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Articles by Astrid Malingreau

Astrid Malingreau is an independent advisor focused on 20th century contemporary design. She previously worked for Christie's in London and New York as a specialist in decorative arts and design.

New York Design Sales, June 2022 / Review by Astrid Malingreau

New York Design Sales: Lively bidding and some records broken … an analysis of the five major sales in June.

TEFAF Maastricht 2022 by Astrid Malingreau

TEFAF Maastrict: A rich selection of French and Italian 20th century design, including masterpieces by Joseph-André Motte, Ercole Barovier and Eugene Printz.

New York Design Sales / June 2022 by Astrid Malingreau

New York Design Sales: Five sales, one week, nearly 800 design works – TDE’s guide to some of the top lots at Christie’s and Sotheby’s this June.

Paris Design Sales, May 2022 / Review by Astrid Malingreau

Paris Design Sales: New records for Georges Jouves, Janette Laverrière and Jean Paulin; but Charlotte Perriand’s private collection failed to garner expected interest.

Paris Design Sales / May 2022 by Astrid Malingreau

Paris Design Sales: Les Lalanne collection of French curator Daniel Marchesseau at Sotheby’s, and Charlotte Perriand’s personal collection at Christie’s – some of the highlights of this spring’s sales.

Venice Biennale 2022 / Roundup by Astrid Malingreau

Venice Biennale 2022: Max Ingrand, Isamu Noguchi, Grégoire Scalare – Astrid Malingreau reports on the wealth of design on offer.

‘Fifty Years of Modernity’ by Astrid Malingreau

'Fifty Years of Modernity': “I learnt from my mother that it is more exciting to discover an exceptional piece by an unknown designer, than a minor one by a major name.”

miart 2022 by Astrid Malingreau

Milan / miart: Among the highlights – Alessandro Mendini, Gaetano Pesce and Matteo Pellegrino; Andrea Branzi's ‘Grandi Legni’; and work by French duo Daniel Dewar & Grégory Gicquel.

SALE RESULTS / Line Vautrin by Astrid Malingreau

Line Vautrin: A new world record, but what does it mean for the market? Astrid Malingreau offers her insightful analysis.

SALES RESULTS / François and Betty Catroux by Astrid Malingreau

A white glove sale, with particularly strong results for François Catroux's designs – Astrid Malingreau offers her analysis.

SALE PREVIEW: François and Betty Catroux by Astrid Malingreau

A sale with glamorous provenance - TDE highlights five lots to watch.

SALES RESULTS/ Karl Lagerfeld’s Estate by Astrid Malingreau

Extraordinary sales results prove that The Kaiser's taste and style in contemporary design continue to lead the way.

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