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The Sydney Morning Herald  |  James Cockington

Syndicated: The Age, Money Matters

The best known of John Kelly's quirky cows sits stranded upside down in a tree near the Docklands stadium in Melbourne. Cow up a Tree is a monumental work, some eight metres high, which was previously exhibited on the Champs-Elysees in Paris.

The Advertiser  |  Patrick McDonald

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HANS Heysen’s only large-scale painting of the 1912 bushfire which devastated Hahn-dorf is expected to fetch up to $250,000 at auction next month.

The Age  |  Louise Bellamy

Syndicated: The Brisbane Times, The Canberra Times, The Sydney Morning Herald & WA Today

There's a haunting image of Australian artist, Robert Dickerson, recently turned 90 , as a young boy at Bourke Street School, Hurstville, New South Wales, in Grade 6. It's  1936, he's second row from the back, and the caption reads: boys with shoes were placed in the front row.

Australian Financial Review  |  Peter Fish

A rare large work by Australian ­modernist Grace Cossington Smith from a private collection is to be offered in November, with hopes of setting a new record for the artist.

Blue chips post records

10 September 2014

The Sydney Morning Herald  |  James Cockington

Competition for the Australian fine art dollar is as intense, in its own refined way, as a Geelong v Hawthorn grudge match.

Towards the end of last month the battle of the Jeffrey Smarts took place between two of Australia's biggest auction houses.

The Age |  Luc Wiesman

Syndicated: The Brisbane Times, The Canberra Times, The Sydney Morning Herald & WA Today

This story was originally published on D'Marge

While lunching with a clever friend, he let me in on a few secrets about buying watches at auction. We're not talking about eBay here, but at the likes of established auction houses.

Smart, Williams

28 August 2014

Australian Financial Review  |  Peter Fish

With a host of new artist records set and a sold ratio of a relatively healthy 75 per cent by volume, Sotheby’s sale of Australian and international art on Tuesday rates as a significant success.

The Australian  |  Michaela Boland

ART buyers proved bullish at Sotheby’s Australia’s winter ­auction in Sydney last night where six artist auction records fell and 75 per cent of 95 offered lots sold for $6.26 million, the best result since May last year.

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