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Main Focus

In our Contemporary Art department, we focus on German artists from the generation that worked from the 1960s through the 1990s, such as Albert Oehlen, Martin Kippenberger, Günther Förg or Peter Roehr. In general, however, numerous artistic movements from the 1960s up until the present day are represented in our contemporary art auctions: Zero, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Pop-Art, and even Bad Painting and Postmodern Realism. The works on offer include outstanding paintings and drawings as well as sculptures and installations by a large number of renowned artists, such as Günther Uecker, Ed Kienholz, Isa Genzken, Andy Warhol, Tony Cragg, or Stephan Balkenhol.

Auction and Consignments

Our next auctions will take place in Autumn 2021. We appraise your art – confidentially, non-binding, and free of charge. Please send us a reproduction of the artwork by either post or email, including details such as the medium, date, and size (unframed). You may also use the estimate request form. Please do not hesitate to contact us by telephone – we are always at your disposal.

Selected results

from our auctions on 10th and 11th June 2021

Lot 11

Gerhard Richter

“Umgeschlagenes Blatt”. 1966. Oil on canvas. 18 × 21 cm. Sold for 745,000 EUR (incl. premium)

Lot 731

Joseph Beuys

Two women. 1958. Gouache over pencil on paper. 21 × 15 cm. Sold for 125,000 EUR (incl. premium)

Lot 37

Neo Rauch

Author. 1994. Oil on paper, collaged on linen. 243.4 × 247 cm. Sold for 350,000 EUR (incl. premium)

Lot 10

Konrad Lueg

“Bockwürste auf Pappteller”. 1962/63. Tempera and acrylic on canvas. 100.3 × 99.7 cm. Sold for 437,500 EUR (incl. premium)

Lot 17

Gerhard Richter

“Heidi”. 1965. Oil on canvas. 35 x 37 cm. Sold for 550,000 EUR (incl. premium)

Lot 33

Arnulf Rainer

Overpainting. 1964. Oil on synthetic fabric, backed with cardboard. 49 × 35 cm. Sold for 62,500 EUR (incl. premium)

Lot 725

Tom Wesselmann

Study for Bedroom Painting #71 (Double Drop-Out). 1982. Acrylic and pencil on rag paper. 102,5 × 143,8 cm. Sold for 187,500 EUR (incl. premium)

Lot 751

David Hockney

”Lithograph of Water Made of Thick and Thin Lines, a Green Wash, a Light Blue Wash, and a Dark Blue Wash”. 1978-80. Colour lithograph on laid paper. 50,5 × 70,3 cm. Sold for 125,000 EUR (incl. premium)

Lot 729

Isa Genzken

“Spatz”. 1992. Concrete, antenna. 54 x 13 x 4 cm. Sold for 52,500 EUR (incl. premium)

Lot 762

Salomé

“Verträumt”. 1983. Emulsion paint on cotton. 200 × 250 cm. Sold for 32,500 EUR (incl. premium)

Lot 737

Norbert Schwontkowski

“Der Erfinder der Tricolore”. 2009. Oil and collage on canvas. 181 × 201 cm. Sold for 87,500 EUR (incl. premium)

Lot 727

Günter Fruhtrunk

“ROT AUS SCHWARZ AUS GELB”. 1970. Acrylic on canvas. 80 × 79 cm. Sold for 93,750 EUR (incl. premium)