The Bonhams Contemporary Art and Design department focuses on works from all significant art and design movements of the 20th and 21st centuries, in a large variety of media including paintings, prints, sculpture, photographs and modern design. Bonhams have an established history of introducing innovative sale categories. As well as being the first auction house to have a department specifically dedicated to modern design, they are also recognized for their success in the field of urban art achieving many world record prices.
Bonhams remains committed to offering a wide and varied selection of Post-War and Contemporary art and design at auction. An ever-growing group of international buyers have resulted in top prices for big-name artists and designers featuring works by such icons as Andy Warhol, Ron Arad, Ross Lovegrove, Tony Cragg, Marc Newson, Damien Hirst, John Baldessari, Cindy Sherman, Tom Wesselmann, Philip Guston, Pablo Picasso, Alexander Calder, Henri Matisse, Friedel Dzubas, Maurice Utrillo, Georges Braque, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Marc Chagall, Arshile Gorky, Georges Rouault, Henri Lebasque, and Amedeo Modigliani to name only a few. We are always happy to give free and confidential auction valuations on works by these and many other artists.