Tags: modern art
Asger Jorn Worth Millions: Liberation Image from 1945 Sold at Auction
Tuesday, Bruun Rasmussen marked the 75th anniversary of Denmark's liberation in style when a work by the Danish artist Asger Jorn came under the hammer at a Live Auction in Copenhagen.
Lithograph May Become the Most Expensive David Hockney Work Ever Sold in Denmark
David Hockney is undoubtedly one of the most important artists of the 20th century. At a Live Auction on 16 June, Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers will place one of the popular artist's works under the hammer.
New Initiative Results in Million Kroner Hammer Prices at Bruun Rasmussen Fine Art Auctioneers
Both household names and brand new artists made their mark on the Contemporary Art scene during the auction house's Live Auction in Copenhagen on 3 and 4 March.
Record-Breaking Czech Back Under the Hammer
A remarkable collection of the Czech artist Jan Krizek's paintings and sculptures will be up for sale at the autumn’s Live Auction at Bruun Rasmussen in Copenhagen.
Cubist Work up for Auction in Copenhagen
The highlight of this summer's auction at Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers in Copenhagen is a magnificent painting by Henri Hayden from 1920 and entitled "Bretonne". With the painting’s multi-perspective it can rightly be called pure cubist and musical in its style. The painting originates from the artist's relatively short cubist period between 1915 to 1922.
Danish Contemporary Art up for Auction
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.
The Many Faces of Per Kirkeby: from Pop Art to Geology
At the autumn's international auction in Copenhagen, we celebrate the many artistic achievements of the recently deceased Danish artist Per Kirkeby. We do so with a series of works ranging from his early experiments with pop art to his later geological studies.
Doctor Glass' impressive collection on auction
An outstanding private collection of glass art from the 20th century is offered at Bruun Rasmussen's international auction in Copenhagen 26 September. The owner is the Danish doctor Torben Sørensen who has spent a lifetime gathering a plethora of works from Italy, Finland and Sweden.
Exclusive Art and Design Preview in London
We have handpicked a selection of world-renowned artwork and rare design classics from this summer's international auction in Copenhagen and will exhibit them at the Danish Embassy in London on 15 and 16 May.
Photographic Art Reaches New Heights at Auction
At the year's first international auction here at Bruun Rasmussen in Copenhagen, we have achieved a new Danish record for photographic art, where a work by the American artist Cindy Sherman was sold for DKK 220,000 (€ 38,000 including buyer's premium). On the whole, the contemporary art was well received at Tuesday's auction.
World Record: Le Corbusier sold for DKK 2.05 million
Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers of Fine Art in Copenhagen continue to achieve new auction records. Tuesday afternoon, two enamel paintings by Le Corbusier were sold for DKK 2.05 million and DKK 1.9 million respectively. A work by the Italian avant-garde artist Piero Manzoni was also sold at the auction for a price of DKK 1.3 million.
Nolde’s Powerful Colours at Auction
The flowers are bursting like fireworks in Emil Nolde’s dazzling flower painting ”Blühende Sommer”, which is estimated at DKK 1.2 million (€ 162,000) at the next international auction at Bruun Rasmussen in Copenhagen. With this watercolour and two other works by Nolde, we are proud to present a varied selection of his forceful world of colours, established at a time of great social upheaval.
The Final Enamels by Corbusier from Utzon’s Private Collection
The Swiss-born artist Le Corbusier collaborated with the Danish architect Jørn Utzon on the interior decoration of the Sydney Opera House. Now two of the artist's outstanding enamel paintings from the Utzon collection will come under the hammer at Bruun Rasmussen in Copenhagen on 5th December.
Utzon's Favourite Work by Le Corbusier Sets New World Record
Tuesday evening the enamel "20 heures, arrivée à Chandigarh" by Swiss-French architect and artist Le Corbusier achieved an impressive hammer price of DKK 1.75 million (€ 234,000 including buyer’s premium), which is a doubling of the previous world record for an enamel by Le Corbusier set in Zurich in July 2016.
CoBrA, Corbusier and Kudo Calling!
CoBrA is one of the headlines at this year’s final international auction at Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers in Copenhagen, where we can present more than 100 works by representatives of the legendary art group. We place a special light on Pierre Alechinsky and Asger Jorn.
Rare Enamel by Le Corbusier from Utzon’s Art Collection
Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers is pleased to announce that another important work by Le Corbusier from the private collection of the world-famous Danish architect Jørn Utzon will be auctioned off in the beginning of December. The work was made while Utzon and Corbusier collaborated on the interior of the Sydney Opera House during the 1950s.
World Record for Modern Art in Copenhagen
There was a great demand for world-class modern art at the international auction at Bruun Rasmussen in Copenhagen, where a work by the Italian artist Paolo Scheggi was sold for DKK 2.5 million. Other surprises among the auction results include works by Fernand Léger, Jan Křížek and Tetsumi Kudo, as well as a world record on a painting by Alan Uglow.
Avantgarde Art 1960 + 1970 - Exhibition in Paris
While the famous art fair "Biennale des Antiquaires" is being held at the Grand Palais, Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers of Fine Art will for the third time exhibit its most coveted paintings and furniture pieces at the auction association Drouot in Paris. This time there is a special focus on international avant-garde art from the 1960s to the 70s.
Newly discovered work by Paolo Scheggi up for Auction
A newly discovered work from the early 1960s by the Italian avant garde artist Paolo Scheggi (1940-71) has found its way to Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers of Fine Art and will be auctioned off in September 2016. The hitherto unknown work has been in a private Danish collection, and prior to the sale it has recently been registered with the Associazione Paolo Scheggi in Milan.