Phillips de Pury & Company Announces the Highlights from Valencia Contemporary Art Collection


LONDON.- Phillips de Pury & Company, announce highlights from Valencia Contemporary Art Collection that will feature in the London Contemporary Art Evening Sale on the 17th February. The single owner sale will take place on the 18th February prior to the Contemporary Art Day sale. “We are very excited at the prospect of offering the Valencia Contemporary Art Collection at auction. The collection represents a remarkable selection of contemporary art with particular emphasis on exploring the medium of painting over the past two decades and the genres with which painting is traditionally associated.” Peter Sumner, Head of Contemporary Sales, London. Highlights include: Ilia & Emilia Kabakov’s , The Painting on an the Easel, 1998, estimated at £400,000-600,000. The Painting on an Easel is a powerful manifestation of Kabakov’s ability to question the history of artistic practice and challenge the traditional perspective