A world record and a second location on Fasanenstrasse
Villa Grisebach’s fall auctions
Berlin, November 29, 2014: A new chapter opened. This weekend the inaugural auction “Contemporary Art” was held at Villa Grisebach’s newly added galleries at Fasanenstrasse 27: With more than 400 guests attending and a total of 150 bidders on the telephones paintings by Anselm Kiefer (EUR 312,500*) and Georg Baselitz (EUR 250,000) fetched the highest hammer-prices. more ...
Max Beckmann’s last painting
from Germany will be sold in Berlin
Berlin, 12 November 2014: In the summer of 1937, when preparations were underway in Munich for the exhibition “Degenerate Art”, Max Beckmann, at the beach of Wangerooge Island, was working on “Stürmische Nordsee,” the last painting he would complete in Germany. Shortly afterwards, he emigrated to Amsterdam, never again returning to Germany. more...
The ORANGERIE Presents an Icon of German Craftsmanship.
The Walderdorff Commode by Roentgen For Sale at Auction
In the center of the upcoming ORANGERIE auction is an icon of German craftsmanship: The legendary “Walderdorff-Commode” was the first important commission in 1755 for the ingenious furniture artist, Abraham Roentgen. Created for the Prince Elector of Trier, the commode was owned by the same family for more than 200 years. The estimate is EUR 200,000 / 300,000. more ...