valuations. We also have a dedicated Private Sales team offering a discrete, flexible outlet for those looking to buy and sell.