posted 22 April 2021

Kerrie O'Brien, The Sydney Morning Herald, 21 April 2021 Arthur Streeton’s finest European painting, The Grand Canal, 1908, has set a record for his works, selling for $3,068,180 at auction on Wednesday. Bidders fought it out via telephone and online, with an internet buyer who chose to remain anonymous claiming victory.

posted 15 April 2021

Kerrie O'Brien, The Age, 15 April 2021

posted 10 March 2021

Gabriella Coslovich, Australian Financial Review, 10 March 2021 Collectors’ renewed enthusiasm for Indigenous Australian art will be tested next Wednesday in Melbourne as Deutscher and Hackett launches its first auction of the year with a select 54-lot sale.

posted 17 February 2021

Gabriella Coslovich, Australian Financial Review, 17 February 2021 Australia’s art auctioneers learned to live with uncertainty last year and proved adept at it, boosting their online activity and ending the year on a surprising high with a total turnover of $108.2 million, a tolerable $3 million down on 2019’s takings. As if to emphasise the lessons of 2020, Melbourne went into its third...

posted 10 December 2020

Gabriella Coslovich, Australian Financial Review, 10 December 2020A pandemic, a punch-up, a chute of new records, and a toppling at the top. It’s been a year like no other for Australia’s art auction industry, a year of operatic proportions that drifted at times into soap opera, a year of rapid change and adaptation. The single greatest shift was one experienced across many industries. The...