Broadsheet | Caitlyn Batterham
An exhibition of cutting-edge contemporary photography at the Monash Gallery of Art. The Bowness Photography Prize, in conjunction with the MGA Foundation, has been recognising visionary contemporary Australian photographers since 2006.
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Broadsheet | Caitlyn Batterham
Onle Melbourne | Geelong Gallery
Geelong Gallery is delighted to mark a major acquisition from a private collection via Sotheby's Australia and the return of Edward Fischer's The 1874 Geelong Gold Cup after 145 years.
Time + Tide | Nick Kenyon
Next month, Sotheby’s Australia are hosting their Important Jewels Auction in Melbourne, with a catalogue that includes a small collection of watches ... After passing the catalogue around the office this morning, there are a couple of standout pieces that were T+T team favourites.
Nine News | CNN
In 2018 he sold it through Sotheby's Australia in an auction designed to pay for his divorce called, Russell Crowe: The Art of Divorce.
Visual Arts Hub | Gina Fairley
A painting measuring just 22cm by William Dobell has sold this week at Auction just shy of $1M, lifting spirits across the market.
Tiny William Dobell Portrait on Cardboard Listed for $80,000 sells for Almost $1 million10 April 2019
ABC News | Michaela Boland
A mystery buyer has paid nearly $1 million for a tiny portrait listed for $80,000 at a Sydney art sale, drawing gasps in the auction room as bidding soared.
Merimbula News | Christine McGinn
The family of owner/trainer William James "Bill" Murrell has put the 1959 victory nine-carat gold cup on auction at Sotheby's Australia with expectations it will fetch up to $60,000.
The Daily Telegraph | Jacqui Taffel, Wentworth Courier
A new international record for a Garry Shead painting under the hammer was set at yesterday’s auction of Aussie Home Loans founder John Symond’s art collection. The Shead painting, titled The Bearers (Queen of Suburbia), 1997, had a pre-auction estimate of $350,000 — $450,000 and sold for $439,200. Two other works sold for significantly higher than their estimates — Brett Whiteley’s Nude Beside the Basin, 1963, estimated at $350,000 — $550,000, sold for $829,600, including buyer’s premium, and House and Native Tree by Howard Arkley sold for $207,400, high above the estimated $80,000 — $120,000.
Australian Art Sales Digest | David Hulme & Brigitte Banziger
Sotheby’s Australia presented their last fine art sale of 2018 with two catalogues; the first catalogue was set aside specifically for the sale of 14 artworks owned by Aussie Home Loans founder John Symond. The catalogue allowed a glimpse of exactly where some of these artworks by John Brack, Garry Shead, Arthur Boyd and Yvonne Audette were displayed in his opulent Sydney harbour home.
Australian Financial Review | Peter Fish
With an estimated $10 million plus of art about to go under the hammer, Sotheby's is set to dominate the Australian art auction stakes for the second year in a row. Among a plethora of big names, its line-up for the auction includes no less than five Brett Whiteleys, five Sidney Nolans and six Arthur Boyds, plus a John Brack and Jeffrey Smart consigned by Aussie Home Loans founder John Symond.