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11 April 2017

artnet News: 5 Important Auctions to Watch in April

What we can expect to see from auctions this month


April 11, 2017


Fikret Mualla
Au Marché, 1957
Courtesy of Beyaz Müzayede


Beyaz Müzayede
39th Beyaz Contemporary and Modern Art Auction
April 9

Turkey's Modern and contemporary art scene was on display at the Beyaz Müzayede auction. A range of styles were represented, from Burhan Cahit Dogançay's bright, abstract paintings inspired by city walls to Fikret Mualla's avant-garde figures.


K Auction
Spring Auction in Seoul
April 12

Many of Korea's top contemporary artists are on the block in this upcoming auction. Highlights include works from Lee Ufan and Park Seo-Bo, in addition to a few big names from the West, such as Damien Hirst and Marc Chagall.


Christie's Amsterdam
Post-War and Contemporary Art
April 11–12

One of many stand out lots in this two-day spring sale is Imi Knoebel's Revolver I, at an estimated value of €80,000–120,000. The multi-colored, geometric work is a rare opportunity for collectors to own since it is one of the largest of its kind to come to auction.


Bonham's Los Angeles
Prints and Multiples
April 18

A wide range of prints will be up for auction, from early Old Master printmakers such as Rembrandt and Dürer to Modern and contemporary exemplars including Marc Chagall, Joan Miró, Henri Matisse, and more. One of the highlights is a group of four prints from Richard Diebenkorn's "Seated Woman" series.


Swann Galleries
Images & Objects: Photographs & Photobooks
April 20

This sale will feature a variety of iconic 20th-century photographs, including Ansel Adams' Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico, as well as portraits of H.L Mencken and Pablo Picasso by Irving Penn.


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