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6 July 2020 - 26 July 2020

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From July 6th till 26th, 2020, MUAR and the online gallery of young art SAMPLE are holding an online auction to support Schusev State Museum of Architecture in the post-quarantine period. Together with SAMPLE, the Museum had collected 25 lots provided by leading Russian architects and interior designers.

Graphic works, architectural photographs, prints, sculptural objects and exclusive interior items are available at the charity auction.

Many works were created specifically for the MUAR x SAMPLE online auction: a photo by Maxim Atayants, a journal table from the Northern Lights collection by Dima Loginov, produced by YACHTLINE in a single copy in International Klein Blue, a drawing by Harry Nuriev, a gypsum object by Alexandra Gineva and Alexander Dobrovskiy from the “Masterskaya Be” bureau, pencil drawings by Andrey Bokov.

Other lots were exposed at various exhibitions in Moscow: a collage by Sergey Nadtochy, art director of the “Atrium” studio, a drawing by Oleg Manov, co-founder of the “FUTURA-ARCHITECTS” workshop, a print by Stanislav Subbotin and Daria Kirillova from “Ad Hoc Architecture”.

Signed photo prints of graphic sheets by Dmitry Bush and Sergey Chuklov, 1991 (the project “Another Glass House”, which received an Incentive award on the international competition of the “The Japan Architect” magazine) are the rarest objects of the “paper architecture” period.

Buyers will be able not only to support Schusev State Museum of Architecture but also become owners of amazing and exceptional items that can easily start one’s individual or corporate collection.

SAMPLE online auction rules

  1. Register to participate in the auction

    To participate in the auction, you should register on the website - registration takes just a minute. Please enter your first name, last name and the email address. Your personal account is ready, now you can track your orders and save favourite works.

  2. Virtual exhibition

    On the auction page you can "visit" a virtual exhibition, see framing examples and how the works look on the walls. If you want to make a bid, click on the link – it will take you to the auction page of a chosen lot.

  3. How to place a bid

    The first bid may begin with the starting price of the work. You can determine the maximum price that you are ready to bid (you will need to place it manually) or choose the price with a proposed step of 1,000 rubles or 2,000 rubles using the up arrow in the price window. In order to place a bid, you need to click on the "place a bid" button - you will shortly receive a confirmation email. If another participant broke your bid, you will receive an email notification offering to make one more bid, which must be higher than the opponent’s one.

  4. Buy a lot right away

    You can buy a lot for the offered price without participating in the auction by pressing “buy now” button. Congratulations! You won the auction and became the owner of the work.

  5. Winning the auction

    If your bid was highest at the end of the auction, or you clicked the “buy now” button – you won the lot. You will receive an email with confirmation and a link to make the payment for the work. After the payment, the gallery manager will get in touch with you and confirm the order.