The 21st edition of The Art of the Surreal at Christie’s will directly follow the 20th/21st Century: Shanghai Evening Sale on 1 March. Leading this sale is Pablo Picasso’s surrealist masterpiece La fenêtre ouverte (1929) — to be offered at auction for the first time — and René Magritte’s La lumière du pôle (1926–27). Several works by Magritte are also presented, spanning his oeuvre, with estimates ranging from £400,000 to £5,500,000. Additional highlights include Paul Delvaux’s Le soir tombe (1970), alongside works by Salvador Dalí, Óscar Domínguez, Yves Tanguy, Joan Miró and Max Ernst.
Explore the exhibition in person at Christie’s London from 23–28 February.
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Tour information | 20th/21st Century: Shanghai to London
‘When Matisse dies, Chagall will be the only painter left who understands what colour really is’ — Pablo Picasso, 1954
‘My life with him was always secret’ — how Picasso’s clandestine lover Marie-Thérèse is depicted in La fenêtre ouverte
Franz Marc leads historic 20th/21st Century Art auction series of modern and contemporary masterpieces