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The Australian  |  Michaela Boland

Sidney Nolan’s daughter has consigned for sale a little-known painting her father gave her at the age of 10.

From her home in the US, Jinx Nolan said that despite protect­ively guarding the artwork and living with it for more than 60 years, she was happy to part with it now. “I said to him after he gave it to me, ‘don’t you dare paint over it,’ because­ he did that before when he’d needed a bit of masonite,” she said.

Lawyers Weekly  |  Staff Reporter

The jewels of Minter Ellison’s contemporary art collection will go under the hammer next week as the firm prepares to move into a new office space.

Law firm set to strike it rich  |  James Cockington

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

Fourteen years after it assembled its collection of contemporary art, Minter Ellison is moving offices — and selling it all.

Australian Financial Review  |  Jane O'Sullivan

It was last offered for sale in 1919 for 100 guineas, but Arthur Streeton's Point Piper is set to make considerably more when it goes under the hammer with Sotheby's Australia in Sydney on August 25.

Business Insider Australia  |  Simon Thomsen

The late, expatriate Australian painter Jeffrey Smart described his 1969 work Morning Practice, Baia, as “one of my best paintings ever”. It’s also a popular one, with his estate producing 499 giclée prints of the image following the artist’s death two years ago, aged 91.

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.

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