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posted 24 September 2020

Sydney Morning Herald, Nick Miller, September 24 2020 Lynne Clarke, daughter of renowned Australian artist Russell Drysdale, has a vivid memory of ‘going to the pictures’ as a young child in the 1940s. “I remember seeing Pinocchio and having nightmares for years,” the 82 year-old says. “I found it horrifying. I didn’t like going to the cinema much.” She laughs. Back then, the movies were a big...

posted 24 September 2020

Australian Financial Review, Gabriella Coslovich, 24 September 2020 Auction house Deutscher and Hackett has consigned the year’s most expensive and historically significant painting, Russell Drysdale’s Going to the pictures, from 1941, which could set a new record for the artist when it goes under the hammer in November. Estimated at $2.5 million to $3.5 million, the painting has been in the same...

posted 20 August 2020

Outstanding results from Deutscher and Hackett’s latest timed online auction prove that collector enthusiasm and demand remain remarkably strong, despite ongoing COVID-19 related economic challenges. The single-owner sale, The Peter and Renate Nahum Collection of Aboriginal Art, London: Part II, featured 64 works of art - predominantly eucalyptus bark paintings from Maningrida, Yirrkala and...

posted 17 July 2020

Collectors push artist prices to new highsHigh prices were reached for the iconic landscape artists at a sale driven by eager collectors. VIEW FULL ARTICLE The Australian, 16 July 2020

posted 25 March 2020

Local auction houses are navigating tough new measures amid the coronavirus pandemic following Tuesday night’s announcement that in-room auctions would be banned. As restrictions ramp up, auctions are being cancelled, offices temporarily closed, staff working remotely, and online sales becoming the life-line for businesses. VIEW FULL ARTICLE Australian Financial Review, Gabriella Coslovich, 25...