Issue 4 - Art Collector

April-June 1998
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Tim Storrier
Tim Storrier makes no apologies for living the art life his way, writes Andrew Frost with photography by Sonny Vandevelde.

Smart Art Under $1500
Our team of writers asked leading auctioneers and dealers to pinpoint works you can live with today, yet still profit from tomorrow.

News & Features

Collector: Robert Bleakley
Sotheby’s executive chairman looks back on a 25 year career and tells Ava Hubble why he’s packing up and heading for Byron. Geoffrey Boccalatte photographed his extensive collection of tribal art.

Gallerist: Peter Bellas
This leading dealer in contemporary art is unflinching in his advocacy of his artists. He opened the doors of his Brisbane gallery to Sally Butler.

Selling at Auction: The Fundamentals
There are scores of dos and don’ts and pros and cons associated with selling art at auction. Emily Cloney and Michael Reid give their expert advice.

Art On The Web
Sally Butler provides a beginner’s guide to using the World Wide Web as a resource for collecting art.

The Sherman-Wright Collections Art Index
Access Economics’s benchmarks of the Australian art market, exclusive to Australian Art Collector.

Two Evil Eyes
Edward Colless reflects on a critic’s lot and the gentle art of persuasion.

Essay: This Divided, Ghostly Art
Adrian Martin argues for a renewal of photography as an expressive artform.

Private Pleasure, Public Gain
Heather Johnson writes that it is the general public who are often the ultimate benificiaries of the private collector’s life-long pursuit of art.

Journey To Gracelands
Adrian Martin profiles the arresting work of two emerging Melbourne photographers, Christine Adams and Jo Scicluna.

Australia Goes To Auction… Overseas
National arts correspondent Terry Ingram continues his fascinating series on the history of the Australian saleroom. In this issue he recalls those larger than life nineteenth century colonials who made a splash in the salesrooms of London and Paris.

Political Collectness
The art of our political cartoonists is a much undervalued commodity, writes Sue Javes.

Paris Is For Art Lovers
David Meagher takes us on a brief tour of some galleries in the world’s most beautiful city.