Patron of art, auctioned off works: With a passion, as she knew the Renaissance

at the beginning of may it became known that Thomas Olbricht concludes after ten years of his rooms in Berlin-Mitte, the "me Collectors Room" where he showed

Patron of art, auctioned off works: With a passion, as she knew the Renaissance

at the beginning of may it became known that Thomas Olbricht concludes after ten years of his rooms in Berlin-Mitte, the "me Collectors Room" where he showed parts of his constantly-growing collection, and in the upper floor is a unique wonder of the chamber is established. There, he combined the classic inventory, just in the beautiful things of art, science and a foreign world, with works by contemporary artists, such as cuckoo in between eggs. It is a passion from the Renaissance, which has brought Olbricht in our timeliness. Now, however, he separates himself from a large part of it. Under the title "From a Universal Collector – The Olbricht Collection" will come about five hundred Lots of to call. The twenty percent of pieces of this unique collection with art and this is so specially because objects of rare workmanship, from the realms of imagination. This streamlining of his more than thirty years of accumulated treasures, together with Thomas Olbrichts move back to eat.

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That he will leave Berlin, not the government with the award-diagnosed art-Exodus from there to, for the planned withdrawal of the Flick collection in the Hamburger Bahnhof can be, or at least threatened, the departure of the Stoscheck Collection. And it is important to emphasise that Olbricht and his generous private Museum and exhibition quarters, based never on public money, but the expensive maintenance costs, it is always denied.

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it meant "me" in front of the "Collectors Room" – this could easily also as an expression of personal design will understand – "Moving Energies". So, the farewell show, which had to shortly after the opening will be in March, because of the pandemic closed was called. Such flows of energy have directed Olbricht now back in the Ruhr area, the relocation of the chamber of wonders is included. In Essen, the Olbricht Foundation is already engaged in the promotion of cultural education, especially for children and young people, and for the Museum Folkwang, which may be about this patron happy, is planned to be an "Artist in Residence"program.

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Selected for the auction Olbricht has to Work, especially contemporary art, but also of Classical Modernism, such as leaves of Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, and the wonders of chamber-pieces are on offer. Among the more than thirty-centimeter-high Egg of an Aepyornis maximus, or a stethoscope made of ivory, as it came in the nineteenth century to the use. The highest a typical strong-colored paintings of George Condo, "the Screaming Couple is considered to be", with 300,000 to 500,000 euros. Very attractive in a square covering circular neon installation by John M. Armleder, for the 80,000 to 120,000 euros to be expected. Under other currently sought-after time, Daniel Richter, and William Copley represented, Vanessa Beecroft and Matthew Barney, two Works by Cindy Sherman and one of the confusing enamel-paintings by Marilyn Minter, which is 80,000 to 100,000 euros are to be enjoyed.

Updated Date: 06 August 2020, 14:19

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