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Celebrating Collectors

Category: Private Collections

The privilege of working at Leonard Joel is not just our continuous exposure to both the rare and the beautiful on a daily basis, but also the time we enjoy with the custodians of these things. Over time, I have found that collectors often build an extraordinary knowledge and history around their collection or, if […]

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Introducing Hamish Sharma

Category: Important Jewels

We are thrilled to welcome Hamish Sharma to the team as the Head of Important Jewels, an exciting new department at Leonard Joel. Based in our Sydney saleroom, Hamish will curate and present three Important Jewels auctions annually, focusing on exceptional diamonds and coloured gemstones, along with signed jewels from iconic international design houses. We […]

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Important Jewels: A Magnificent Collection

Category: Important Jewels

We are pleased to announce our first Important Jewels sale, taking place on the 26th of August at 6pm, at our Woollahra location. The auction comprises an array of exceptional jewels from the early 20th Century to the present, along with an exquisite selection of colourless and coloured diamonds of the finest quality and world-class standard, […]

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Jessie Traill

Category: Prints & Multiples

Working almost exclusively in the printmaking technique of etching, Jessie Traill forged a path for women artists and indeed all printmakers across Australia in the first half of the 20th Century. Growing up in the bayside suburbs of Melbourne, Traill had an appreciation early in her life for the natural landscape, with the beauty she […]

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Screenprints, Shark Attacks & New York in the 80s: Fraser Fair

Category: Prints & Multiples

We sit down with renowned Australian artist Fraser Fair, to learn about his extraordinary friendship with Andy Warhol that began quite by chance. Taking us back to New York in the 1980s, Fraser reflects on his friendship with the artist, Warhol’s practice and his inspirations, offering a rare glimpse into the life of one of […]

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Works on Paper: A Window Into an Artist’s Practice

Category: Fine Art

Works on paper encompass a diverse range of media, from sketches, collage, watercolour, gouache, pencil and ink, and they offer a unique glimpse into an artist’s practice, from a fully finished, refined work to a quick sketch which forms the early stages of development of a larger idea or way of thinking. Here are three […]

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Design Icons Week Highlights

We look forward to sharing our full Modern Design, Prints & Multiples and Luxury catalogues with you soon, ahead of the July auctions. In the meantime, browse some of our specialist’s highlights from the three collections below.    

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$46,435 Raised For Arts Project Australia

Category: Arts Project Australia

We are thrilled to announce that yesterday’s fundraising auction, “The Day We All Went Home”, with no fees and no buyer’s premium, raised a total of $46,435 for Arts Project Australia, an important organisation promoting artists with an intellectual disability that Leonard Joel has worked closely with over the last 10 years. Through presenting these […]

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Phenomenal Results for Asian Works of Art

Category: Asian Art

Leonard Joel’s Decorative Arts and Asian Works of Art auctions on 22 and 23 June delivered extraordinary results, achieving a total hammer of $1,226,360 (IBP) and cementing Leonard Joel as a market leader in these broad and desirable auction categories. The Asian Works of Art auction also featured the impressive and highly sought after Ambassador Nicolaas Arie Johannes de Voogd Collection, which […]

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The Day We All Went Home: A Fundraising Auction

Category: Arts Project Australia

We are thrilled to present our upcoming fundraising auction ‘The Day We All Went Home’, in partnership with Arts Project Australia, a creative social enterprise that supports artists with intellectual disabilities, promotes their work and advocates for their inclusion in contemporary art practice. This exclusive online auction will take place at 3pm on Sunday 28 […]

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