Contemporary Art

Dorotheum regularly hosts major contemporary art auctions in Vienna catering to the domestic and international art collecting community. Genres represented include Abstract Expressionism, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Kinetic Art, Op, Pop, and Graffiti art. Works by the foremost contemporary artists in a variety of media are on offer: paintings, drawings, works on paper, sculptures, and installations.

Dorotheum has a dedicated international team of specialists who are able to assist buyers and sellers with the purchase of contemporary artworks.

Our specialists are happy to provide evaluations. This service is free of charge and involves no obligation.

Current Auctions

Auction Date

TODAY23.03.2017 - 16:00

Exhibition

16.03. - 23.03.2017

Location
Palais Dorotheum Vienna

 

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Carla Accardi
Carla Accardi

Colour Codes

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Pier Paolo Calzolari whispers emotionally
Pier Paolo Calzolari whispers emotionally

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Atchugarry
Atchugarry

Magic Marble

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Otto Piene
Otto Piene

The Magic of Light

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Selected aution results

Lucio Fontana
Lucio Fontana


€ 1,079.300

Paolo Scheggi
Paolo Scheggi

World Record Price
€ 573.300

Maria Lassnig
Maria Lassnig

World Record Price
€ 491.000

Martin Kippenberger
Martin Kippenberger

€ 873.000

Yayoi Kusama
Yayoi Kusama

€ 996.000

Arnulf Rainer
Arnulf Rainer

€ 110.100

Specialists

Mag. Elke Königseder

Mag. Elke Königseder
Tel. +43-1-515 60-358

20c.paintings@dorotheum.at
Mag. Patricia Pálffy

Mag. Patricia Pálffy
Tel. +43-1-515 60-386

20c.paintings@dorotheum.at
Dr. Petra Maria Schäpers
Düsseldorf

Dr. Petra Maria Schäpers
Tel. +49-211-210 77 47

petra.schaepers@dorotheum.de
Maria Cristina Corsini
Rome

Maria Cristina Corsini
Tel. +39-06-699 23 671

maria.corsini@dorotheum.it
Alessandro Rizzi
Milan

Alessandro Rizzi
Tel. +39-02-303 52 41

alessandro.rizzi@dorotheum.it
Dr. Petra Maria Schäpers
London

Martina Batovic 
Tel.: +44 (0) 20 7009 1049

Martina.Batovic@dorotheum.com

International contemporary artists at the Dorotheum's auctions

The international stars of the contemporary art category include Lucio Fontana, Paolo Scheggi, Enrico Castellani, Piero Manzoni, Robert Clark Indiana, Sean Scully, Anish Kapoor, Ilya Kabakov, Yayoi Kusama, Martin Kippenberger, Jörg Immendorf, Sigmar Polke, ZERO artist Günther Uecker, Georg Baselitz, Anselm Kiefer, Julian Schnabel, Alighiero Boetti, Antoni Tàpies, Lynn Chadwick, Damien Hirst, Heinz Mack, John Chamberlain, Tobias Rehberger, Chantal Joffe, Marie-Jo Lafontaine, Axel Hütte and Candida Höfer.

Contemporary Art from Austria

Austrian contemporary art is also widely represented by artists such as Erwin Wurm, Maria Lassnig, Arnulf Rainer, Franz West, Herbert Brandl, Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Martha Jungwirth and the protagonists of Viennese Actionism, namely Otto Mühl, Hermann Nitsch and Günther Brus.