Lempertz Academy - Highlights of our upcoming Auctions

27.10.2016

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 interesting. Let us surprise you with the first four of our highlight videos.

 

ERNST LUDWIG KIRCHNER - Mädchen in Südwester

Peter Raue, lawyer and art collector in Berlin

In this video, the passionate art collector and lawyer talks about his opinion of the works and gives us an insight into the relationship bewteen Kirchner and his muse Erna Schilling. Mädchen in Südwester' will be offered for sale in the upcoming Modern Art auction on Friday 2 December. Further works and information about Ernst Ludwig Kirchner can be found at: Art index.

 

FERNANDO BOTERO - Niño con un pájaro

Mariana Hanstein, art historian, Kunsthaus Lempertz

''I don't paint fat people. Fat people do not interest me at all'', Fernando Botero, cited by Mariana Hanstein. It is much more about the style and enjoyment of South American life: The book 'Botero – Kleine Reihe – Kunst' by Mariana Hanstein has already been published, examining the artist's life and oeuvre. The work 'Nino con un Pajero' will be offered for sale on 3 December in the Contemporary Art auction.

 

MAX LIEBERMANN - Konzert in der Oper

Matthias Schulz, artistic director, State Opera House Unter den Linden

Although the opera was too fussy for his tastes, Liebermann devoted many paintings to the State Opera. Matthias Schulz reports on this period in the artist's life, Liebermann's visits to the State Opera House Unter den Linden, and how he would stroll down the pedestrian street to get there. The painting 'Konzert in der Oper' from Max Liebermann will be offered for sale in our Modern Art auction on 2 December. Further works already sold at Kunsthaus Lemperrt can be seen at: Art index.

 

ERNST LUDWIG KIRCHNER - Davos

Peter Raue, lawyer and art collector in Berlin

The special atmosphere takes centre stage here. With a sharp and trained eye, Peter Raue discusses the interaction of colour and form in this work from 1917. 'Davos' by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner will be auctioned alongside 'Mädchen in Südwester' on 2 December. Previously sold works by the artists as well as a bibliography can be found at: Art index.

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