Issue 2 - Art Collector

October-December 1997
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Artist: Helga Groves
Australia’s newest art star realises ethereal works via meticulous attention to the details of materials, writes John O’Neill.

Ethel Carrick Fox: Impressions of a Feminist
A profile of one of Australia’s pioneering women artists who is, writes Susanna de Vries, one of the most collectable female artists in the saleroom.

News & Features

Collector: Hugh Jamieson
After a lifetime of collecting and a highly publicised fire sale, Hugh Jamieson talks to Deborah Tarrant about the pleasures of living with art.

Gallerist: Denis Savill
From cattle markets to the art market, larger than life gallerist Denis Savill is an auction room titan. Patsy Hollis reports.

Essay: Easy Come, Easy Go
Are contemporary artists getting it too easy? Edward Colless says that in the wake of Marcel Duchamp, yes.

Indonesian Art Boom
Art market writer Terry Ingram looks at the art of Indonesia, one of the most rapidly expanding auction markets in Australia.

Schooled in Heidelberg
You know the names, you’ve seen the paintings but just what, asks Deborah Tarrant, is the “Heidelberg School”.

Back in the Real Word
Robert McFarlane looks at Australian photographers who, in the digital age, still let the camera tell the story.

Rave Reviewers
Gone are the days when the art critics could make or break a show. Michael Denholm looks at the missing link between reviews and prices.

For What It's Worth: Beautiful Losers
Writer and critic at large Anna Johnson writes on the inevitability of collecting. And, for some, the inevitability of selling.

Art at Auction an Introduction
Andrew Frost takes a comprehensive look at the issues, practices and personalities in the world of the auction. Dr Roger Dedman explains the art auction system.

Survey: Indigenous Art
With the assistance of coordinating editor Sally Butler, we present the first part of a comprehensive survey of our most dynamic art movement.

Art of the First Australians
Dorren Mellor provides an overview of the diverse styles and ideas in Indigenous art.

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award
Susan McCulloch reports on the country’s most prestigious indigenous art award.

Market on the Move
Sally Butler provides tips and information for those with an eye to collecting indigenous art.

The Impossible Painter
Words fail writer Rex Butler when he attempts an account of the work of Emily Kame Kngwarreye.