Artcurial will pick up the pace of its development in Europe during the second half of 2015. Indeed, the auction house will start working with a permanent representative in Germany: Moritz von der Heydte. This specialist of the art market will cover all 16 Länders from his base in Munich. Martin Guesnet, director of Artcurial in charge of its European development, will oversee the activity of this new office. Of Franco-German nationality, and thanks to his comprehensive knowledge of the German market and contemporary art notably, he will support Moritz von der Heydte throughout his leadership of this new office. Francis Briest and François Tajan, co-Chairmen of Artcurial, explain: ‘This is the first time that a French auction house will open its doors across the Rhine! Our arrival in Germany, a country of art collectors and enthusiasts, is a key stage in our international development. The considerable ground work a

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