Bukowskis Contemporary Art Auction: Swedish Artists - International Art

Contemporary - the largest Nordic auction for contemporary art and photography November 16

STOCKHOLM, Nov. 9, 2011 /CNW/ - Sweden is a well-kept secret among art lovers and art collectors. Not only is Sweden the home of tremendously successful painters such as Jockum Nordström and Karin Mamma Andersson, but many sellers have found that Bukowskis is also a great marketplace for Andy Warhol, Antony Gormley, Irving Penn and Richard Avedon.

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Selected works in the upcoming sale:

Almost there (2000) - Maria Friberg (b. 1966) The men are fully capable of creating control, while at the same time it doesn't seem possible for them to influence their own situation. They are almost there, nearly reaching an undecided and unknown goal. This image was taken just before the collapse of the dotcom era (est 8450 - 10 550 euro).

DeathForest (2001) - Jockum Nordström (b. 1962) made his international breakthrough at the Armory Show in 2005. Today, he is featured in exhibitions all over the world and is represented by the David Zwirner Gallery. The collage in this sale is his first important work to be auctioned. Humour, the power of music and the unifying effect of folktales - all these are present in this key work. (est 105 050 - 126 100 euro).

Hardcore (2002)- Nathalie Djurberg (b. 1978) has conquered the art scene with her violent and bold clay animations. In 2009, she was one of two Swedes to be featured in an exhibition at the Italian Pavilion at the Biennale in Venice, and she is now represented at the Zach Feuer Gallery in New York. (est 12 650 - 15 800 euro).

Kastellet Girl (2007)- Antony Gormley, is one of the most influential sculptors in the world. His human bodies, closed and massive evoke ideas of loneliness, vulnerability and isolation. (est 87 400 - 105 000 euro)

Dovima with Elephants - Richard Avedon is one of the most famous and iconic fashion photographs of the 20th century. The photo was taken inside the famous Cirque d'Hiver in Paris for Harper's Bazaar. The model in the image, Dovima, is wearing an evening dress by Dior. It was the first dress designed for Dior by, Yves Saint Laurent. (est 262 650 - 315 150 euro).

Contemporary Viewing 10-15 November

Auction 16 November

Monitor the auction online - https://www.bukowskis.com

About Bukowskis

Bukowskis is the Nordic leading art business. We offer international hammer auctions, online auctions and Private Sales. The Bukowski headquarter is located in Stockholm with branches in Helsinki, Gothenburg and Malmo and representatives all around Europe, USA and Asia.

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