Paris – The whole team of Christie’s is honored to present the outstanding collection of Post-War and Contemporary art, thoughtfully accumulated over decades by Claude Berri, one of the most famous French film directors. An important selection of works will be offered in a dedicated sale on October 22nd during the international FIAC fair. In addition to this auction, other sessions will be organised during the second semester in order to offer the other art works of the collection such as photographs during the Paris Photo fair in November and an online sale to be launched in October. Claude Berri gave his passion to his son Thomas Langmann who now wishes to pursue his own collection.
Edouard Boccon-Gibod, Managing Director of Christie’s France: “Christie’s France is very proud to have been entrusted with this fabulous collection of more than 400 works of art. This sale will also be the occasion for international collectors, present in Paris during the international fair, to pay a last tribute to Claude Berri, one of the most talented French Film directors and producers of all times “.