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posted 26 August 2017

ABC News, Michaela Boland, 26th August 2017The late newspaper scion James Fairfax owed his fortune to the great publishing company founded by his great-great-grandfather, but his life's legacy is a lesson in fine art and public largesse.VIEW FULL ARTICLE

posted 9 August 2017

The Late James Fairfax AC left an extraordinary philanthropic legacy and a collection of some of the most important Australian artworks still left in private hands.In this video Geoffrey Edwards and Kirsty Grant introduce some of the highlights of this remarkable collection.VIEW AUCTION CATALOGUE  

posted 14 June 2017

When newspaper scion James Fairfax died last year at his Retford Park home in the NSW Southern Highlands, the vestiges of what was once one of the ­nation’s finest personal art collections were hanging...VIEW FULL ARTICLEMichaela Boland, The Australian, Tuesday 13 June 2017

posted 8 June 2017

Following on from our successful 2016 sales of selected works from The McKay Superannuation Fund Collection, Brisbane, Deutscher and Hackett are pleased to offer the final paintings and sculptures from the collection. Assembled over a decade, Graham and Glenda McKay put together a unique collection of Contemporary Australian Indigenous art that focused on younger artists and was acquired...

posted 18 May 2017

Two major art auctions on consecutive days in Sydney last week reported more than 80 per cent of lots sold and 90 per cent by value, indicating a general pick-up in the art market after a long hiatus.VIEW ARTICLEPeter Fish, Australian Financial Review, 17 May 2017