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Welcome to Contemporary Art & Design - an auction that unites the most current art right now. The dynamic auctionincludes several iconic works by major international artists such as Jim Dine, Niki de Saint Phalle, Keith Haring, Petra Cortright and Andy Warhol. We are also very proud to be able to present one of the auction's absolute highlights, a painting by Richard Prince and a beautiful collection of works by Ola Billgren. Iconic vintage photographs by photographer and filmmaker Larry Clark are also represented. This seasons auction also includes a Swedish design icon, Jonas Bohlin's "Concrete" chair, which is reportedly the chair Bohlin showed at Konstfack 1981.

Viewing April 4th–8th at Berzelii Park 1 in Stockholm
Open: Mon–Fri 11AM–6PM, Sat–Sun 11AM–5PM
Sale: April 9th, start 3PM. Arsenalsgatan 2 in Stockholm

Catalogue > Browse the printed catalogue > Additions >
At the same time: the viewing of the sale Important Timepieces. Read more here >

April 9th start 3 PM number
Design 1–74
Contemporary Art 75–206
Photographs 207–309
Prints 310–340

A guide for buyers – how to bid

You can bid with a paddle in the auction room, by phone, by absentee bidding, or by live online. Choose the option you find the most convenient. Please notice that if you are an online customer, you need to be approved as a hammer auction customer to be able to bid at the auction. This rule applies regardless if you choose to bid in the auction room, online, by phone or by absentee bidding. Contact to get the approval or if you have any further questions.


You can participate in the auction in real time via a computer. To submit online bids in excess of SEK 3 million, we need a bank reference. Please email our customer service at to be cleared for this level of online bidding.

New customer? Please register. Existing customer log in.

When you bid by telephone, you are in contact by phone with one of our specialists who makes the bids on your behalf in the auction room. To be contacted by telephone, you need to submit your application for phone bidding by 8 PM on the day before the auction.

If you are a new customer, register first, then fill out our telephone bidding application form and email it to Please specify the catalogue number of the lot, your full name, customer number, and the telephone number(s) where you can be reached during the auction.

Existing customer: Fill out the telephone bidding application form and send it to
Please specify the catalogue number, your full name, address and the telephone number(s) where you can be reached during the auction.

Register at Bukowskis, Arsenalsgatan 2 in Stockholm from 9 AM at the day of the auction.

If you cannot attend the auction in person, we can bid on your behalf. Our customer service personnel handle the bidding confidentially and strive to obtain the lot for you at the lowest possible price.

Click here for the absentee bidding submission form and send the filled out form to

If you need any assistance before the auction, do not hesitate to contact our customer service at +46 8 614 08 00.

All clients must submit a completed pre-registration application form at least three (3) days prior to the start of the auction. Bukowskis will not be able to accommodate first-time bidders within three (3) days of the auction.

For further information regarding the pre-registration application please contact us on or in person at our Customer Service Desk, located at Arsenalsgatan 2, Stockholm.

Payment and collection

Payment must be made within 8 working days of the end of the auction. Payments for items purchased by private individuals with an address in Sweden, Finland, Germany or Austria for total amounts of up to SEK 100,000 are made via Klarna’s payment service. Payment options, e.g. card payments or invoice, are shown on the payment page. Payments are made via under ”My pages”. Payments for commercial customers and for private individuals for total amounts exceeding SEK 100,000 will be invoiced by Bukowski Auktioner AB. You will find your invoice at ”My pages” at Payment may also be made at the auction itself at Bukowskis’ premises at Berzelii Park. Please note that payments cannot be made in cash.

During the auction April 9th and April 10th–23rd it is possible for you to collect your paid objects and unsold objects at Bukowskis Arsenalsgatan 2 in Stockholm. Opening hours: Mon–Fri 9 am–5 pm, Sat–Sun and April 19th–22rd closed.

As from April 25th all objects are available to be collected at Bukowskis, Västberga Allé 3 in Hägersten. Opening hours: Mon–Thu 10 am–7 pm, Fri 10 am–5 pm, Sat 11am–3 pm, Sun closed.

As from April 25th a storage fee 50 SEK per item and day will be charged for uncollected items. Full payment must been received by Bukowskis before lots can be collected.

We now offer delivery to a location of your choice. For quotes and information, please contact:

Read more about the auction in the interviews below and see some of the highlights selected by Bukowski's specialists:

Interview Karin Aringer, Specialist contemporary art, photography and prints
“I am fascinated by Francesca Woodman’s intense and short life. Her self-portraits are melancholic and mysterious, just like I imagine the artist herself. The compositions are bold and her images entails a very personal expression. Woodman has inspired many contemporary photographers.” Read more >

Interview Louise Wrede, Specialist contemporary art
“Oscar Murillo’s large-scale paintings imply action, performance, and chaos, but are in fact methodically composed with full control over expressions. His works often relates to his own life. The city life in London, where he is based and Colombia where he was born in 1986. His works are composed of rough-hewn stitched canvases, which combine colours with fragments of text as well as dirt and dust from his studio.” Read more >

Interview Jonatan Jahn, Specialist Design
“This iconic object is known for symbolizing the breakthrough of Postmodernism within the Swedish design movement. Jonas Bohlin's milestone, the ”Concrete” chair, is a true Swedish design icon. This particular piece is reportedly the one that Bohlin showcased at his graduation exhibition at Konstfack in Stockholm 1981. It is rare opportunity to be able to acquire such an important Swedish design classic, so seize the moment!” Read more >

For condition report contact specialist
Karin Aringer
Karin Aringer
Specialist Photographs and Contemporary Art
+46 (0)702 63 70 57
Louise Wrede
Louise Wrede
Specialist Contemporary Art, Private Sales
+46 (0)739 40 08 19
Andreas Rydén
Andreas Rydén
Head Specialist, Art, Deputy Managing Director
+46 (0)728 58 71 39
Eva Seeman
Eva Seeman
Chief Specialist Modern and Contemporary Decorative art and design
+46 (0)708 92 19 69
Camilla Behrer
Camilla Behrer
Head of Design / Head of Modern Decorative Art and Design
+46 (0)708 92 19 77
Jonatan  Jahn
Jonatan Jahn
Head Specialist Contemporary and Modern Design
+46 (0)703 92 88 60
Björn Extergren
Björn Extergren
Head of Consignment and Sales Department, Fine Art. Specialist Antique Furniture, Decorative Arts and Asian Ceramics
+46 (0)706 40 28 61