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This elegant desk, decorated on all sides with splendid burr veneers and fine gilt-bronze mounts, allowing the owner to place it freestanding in the centre of a room, is part of a group of bureaux…

12.10.2020 Details

In the 18th century, Europe’s cabinetmakers were able to produce a range of high quality and unique furniture items that remain unparalleled to this day and which are still highly sought-after in…

09.10.2020 Details

The exhibition “Generative Photography 1964-1968” of the artist Hein Gravenhorst is presented by the auction house Lempertz from 24th September 2020.

08.10.2020 Details

1845 to 2020 - Lempertz celebrates its 175th anniversary! Get a glimpse behind the scenes of the world's oldest family-owned auction house while previewing the spring auctions of photography,…

16.06.2020 Details

On 16 May, our traditional Prussian Sale will take place in our Berlin house. Featuring royal porcelain, outstanding silver, select paintings and high-value pieces of furniture, our experts Dr Ingrid…

11.05.2020 Details

How does one become a porcelain painter and why did you decide to become one? MD: You should have an interest in drawing and painting and at least a passing talent. It is also important to have good…

16.04.2020 Details

On 29 November, on the occasion of its 30-year anniversary, Lempertz in Cologne will auction the work "Lightness of Being" by Chris Levine in the special auction "30 Years of…

14.11.2019 Details

On May 17th, parts of the largest European private collection of mortars will be auctioned at Lempertz in Cologne. The Schwarzbach Collection comprises over 4000 pieces in total, which have been…

08.05.2019 Details

The art historian Professor Dr Olaf Peterson on the lithostone “Schaubude”, discovered in 2016, by the German artist Rudolf Schlichter, one of the most important representatives of Neue Sachlichkeit.

15.11.2018 Details

The contraction into a symbolic statement, the dialogue between landscape and sculpture, the abstraction related to reality and the play between the elements: our expert for modern and contemporary…

17.10.2018 Details

On 7 November, the wait will be over. The first part of the legendary Twinight Collection will be auctioned in Berlin!

27.09.2018 Details

Mario von Lüttichau, the former head curator of the Museum Folkwang in Essen and research consultant at Lempertz, about the journey, the creation and the model of the “Knienden” by Wilhelm Lehmbruck.

17.05.2018 Details

1918 - 1933 - Art from the period between the world wars of the 20th century. This year's spring auction of Modern Art features 66 Lots from a Rhineland private collection.

15.05.2018 Details

Hellmut Seemann, the director of the Klassik Stiftung Weimar and docent for management of cultural institutions at Hochschule für Musik FRANZ LISZT Weimar, is sharing his well-founded knowledge about…

30.04.2018 Details

On occasion of the Prussian Sale we have divided the timespan between 1701 and 1918 into chapters, introducing their most influential players, commentators, and styles. Take a look and let us…

11.04.2018 Details

On occasion of the Prussian Sale we have divided the timespan between 1701 and 1918 into chapters, introducing their most influential players, commentators, and styles. Take a look and let us…

11.04.2018 Details

On occasion of the Prussian Sale we have divided the timespan between 1701 and 1918 into chapters, introducing their most influential players, commentators, and styles. Take a look and let us…

10.04.2018 Details

The distinguished and renowned historian Sir Christopher Clark about Charles Amédée van Loos Portrait of King Frederick II of Prussia. Take a look and let us surprise you!

09.04.2018 Details

On occasion of the Prussian Sale we have divided the timespan between 1701 and 1918 into chapters, introducing their most influential players, commentators, and styles. Take a look and let us…

09.04.2018 Details

On occasion of the Prussian Sale we have divided the timespan between 1701 and 1918 into chapters, introducing their most influential players, commentators, and styles. Take a look and let us…

05.04.2018 Details

Is a private museum the fulfilment of all collectors’ dreams? A look behind the scenes of the Brandenburg-Prussia Museum in Wustrau.

19.03.2018 Details

A pair of candlesticks from the dinner service of Friedrich the Great. The distinguished goldsmith Alexander Hornemann describes his personal impressions.

16.03.2018 Details

Berlin, KPM, 1830, the decoration by Eduard Wilhelm Forst, the bronze by Werner and Mieth, Berlin.

06.03.2018 Details

Is that art or can it be done away with? Irritations are often part of the artistic program. Therefore it is helpful to know the origin of nonsense: Dadaism. It not only provides an introduction to…

29.01.2018 Details

“Photography is a pictorial depiction expressed in seamlessly merging tonal values and brought about or conveyed by the effects of light.”

16.11.2017 Details

In 1962, Gerhard Richter's artist book was created, featuring the figure of a man with a wide-brimmed hat as its central motif. For this depiction, Richter cuts stamp templates in various…

09.11.2017 Details

Rebecca Horn has the ability to relate art and space in a wonderful, at times mysterious way and, in doing so, to radiate an aesthetic as well as poetic presence...

26.10.2017 Details

‘Winter Village Landscape with “The Swan” Tavern’ by the Belgian-born artist Pieter Brueghel the Younger is one highlight of the 2017 Autumn Auctions...

26.10.2017 Details

Already famous within his lifetime, his works were coveted for their detailed compositions and vivid colouring...

26.10.2017 Details

Fabrizio Plessi Cariatide Mediterranea, 2001 Video sculpture, Overall dimensions 220 x 60 x 60 cm.

26.10.2017 Details

In 1984 Klaus J. Jacobs founded an art collection of a special kind: the collection of the Jacobs Suchard Museum in Zurich. Jacobs was interested in the reappraisal of the European product history of…

25.10.2017 Details

"Die Fotografie ermöglicht mir dokumentarische, als auch inszenierte Fotos zu realisieren. Gleichzeitig entstehen in letzter Zeit Strickarbeiten mit häufig politischem Hintergrund."

05.10.2017 Details

"Ich „bewege” das Papier zusammen mit der Farbe aus dem Moment heraus." Interview mit der Künstlerin Christine Reifenberger.

21.09.2017 Details

"Es galt, die Vorbilder zu überwinden und dies gelang mir in überzeugender Weise." Interview mit dem Künstler Michael Heckert.

19.09.2017 Details

"Als Fotografin schätze ich die […] Möglichkeit, den Moment zu bannen. Mein Leben als Archiv." Interview mit der Künstlerin Erika Kiffl.

19.09.2017 Details

It is one advantage of art to be able to reach the emotions of the viewer purely through the visual. Thus the question of a rational comprehensible use is often overlooked. However, Japan of the 17th…

16.05.2017 Details

Dr. Werner Schäfke, art historian and former director of Cologne’s city museum, directs his gaze onto the portrait Der Maler Heinrich Hoerle (The Painter Heinrich Hoerle) by August Sander and…

09.05.2017 Details

After the great approval in Autumn, we introduce this season’s highlights of the upcoming Spring auction in brief videos. This year we were also able to get a hold of exciting personalities,…

26.04.2017 Details

Interview mit der gebürtigen Österreicherin Linde Waber anlässlich unserer Auktion zeitgenössischer Kunst lempertz:projects.

22.03.2017 Details

Bereits mit 14 war der Künstlerin klar: sie möchte Malerei studieren. Einige Fragen an die Künstlerin Nicola Staeglich.

21.03.2017 Details

“Inspiration finde ich in der Beobachtung des alltäglichen Lebens.” Interview mit dem Künstler Robert Brandy.

21.03.2017 Details

Der ehemalige Schüler Gotthard Graubners über seine Kunst, seine Pläne, Ausstellungen und seine Inspiration. Ein Interview mit dem gebürtigen Koblenzer.

21.03.2017 Details

Interview mit dem gebürtigen Düsseldorfer Künstler Manfred Müller. Zwei seiner Werke kommen in unserer Auktion lempertz:projects zum Aufruf.

01.03.2017 Details

Anlässlich unserer bevorstehenden Versteigerung zeitgenössischer Kunst lempertz:projects: ein Interview mit der Photographin Sonja Brass...

01.03.2017 Details

Ein Interview mit Petra Lemmerz. Die in Karlsruhe geborene Künstlerin lebt u. arbeitet in Düsseldorf und Italien.

01.03.2017 Details

Ein Interview mit dem in Berlin lebenden Künstler Oliver Lanz anlässlich unserer bevorstehenden Auktion zeitgenössischer Kunst lempertz:projects.

01.03.2017 Details

The black crocodile leather Kelly bag is possibly the most iconic handbag of the 20th century. The design acquired its moniker, which Hermès made into a label, after Princess Gracia Patricia - the…

02.02.2017 Details

Lempertz Academy: short videos and captivating articles from art experts and passionate collectors from all over the world. In our new series, you have the opportunity to explore something new and…

27.10.2016 Details

The exhibition, opening on 28 January at Lempertz in Berlin, presents sculptures from the various creative periods of Johannis Avramidis. After having been exhibited in Lempertz‘ Berlin branch, the…

28.04.2016 Details

On the 30th of April, Lempertz was celebrating its 10th anniversary of the “Berlin-Auktion” with an overly successful auction in the german capital. Many unique pieces of porcelain, silver and…

15.05.2015 Details