Friday, May 24, 2019

Modern & Post-War British Art - Exhibition at Sotheby's

I spent more time today looking at the catalogue for the Modern & Post-War British Art evening auction taking place at Sotheby's in London on 18th - 19th June 2019

It's got a lot of interesting artworks by various artists and I very much recommend you 

  • view the 5 day exhibition (see dates, times and venue address at the end) in advance of the auction
  • take a look at the catalogue if interested in this period of British Art 
    • click the link to Modern & Post-War British Art 
    • either scroll down the page 
    • or click a pic and go straight to the detailed page for that artwork - and click the pic again and get a larger image

The feet of "Beautiful Girl Lying Down" by Euan Uglow (1932-2000)
oil on canvas | 61 by 93.5cm.; 24 by 37in. | Executed in 1958-59
Estimate £300,000 - £500,000

Artists include:
  • Edward Burra
  • Sir Eduardo Paolozzi
  • Euan Uglow - I was transfixed by the very beautiful painting "Beautiful Girl Lying Down" - do read the catalogue note about his work
  • Alison Watt
  • Leon Kossoff
  • LS Lowry
  • Walter Richard Sickert
  • Henry Moore - both sculpture and shelter drawing
  • Ben Nicholson
  • Dame Barbara Hepworth
  • Patrick Heron
  • David Nash
  • Graham Sutherland
  • John Piper
  • Roger Hilton
  • David Bomberg
  • Winifrid Nicholson
  • Augustus John
  • Duncan Grant
  • Vanessa Bell
  • Paul Nash
  • Craigie Aitchison
  • Dame Lucie Rie
  • Dame Elisabeth Frink
  • Sir Peter Blake
  • David Hockney
  • Sean Scully
  • Christopher Le Brun
  • Sir Terry Frost
  • Gillian Ayers
The exhibition dates and times - at Sotheby's at 34-35 New Bond Street London W1A 2AA - are as follows
  • Friday 14 June 9am - 5pm
  • Saturday 15 June 12pm - 5pm
  • Sunday 16 June 1pm - 5pm
  • Monday17 June 9am - 5pm
  • Tuesday18 June 9am - 4pm