• Event date June-July 2022

This June, the landmark auction series 20th/21st Century Art returns with a calendar of auctions in celebration of the cultural dialogue between London and Paris. Following the remarkable success of the Shanghai to London edition, the upcoming season showcases 20th and 21st century works with the backdrop of the dynamic cultural centres of London and Paris.


With our headline auctions on 28 June, the series will launch in London with Marc Chagall, Colour of Life: Works Formerly from the Artist’s Estate, offering 20 works that reflects the full range of Chagall’s multifaceted oeuvre and offering a rare insight into the artist’s unique creative spirit. Following immediately after, the 20th/21st Century: London Evening Sale will be held in London, before relaying to Paris to conclude with 20th/21st Century: Paris Evening Sale


From 14 – 30 June, delve deeper into the enchanting world of the artist and explore Marc Chagall, Colour of Life: Prints and Artist’s Books Formerly from the Artist’s Estate, Online, an online sale that celebrates Chagall’s life-long love of printmaking and features works made over a period of sixty years — offered on the market for the first time and in remarkably fine condition. Learn more about our exciting Chagall sales here


The series continues into the first week of July. In London, explore the works in the Impressionist and Modern Art Day and Works on Paper Sale, the Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Sale, and First Open: Post-War and Contemporary Art Online. In Paris, follow Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Sale, and Le Grand Style: An Apartment on the Quai d’Orsay Designed by Alberto Pinto

Viewing information

London Sale Room


Viewing times

A selection of artworks will be on display 22 June - 1 July

Weekdays, 9.00am – 5pm
Weekends, 12pm – 5pm

Christie’s London
8 King Street

Christie's Paris


Viewing times

A selection of artworks will be on display 23-29 June

Daily, 10.00am – 6pm
Sunday, 2pm – 6pm

Christie’s Paris
9 Avenue Matignon
75008 Paris

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Image credits:

Yves Klein (1928–1962), Anthropométrie de l’époque bleue, (ANT 124), 1960, Estimate on request
To be offered in 20th /21st Century: London Evening Sale, 28 June 2022
© Succession Yves Klein c/o ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 20

Claude Monet (1840-1926), Waterloo Bridge, effet de brume
Property from the estate of Paul Bulova Guilden

Pierre Soulages, Peinture 143 x 202 cm, 4 décembre 1970
© Adagp, Paris, 2022

© The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat / ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2022