Modern British & Irish Art

Modern & Post-War British Art Week

By Sotheby's

The Modern & Post-War British Art sales on the 12 and 13 June will present works by the leading figures in British Modernism, such as Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore and Stanley Spencer. A programme of talks and events will accompany the sales. 

Exhibitions & Events

Modern & Post-War British Art Day and Evening Sale exhibition

Friday 8 June 9am – 4.30pm

Saturday 9 June 12pm – 5pm

Sunday 10 June 12pm – 5pm

Monday 11 June 9am – 4.30pm

Tuesday 12 June 9am – 12pm

Sunday at Sotheby's

Please join us for an afternoon of free talks celebrating a season of Modern British Art on Sunday 10 June.


Stanley Spencer: Heaven on Earth –  Gallery talk with Carolyn Leder, author of Stanley Spencer: The Astor Collection.


The Art of William Scott –  In Conversation with Robert Scott, the artist's son.


The Journey of Making: Howard Hodgkin Working on Paper Gallery – Talk with Andrew Smith, Hodgkin's Printmaker.


Modernism in Britain: Hepworth, Moore & Nicholson – Gallery talk with Richard Cork, art critic and curator.


The Colourists: Pictures from the Harrison Collection 12 June, London. 

Howard Hodgkin: Working on Paper 12 June, London. 

Modern & Post-War British Art Evening Sale 12 June, London. 

Modern & Post-War British Art Day Sale 13 June, London. 

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