Christie’s Offers the Remarkable Wolfgang Joop Collection


PARIS.- Christie’s offers a remarkable selection of 20th century decorative art from the Wolfgang Joop Collection in Potsdam, reflecting his exceptional eye and taste, on 26 November 2010, in Paris. Wolfgang Joop has gained worldwide fame not only as a fashion designer but for his artistic passion, intuition and the perfection of his craft which has yielded results in various genres of fine and applied art, duly honoured by numerous exhibitions. The interior of the Villa Wunderkind in Potsdam – just outside of Berlin and remodelled by the museum architect Josef Kleihues – shows off Wolfgang Joop’s eclectic collection including 1930s and 1940s furniture, old masters and contemporary art. Over the last two decades, he has been a tremendously focused and passionate collector of French Decorative Arts. One of the main focal points in