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Auction Highlights: Basquiat, Monet & More

Rounding up the season’s auction highlights, covering the record-breaking, the eclectic and the unique; we bring you the latest from the world’s most renowned auction houses. Scrawled expression Even 30 years after his death, the artwork of Jean-Michel Basquiat is proving to be painfully relevant as ever. A creation from his breakthrough year, Untitled (1982), sold at Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction this June for over £14 million—soaring beyond its pre-sale estimate of £7.5-10 million....

Works by Claude Monet Set to Be in the Tate Britain’s Exhibition

Six paintings by Claude Monet featuring the Houses of Parliament will be brought from the U.S., Germany and France to London, where they will join the Tate Britain’s exhibition—Impressionists in London, French Artists in Exile (1870-1904). It maps the journey embarked on by French Impressionists, who sought refuge in Britain during the 19th century. While there are 19 paintings within this series, depicting the impressive political Westminster monument from different perspectives, none of them currently...

Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse

The Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts will bring together over 120 works, from public institutions and private collections across Europe and the USA, including 35 paintings by Monet. Arguably the most important painter of gardens in the history of art, Monet was also an avid horticulturist who cultivated gardens wherever he lived. As early as the 1860s, a symbiotic relationship developed between his activities as a...

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