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ART IN EVERYTHING BUT ALSO FOR EVERYONE

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L to R: Evening dress EISA by Balenciaga, 1950. Christian Dior, Fall/Winter 1955 wedding dress. English officer uniforms, colonel Mahony.

L’Hôtel des Ventes de Genève embraced a major characteristic of Art Nouveau putting up for auction, from 24 to 27 September, more than 2,000 lots with an estimated total value of CHF 2 to 3 million. All forms of decorative art were represented: from silverware, tableware, furniture, carpets, rare books, vintage haute couture, military, paintings, jewels and watches… Indigenous art and Asian art also played a prominent role. The sales ended with a total result of CHF 3.1 million.

Collection of bronze vanities  featuring skulls
Collection of bronze vanities featuring skulls
Miguel Berrocal
Miguel Berrocal (1933-2006), Opus114, Goliath, sculpture made of 79 elements, 1968-1972

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