Archive for November, 2014


And we continue to… pontificate – Russian Art Week winds up

Nov 29th, 2014 | By

  Results at Russian Art week were uneven.  A couple of important pictures attracted attention and Serov’s lovely portrait of Maria Zeitlin set a new auction record for a Russian artwork of pounds 9.2m beating the pounds 7.88m raised for Nicolai Roerich’s Madonna Libris at Bonhams in summer 2013.  However, only 47% of lots sold against
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Farewell, 1967, by Geli Korzhev

Exhibition of Severe Style Russian Art planned at the Saatchi Gallery for March 2015

Nov 21st, 2014 | By

                                  A new exhibition of Severe Style Russian art is in planning for March 2015 at the Saatchi Gallery in London.  The Saatchi Gallery are keen to build on the success of their two Russian Art exhibitions in 2012/2013, ‘Gaiety is
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Both these Warhol's exceeded their estimates at last week's sales

Record Contemporary sales of US$ 1.78bn bode well for forthcoming Russian Art Week

Nov 14th, 2014 | By

  The art market juggernaut thundered on last week with Sotheby’s and Christie’s competing with each other in what can only be described as an art feeding frenzy.  People may write endless speculation as to the motivation and identity of the buyers of all this modern and contemporary art but the only certainty is that
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Lord Poltimore at Russian Art Week. Photo courtesy of Sotheby’s

As Russian Art Week approaches what is the state of the Russian Art Market?

Nov 13th, 2014 | By

ARTICLE: The State of the Russian Art Market Ahead of November’s Russian Art Week, by Ivan Lindsay for the Russianartandculture website Prominent art dealer and author Ivan Lindsay takes a look at the Russian art market prior to London’s forthcoming Russian Art Week. It’s early November in a wet and windy London, and dealers and
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