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Christian Ogier

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A private art dealer in Paris with over 35 years of experience in high-end art.

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Galerie Sepia

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A discreet and professional service in the field of Impressionist and Modern Art to major private collectors and museums in Europe, Asia and the US

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Rare & important works of Art

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An extensive network of private collectors, and a thorough, in-depth knowledge of the Art Market.

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Impressionism & Post Impressionism

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Monet, Renoir, Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cezanne, ..

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Modern masters

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Expertise in Picasso, and also Miro, Dali, Chagall, Matisse, Picabia, Leger, Braque, ...

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Post-War Art

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Abstraction, Pop Art, Warhol, Figuration Narrative, Dubuffet, Soulages, Calder, Vasarely, Kiefer, Richter...

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Sculpture

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Degas, Rodin, Giacometti, Dubuffet... Galerie Sepia also represents the estate of Christa von Schnitzler and Gisele Nietmann.

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A pioneer in Asian Modern art

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As early as the 1980’s Christian Ogier met with Zao Wou Ki, Chu Teh Chun and Wu Guan Zhong. He foresaw their importance, as well as that of San Yu, and brought them early to his clients' attention

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Discovering Asian Contemporary Masters

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In the 1990’s, as Chinese contemporary art was just emerging, Galerie Sepia exhibited Zhang Xiao Gang, Yan Pei Ming, Qiu Shi Hua,...Christian Ogier met with Zeng Fan Zhi, Yue Min Jun, Cai Guo Qiang, Yang Jie Chang ... He contributed to the creation of major art fairs in the region.

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News & Press

Quoted by international newspapers such as The New York Times, and the Financial Times.

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Picasso = $180 M!

To a medley of whoops, hollers and gasps on Monday night, Pablo Picasso’s 1955 painting “Les Femmes d’Alger (Version ‘O’)” sold for $179.4 million including fees at Christie’s “Looking Forward to the Past” sale of artworks spanning the 20th century. (...)

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Mysterious Asian Buyer Causes Sensation at Sotheby's $368 Million Impressionist Sale

Buyed by a $66.3-million sale of a painting by Vincent van Gogh and a $54-million Claude Monet, Sotheby's racked up $368 million at its Impressionist and modern art evening sale on Tuesday,  (...)

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Christie’s Out Guarantees Sotheby’s 4-to-1 but “Only” Tops Sales 2-to-1

Judging by the use of lot numbers designating whether a work was in the (a) or (b) sale, Christie’s viewed last night’s PWC Evening sale as part two of the week’s Post-War and Contemporary Art extravaganza. (...)

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Christie’s Has Art World’s First $1 Billion Week

It was a week the art world had never seen before. For the first time, an auction house sold more than $1 billion of art — over three days at that — a vast outpouring of money that amazed even the wealthy and the celebrities who flocked to the auction floor. (...)

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Milestones

1981 - 2015

Over the years, Christian Ogier has placed major works in some of the most important private collection in Europe, Asia and the US... Galerie Sepia has collaborated and sold to museums such as the Picasso Museum, the Dali Museum, the Pompidou centre, the Reina Sofia in Madrid, the Hong Kong Museum of Art, the MOA Museum in Japan...

1979

Graduated with an MBA from Essec Business school - Served as a junior diplomat in a French Embassy - Started collecting.

1981 - 1989

Began his career as an art dealer in Paris, initially focusing on Old Masters and Ecole de Paris. First ventures into Asia : Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea. Got to meet Zao Wou Ki, Wu Guan Zhong, Chu Teh Chun, ...

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Galerie-marais

Founded Galerie Sepia, opened in the Marais district in Paris. Numerous exhibitions throughout Asia, discovery of Chinese Contemporary artists (Zhang Xiao Gang, Zeng Fan Zhi, Yue Min Jun, Cai Guo Qiang, Yan Pei Ming, Yang JieChang...). Major exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Art in Paris.

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Moved to the prestigious gallery area of Faubourg St Honore. Initiated important private deals around Picasso, Miro, Monet, Dali, ... Built stronger connections to major collectors and museums, and developped a close international network with like-minded dealers...

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Contact & Directions

You can use the following information to contact us.

Christian Ogier / Galerie Sepia
Phone: +33 (0)1 40 29 06 96
Email: sepia.fr@gmail.com
Address: 20 rue du Cirque, 75008 Paris