It is with great pleasure that Fondation Beyeler present the works of art for their 2018 Benefit Auction at their Summer Night’s Gala. Once again, these collector’s items have been donated by internationally acclaimed artists, collectors and galleries with whom Fondation Beyeler enjoys a close working relationship. They are joined by some much sought-after Art Editions from the Fondation Beyeler Art Shop.

The benefit auction gives you the opportunity to purchase some very special works of art and at the same time to support Fondation Beyeler’s ambitious program of world-class exhibitions, which affords large numbers of people an unforgettable experience of art.

Thank you for your support. 

Sam Keller

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Auction

Making a bid within the auction will be construed as a binding offer. The bidder remains bound to his bid until it is either outbid or expressly rejected by the auctioneer. All items sold within the framework of the auction are subject to value added tax at the Swiss rate of 7.7%, which will be added to the hammer price (incl. VAT hereinafter referred to as the “Purchase Price”).

Acceptance of Bid

Provided that the bid equals or exceeds the reserve price, the item under the hammer shall be knocked down to the highest bidder (the “Buyer”) in Swiss francs as acknowledged by the auctioneer within the framework of the auction. The fall of the auctioneer’s hammer constitutes a purchase agreement between Beyeler Museum AG and the Buyer.

Passing of Title

The title in the auctioned object passes to the Buyer as soon as the Purchase Price (incl. VAT) has been paid in full and Beyeler Museum AG has matched this payment to the corresponding object.

Payment, Collection and Insurance

The Purchase Price (incl. VAT) may be paid directly in the Art Shop or else by invoice within 7 days. The storage company KRAFT E.L.S. AG will endeavor to contact the Buyer within 7 days of the auction in order to arrange delivery and payment of same. Items purchased at the auction must be delivered or shipped by KRAFT E.L.S. AG within 14 days of the auction and at the Buyer’s own expense. Alternatively, the Buyer may collect his purchased items within 14 days of the auction, by prior appointment and at the Buyer’s own expense, from KRAFT E.L.S. AG, Exhibition Logistics Services, Florenzstrasse 5–9, CH-4142 Münchenstein. Items purchased at the auction may be handed over as soon as the Purchase Price (incl. VAT) has been paid in full and Beyeler Museum AG has matched this payment to the corresponding item. Failure to collect or arrange the delivery of purchased items within 14 days of the auction may result in the Buyer being charged for storage by KRAFT E.L.S. AG. These storage charges will be invoiced directly to the Buyer by KRAFT E.L.S. AG. The auctioned item is insured by Beyeler Museum AG until collection or delivery and at the latest up to October 1, 2018. From October 2, 2018, onwards, insurance cover becomes the responsibility of the Buyer.

Final Provisions

The auction and these Terms and Conditions are governed by Swiss law. All disputes arising out of or in connection with the auction and these Terms and Conditions shall be solely and finally settled by the courts of Basel-Stadt.

Our Artworks

Lot 1
Wilhelm Sasnal, _Untitled, 2017_
Estimate CHF 40’000 – 50’000
Lot 2
Lucas Arruda, _Untitled (from the Series Deserto-Modelo), 2018_
Estimate CHF 40’000 – 50’000
Lot 3
Roni Horn, _Hack Wit – bear does the pope, 2014_
Estimate CHF 60’000 – 80’000
Lot 4
Allora & Calzadilla, _Forecast VII, 2010_
Estimate CHF 15’000 – 25’000
Lot 5
Philippe Parreno, _Flickering Lights (Marianne Brandt), 2018_
Estimate CHF 20’000 – 30’000
Lot 6
Yuan Jinhua, _Cloud Sea, 2012_
Estimate CHF 50’000 – 70’000
Lot 7
Enrico David, _The Assumption of Weee, 2014_
Estimate CHF 30’000 – 50’000
Lot 8
Rirkrit Tiravanija, _Untitled 2018 (the divine comedy), 2018_
Estimate CHF 150’000 – 200’000
Lot 9
Rirkrit Tiravanija, _Untitled (angst essen seele auf, frankfurter allgemeine, september 15, 2008), 2010_
Estimate CHF 40’000 – 60’000
Lot 10
Ernesto Neto, _seedgaia, 2017_
Estimate CHF 10’000 – 12’000
Lot 11
Maurizio Cattelan & Pierpaolo Ferrari, _Toiletpaper Lipstick Mirror, 2018_
Estimate CHF 1’000 – 2’000
Lot 12
Bryan Ferry, _Tender Is The Night, 2010.... & Four Tickets to Bryan Ferry Concert_
Estimate CHF 8,000 – 10,000
Lot 13
Tacita Dean, _GAETA (fifty photographs plus one), 2015_
Estimate CHF 30’000 – 40’000
Lot 14
Tobias Rehberger, _Kartoffelskulptur, 1997_
Estimate CHF 2’000 – 4’000
Lot 15
Jean Dubuffet, _Two Linocuts from Vignettes Lorgnettes, 1962_
Estimate CHF 4’000 – 6’000
Lot 16
Gerhard Richter, _P18 Waldhaus, 2004_
Estimate CHF 8’000 – 10’000
Lot 17
This Brunner, _Sous l’influence de Claude, Vincent, Paul … et les autres, 2017_
Estimate CHF 4’000 – 6’000
Lot 18
Damien Hirst, _H3 Colour Chart (Glitter), 2017_
Estimate CHF 6’000 – 8’000
Lot 19
Ernst Paul Beyeler, _Untitled, 1984-1991_
Estimate inestimable

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