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Indulge Yourself at the Exhibition "Drouot Déco"

Published on , by Bernard Zirnheld

After months of confinement, reimagine your surroundings with a visit to "Drouot Déco", a selection of the most extraordinary – and affordable – art and objets d’art proposed in sales of the coming months.

Moké (1950-2001), Coupe d'Afrique, 1973, oil on canvas, 102 x 163 cm.Estimate: €1000/1500 (Drouot... Indulge Yourself at the Exhibition

Moké (1950-2001), Coupe d'Afrique, 1973, oil on canvas, 102 x 163 cm.
Estimate: €1000/1500 (Drouot Estimations)

"Drouot Déco", on view through September 21 in Room 9 of the Hôtel Drouot, highlights a selection of affordable art and antiquities to be offered for sale through the end of the year. A ‘collegial exhibition’ collectively organized by Drouot auctioneers (like the concurrent Oeuvres Choisies ) , the show gathers a selection of affordable artworks, furniture, ceramics, glass and curios. A majority of the exhibition is dedicated to the Klapisch collection. Robert Klapisch, a major figure in post-war nuclear physics , served on numerous French presidential committees for scientific ethics and actively promoted scientific partnerships with nations of the global south. The collection he assembled with his wife Louise features works by major contemporary artists and designers. Artists of the New Figuration movement are particularly present, and more properly those of Narrative Art. These artists rejected the modernist dictum of abstraction to create representational work that they felt more directly engaged…
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