Founded in 2002 as the French market opened to competition, Artcurial quickly established itself as the leading French auction house. Since then, it has maintained a dynamic drive for innovation, expanding into new specialties such as comic books and urban art, up-and-coming fields that have achieved international success in recent years.
Having developed into a multidisciplinary auction house, Artcurial boasts international standing and an undisputed leadership position on the art market. With three main auction houses in Paris, Monaco and Marrakesh, the house stands out as a prime player in the art world, with international clients accounting for 72% of buyers.
Each year, Artcurial organizes some 100 auctions dedicated to 20th century artwork, vintage automobiles, lifestyle and luxury goods, as well as classic art. More than 25 categories of expertise are on offer, ranging from from Fine to Decorative Arts, not to mention Jewelry, Collectors’ Watches and Classic Cars.
Artcurial has expanded its areas of expertise in recent years, opening offices and launching events throughout the world.