Issue 31 - Art Collector

January-March 2005
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Artists

50 of Australia’s Most Collectable Artists
Australian Art Collector reveals the artists whose work you should be collecting now and over the coming years:
Lionel Bawden, Peter Booth, GW Bot, Angela Brennan, Mike Brown, Janet Burchill and Jennifer McCamley, Nicholas Burton, Karen Casey, Jon Cattapan, Butcher Cherel Janangoo, Daniel Crooks, Adam Cullen, Roy de Maistre, Julie Dowling, Colin Duncan, Dale Frank, Shaun Gladwell, Elizabeth Gower, Brent Harris, Raafat Ishak, Roger Kemp, The Kingpins, Emily Kame Kngwarreye, David Larwill, James Lynch, Nick Mangan, Johnny Marwurndjul, TV Moore, James Morrison, Eubena Nampitjin, Makinti Napanangka, Hilda Rix Nicholas, Sidney Nolan, David Noonan, Deborah Paauwe, Patricia Piccinini, Scott Redford, Lloyd Rees, Michael Riley, David Rosetzky, Sangeeta Sandrasegar, Garry Shead, Tim Silver, Ricky Swallow, Monika Tickacek, Patrick Tjungurrayi, Hossein Valmanesh, Tommy Watson, Brett Whiteley, Karl Wiebke.

Cover Artists: The swerve of art: Janet Burchill and Jennifer McCamley
What happens when artists push their materials to the limit? What happens when artists push selfexpression out of the picture? Justin Clemens pitched these questions to the artist team Burchill-McCamley.

Dossier: Dick Watkins - An artist’s artist
Carrie Lumby profiles this important Australian artist who attracted the favourable attention of American art critic Clement Greenberg in the 1960s.




News & Analysis

Deal me in: Shaun Dennison - Defines Aboriginal Art
Shaun Dennison led Christie’s to its first Aboriginal art auction creating some healthy competition between Australia’s leading auction houses. Michael Hutak caught up with him in Paris.

Books
Nick Waterlow reviews Searching for Gaia: The art of Guy Warren by Norbert Lynton and John McDonald.




Features

Dealer: Martin Browne - The art of the possible
Leading Sydney gallerist Martin Browne talks to Andrew Frost about the secrets and rumours surrounding his success.

Collector: Michael Welch - Distance collecting
Michael Welch is mixing business with pleasure. Briony Downes peruses his personal collection and discusses his foray into dealing.

The price you pay
Elizabeth Sarks finds out how dealers price artworks.

An art of its times
Art critic Rex Butler’s top ten from the 2004 Melbourne Contemporary Art Fair.

Finance
Cultural gifts
Collectors who donate can come out ahead of those who sell. John Kavanagh reports.