Artcurial will be holding a special charity auction at the Monaco Yacht Club on January 17. Benefiting AMREF Flying Doctors – Air Ambulance Service in Africa, the sale includes mainly modern paintings and a number of watches. The auction starts at 5 pm.
Viewing is on the previous day from 11 am until 6 pm (see lots here) and because of the charitable nature of the sale, Artcurial will not charge a buyer’s premium.
The charity auction will be followed by Collector Watches at 7 pm. Artcurial continues at the Yacht Club on January 18 (Le Temps est feminine at 3 pm and Fine Jewellery Session 1 at 7 pm) and on January 19, the Hermès Winter Collection auction takes place at 11 am, and Fine Jewellery Session 2 at 2 pm.
At the end of November, 2017, Artcurial acquired the John Taylor Group from the Pastor family. Artcurial said at the time that it shared the same client base with one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious real estate companies, namely High Net Worth Individuals.
The French auction house and John Taylor had previously been linked thorough a strategic partnership. Nicolas Orlowski became CEO of the John Taylor Group, replacing Delphine Pastor.
Article first published January 3, 2018.