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Expert for Art of Classical Modernism/Postwar Art (m/f/d)

Expert for Art of Classical Modernism/Postwar Art (m/f/d)

Karl & Faber Kunstauktionen is one of the most renowned auction houses in Germany. Based in the heart of Munich, the house operates on the international art market and combines tradition and the present. Since 1923, works of art from the fields of Old Masters, 19th century art, modern and contemporary art have come under the hammer. Competent staff at the head office in Munich, at the branch office in Hamburg as well as representatives in the Rhineland, at Lake Tegernsee, in Switzerland, Austria, Italy and the USA maintain personal contact with customers from all over the world.

 

To support the modern art department, we are looking for the following person as soon as possible

Expert in classical modern/postwar art (m/f/d) full time, to support the department in a committed and professional manner, especially in the acquisition of works and clients.

The position is initially limited to two years.

 

Responsibilities

  • Acquisition of artworks for auction
  • Active contact with potential buyers and sellers of works of art (in writing, by telephone, in person)
  • General in-house customer service
  • Maintaining relationships with all categories of clients (collectors, dealers, companies, institutions)
  • Appraisals of works of art and collections
  • Assisting at auctions, including telephone bidding
  • Preparing presentations and lectures for client retention

 

Requirements

  • Successfully completed degree in the humanities
  • Several years of professional experience, ideally in the art market
  • Confident in the use of standard Office programmes (Apple/Mac knowledge an advantage)
  • Willingness to travel and flexibility in working hours
  • Pleasure in contact with people
  • Confident appearance with good oral and written communication skills in German and English
  • Independent and obliging way of working combined with the ability to work in a team
  • Class B driving licence

 

What we offer

  • a varied field of activity within one of the oldest auction houses in Germany and a growing family business in the heart of Munich
  • a pleasant, modern and friendly environment
  • an open-minded and motivated team within an open and collegial corporate culture

Personal data of applicants (m/f/d) will be stored in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 letter b of the EU Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) only as long as it is necessary for the purposes of the tender procedure and will be deleted at the latest six months after the conclusion of the tender procedure.

Please apply, stating your salary expectations and earliest possible starting date, by e-mail to sscott@karlundfaber.de by 15.07.2022. As sending by unencrypted e-mail can be insecure, you are also welcome to send us the application documents by post.

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Internship at Karl & Faber | Munich

Karl & Faber Fine Art Auctions is one of the most renowned auction houses in Germany. Based in the heart of Munich, the house operates on the international art market and combines tradition and the present: since 1923, works of art from the fields of Old Masters, 19th century art, modern and contemporary art have come under the hammer. Karl & Faber works with a worldwide network of renowned art experts in museums, research institutions and foundations.

Every year we are looking for two interns (m/f/d) for 3 months in the periods end of February/end of May and beginning of September/end of November.

We offer interesting and varied tasks in the context of an internship around our spring and autumn auctions. In addition to enthusiasm for working with art, foreign language skills and a current degree in art history or similar are required. After prior instruction, you will work independently and as part of a team. You will get to know the processes of an internationally operating auction house. The following tasks belong to your activities:

– Supporting the photographer
– Organisation and set-up of the Pre-Sale Viewings
– Data maintenance
– Helping with the auction and the follow-up work

The salary is € 450 per month and the weekly working time is 40 hours.

Application deadline: Applications are accepted throughout; to be considered for a specific period, applications must be received no later than two weeks before the start date (mid-February/mid-August).

We look forward to receiving your applications with CV and letter of motivation to: cpauser@karlundfaber.de

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