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4 July 2022 - 10 July 2022

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A joint auction of SAMPLE and Sreda Obucheniya starts at the beginning of July!

SAMPLE Online Gallery and the Higher School Sreda Obucheniya have organized an online auction of works by young artists – students of the Faculty of Modern Art . The auction will include ceramic objects, graphics and paintings. The project aims to give young authors an opportunity to evaluate the prospects of development in the world of contemporary art and find a wider audience to further their careers.

The Contemporary Art Department of the Higher School Sreda Obucheniya is the first online contemporary art school with programs for artists, curators, art critics and art managers. Teachers and workshop leaders at the school are current figures in Russian contemporary art, such as Arseny Zhilyaev, Vlad Sofronov, Marina Bobyleva and others.

The auction will begin on July 4th and will last for a week. In order to participate choose the object you like, raise the current price by at least 500 rubles and click on “place bid” button. If your bid is the highest at the end of the auction, we will contact you.

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.