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Australian Financial Review  |  Peter Fish

A $3 million art collection from a former executive of Mars group and a rare early Russell Drysdale portrait owned by a one-time editor of the Sydney Morning Herald, are among the attractions at Sotheby's Australia's first auction of the year.

The Australian  |  Michaela Boland

A gold-rush era artwork by the grandfather of Australian landscape painting, Eugene von Guerard, which has been owned by the same family for five generations, is expected to sell for more than $1  million at auction next month at Sotheby’s in Sydney.

The Australian  |  Michaela Boland

It is 100 years this year since the birth of the nation’s most successful artist, Sid Nolan, and yet no Australian cultural institution has seized on this as an opportunity to stage an exhibition of his work.

Unusually, leading art auction house Sotheby’s has. At the company’s Sydney display room, a collection of more than two dozen rarely seen artworks has been hung on display chronologically.

The New Daily  |  David Spicer

Many of the greatest paintings by late Australian artist Sidney Nolan will be seen in public for the first time over the next two weeks.

A gallery in Sydney’s eastern suburbs has borrowed 30 of the artist’s works from private collections to mark the centenary of his birth next month.

Newcastle Herald  |  Jim Keller

Newcastle art dealer and gallery owner Mark Widdup has expressed regret that a chance for a Hunter public gallery to own an important William Dobell work has been missed.

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.

The Australian  |  Michaela Boland

Charles Blackman’s Alice in Wonderland oil The Game of Chess set an auction record for the artist at Sotheby’s Australia’s final Important Australian art sale of the year at Sydney’s ­Inter­Continental Hotel last night.

The Daily Examiner

THE Grafton Regional Gallery is calling for the community to help fund the purchase of a 19th century painting of the Clarence River.  The impressionist work, Susan Island on the Clarence River, Grafton, is up for auction in Sydney tomorrow.

Australian Auction Review  |  Richard Brewster

Arthur Streeton’s And the Sunlight Clasps the Earth 1895 has been recently re-discovered after being hidden from public view in a Tasmanian private collection for almost a century and will be auctioned by Sotheby’s Australia as part of its Important Australian Art auction from 6.30pm Wednesday November 23 at the InterContinental Sydney, 117 Macquarie Street, Sydney.

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