Female Trailblazers: Making Modernism

London | 26 June 2024

Join us this June at Sotheby's for an extraordinary presentation of works by trailblazing female artists of the 20th century. This collection highlights the revolutionary lives and unique artistic journeys of Marianne von Werefkin, Françoise Gilot, Tamara de Lempicka, and Alexandra Exter.

Discover the resilience and creativity of these women as they navigated the turbulent events of their time, from Lempicka's escape from the Russian Revolution to Exter's emigration to Paris. Meanwhile, Werefkin's contributions to Expressionism, and Gilot's artistic genius were overshadowed by their male counterparts. These artists are finally receiving the recognition they deserve.

Don't miss this opportunity to celebrate the remarkable legacies of these exceptional artists in the Modern Day Auction taking place at Sotheby's London on 26 June.

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