BERLIN/NEW YORK – With more than 100 fine art auctions in 2016, Auctionata, a leading online auction platform for art and luxury collectibles, has had an eventful art year. For the firm's fine art finale, Auctionata is presenting 14 livestream auctions from Nov. 23 through Dec. 14 spanning all epochs from Old Master paintings, 19th and 20th century art, iconic photography, prints and editions to contemporary works. Art lovers will be able to follow each of the auctions, and bid live from anywhere in the world online via www.auctionata.com and the Auctionata Live iPhone app.
The auction series begins with selected works by Dieter Blum on Nov. 23 at 6 p.m. CET. Blum is one of the most famous German photographers, who gained international recognition with his iconic Marlboro Man photographs. During the live online auction, the artist will be present to share insights into his work with the audience. In total, the auction will feature 88 works.
Old Master to Modern Art Coming Through Auctionata
The auction series continues with Old Master and 19th century paintings on Nov. 28 at 6 p.m. CET. This auction features highlights such as a still life by Francesco Noletti, an atmospheric landscape painting by Edmund Hottenroth as well as a well-preserved etching by Bernardo Beletto from 1748.
The following day will be dedicated to Impressionism and Modern Art at 6 p.m. CET. A particularly noteworthy artwork is Alexander N. Samakhvalov’s “Flowering Tree” from 1962, a colorful oil painting with extraordinary radiance as well as Willem Gerard Hofker’s moving Balinese nude painting. The sale will also offer nine Pablo Picasso ceramics and a drawing by Alberto Giacometti.
At 2 p.m. CET, the big auction day on Dec. 1 commences with editions and multiples from the liquidation trust of art advisor Helge Achenbach. This represents the last opportunity for collectors to obtain contemporary works from this renowned source.
The Prints & Photographs auction following at 4 p.m. CET brings together prints, photographs and objects by European and American artists of the 20th and 21st century. The highlights include prints by Francis Bacon, Roy Lichtenstein, and Max Bill as well as photographs by Beat Presser, Wolfang Tillmans, and Douglas Gordon.
On the same day, the auction Post-War & Contemporary Art takes place at 6 p.m. A highlight will be an installation from 1991 entitled “My Home – The Flies” by the Russian artist Ilya Kabakov (b. 1933, Russ.:Илья Иосифович Кабаков).
Finally, two auctions broadcast live from New York will conclude the Fine Art Weeks with a focus on 19th and 20th century art from Europe and the United States. Works by Henri Matisse, Edouard Bisson, Alexander Calder, and Marc Chagall will go under the hammer in the sales on Dec. 6 and 14, respectively.
Once again, all auctions will be broadcast live on www.auctionata.com.