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Australia’s Arts Centres

Category: Indigenous Art

This August we are proud to present a number of works from several regions and their respective arts centres. Naming just a few, I’ve highlighted key artists from the Balgo and Kimberley Regions, Arnhem Land, the Tiwi Islands, and the Central and Western Desert regions. Taking up the paintbrush at the age of 81, Sally […]

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Harry Winston: An Investment in Exclusivity

When it comes to luxury and sophistication, few brands can rival the timeless elegance and exquisite craftsmanship of Harry Winston. Renowned for its exceptional jewellery and prestigious timepieces, Harry Winston has captured the hearts of discerning customers worldwide. Whether you are a connoisseur of fine jewellery or a collector of important timepieces, here are several […]

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Leonard Joel’s flagship premises will relocate to Hawthorn

Category: Leonard Joel Auctions

Leonard Joel, Australia’s premier auction house, is excited to announce a major relocation of its national headquarters and Melbourne saleroom to larger gallery showrooms in Hawthorn. Leonard Joel will be moving from its current location at 333 Malvern Road, South Yarra, to 1A Oxley Road, Hawthorn, later in 2023. The new location will boast approximately […]

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Charles Edward Firnhaber (1805-1880)

Category: Decorative Arts

Charles Edward Firnhaber (1805-1880) was probably the most gifted silversmith to work in South Australia, and certainly is amongst the rarest. Firnhaber was born in Bremen in 1805 and arrived in South Australia in March of 1847. Upon arrival in the young colony Firnhaber retailed his works and manufactured for John Henry Pace, South Australia’s first silversmith. Due to difficulties […]

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Artist Focus: Eric Thake

Category: Prints & Multiples

Eric Thake had a unique ability to find the extraordinary in the everyday, closely observing his surroundings and injecting his subjects with humour and wit. Amongst his best-known works are a series of linocut Christmas cards that were sent to friends and family over the course of forty years. Thake left a significant impact on […]

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Artist Focus: Cyril Power

Category: Fine Art

Celebrated for his contributions to the Grosvenor School of Modern Art, Cyril Power was a founding member of the Claude Flight group, revolutionising the linocut print medium in the early 20th century. As the oldest child of an architect father, Power’s interest in the arts and design were encouraged throughout his childhood, eventually becoming an […]

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Elephants Flourish in Massive Zimbabwe Forest Reserve

Category: The 22nd Report

Elephant numbers are on the rise at Zimbabwe’s Panda Masuie Forest Reserve, which is quickly becoming a haven for the region’s iconic and endangered wildlife. A recent wildlife census in the reserve counted 512 savanna elephants, up from 285 observed in last year’s census—a 79% increase. There were also 212% more warthogs and 25% more […]

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How to consider your tax and superannuation when investing in art

Category: Art Expert Series

Michael Fox is the Principal of Michael Fox Arts Accountant & Valuer and the Director of Fox Galleries. He is a certified accountant, fine art valuer and art collector. Michael is a member of the Auctioneers and Valuers Association of Australia (AVAA) and is a Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants.  1. How does […]

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Jewellery Essentials with Troy McKenzie

Category: Brisbane

It’s so important to choose jewellery that you feel comfortable in and that reflects your personal style, but there are a handful of enduring pieces that every modern woman should include in her collection. Here are a few of my personal jewellery essentials… Diamond stud earrings Classic and timeless, diamond stud earrings add a touch […]

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In Conversation with David Clouston and Michael Schwarz

Category: In Conversation

This issue, we chat to Melbourne collectors and philanthropists David Clouston and Michael Schwarz about their experiences in assembling a collection over many years and giving back to the Australian art community. How did you first become interested in collecting Australian contemporary art? We have always been interested in art, but really started to collect […]

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