Modern Post-War British Art View Auction details, bid, buy and collect the various artworks at Sothebys Art Auction House. Featuring paintings, drawings, sculptures and studio ceramics by all of the key artists and makers of the 20th Century, our June sale showcases everything that is fresh, innovative and beautiful in British art, from the Start Date: British Art Movements and Styles. These are the important British movements, styles, tendencies, groups, and schools that we currently cover. Post-war Modern Art. Roots of Contemporary Art. Movements by Country. American. Austrian. Belgian. British. Dutch. The Modern Sculpture Timeline The Abstract Expressionism Timeline All. The catalyst for Henry Moore's post-war rise to pre-eminence was a solo show in at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, that toured to Chicago and San Francisco. Modern British Sculpture. Another influential figure in British post-war sculpture who began working with metal was Anthony Caro (). An assistant to Henry Moore in the early s, Caro switched from figurative representational art to metal abstract sculpture after meeting the abstract American sculptor David Smith (), in
Sculpture, British th century 2. Sculpture, I3ritish - 19th century}, Sculpture -Great Britain I. Getsy, David j. 9'41 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication data Sculpture and the pursuit of a modem ideal in Britain, c. I edited by David). Getsy. p. em. --(British art and visual culture since , new readings). Subject: Now, Middle Ages & Earlier, 20th Century "Modern British Sculpture" at The Royal Academy. By Andrew Graham-Dixon. "Modern British Sculpture", at the Royal Academy, represents a truly appalling wasted opportunity. A potentially rich and fascinating subject has been treated with a mixture of blinding aesthetic contempt, total. A Bigger Splash () By David Hockney. Background to British Art. The s decade - the decade that gave birth to contemporary art - saw a great increase in national wealth, the spending power of the individual hugely enhanced. Air travel became available to everyone; gramophone records played for longer and every adolescent had the resources to buy them. The first book to be published on a key figure in the history of 20th-century British art, whose work crossed between the worlds of fine art and crafts; The author's research draws on his unrestricted access to the archives of the Tower family and Gimpel Fils gallery ; Includes a complete illustrated catalogue of works produced between and.
Christie’s has led the international market for Post-War and Contemporary Art market over the last decade, including holding consistent international market share every year since Our biannual sales in London, New York and Paris celebrate some of the leading masters active from to , including Mark Rothko, Andy Warhol, Francis. Modern & Post-War British Art. Our popular Modern & Post-War British Art sales offer a wide range of paintings, works on paper, sculpture, prints and photographs by both established and fresh names of the British art market. Presenting a variety of works at accessible estimates, the sales are an exciting opportunity for experienced collectors. The most celebrated British sculptor of the 20th century, Henry Moore was best known for his semi-abstract monumental bronze sculptures located all around the world as public works of early work was largely shaped by non-Western art, but in the later period, he was much inspired by leading modernists such as Picasso, Arp, Brancusi, and Giacometti. Fountain is a readymade sculpture by Marcel Duchamp in , consisting of a porcelain urinal signed "R. Mutt". In April , an ordinary piece of plumbing chosen by Duchamp was submitted for an exhibition of the Society of Independent Artists, the inaugural exhibition by the Society to be staged at The Grand Central Palace in New York. In Duchamp's presentation, the urinal's orientation was.