Contemporary 599

94. Ola Billgren, ”Målning” (detail). Sold for 1,515,650 SEK.

Contemporary is spring's major sale for Contemporary Art in Scandinavia. International high lights includes among others, Nick Brandt, Bjarne Melgaard, Peter Blake, Leon Tarasewicz, Christo, Andy Warhol, Marilyn Minter, Nathalie Djurberg, Irving Penn, Fernandez Arman and Bill Henson.

Bukowskis, Berzelii Park 1, Stockholm. Mon–Fri 11 AM –18 PM, Sat–Sun 11 AM–17 PM.
Start 6 PM at Arsenalsgatan 2, Stockholm.

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May 16 start 6 PM number
Contemporary Art 1 - 119
Photographs 120 - 169
Prints 170 - 188



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At the day of the auction May 16 the lots can be collected at Arsenalsgatan 2, in Stockholm. From May 18 onwards all sold lots will be available for collection at Artmove, Frihamnsgatan 58, Stockholm. Opening hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9.00-17.00, Thursday 9.00-18.00, Saturday and Sunday closed. Full payment must have been received by Bukowskis before lots can be collected.

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