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ArtsHub | Gina Fairley
An injection of $300,000 in donations has kept CAM’s doors open for a little longer, but staffing remains uncertain for the Victorian gallery.
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The Age | Carolyn Webb
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Shock and anger at the closure of the 104-year-old Castlemaine Art Museum turned to joy on Wednesday night.
White knight private donors have pledged $300,000 to save the key Castlemaine tourist attraction, which was slated for closure after the board said it had insufficient funds to continue operating.
Andrew Marks remembers the occasion but not the art. It was 1965, and he was with family in the upmarket Melbourne suburb of Toorak for the 100th birthday party of his great-grandmother, Esther Abrahams.
Charles Blackman's 1953 Schoolgirl Masterpiece for Auction27 July 2017
‘The Pink’ – Charles Blackman’s 1953 masterpiece to be auctioned for the first time27 July 2017
Tightly held in a private collection since it was acquired over 60 years ago, an extraordinary painting by Charles Blackman, The Pink 1953 (estimate $250,000-350,000, lot 34, pictured) will be auctioned by Sotheby’s Australia on 16 August 2017 in Sydney. (98.27 KB)
Australian Financial Review | Peter Fish
A large Arthur Boyd oil which has twice attracted public admiration and two Brett Whiteley views of Sydney's Lavender Bay, where the artist lived from the 1970s, are among the highlights of a sale next month.
The Australian Financial Review | Peter Fish
A Demetre Chiparus bronze and ivory sculpture of a scantily clad woman 67cm high, Antinea, scored equal top price at a Sotheby's sale of Australian and European art and design in Sydney last week.
Rare Romanian Works of Art formerly from an Ambassador’s Collection9 June 2017
The 21 June auction of Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design presents an impressive selection of paintings including three works of art by Nicolae Gregorescu, consigned by the descendants of the former Romanian Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Viorel Tilea. (154.17 KB)