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Interesting events of the art market and the world of collecting

28 October 2020

Sotheby’s auction house raised $ 90 million in several auctions organized last week in Paris and London using a “hybrid” online broadcasting system with remote participants. The series of auctions on October 21 began with a 49-lot session in Paris. Then the turn came to the London department, which has 48 pieces of art at its disposal. The Paris session raised $ 28.2 million (slightly above the preliminary lower estimate), and the London session – $ 62.2 million. One of the top lots in Paris was the work of Francis Picabia “Minos” (1929), sold for $ 3.9 million (3.3 million euros). In London, some hype has arisen around Banksy’s Show Me Monet (2005), the price of the hammer is $ 8.2 million (6.4 million pounds sterling). According to experts, despite difficult times for the art market, auction houses still manage to sell works that cross the psychological threshold of a million dollars, while minimizing the cost of printing catalogs and logistics.

Auctions October 27 – November 1

Russian art:

Hermitage October 27

Doyle October 28

Louiza Auktion October 28

Art of XX-XXI centuries:

Bruun Rasmussen October 27

Christie’s October 27, October 27 (contemporary art)

Sotheby’s October 27 (Central Asia), October 28 (Impressionists and Modernists), October 28 (contemporary art), October 30 (contemporary art)

Hermitage October 28

Piasa October 28

Hindman October 28

Aste di Antiquariato Boetto October 28

Heritage October 28

Chiswick October 29 (Central Asia and Africa)

Ader October 30

Sworders November 1 (British art)

Ceramics by Picasso:

Sotheby’s October 27

Masterpiece by Alberto Giacometti:

Sotheby’s October 27

Classic interior items, furniture:

Millon October 27

Bonhams October 27

Doyle October 28

Sotheby’s October 28

Ader October 28

Christie’s October 29

Chiswick October 30 (Silver)

20th century design:

Bruun Rasmussen October 27

Cornette de Saint Cyr October 27

Cambi October 28

Wright October 29

Classic cars:

Finarte October 28-30

Bonhams October 30

RM Sotheby’s October 31

Artcurial November 1


Chiswick October 27

Sworders October 27

Christie’s October 27

Bruun Rasmussen October 28

Aguttes October 28

Sotheby’s October 29

Doyle October 29

Dorotheum October 29

Collection wine:

Chiswick October 27

Christie’s October 27

Artcurial October 28, October 28-29

Besch Cannes October 31

Vasari October 31

Collectible whiskey:

Sotheby’s October 31

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