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Results of the auction house “Golden Section” 30th sale

17 October 2016

On the 12th of October, the CCA "M17" hosted the anniversary 30th "Golden Section" auction house sale CLASSIC UNDERGROUND CONTEMPORARY. The items, whose number reached 124 works, were the works of the classics of Ukrainian art of the first half of the 20th century, and contemporary authors as well. Just like the last auction, the most expensive artist was Serhiy Shyshko, his canvas "Roses and snowdrops" was sold for $9 350.

Serhiy Shyshko "Roses and snowdrops"

"Roses and snowdrops" by Serhiy Shyshko

Other popular items included the "Gay-gothic" by Oleksander Roytburd (sold for $6 600 with estimated $4 500), the "Pigeon" by Matvey Vaisberg (sold for $2 200 with estimated $1000), "Little Ship" by Ernest Kotkov (started at $1 500 and sold for $3 960), "Alien" by Ilya Chichkan (sold for $880), "In the Garden" by Mykhaylo Deyak (bought for $2 640).

Gay-gothic by Oleksander Roytburd

"Gay-gothic" by Oleksander Roytburd

This time the auction adopted a new format – along with live sales, that took place on the 12th of October, "quiet" bids were accepted during the pre-auction exhibition from the 7th to the 12th of October. Co-owner of the "Golden Section" auction house Aleksey Vasylenko notes: "It is interesting, that most of the items were sold at the "quiet" auction. Notably, the collectors were especially active in the "quiet" sales. In this mode, for example, were sold the paintings of young Ukrainian artists Zoya Orlova ($1 100) and Anton Logov ($660).