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Australian Arts Sales Digest  |  Terry Ingram

A work considered as Australia's answer to Monet's water lilies struggled at the sale by Sotheby's Australia of Important Australian and International Art in Sydney on August 26.  But a painting of a warehouse and trucking park attracted intense competition and made a hammer price in the region of $¾ million, the highest price lot in the sale.

D'Marge  |  Luc Wiesman

While Friday lunching with a clever friend he let me in on a little secret about buying watches and engagement rings at auction. In this instance we’re not talking about eBay, but at the likes of established auction houses where sellers are not called promisenotfakewatch123.

The Age, The Canberra Times, The Sydney Morning Herald, WA Today   |  James Cockington

Jeffrey Smart was born in Adelaide in 1921 and first exhibited his paintings there in 1941. He was obviously destined for fame. When Smart was born his father, a local property developer, named a street in a new estate in Hawthorn after him.

2GB 873AM  |  Ross Greenwood

Ross Greenwood speaks to the Chairman of Sotheby’s Australia Geoffrey Smith about a major art auction taking place next week. (Audio)

Dorrit Black: A Thoroughly Modern Master

17 August 2014

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Australian Financial Review  |  Peter Fish

With no less than four major paintings by Jeffrey Smart and three by Fred Williams, Sotheby’s Australia has been wheeling out the big guns for its spring sale later this month.

Australian Financial Review  |  Peter Fish

An old Chinese cupboard and a gaggle of ducks by a noted German artist were the odd couple that took out the equal top scores of $100,000-plus at Sotheby’s Australia’s latest arts and design auction.

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