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Contemporary Art

Contemporary Art

Contemporary art and photography has emerged as a rising star at the auctions. Contemporary artists whose works have an international market belong to the Contemporary art movement. A wider definition of the category is: art created after World War II and includes techniques such as painting, drawing, photography and sculpture.

The market for Contemporary art is big both nationally and internationally. The genre commands high international prices at Uppsala Auktionskammare. We are the only auction house in Sweden with pre-sale exhibitions in both Uppsala, Stockholm and Gothenburg. With our international clients and marketing, we have favorable conditions to reach a wide audience.

We are always looking for works by Swedish artists:
Lars Lerin, Ernst Billgren, Ulrik Samuelson, Karin Mamma Andersson, Ola Billgren, Lena Cronqvist, Eva Hild, Max Mikael Book, Cecilia Edefalk, Maria Miesenberger, Linn Fernström, Jan Håfström, Torsten Andersson, Nathalie Djurberg, Mårten Andersson, Marie-Louis Ekman, Ulf Rollof, Anders Krisár, PG Thelander, Jockum Nordström, Erland Cullberg, Peter Dahl and others.


Our international clients request contemporary artists:
Tom Wesselman, James Rosenquist, Lucio Fontana, Roberto Matta, Enrico Baj, Damien Hirst, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Damien Hirst, David Hockney, Frank Stella, Alexander Calder, Jeff Koons, Robert Rauschenberg, Rupert Jasen Smith, Yves Klein, Ed Ruscha, Andy Warhol, Jean Dubuffet, Christo, Leon Tarasewicz, Fernandez Arman, Roy Lichtenstein, Antoni Tàpies, Sam Francis, Bjarne Mellgaard, Jim Dine, Kjartan Slettemark, Odd Nerdru and others.


As well as photography by artist such as:
Christer Strömholm, Maria Friberg, Nathalia Edenmont, Rolf Winquist, Helena Blomqvist, Denise Grünstein, Richard Avedon, Nick Brandt, Anton Corbijn, Annie Leibovitz, David LaChapelle, Helmut Newton, Irving Penn, Nan Goldin, Cindy Sherman, Terry O’Neill, Leif-Erik Nygårds, Bert Stern, Andy Warhol and others.


With years of experience and detailed knowledge of current market trends, our specialists have the authority to give accurate valuations. They will gladly help you with a complimentary valuation without obligation. Please contact:

Jeanna Ahlin
Phone: +46 (0)18-18 35 10
ahlin@uppsalaauktion.se
Magnus Bexhed
Phone: +46 (0)18-18 35 16
bexhed@uppsalaauktion.se

Highlights

  • Roberto Matta, ”Un soleil a qui sait reunir”. Lot sold: 2.700.000 SEK.
  • Andy Warhol, "Flowers". Lot sold: 3.200.000 SEK.
  • Ed Ruscha, "Sheet of paper stained with cinnamon oil". Lot sold: 1.000.000 SEK.
  • Christo, ”The Pont Neuf, Wrapped (Project for Paris)”. Lot sold: 660.000 SEK.
  • Sam Francis, Untitled. Lot sold: 430.000 SEK.
  • Lucio Fontana, "Concetto spaziale". Lot sold: 3.600.000 SEK.
  • Antoni Tapiés, "Petit 'S' rouge". Lot sold: 950.000 SEK.
  • Lucio Fontana, ”Concetto Spaziale”, Bianco. Lot sold: 3.700.000 SEK.