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Hammer comes down on busy year in art auctions

December 9, 2016

The Australian  |  Michaela Boland

As the nation’s art auction houses draw the shutters on a busy year, sales figures reveal a dynamic buyers’ market in an industry that’s working harder for the money. With just a few small sales outstanding this year, total artwork transactions at auction were $102 million, about 8 per cent down on last year.

 

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