Modern Art & Design

Bishop & Miller’s Modern Art & Design department curates modern paintings, sculptures, prints, photographs, ceramics, installations and furniture. We’ve valued and sold items from a wide range of modern and contemporary artists and designers spanning over 150 years of diverse artistic movements and fields of collectability.

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The Modern Art and Design movement has reimagined, reinterpreted, and even rejected traditional aesthetic values, fundamentally redefining style and taste. We have seen this market go from strength to strength in recent years with interest continuing to grow in impressionism, fauvism, and expressionism works of art as well as modernistic design pieces. 

Our department has valued and sold everything from Art Nouveau and Art Deco to mid-century masters of post-war paintings as well as contemporary studio makers and designers. We pride ourselves on offering a plethora of enticing artworks at auction for established and new collectors keen to secure something from this dynamic and popular area of the market. 

The team at Bishop & Miller have a wealth of experience in holding auctions through all periods of art and design. We pride ourselves on providing the best possible guidance for both consignors, experienced and new buyers. So if you’re looking for advice on bringing your items to auction we would be delighted to help.

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"I was so impressed! Oliver came to my house to value a number of items. He was courteous, polite, extremely knowledgeable and most importantly honest. I wouldn’t trust anyone else to sell my items and I thoroughly recommend him and his team."

Yasmin Jeffrey

"The auction house provides a regular ever increasing variety of specialised auctions. As a seller, you know you'll get a good price, as a buyer, there's every opportunity to acquire what you're interested in."

Andy Graves

Antique Valuations

Bishop & Miller offer a free, no obligation valuation service on a wide range of objects.

Offering full service and guidance whether it’s a single item for valuation and auction or probate and insurance valuations. Our team of dedicated professionals are on hand to help with every aspect of your auction experience.

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