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Quentin Blake Enormous Crocodiles eyes above the muddy water
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Quentin Blake A Retrospective at Christies

The Quentin Blake A Retrospective is running at Christies from the 3rd to the 12th July, and includes 178 lots from Quentin Blake’s personal collection, being offered at live auction and an online sale. The sales comprise works from the past 40 years of his career, including illustrations of characters that have […]

Hölle der Vögel (Birds’ Hell) by Max Beckmann
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Max Beckmann’s Birds’ Hell Achieves New World Artist Record

Max Beckmann’s Hölle der Vögel (Birds’ Hell) (1937-38) achieved a new world record price for the artist of £36,005,000 / $45,834,365 / €40,865,675 in the Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale on 27 June. Hölle der Vögel (Birds’ Hell) continues the Germanic tradition of using gruesome allegorical scenes at the same time as taking aspects of […]

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Christie’s The Art of the Surreal

The sixteenth edition of The Art of the Surreal sale will take place at Christie’s on 28 February, following the Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale and will include 35 lots that chart the history of Dada and Surrealism. Together the two auctions launch 20th Century at Christie’s, a series […]