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December Auction Season In Paris | Detailed Introduction On Selected Lots Of Modern And Contemporary Art

2020 is coming to an end, but the global auctions in December are still in full swing. Hong Kong, Beijing, New York and other cities have frequently reported good news recently, and the December auctions in Paris are also going to kick off immediately. Various auction houses will raise their hammers one after another, and classic masterpieces from both East and the West will gather together. Now, please follow ArtPro to focus on the impressive lots of the season.

Featured Lot No.1:

After 1960, Chu Teh-Chun gradually gained fame on the international stage, both of his concrete and abstract works have received unanimous praise and recognition in the international art world. The work Composition was created in 1961 and is estimated at a price of USD $3.55-5.88 million. It embodies the fusion of Western modern abstract art and Chinese painting in an artistic conception with unique charm.

Featured Lot No.2:

Chimeisei Tettekisen of Kazuo Shiraga will be presented in a contemporary art evening sale. The estimated value of this work is USD $2.35-3.53 million. The artist swayed pigments on the canvas that allowed viewers to feel the explosion of potential power and the natural expression of his unique creativity. Kazuo Shiraga's paintings are not only an expression of mind and body, or a momentary action, but also have the significance that transcend the concept of time.

Featured Lot No.3:

Zao Wou-Ki once said that "Color is light, and light can express a sense of space." The works of the "Hurricane Period" also fully demonstrate the transaction on and characteristics in art styles of the artists. The work 15.05.62 is estimated to be USD $1.76-2.35 million. It was created in 1962 during the "Hurricane Period". The yellow, black, and brown brushstrokes in the painting are vigorous and powerful, showing the continuous creative passion and its artistic value.

Featured Lot No.4:

Scène Épisodique À Deux Protagonistes of Jean Dubuffet depicts twisted dual roles with fantasy colors and smooth brushstrokes. The graphics and the twisting of the background are intertwined, there is a deep meaning behind the roughness and simplicity. The estimated price of this lot is USD $1.21-2.11 million. The beautiful colors and patterns are assembled to show the artist's imagination.

Featured Lot No.5:

La Femme Au Miroir of Kees Van Dongen will be presented at Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale on December 8th. The estimated price is between USD $1.17-1.76 million. The woman in this painting shows the consistent style of the artist. Tall, slender, small head, big eyes, and the jewels that she wears are strongly exaggerated, the colors is bright and soft, that makes people feel the beauty of colors and rich compositions of Fauvism art.

Featured Lot No.6:

The Paris auction in December will present a number of works from Bernard Buffet, showing the creative styles of the artist in different periods. Deux Clowns Trompette was created in 1989 and received an appraisal of USD $470-700,000. The two clowns in the painting have withered faces with slender and dry limbs. The artist is always accustomed to painting without the skin, and uses gloomy grey to depict the human bodies with their empty souls.

Featured Lot No.7:

Hans Hartung's art creation usually revolves around some simple facts, leaving his own sharp and harsh lines on the canvas. This T1934-2 is the most expensive lot estimated at the Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale, the blue canvas uses lines and shapes of abstract artistic language. We look forward to see the performance of this lot on the auction.

Featured Lot No.8:

Georges Mathieu began to have a cosmic movement in 1980s, expressing strong emotions in color on a large-scale canvas, which is more bold and passionate than ever. This lot is the most expensive artwork estimated at the August Contemporary Art auction in Paris. The intense colors and dark background are impressive. At the same time, many of Georges Mathieu's works will be sold in the December auction season at Paris, and collectors who like them can pay more attention.

Other Impressive Lots:

In the Paris auction in December, there will be many masterpieces of artists to be auctioned, including outstanding works from popular artists Jean-Michel Basquiat, Wassily Kandinsky, and classic sculptures by artists such as Alberto Giacometti, Alexander Calder and Robert Rauschenberg.

For more details about the lot, please click on the link below to enter the auctions. ArtPro will continue to pay attention on auction information of the global art market and bring you more data.


Impressionist & Modern Art - Evening Sale
Artcurial Paris
8 Dec 2020, 18:00
7 rond-point des Champs Elysées Paris Paris
Post-war & Contemporary Art - Evening Sale
Artcurial Paris
8 Dec 2020, 18:30
7 rond-point des Champs Elysées Paris Paris
Contemporary Art
Aguttes Paris
14 Dec 2020, 16:00
164 bis Avenue Charles de Gaulle, 92200 Neuilly-sur-Seine auction house AGUTTES Paris
Art Contemporain Evening Sale
Sotheby's Paris
16 Dec 2020, 17:00
76, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré CS 10010 Paris