Posted in: Auctions, Russian art- Oct 26, 2016 Comments Off on AUCTION: Russian Books at Pierre Bergé’s Library Sale at Sotheby’s Paris, 8-9 November
Pierre Bergé in his library / Courtesy of Sotheby's

Pierre Bergé in his library / Courtesy of Sotheby’s

Pierre Bergé’s Library

At Sotheby’s Paris

8-9 November

EXHIBITIONS

LONDON: 27-28-29-30 October, 2016

Sotheby’s – New Bond Street, London

PARIS : 4-5-6 and 7 November, 2016

Drouot-Richelieu – 9 rue Drouot, 75009 Paris, France

The second part of Pierre Bergé’s library, to be offered at the beginning of November, is dedicated to 19th-century European literature.Read more

Posted in: Articles, Auctions, Russian art- Oct 19, 2016 Comments Off on INTERVIEW: Jay Vincze, Head of London Impressionist & Modern Art at Christie’s, on Kandinsky’s ‘Rigid and Curved’, 1935
Wassily Kandinsky, Rigid and Curved, 1935 / Courtesy of Christie's

Wassily Kandinsky, Rigid and Curved, 1935 / Courtesy of Christie’s

Wassily Kandinsky painted Rigide et Courbé (Rigid and Curved) in December 1935, marking the second anniversary of his arrival in Paris following the closure of the Bauhaus in Berlin.Read more

Posted in: Art, Auctions, Russian art- Oct 14, 2016 Comments Off on NEWS: Two Russian Imperial Jewels of great historical importance go on view at Sotheby’s London, until 17 October.

TWO SUPERB JEWELS OF IMPERIAL RUSSIAN HERITAGE

Linked to Two of the Greatest Rulers of Russian History

– Peter the Great & Catherine the Great –

Until 17 October

Together with highlights from Sotheby’s Geneva 16 November Sale of Magnificent & Noble Jewels, including the mesmerising Sky Blue Diamond (est.$15-25 million)

Two exceptional jewels of extraordinary historical importance are going on
view in Sotheby’s New Bond Street Galleries until Monday 17 October:

·         The first is one of the most important parures of antique coloured
diamond jewels to appear at auction in the last 50 years.  … Read more

Posted in: Art, Auctions, Russian art- Sep 21, 2016 Comments Off on AUCTION: Early Soviet posters to be featured in Kestenbaum & Company auction, 22 September
“Who is an Anti-Semite?” Text in Russian. Designed by Nikolai Denisovski. c. 1927 Estimate: $7,000-9,000 (Lot 5)

“Who is an Anti-Semite?” Text in Russian. Designed by Nikolai Denisovski. c. 1927 Estimate: $7,000-9,000 (Lot 5)

Kestenbaum & Company, the New York City based boutique auction house dedicated to the sale of Fine Judaica will be offering for auction-sale a rare collection of early Soviet posters.Read more

Posted in: Art, Auctions, Russian art- Sep 01, 2016 Comments Off on AUCTION: Important Fine & Decorative Art Auction at Shapiro Auctions, New York, 17 September
NICOLAI FECHIN, Little Native Girl / Courtesy of Shapiro Auctions

NICOLAI FECHIN, Little Native Girl / Courtesy of Shapiro Auctions

Important Fine & Decorative Art Auction

At Shapiro Auctions, New York

17 September at 10am EDT

This auction of over 400 works of art and antiques features important lots by Asian, American, Latin American, Russian and European artists.Read more

Posted in: Art, Auctions, Russian art- Aug 26, 2016 Comments Off on AUCTION: MacDougall’s Fine Art Auction Seeking Works by Geli Korzhev and other Russian Artists
Alexander Gerasimov, Still Life with Peonies Sold for 475,836 USD / Courtesy of MacDougall's

Alexander Gerasimov, Still Life with Peonies Sold for 475,836 USD / Courtesy of MacDougall’s

On behalf of important clients, we are looking for works by Geli Korzhev, Alexander Deineka, Yuri Pimenov, Alexander Gerasimovas well as other exemplary works of the Soviet masters.Read more

Posted in: Art, Auctions, Russian art- Aug 19, 2016 Comments Off on AUCTION: NOSTALGIA. Before and After. A Collection of Unique Polaroids by Andrey Tarkovsky at Bonhams London, 6 October
Courtesy of Bonhams

Courtesy of Bonhams

The definitive collection of Polaroids taken by the legendary filmmaker Andrey Tarkovsky (1932-1986) will come to auction for the first time in a stand-alone sale, Nostalgia: Before and After – Important Polaroids by Andrey Tarkovsky, at Bonhams London on 6 October 2016.Read more

Posted in: Art, Auctions, Russian art- Aug 16, 2016 Comments Off on AUCTION: Russian Drawings, Rare Books, and Soviet Paintings at Shapiro Auction (Online), 20 August 2016
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Celebration in Kolkhoz, Nina Sergeeva 1940s

Russian Drawings, Rare Books, and Soviet Paintings 

at Shapiro Auction (Online),

20 August, 10 AM EDT

Discover Soviet art and books at Shapiro Auctions. Over 230 no reserve lots of Russian drawings, rare books and Soviet paintings.Read more

Posted in: Art, Auctions, Culture, Russian art- Aug 02, 2016 Comments Off on AUCTION: Collection of Prince Felix Yusupov and his wife Princess Irina of Russia at Hôtel Drouot, 4 November 2016

Collection of Prince Felix Yusupov and his wife Princess Irina of Russiadrouot-2

at Hôtel Drouot, 9 Rue Drouot, 75009 Paris, France

4 November, 2 pm 

A regal collection 
 
More than 120 personal and historic items belonging to the Prince and Princess Yusupov will be offered for sale during this auction.Read more

Posted in: Art, Auctions, Opportunity, Russian art- Jul 27, 2016 Comments Off on OPPORTUNITY: MacDougall’s Fine Art Auction seeking works by Yuri Pimenov

MacDougall’s Fine Art Auction seeking works by Yuri Pimenov

Yuri Pimenov, Dressing Room at the Bolshoi Theatre

Yuri Pimenov, Dressing Room at the Bolshoi Theatre

On behalf of an important client, MacDougall’s is looking for works with distinguished provenance by Yuri Pimenov

Please contact their specialists for free and confidential valuation at russian@macdougallauction.com

MacDougall’s will be having their Auction of Important Russian Art on 30 November 2016. Read more

Posted in: Auctions, Culture, Russian art- Jul 11, 2016 Comments Off on AUCTION: SPACE HISTORY at Bonhams New York, 20 July
A flown space suit from the International Space Station (ISS) Expedition 6 / Courtesy of Bonhams

A flown space suit from the International Space Station (ISS) Expedition 6 / Courtesy of Bonhams

SPACE HISTORY

At Bonhams New York

20 July at 1pm ETD

Bonhams announces the Space History auction, to take place in New York on July 20, the 47th anniversary of the first documenting events ranging from the dawn of the space race to the end of the Cold War era, including the flown artefacts from the Apollo 11 and several Soyuz missions.Read more

Posted in: Auctions, Jobs, Russian art- Jul 11, 2016 Comments Off on JOB: Bilingual Assistant / Russian Art Cataloguer at MacDougall’s Fine Art Auctions
MacDougall's Fine Art Auctions

MacDougall’s Fine Art Auctions

MacDougall’s is the only fine art auction house to specialise exclusively in Russian art. The biannual sales during London’s Russian Art Week in June and December feature works by Russian masters from the 19th to the 21st century, works on paper, icons and works of art.Read more