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The Daily Telegraph  |  Robyn Ironside

A SYDNEY hotel that reopened just six months ago has been the only one in Australia to make a prestigious list of the world’s top 100 hotels.

Australian Financial Review | Peter Fish

As co-founder of the Macquarie Group money machine and its boss for more than 20 years, the late David Clarke had a shrewd eye for an investment. Even one of his leisure-time enthusiasms, buying art, seems to have turned a handy profit.

Mildura Weekly | Alan Erskine

A UNIQUE Dame Nellie Melba collectible with links to the Hammerton family of Mildura has been bought at auction by the State Government and donated to the Melbourne Museum.

EGlobal Travel Media

Leading luxury and experiential travel trade exhibition, Luxperience, is delighted to partner with Langham Hospitality Group’s impressive new portfolio member; The Langham, Sydney.

...terraces with water views, a hand-curated art collection by Sotheby’s and unique offerings...

The Sydney Morning Herald | Daisy Dumas

Syndicated: The Age, The Brisbane Times, The Canberra Times, WA Today

It was touted as being highly conservative, but the pre-sale estimate of up to $750,000 for lot 5 of the late David Clarke's art collection turned out to be spot on: John Brack's First Daughter, which has not been seen by the public for nearly 60 years, sold in Sydney on Tuesday night for a hammer price of $725,000, or $884,500 including buyer's premium.

Australian Financial Review | Peter Fish

Famous artists like John Brack and Fred Williams were almost outshone by lesser lights Lin Onus and Justin O'Brien at a Sotheby's Australia's sale in Sydney on Tuesday, judging by the size of the margins paid above the auctioneer's pre-sale estimates.

The Australian | Michaela Boland

The art market hasn’t quite ­returned to heady pre-GFC levels but the collection of late Macquarie Bank co-founder David Clarke last night helped Sotheby’s Australia achieve its best auction result since May 2007.

Blouin ArtInfo | Nicholas Forrest

Sotheby’s Australia’s April 28 art auction comprises 111 works and has a total estimate of $9.08 million to $12.3 million, making it one of the most significant sales of art to have ever been held in Australia. The auction includes The David Clarke AO Collection of Australian Art + Important Australian Art which is one of the most significant private collections of Australian art assembled in recent decades. The sale will be conducted by Lord Mark Poltimore, Deputy Chairman of Sotheby’s Europe, who has strong ties with Australia from his time as the Chairman of Christies in Australia from 1998-2000.

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