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Modern & Contemporary Art Season

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After a record-breaking end to 2022, our Fine Art team are delighted to invite consignments to their forthcoming season of auctions across the UK. Celebrating 130 years of fine art, from birth of the Modern movement to Post-War & Contemporary stars, this season also brings with it an exciting new addition to the London calendar with the arrival of Avant Garde: Art from 1900 to Now to the Mall Galleries.





Contemporary & Post-War Art

Tuesday 04 April 2023
Live in Edinburgh & Online


Consignments invited until 8 March

Encompassing works by both emerging and internationally regarded contemporary artists and sculptors, our Contemporary & Post-War Art auctions have achieved top prices for household names including John Hoyland, Bridget Riley, Eduardo Paolozzi, Terry Frost, Nicholas Party, Alison Watt and Callum Innes. Regularly featured local favourites include John Bellany and the ‘New Glasgow Boys’ Peter Howson, Ken Currie, Steven Campbell, as well as John Byrne, Elizabeth Blackadder and Alasdair Gray.




Prints & Multiples

Tuesday 04 April 2023
Live in Edinburgh & Online

Consignments invited until 3 March

Our Prints & Multiples auctions celebrate the alchemy and collaboration of the printmaking process. Within these auctions, we handle prints from a wide variety of artists: from 20th-century masters Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali and Joan Miro through to the British canon of printmakers including Dame Laura Knight, L.S. Lowry, Edward Bawden, all the way to David Hockney and Howard Hodgkin. Our auctions encompass printmaking created up to and including the present day, with artists currently working in these mediums, such as Tracey Emin, David Shrigley, Banksy and the Connor Brothers.






Avant Garde: Art From 1890 to Now

Thursday 27 April 2023
Live in London & Online


Consignments invited until 10 March

With an exciting mix of paintings, sculpture, works on paper and the occasional print, this dynamic new auction for 2023 showcases the avant-garde spirit of art in the 20th & 21st Centuries – from the beginning of Modernism, through the social, political and cultural upheaval of mid-Century, through to post-Modernism, Conceptualism and the multitude of stances that make up Contemporary art today.

The sale features work from Britain, Europe, The Middle East, Africa and North and South America, by new discoveries and established names, including Edouard Vuillard, Mark Tobey, David Hockney, Hussein Shariffe & Y. Z. Kami.





MODERN MADE: Art Design & Studio Ceramics

Friday 28 April
Live in London & Online
Consignments invited until 7 March

Celebrating the very best in Modern & Post-War Art, Design and Studio Ceramics, our flagship MODERN MADE exhibition and auction returns to the Mall Galleries in London this April. The April edition of MODERN MADE curated by Philip Smith, will feature a fantastic array of works and a number of significant collections that demonstrate the cross-cultural and multi-disciplinary nature of the art and design world in the post-war years.






Scottish Paintings & Sculpture

Thursday 08 June
Live in Edinburgh & Online


Consignments invited until 14 April

Our Scottish Paintings & Sculpture auctions feature work from Scottish artists covering the period from the 18th to the 20th centuries, from the Romantic landscapes of Alexander Nasmyth and portraiture of Allan Ramsay and Sir Henry Raeburn, to the highly collectable works of Joan Eardley and Anne Redpath. All Scottish Art movements are represented, including the Glasgow Boys, the Edinburgh School and, of course, the Scottish Colourists: Peploe, Fergusson, Hunter and Cadell.



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Buying & Selling at Auction

Buying at Auction

At Lyon & Turnbull we want to make buying at auction, either in the saleroom or online as easy and enjoyable as possible. With both specialists and client services available across a wide range of locations so whatever your interest or query we are always on hand to help.



Selling at Auction

Holding approximately 30 auctions every year, we combine personal, one-to-one service with a team of internationally experienced specialists, making selling antiques and art at auction easy. Our team are on hand to assist at every stage, keeping you up-to-date throughout the process from initial valuation to settlement.





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