A Riposte to Christopher Allen

A Riposte to Christopher Allen

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 11.05.15

“Of course (my italics), it is only the cultural meanings that give the works substance and authority”. What a sentence! It could only have come from my long-time professional acquaintance, Christopher Allen – a man employed by the Weekend Australian...» Read More

 

DOOM & GLOOM??

DOOM & GLOOM??

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 26.11.14

The Australian newspaper's galumphing headline writers had a field-day last Friday with their ultra-bold claim: 'Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi’s demise echoes the fate of Aboriginal art'. The obituary continued in the words of pallbearer Nicolas Rothwell: “The high-end market for traditional...» Read More

 

WHITLAM MALIGNED BY FAIRFAX

WHITLAM MALIGNED BY FAIRFAX

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 24.10.14

A great wrong has been done to both history and Gough Whitlam's memory by the Fairfax press. Their splendid supplement on Wednesday to commemorate the passing of that great mover and shaker of a slothful Australia contained a section on...» Read More

 

Deutscher && Hackett Achieve $100,000+ for Two Aboriginal Paintings

Deutscher && Hackett Achieve $100,000+ for Two Aboriginal Paintings

Posted by Nicholas Forrest | 03.12.12

Deutscher and Hackett’s November 28 Aboriginal Art auction produced some great results with two paintings selling for more than $100,000 (including buyer’s premium). The overall sale total of $671,100, which equated to 64% sold by volume and 53% sold by...» Read More

 

Aboriginal Art Auctioned in Melbourne and Paris

Aboriginal Art Auctioned in Melbourne and Paris

Posted by Nicholas Forrest | 08.10.12

The Aboriginal art auction scene has been relatively quiet over the last few weeks save for a couple of auctions one of which took place in Paris, the other in Melbourne. French auction house Artprecium held an auction of Aboriginal...» Read More

 

Lin Onus Painting Fetches $171,818 at Menzies Art Brands Auction

Lin Onus Painting Fetches $171,818 at Menzies Art Brands Auction

Posted by Nicholas Forrest | 24.09.12

There were only a few works of Indigenous art in the catalogue of Deutscher Menzies 13th September 2012 Important Australian and International Fine Paintings and Sculpture auction, which was rather disappointing. The highlight of the Indigenous works on offer was...» Read More

 

Digby Moran selected as finalist for Parliament of NSW Aboriginal Art Prize

Digby Moran selected as finalist for Parliament of NSW Aboriginal Art Prize

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 27.08.12

Bundjalung artist Digby Moran has been selected as a finalist in the Parliament of NSW Aboriginal Art Prize for not one, but two artworks. Both Starlight and Someone’s Always Watching You, painted by Digby this year, have been selected. The...» Read More