Beyaz Müzayede to sell Doğançay’s paintings
Beyaz Müzayede auction house is to sell total of 10 pieces from Burhan Doğançay, contemporary artist.The Beyaz Müzayede auction will take place on March 17, offering 264 rare works of Turkish and world contemporary art, including 10 pieces by Burhan Doğançay. Erol Akyavaş’s masterpiece “Vav,” which is dated 1984 and one of the paintings from his record-breaking series reflecting Islamic philosophical thought, is one of the works to be sold in the auction. It is expected to fetch between 300,000 and 400,000 Turkish Liras.
The catalog of the auction has been printed with three different cover pages, displaying the masterworks of Neşe Erdok, Taner Ceylan and Nedim Günsür.
In last year’s Beyaz Müzayede auction, Orhan Peker’s “Kedili Özden” (Özden with a cat) and a piece from Erol Akyavaş’s 1989 “Kabe” Series were the big sales, fetching a 425,000-Turkish-Liras bid for each. The minimum sales estimate for Peker’s work was 250,000 liras, while Akyavaş’s work was on sale within an estimated price range of 400,000 to 550,000 liras.