Nejad Devrim to lead Sotheby’s London sale of Contemporary Turkish art this April

LONDON.- Sotheby’s London announce that its sale of Contemporary Turkish Art, will take place on Thursday 26th April 2012 during Sotheby’s Turkish and Islamic Week: Classical to Contemporary, which will commence on the 24th of April 2012*. Comprised of over 90 lots, the sale is estimated to fetch in excess of £1.5 million. The auction will be led by Abstract Composition (estimated at £250,000-350,000**), an exceptionally rare work by the École de Paris master, Nejad Melih Devrim, one of the most important Turkish artists of the 21st century. Commenting on the sale, Elif Bayoglu, Sotheby’s Deputy Director and Head of Sale, Contemporary Turkish Art, said: “We are thrilled to be holding our fourth sale in this collecting category. Over the past three years we have witnessed tremendous growth in the number of international clients active in this field. We look forward to growing this market even further with this y