Kunsthalle Bern is organizing a charity auction
ARTinvestment.RU   23 августа 2008

13 September in the Exhibition Hall of the Swiss city of Bern will be put up for sale works by 72 contemporary artists, including the work of Raymond Pettibona, Lucas Toymansa, Georg Baselitz and others

September 13 in the Exhibition Hall of the city of Bern (Kunsthalle Bern) will host a charity auction. On sale will be on display paintings, photographs, sculptures and installations by famous contemporary artists, whose solo exhibitions at various times held in this museum. All proceeds from the sale of works will go on exhibit Kunsthalle.

From 16 August to 10 September, all displayed on the auction works can be seen at the exhibition entitled NOLEFTOVERS ( «Bezostatka»). His creations for the exhibition and an auction and gave the young artists and masters of modern art, such as Raymond Pettibon (Raymond Pettibon), Robert Gaubert (Robert Gober), Strategic Thomas (Thomas Struth), Georg Baselitz (Georg Baselitz), Tsitko Otto (Otto Zitko), Luc Toymans (Luc Tuymans), etc. Most of the artists gave the museum its new work.

Charity auction - it is logical initiative for the Kunsthalle. It is through public bidding, and he was born. The museum began to build in 1917. In order to collect the seed capital, the members of the Association of Artists of Bern put up for auction a lot of works of art, and staged a five masked ball, which took place in the urban arena and on the streets of the city.

Many artists had their works at auction, the glory came exactly after the events in Berne Kunsthalle. This museum is known for his support the most radical artistic initiatives. In particular, his work is exhibited Gregor Schneider (Gregor Schneider) - an artist, recently proposed to transform the art object is a dying man. It was thanks to exhibition in the Kunsthalle Swiss public had the opportunity to become acquainted with the work of such artists as Edvard Munch (Edvard Munch), Jesús Rafael Soto (Jesus Rafael Soto), Luc Toymans etc. It is this museum was the first public building in which the famous artist Christo ( Christo) wrapped in cloth.

The list of works which will be exhibited at the September auction can be found here .

Material prepared Yulia Maksimova

Source: artknowledgenews.com

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