Modernising modern art

Modern art, a key art movement, is undergoing a revamp. Chris Carter reports.

Sotheby’s held its third annual “Modernités” sale in Paris on Wednesday, alongside the International Contemporary Art Fair (FIAC). The sale included Medea (1929) by Francis Picabia. With a nod to Sandro Botticelli, Picabia depicts the semi-divine enchantress from Greek mythology who goes on to marry Jason, the leader of the Argonauts. It was valued at up to €2m.

There was also a large painting...
source: Money Week

2019-10-18 11:44
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