openPR Logo
Press release

Charity Auction in Munich: ZERO and Concrete Art - Collection Sauter

10-09-2017 01:46 PM CET | Arts & Culture

Press release from: Ketterer Kunst

Günther Uecker, Weißes Feld, Object, 1965, 23.8 x 23.8 x 3.5 inches. Estimate: EUR 200,000-300,000

Günther Uecker, Weißes Feld, Object, 1965, 23.8 x 23.8 x 3.5 inches. Estimate: EUR 200,000-300,000

Munich, 5 October 2017, (kk) – It is an unusual collection compiled by an exceptional woman which will be offered in context of the auctions of Modern Art /Post War/Contemporary Art at Ketterer Kunst in Munich from 7-9 December.

The lately deceased Ellen Sauter was a woman who followed an inner compass that guided her through her entire life. She dealt with challenging situations with distinct intuition and clarity of thought, even if the goal was distant and difficult to reach. After her husband‘s death in 1978 the then mother of two teenagers took over directorate of the family-owned knitwear factory.

It was during those days that art played an increasingly important role in Ellen Sauter‘s life and she began to combine business with pleasure. On her quest for new works, the passionate art lover used her business trips to European metropolises for visits to galleries and studios. She met Friedrich Becker, goldsmith and creator of kinetic jewelery, as well as artists such as Gotthard Graubner, Adolf Luther, Erich Reusch and Jürgen Brodwolf. Little by little she compiled a very personal collection, she saw the fascination of it in “the interplay of delicately colored Art Nouveau objects and the absolutely clear lines, color and surfaces of Concrete Art“. She expressed her exceptional feel for colors and forms in the design of her interiors. A look into her former living spaces (see auction catalog) delivers proof of the successful symbiosis of works from the ZERO group with Art Nouveau lamps and vases by Daum, Gallé, Schneider, Poschinger and Legras, as well as glass works from the glass art manufactory of Joh. Lötz widow.

Contact with the collector was a personal gain for the artists, too, which they expressed in dedications and greeting cards. Artists like Marcia Hafif, Lali Johne, Ben Hübsch and Stefan Baumkötter were regular guests at Ellen Sauter‘s home. They were captivated by the building that was tailored to suit her collection. Before construction the collector had a model of the building with removable floors made, it allowed her to try out different mounting concepts in order to find the perfect presentation for her unusual artworks.

When Ellen Sauter learned about her severe illness it became a heart matter to her to make sure that her collection, which had always been a source of energy and inspiration, would continue to fulfill this purpose after her death. So she decided that the works will be sold for the benefit of SOS Children's Villages, this way her works can go to the hands of new art lovers and the proceeds will help children in need.

Ketterer Kunst will sell the collection Sauter in cooperation with the Munich auction house Quittenbaum. The auctioneers Robert Ketterer and Askan Quittenbaum will call up the respective segment in context of their relevant autumn sales.

Apart from the special auction, Ketterer Kunst‘s three-day auction from 7-9 December offers the assemblage “Merzzeichnung“ (estimate: EUR 400,000-600,000) by Kurt Schwitters, Gerhard Richter‘s “Rot-Blau-Gelb“ (EUR 200,000-300,000), as well as works by Sérgio de Camargo and Karl Hofer that have been estimated at EUR 140,000-180,000 each. The range of exciting objects on offer is topped off by works from acclaimed artists like Chuck Close, Gotthard Graubner, Alexej von Jawlensky, Max Liebermann, Heinz Mack, Gabriele Münter and Pablo Picasso.

Preview:

Hamburg* - 02 -04 November
Frankfurt* - 07/08 November
Zürich* - 14 November
Düsseldorf* - 17-20 November
Berlin* - 24-30 November
Munich** - 02-08 December
* select works ** all fine art works

Auction:
Modern Art / Post War /Contemporary Art from 7th - 9th December in Munich

Since it was founded in 1954, Ketterer Kunst has been on the forefront of auction houses dealing in Fine Art and Rare Books, with its headquarters in Munich, and a branch in Hamburg. Representatives' offices in Berlin, Heidelberg, Duesseldorf, the Benelux Union, France, Italy, Switzerland and the US have contributed substantially to the company's success. In addition, exhibitions, special thematic and charity auctions as well as monthly online auctions at www.ketterer-internet-auctions.com are regular events at Ketterer Kunst. Robert Ketterer is the company’s managing director and owner.

Press inquiries:

Ketterer Kunst
Joseph-Wild-Str. 18
81829 München
Michaela Derra M.A.
Telefon: +49-(0)89-55244-152
Fax: +49-(0)89-55244-177
E-Mail: m.derra@kettererkunst.de
www.kettererkunst.de

Client inquiries:

Ketterer Kunst
Joseph-Wild-Str. 18
81829 München
Tel. +49-(0)55244-444
Fax.: +49-(0)55244-177
E-mail: infomuenchen@kettererkunst.de

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Copy
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release Charity Auction in Munich: ZERO and Concrete Art - Collection Sauter here

News-ID: 760815 • Views: 1172

More Releases from Ketterer Kunst

13 Resident Artists of KÖNIG GALERIE Visiting KETTERER KUNST in Munich – Szen …
Munich, September 25, 2019 (kk) – The KÖNIG GALERIE is hosted by KETTERER KUNST. Berlin and Munich, Prussia and Bavaria, gallery and auction house – is that going to work out at all? "Works out just fine", Robert Ketterer and Johann König agree unanimously. "We both act in the name of art and for the good of our collectors", they continue to explain.
Everything a Child‘s Heart Desires: Online-Only Auction on August 15 – BIG A …
Munich, 2 July 2019, (kk) – At first sight the wicked “Capitano“ by HAP Grieshaber and Dodo‘s elfish “Figurine“ do not have much in common, however, both are bound to take a child‘s heart by storm. So it might be a good idea for parents to have a look at www.ketterer-internet-auctions.com from July 15 on. Up until August 15 at 3 pm the Ketterer Kunst ONLINE-ONLY special theme auction offers
Anniversary Year Opens With Excellent Auctions – BEST SEASON PERFORMANCE
Munich, June 18, 2019, (kk) – Around € 30 million*, not including direct sales, that's the spectacular result of Ketterer Kunst for the first auction term in 2019. The leading German Auction House did not only beat its previous top figures, it also grossed the highest proceeds in all of Germany by far. A total of 56 results between € 100,000* and € 1,000,000*, of which two above the million
Superlative Auction Opening of Anniversary Year – KANDINSKY-RECORD
Munich, June 8, 2019 (KK) – The seven auctions that opened the 65th Anniversary Year of Ketterer Kunst yielded total proceeds of more than € 28 million*. It is both the house's best result ever realized in a spring sale, as well as the best result of the German auction season by far. While the magic € 100,000* line was reached or crossed 44 times last spring, a total of

All 5 Releases


More Releases for Art

Georgia. Art for Architecture
Soviet Modernist Mosaics from 1960 to 1990 While buildings in the style of Soviet modernism in Georgia have received global recognition for several decades, the artworks created for architecture during this period – monumental, decorative mosaics – are still waiting to be discovered and appreciated internationally. These glorious, colourful mosaics were, and still are, an independent yet inseparable part of the architecture in Georgia. They express the function of the respective
Contemporary…and sustainable art!
Luigi Pecci Centre Mitsubishi Electric Hydronics & IT Cooling Systems, through its brand Climaveneta, supplied the air conditioning system for the rebirth of the Luigi Pecci Centre, in Florence. After 6 years of construction and being closed for 3 years, The Luigi Pecci Centre for Contemporary Art has once again reopened in Autumn 2016. It is the first institution in Italy to be built from scratch with the specific intent to exhibit,
Art Bengaluru’s International Art Auction
Includes artworks of celebrated International artists & unique lots including sculptures, coffee tables, chairs and other collectors’ items. Bangalore, India, Friday - August 24th, 2012 -- ‘Art Bengaluru 2012’ ( http://www.artbengaluru.in ), South India’s premier festival for contemporary art and culture, presents an iconic event as a part of its celebrations – an International Art Auction ( http://www.artbengaluru.in/auction.html ). The Auction, being presented by well-known auctioneer - Angira Arya, will take
BLEND, ART BASEL 2011
11/16/2011 -- In celebration of Art Basel, Las Tias will present BLEND, a site-specific multi-media exhibition conceived and executed by a group of talented and innovative local Miami artists. BLEND will combine a seamless mix of various elements where all constituent parts are to be indistinguishable from one another, portrayed in the form of live performances, poetry, sculptures, and video installations. BLEND will establish a dynamic dialogue engaging every viewer. “Blending
Photography Art Contest Announced by Art Gallery
Jupiter, Florida - September 13, 2011 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a Juried Art Contest with an “All Photography” theme for the Month of September 2011. All photographers from around the world are called upon to make online submissions with the winners being included in the gallery’s October 2011 online art group exhibition. Light Space & Time encourages entries from all photographers regardless of where they
The Art of Therapy
Addiction is a problem of both the conscious and subconscious. While many therapies allow addicts in rehabilitation to express their conscious thoughts and feelings, art therapy is one of the few treatments to allow expression of the worries, troubles and hopes addicts have in their subconscious. This experimental workshop from Life Works Community provides a means for addicts to explore the meaning of recovery through a variety of art materials