Contemporary Art

No longer the preserve of fringe or avant-garde collectors, contemporary art now enjoys strong support within both the gallery and auction sectors and Leonard Joel has met that demand with a department devoted to art from the 1970s to the present day.

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Contemporary Art Specialists

Sophie Ullin
National Head of Art & Contemporary Art Specialist

Sophie’s expertise in art valuation, research, market analysis and sales is built upon over 20 years experience at fine art dealerships.
Before becoming the Head of Fine Art at Leonard Joel, Sophie held roles as an art specialist at Deutscher-Menzies, Melbourne and as the Head of Contemporary, Aboriginal and Tribal Art at Lawson Menzies, Sydney.

Fifteen years ago, Sophie established her own art advisory business focusing both on Contemporary and Aboriginal art. She is one of the founders of the Art Consulting Association of Australia and is an approved Australian Government Valuer for the Cultural Gifts bequest program.

Olivia Fuller
Art Specialist

Olivia joined Leonard Joel in 2014 as an Art Specialist. With a Degree in Art History and Theory and previous roles in various commercial art galleries in both Sydney and Melbourne, Olivia is equipped with a broad knowledge of the Australian art market. Olivia’s role as a Specialist and Auctioneer extends to the quarterly Fine Art auctions, Specialist Print auctions and other thematic and Single Owner auctions, including the John Gould Birds of Australia Auction with a 100% sale rate, and the Anne Hall Studio Collection Parts I and II.

Lucy Foster
Art Specialist

Now consigning for auction. Submit items for online valuation here or contact us to book an appointment in Sydney or Melbourne.

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