Issue 23 - Art Collector

January-March 2003


Australia’s 50 Most Collectable Artists
For the fifth consecutive year, Australian Art Collector surveyed the nation’s leading market experts, critics, consultants and collectors to bring you a list of 50 artists whose work you should buy now:
Peter Atkins, Clarice Beckett, Richard Bell, Jason Benjamin, Kate Beynon, Pat Brassington, Leonard Brown, Zhong Chen, John Coburn, Adam Cullen, Desting Deacon, Max Dupain, Cherine Fahd, Ian Fairweather, Fiona Hall, Louise Hearman, Bill Henson, Cherry Hood, Kitty Kantilla, Inge King, Ildiko Kovacs, Rosemary Laing, Chris Langlois, Lindy Lee, Margo Lewers, Hilary Mais, John Mawurndjul, Noel McKenna, Tracey Moffatt, Makinti Napanangka, Deborah Paauwe, Mike Parr, Patricia Piccinini, Scott Redford, William Robinson, Lisa Roet, John Peter Russell, Garry Shead, Darren Siwes, Jeffrey Smart, Ricky Swallow, Howard Taylor, Rover Thomas, George Tjungurrayi, Tony Tuckson, Hossein Valamanesh, Anne Wallace, Guan Wei, Fred Williams, Michael Zavros.

News & Analysis

My first time
Jenna Price speaks to collectors Rosalind Gillespie and Ian Langbein about their first art purchase.
Who’s who on the saleroom floor
Terry Ingram examines recent shifts in the changing character of our salerooms.

Caveat Emptor – Let the buyer beware
Ashley Crawford sheds some light on an auction room practice known as ramping.

Deal me in
Niagara Galleries’ Bill Nuttal talks to Michael Hutak about the surge in demand for John Kelly’s cows.

Investing in art
Art world accountant, Tom Lowenstein, explores art investment vehicle options.


Collector: Corbett Lyon - 21st century house-museum
Davina Jackson reveals grand plans for a remarkable collection of contemporary art by one of the country’s most progressive architects.

Gallery: Sherman galleries - The Sherman consolidation
The expanded and renovated Goodhope Street venue will provide a single focus for this Sydney institution, writes Davina Jackson.