The Arts in October

The month of October is packed with numerous Art events, right in time to see new exhibitions, visit auctions and galleries to put some art up your walls.
We selected the best venues to visit, starting with the Munich High Lights Art Fair celebrating its 10th anniversary.

16th – 20th of October, 2019

HIGHLIGHTS
Internationale Kunstmesse, München

Find a great selection of international Masterpieces from antiques, fine Art, old masters, jewellery, and contemporary art. This fair is very elegant. Its the complete opposite of the art scene in Berlin. But what would you expect from a traditional city such as Munich? The selection of works is rather classical than edgy. It is pricy, but worthwhile a visit.

Kwang Young Chun, Aggregation, Gallerie Beck-Eggeling
Kunst und Antiquitäten, Almut Wagner
Lynn Chadwick, two lying figures on a base, Galerie Schwarzer
Martina Tauber Fine Arts

17th of October 2019

CHRISTIE´S
Paris Avant Garde

The Paris Avant-Garde sale presents the late 19th century to the present day, offering African works of art that shaped the aesthetics of modern European art movements, alongside extraordinary examples by Picasso, Matisse, Zao Wou-Ki and Soulages. Christies Avant Garde has great works, great names. Definitely something for connoisseurs and not beginners in the art world.

When I think about French artists then its Soulage´s name that automatically pops up. This retrospective is a must see and a great honour for his artistic career.

Visit the Musée de Louvre from the 11th of December till the 9th of March 2020 where the artist’s 100th Birthday is celebrated .

Composition abstraite, Serge Poliakoff,

FIAC, PARIS

The Fiac (Foire Internationale D`Art Contemporain) was
founded in 1974 and has steadily grown attracting the elite of the
modern and contemporary Art world it takes place at the Grand Palais, Petit Palais (Avenue Winston Churchill).

All medias are shown there: Painting, sculpture, photography,
installations, videos, performance, and digital art. Fiac is one of
the top fairs in the world. There you can see the who is who from the
art world. All the major galleries are exhibiting there. Its also the
meeting point for the big collectors. Great venue and lots to see. My advise for the ladies: don´t wear high heels.

7th of October 2019 -26th of January 2010

NATIONAL GALLERY LONDON

Paul Gauguin first ever exhibition devoted to the Portraits at the National Gallery London (Sainsbury Wing).

Featuring about 50 works, inspired by the time he spent in French Polynesia from the mid
1880´s to the end of his life, brought together from public and private collections. I can recommend reading his biography. What a fascinating life and a very strong will. His
eccentricity is definitely pictured in his portraits.

Paul Gauguin, faaturuma (Melancholikerin) 1891

17th of October, 2019

PHILLIPS

The Design Auction is the perfect chance to hunt modern classics like Gio Ponti pieces or Joris Laarman’s Bone chair from 2008. Place your bit on a Gio Ponti unique extendable dining table or a rare decorative lamp by Ettore Sottsass.

Not only a must visit when furnishing a new house but looking at it as an investment.

Gio Ponti, 1937. Manufactured by Casa e Giardino, Milan
left: Jasmin Khezri from irmasworld. right: Artwork „Kate Moss – the Face“ by © Stephanie Pfriender Stylander, at Ira Stehmann Fina Art

Raquel Ryba is an independent Art Advisor. After graduating from University College London, Raquel started her Masters Diploma at Christies in London. Later then she joined Christies auction house and worked for the Client advisory department. Advising international clients in the whole auction process. After spending twelve years in London, Raquel moved back to her home town Munich. Currently working as a consultant for several international auction houses and advising her private clients.

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