Contemporary Passions
Online Auction: 19–26 November 2021 • 1:00 PM CET • Cologne

Contemporary Passions 19–26 November 2021 • 1:00 PM CET • Cologne

S otheby’s is delighted to present the Contemporary Passions Sale, taking place in Cologne. The auction features works by emerging young artists, complemented by works by renowned local and
international artists such as Marcel Broodthaers, André Butzer, Jakob Kirchmayr, Isa Genzken, Gerhard Richter, Erwin Wurm and Ralf Ziervogel.

This season’s guest curator is Robert Müller-Grünow, a dedicated Contemporary art collector and founder of scentcommunication and aerome, a production for high profile scents and scent concepts.


Auction Highlights

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Collecting in the New Millennium: Figure Versus Form Property from a Belgian Collection

Sotheby’s is honoured to offer this exceptional collection of Contemporary Art which reflects an outstanding passion, joy and vision of collecting in a large scale with a dedicated focus on art responding on industrial and cultural developments. Thoughtfully assembled over the last two decades the collection covers also a remarkable scope of variety towards medium and genre. Herewith the sale features important works by some of the most influential international and emerging artists from to and beyond like (Thomas Houseago, Jake & Dinos Chapman, Liam Gillick, Kader Attia and Manfred Pernice). All the works are coming to auction for the first time, presenting an exciting opportunity for collectors.

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Curators Picks

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Precious Works on Paper for Starting Collectors

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