The Paris Sales
June 2023 | Paris

F eaturing examples by the greatest masters of the second half of the 20th century, such as Yves Klein, Zao Wou-Ki, Pierre Soulages, Simon Hantaï, Chu Teh-Chun and Sam Francis, The Paris Sales offer a rare opportunity to acquire historical works from prestigious international private collections.

As part of the Art Contemporain Evening on 5 June, Op Art, The collection of a visionary brings together an ensemble of large scale works by the greatest artists of the optical art movement - Victor Vasarely, Piero Dorazio and François Morellet - never seen at auction before.

Also on the 5 June, Sotheby’s will unveil the beautiful Michel Lequesne collection, who gathered the best examples of post-war abstraction and tribal art. His collection illustrates the perfect dialogue between post-war painting and African and Oceanic aesthetic.

Auctions & Exhibitions

Art Contemporain Evening Auction Highlights

La Collection Michel Lequesne Highlights

Art Contemporain Day Auction Highlights


27 May 23 | 11:00 AM–7:00 PM
29 May 23 | 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
30 May 23 | 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
31 May 23 | 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
1 Jun 23 | 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
2 Jun 23 | 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
3 Jun 23 | 11:00 AM–7:00 PM
4 Jun 23 | 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
5 Jun 23 | 10:00 AM–12:00 PM

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