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First British Surrealism Exhibition in 80 Years Comes to London

A major exhibition will mark 100 years since the birth of British surrealism at the Dulwich Picture Gallery from the 26th February to the 17th May. It will feature over 70 eclectic works from 42 artists including Leonora Carrington, Francis Bacon, Henry Moore and Paul Nash as well as lesser known artists such as Marion Adnams, Conroy Maddox, Reuben Mednikoff and Grace Pailthorpe. Dulwich Picture Gallery’s Sackler Director, Jennifer Scott, said: “Visitors will be invited...

“L’Univers Lalanne” Will Feature the Works of Celebrated Parisian Artists, Claude and François-Xavier Lalanne

Celebrated Parisian artists, François-Xavier and Claude Lalanne, spent five decades working together at their house and studio near Fontainebleau. Now Sotheby’s will be providing observers and fans of Parisian art with a complete, first look into the influence of naturalism on Claude and François- Xavier Lalanne’s oeuvre. A total of 280 works are set to be exhibited from 19th-23rd October, followed by a two-day auction titled, “L’Univers Lalanne” from the 23rd to the 24th of...

Christie’s to Offer ‘Bowler Hat’ Magritte Masterpiece

On 27 February 2019, Christie’s auction house will offer Le Lieu Commun (1964), one of the iconic ‘bowler hat’ Magritte masterpieces. Leading The Art of the Surreal sale, the painting is estimated to fetch between £15-25 million and is expected to set a new world auction record for the artist. This is the first time the work of art—which is considered to be one of the finest and largest examples of René Magritte’s bowler hat...

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