Nothing has changed or challenged the art world more than the rise of Modern Art. The Modern Art movement brought forth many artists looking to go their own way and question the main stream. The Modern era was one that saw a paradigm shift. From the early stirrings of this new movement in the late 19th century came forth a glittering kaleidoscope of possibilities. Exploring the countless facets of the avant garde would be the work of a lifetime! Lempertz have been accompanying these artistic upheavals for many years. Under our roof, interested art fans can buy and sell Modern Art, building on the expertise we have developed in over a century of experience curating art auctions.
Would like to buy or sell modern art, do you have questions regarding specific lots, or do you simply need trustworthy expertise? Our trained experts can provide you with reliable, first hand advice combining years of experience with passion for the field. Our experts are available to answer your questions via e-mail and telephone.
Prof. Henrik Hanstein
Are you looking to buy Modern Art? If so we can recommend our current auctions. In the Modern Art department you can find unique collector's items of all kinds: Paintings, sculptures, drawings – the offers to be found on the art market are as rich as the works that the Modern Art movement brought forth. Modern Art has influenced artists of many different backgrounds and it is always eye opening to get to know these fascinating personalities and their works.
Are you looking to sell modern art? As an auction house with many years of experience we can provide you with the perfect platform: Only the most popular auctions will bring fair market prices for your Modern Art pieces. Our valuation form is a simple way to have your questions answered, and our extensive artist database can provide you with an initial orientation.
Modern Art is a subject that moves both people and the market. Modern Art achieves staggering record prices again and again, making headlines the world over. Pablo Picasso is one of the top record-holders among Modern artists: Numerous works by the Spanish painter have graced the lists of the most expensive paintings ever sold. Lempertz auction house has also achieved many record prices for works in their Modern Art auctions. In Spring 2019 Max Liebermann's monumental work Judengasse in Amsterdam changed hands for over one million euros, and we have also achieved prices exceeding the million euro mark for works by Pablo Picasso, Vincent van Gogh, and Kurt Schwitters in our Modern Art Auctions.