ARTE Gallery’s New Year’s Auction Sale

The end of December is reserved for the ARTE Gallery’s pre-auction exhibition and New Year’s auction of works of Serbian and Yugoslav artistic production, as well as designed utilitarian objects, dating from the first half of the 19th century to the 1970s. The eleventhauction and it’s exhibitionwill be held in Belgrade.

Belgrade’s ARTE Gallery provides an opportunity for art lovers, experts, the general public as well as collectors to enjoy the works of some of the most significant names from Serbia’s and former Yugoslav modern and contemporary art scene.

This year’s auction will be marked by names such as Paja Jovanović, Mladen Josić, Jovan Bijelić, Petar Lubarda, Marko Čelebonović, Milan Konjović, Milo Milunović, Ivan Tabaković, Mića Popović and others whose works represent the most significant achievements in art history in this area. The ARTE gallery also pays close attention to well known names that binded artists of 20th century to groups such as The Ten, The December Group and The Mediala. The dominant tendencies of the aforementioned artistic groups were visualized through the works of Ljubica Cuca Sokić, Nedeljko Gvozdenović, Stojan Ćelić, Petar Omčikus, Leonid Šejka, Milić od Mačve, Dado Đurić, Vladimir Veličković, Ljuba Popović,…

One of the segments, both of the exhibition and auction, are the artistic creations of established contemporary authors of recognized artistic sensibility, such as Radomir Damnjanović Damnjan, Predrag Peđa Nešković, Bojan Bem and others.

The selection of works itself constitutes a heterogeneous group of high art, carefully segmented into thematic and stylistic units. Works of various artistic directions, from academicism and intimism, through expressionism and enformel, as well as works of postmodern poetics, will be presented. The selection of works made for ARTE Gallery’s auction is a kind of chronological overview of the leading trends in 20th century art, while equally giving space to contemporary artistic practices.

The pre-auction exhibition (11-23th December, Kralja Milana 1 Street, former Eurosalon and Kralja Milana 3 Street, ARTE gallery) and New Year’s auction (Kralja Milana 1 at 6pm) are the sublimation of year-round work and the collection of representative paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, design items etc.

The mission of ARTE Gallery is to promote art, bring it closer to those who are just getting acquainted with it, as well as to promote art collector activity in our area.

The exciting world of collecting, competing for a work that you recognize as valuable, the story and ideas that stand behind artistic decisions are an adventure to be indulged in.

Auction sales of artworks, which are a regular occurrence around the world, are something we miss. Global trends are accelerating, and digitalization has also applied its standards to the traditional art market. Following the current trends, we wish to announce the first online auction in Serbia in the spring of next year to the local public, and above all to art lovers.


Pre-auction exhibition:

Decembar 11th – 23th, 9am – 9pm, 1-3 Kralja Milana Street

Auction: Decembar 23th, 6 pm, 1 Kralja Milana Street


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