Exciting finds at Artcurial’s 20th Century Interiors sale

  Artcurial has a very exciting and accessible two part sale coming up on the 4th of October.  You have lots of time to browse and make careful choices!  There are over 500 lots just in the day sale! We’ve … Continue reading

Diego Giacometti Collection at Artcurial

      Pair of tabourets … a la souris, circa 1960. A 20 Year Friendship with Diego Giacometti: Brollo Collection 14 September 2016 at Artcurial Paris This collection is the reflection of a friendship – a shared passion for … Continue reading

Preview of Chinese Contemporary Design in Paris

We can’t help but peak ahead a bit even as we’re enjoying these wonderful summer days! There are some great shows and sales coming to Paris this fall and one that looks exciting is the Piasa sale of Contemporary Chinese … Continue reading

Contemporary Living with Collectible Design

Fernando Santangelo, interior designer for Bette Midler and for the Chateau Marmont curates the upcoming Contemporary Living Sale at Sotheby’ NY on 28 July. He states: “I thought it would be in a way like working with gouaches or writing … Continue reading

France’s unique and thrilling Hôtel Drouot

Drouot has always held an allure for collectors, amateurs and tourists alike and we also know it can also feel rather daunting. This week we explain what exactly ‘Hôtel’ Drouot is and how this operation works. Next time you’ll be ready! … Continue reading

Curated Spaces

Expanding on the traditional ‘decorator interiors’ Christie’s and Sotheby’s hosted influential bloggers and top designers in there exhibition spaces this fall, asking them to compose interiors using objects in their design sales mixed with Modern and Contemporary artwork. The results are truly inspiring! It … Continue reading

Sotheby’s New York inaugural ‘Contemporary Living’ Sale, 22nd July 2015

Sideboard by George Nakashima, Armchairs by Finn Juhl, artwork by Ellsworth Kelly. Sotheby’s New York will hold the inaugural ‘Contemporary Living’ sale on 22 July with Photography, Prints and 20th Century & Contemporary Design among its 250 lots. With estimates … Continue reading

Auction Roundup

A little over half the lots at  the Cornette de Saint Cyr XXth Century Decorative Art sale on June 8th in Paris were unsold.  Among these was the star lot, the ‘Fauteuil-Scultpture ‘Leda’ chair by Salvador Dali (estimate €20,000-30,000). Interestingly, there … Continue reading