Auction Preview: Piasa’s ‘Hellenic Art’ Sale, Paris, May 23

18 May 2017
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What: Sale of “Hellenic Art” by Piasa
Where: 118 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré 75008 Paris
When: May 23, 2017; 6.30 p.m.

Public viewing: May 19, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; May 21, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.; May 22, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; May 23, 10 a.m. – 12 noon.

Top lots of the sale:
– Chryssa (1933-2013). Commodity and Financial Futures, circa 1960. Diptych on canvas, acrylic and neon lights. Estimate: €40,000 – €50,000 ($44,353 – $55,442).
– George Zongolopoulos (1903-2004). Untitled, circa 1990. Aluminum, steel and optical glass sculpture. Estimate: €25,000 – €35,000 ($27,721 – $38,810).
– Alexis Akrithakis (1939- 1994). The Scarecrow 1975. Estimate: €25,000 – €35,000 ($27,721 – $38,810).
– Alexis Akrithakis (1903-2004). Suitcases, circa 1970. Acrylic and collage on canvas, 98 x 110 cm. Estimate: €25,000 – €35,000 ($27,721 – $38,810).
– Chryssa Romanos (1931- 2006). Luna International Park, 1965. Collage on canvas. Estimate: €20,000 – €30,000 ($22,178 – $32,266).
– Alexis Akrithakis (1939-1994). Suitcase door coat hanger. Natural wood construction. Estimate: €15,000 – €20,000 ($16,634 – $22,178).
– Takis (b. 1925). Lamp, 1992. Iron and found items. Edition B of 11 pieces. 195 x 30 x 30 cm (modular dimensions). Estimate: €15,000 – €20,000 ($16,634 – $22,178).
– Takis (b. 1925). Musical sculpture using wood, steel needle, piano string, electromagnet and electrical system. Estimate: €15,000 – €20,000 ($16,634 – $22,178).
– Thanos Tsingos (1914-1965). L’envol, 1956. Oil on canvas, 73 x 100 cm. Estimate: €12,000 – €18,000 ($13,307 – $19,961).
– Takis (b. 1925). Triple signal, iron sculpture and found objects. Height: 82 cm. This sculpture is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity. Estimate: €12,000 – €18,000 ($13,307 – $19,961).
– Takis (b. 1925). Triple signal, iron sculpture and found objects. Height: 82 cm. This sculpture is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity. Estimate: €12,000 – €18,000 ($13,307 – $19,961).
– Takis Parlavantzas (1930-2014). Composition 1971. Oil on canvas, 175 x 400 cm (work composed of 6 paintings). This work received the award of the Academy of Athens in December 1971. Estimate: €10,000 – €20,000 ($11,089 – $22,178).
– Vlassis Caniaris (1928-2011). In honor 1969. Mixed media, 47 x 35 x 33 cm. Estimate: €10,000 – €15,000 ($11,089 – $16,634).
– Yorgos Rorris (b. 1963). Untitled, 2001. Oil on canvas, 91 x 106 cm. Estimate: €10,000 – €15,000 ($11,089 – $16,634).
– George Zongolopoulos (1903-2004). Null void. Welded steel on plexiglass base, 125 x 108 x 37 cm. Estimate: €8,000 – €12,000 ($8,871 – $13,307).

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