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Press releases • Feb 18, 2019 15:58 UTC
Danish contemporary art, design icons, Danish Golden Age works and antiques as far as the eye can see. The highlights are lining up at this year’s first preview and auction at Bruun Rasmussen in Copenhagen. As a journalist, you are always welcome to request an interview with one of the auction house’s specialists, who can tell you more about the art objects up for auction.
Iconic Danish Design up for Auction: Finn Juhl's "Egyptian Chair" and Hans J. Wegner's "Dolphin Chair"
Press releases • Feb 13, 2019 14:55 UTC
What do Tutankhamun's grave and the animal kingdom have to do with Danish design? During the 1940s and 1950s, the Danish architects found inspiration for their designs in many different places, such as historical furniture designs, religious stories and nature. At Bruun Rasmussen's first Live Auction in Copenhagen this year, they can present the coveted designs by Finn Juhl and Hans J. Wegner.
Press releases • Feb 25, 2019 15:51 UTC
This week, Bruun Rasmussen will hold the year's first Live Auction in Copenhagen. The first week of auctions includes a portrait by the Danish Golden Age painter C.A. Jensen, which depicts three children from one of the influential families of the time, as well as gilt bronzes from the 18th-19th century France.
Press releases • Mar 04, 2019 08:49 UTC
Allan Otte, Cathrine Raben Davidsen and Trine Søndergaard – Danish contemporary art is gaining ground on the international market these years. When Bruun Rasmussen holds the year's first Live Auction of modern art and Scandinavian design, it will include a large number of works by some of the most significant Danish artists at the moment.
Press releases • Feb 12, 2019 15:44 UTC
The year's first Live Auction at Bruun Rasmussen in Copenhagen includes a copy of the Flora Danica work. It is extremely rare to see complete versions of this botanical work on the market. The project all began in 1761 with a plate depicting a cloudberry and a prospectus supported by the Danish King Frederik V. More than 120 years later, the magnificent Flora Danica was finally completed.
Press releases • Dec 07, 2018 10:01 UTC
Bruun Rasmussen’s 70th anniversary auction concluded on a high note as Danish design came under the hammer Thursday evening. A musical instrument garnered quite a lot of the attention during a bidding round where it was knocked down for several million Danish kroner.
Press releases • Dec 05, 2018 13:27 UTC
The saleroom was packed and the air full of bids at yesterday’s auction for artwork by international and Danish modern artists. While works by Gunther Förg and Willem de Kooning put up a good show, it was the Danish painter Harald Giersing who ran off with the top hammer price of DKK 3.1 million (EUR 540,000 including buyer’s premium).
Press releases • Dec 03, 2018 10:40 UTC
Friday afternoon, a historical treasure was up for auction at Bruun Rasmussen in Copenhagen. Queen Alexandrine's Russian sapphire tiara was sold for DKK 2 million (EUR 350,000 including buyer’s premium).
Press releases • Nov 26, 2018 08:00 UTC
At Bruun Rasmussen's anniversary auction on 27 November, we turn our attention to a historic moment at sea. This takes place with the sale of a postcard sent by the Dane Jacob Christian Milling to his wife in Odense only a few hours before the "unsinkable" RMS Titanic set out from the southern coast of England.
Press releases • Nov 23, 2018 09:33 UTC
Bruun Rasmussen is not the only one turning 70 this year. The same goes for the CoBrA art group, which was founded in 1948 with the intent of creating a new and more liberated approach to art. Part of our anniversary auction is therefore dedicated to the art of CoBrA.