Wednesday, April 4, 2012

The Gunter Sachs Collection, Exhibition @ Sothebys, Paris April 2012

The Gunter Sachs Collection
Highlights Exhibition @ Sothebys Paris April 3-5 2012
Auctions in London 22 & 23 May 2012

Andy Warhol's acrylic & silkscreen ink on canvas

Gunter Sachs, the millionaire who inherited a family fortune from the car maker Opel shot himself last year. He was a photographer & art collector.
His personal collection of art is being sold by Sotheby's in London.
Gunter Sachs is well known for having Brigitte Bardot as his second wife between 1966 & 1969

Richard Avedon Picture /Marianne by Alain Gourdon (Brigitte Bardot) / Andy Warhol

Highlights from his collection is shown in different cities around Europe: Paris, Zurich, Munich this month and in New York City in May before the auctions in London on May 22 & 23.

There are several furniture from Giacometti (tables & chairs not pictured here), Emile-Jacques Ruhlmann's secretaire...

Paintings by Yves Klein & Andy Warhol, Picture by Richard Avedon...
Yves Klein blue "Brain" & painting / François-Xavier Lalanne furniture (sheeps)

Cool exhibition, some objects or paintings in the catalogue are not in Paris so they probably split the collection in two for the exhibitions.
Arman's broken violin on panel /

Elmut Newton posters in Paris ( note: no naked girl on the subway poster, even the car is missing from the pic)