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Barbier-Mueller: Art as Legacy – 6 March 2024 3PM Live Auction @ Christie’s

Barbier-Mueller: Art as Legacy – 6 March 2024 3PM Live Auction @ Christie’s

Legacy of Passion: A Celebration of African and Oceanic Art

Barbier-Mueller: Art as Legacy – 6 March 2024 3PM Live Auction @ Christie’s – Christie’s is thrilled to introduce the Barbier-Mueller: Art as Legacy auction, showcasing a curated collection of one hundred extraordinary pieces from African and Oceanic art. These works, reflecting years of devoted appreciation, honor the collectors Josef Müller, Jean Paul, and Monique Barbier-Mueller.

The Evolution of Artistic Vision: The Legacy of Josef Müller and the Barbier-Mueller Collection

Josef Müller, the founder of the Barbier-Mueller collection, was a distinguished figure in the art world, renowned for his expertise in European Avant-Garde and his pioneering exploration of non-European art since the early 20th century. His diverse collection reflected his exceptional taste and visionary approach to art. In the 1970s, Jean Paul and Monique Barbier-Mueller continued to expand and enhance the collection, introducing previously unseen African sculptures and rare Oceanic artworks. Their contributions added significant ethnographic and aesthetic value to the collection, with Monique’s deep affection for Africa enriching the ensemble with numerous exquisite pieces.

A Century of Curation: Unveiling the Narrative of African and Oceanic Art Through Exceptional Collecting

Barbier-Mueller: Art as Legacy – 6 March 2024 3PM Live Auction @ Christie’s – Across nearly a hundred years, these three remarkable collectors meticulously assembled an exceptional assortment of artworks, narrating the rich history of African and Oceanic art spanning centuries.

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