Ukraine is a fertile ground for the fast-growing and developing art market with many successful galleries and several auction houses. However, Ducat Auction House in Kyiv is the most famous among others specializing in visual arts and the most distinguishable one with its experiments with selling graphics.
Ducat Auction House was founded in 2008 in Kyiv and since then has successfully run nine auctions: three auctions of fine arts ‘Ukrainian alternative. XX’, five numismatic auctions, as well as charity auction to support BZh-ART artistic association. Moreover, Ducat is the organizer of the first specialized auction of graphic art in Ukraine held on October 1, 2011.
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The auction ‘Ukrainian alternative. XX’ can rightfully be considered the main and most successful project of the auction house. Annually, in spring and autumn sales Ducat represents art of the 20th and 21st centuries that has been in opposition to official art at each historical period: avant-garde of the first third of the 20th century, underground art of 1960-70-ies, art of late 1980-ies – 2000-ies. ‘Ukrainian alternative. XX’ auctions featured the works by such significant and demanded Ukrainian artists as Matviy Vaisberg, Valeriy Gegamian, Marko Heiko, Oleh Holosiy, Yuriy Yehorov, Vasyl Yermilov, Pinkhus Kremen, Anatoliy Kryvolap, Pavlo Makov, Fedir Tetyanych, Vasyl Khmelyuk, Valentyn Khrushch, Yakov Shapiro, Lyudmyla Yastreb and many others.
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Ducat always announces the best price offers on the Ukrainian auction market and provides quality services that meet the standards of the leading world auction houses. Leading Ukrainian art critics, museum experts, as well as consultants from the international expert organizations are engaged for attribution of works displayed for sale. In addition to auctions, Ducat initiates various cultural projects in collaboration with other institutions and organizes significant artistic exhibitions at its own gallery.
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You should definitely visit Ducat Auction House in Kyiv if you have an intention to buy some quality artwork by renowned Ukrainian artists and are eager to make the process of acquisition more hazardous.
Address: 5 Volodymyrska str., Kiev Tel.: (044) 279 09 03