Issue 43 - Art Collector

January-March 2008
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50 of Australia's Most Collectable Artists
For the tenth consecutive year, we’ve surveyed leading market experts, critics and consultants to present to you a list of artists whose work you should look at this year:
Tony Albert, Brook Andrew, Ben Armstrong, Del Kathryn Barton, Vivienne Binns, Daniel Boyd, John Brack, Andrew Browne, Dadang Christanto, Sean Cordeiro & Claire Healy, Daniel Crooks, Juan Davila, eX de Medici, Christian De Vietri, Ian Fairweather, Tony Garifalakis, Rosalie Gascoigne, Shaun Gladwell, Peter Graham, Matthew Griffin, David Griggs, Fiona Hall, Irene Hanenberg, Chayni Henry, Linde Ivimey, Anastasia Klose, Rosemary Laing, Sam Leach, Amanda Marburg, Wanyubi Marika, Helen Maudsley, Rob McHaffie, TV Moore, Eileen Napaltjarri, John Nicholson, Sidney Nolan, Dennis Nona, Stuart Ringholt, Kate Rohde, Sally Ross, Caroline Rothwell, Julie Rrap, Matthew Sleeth, Darren Sylvester, Howard Taylor, Alick Tipoti, Bill Whiskey Tjapaltjarri, Judy Watson, Harry Wedge, Ken Whisson.

News & Analysis

Closing doors
Even in booming art markets there will be closures. Carmel Dwyer finds out why prominent Sydney art dealers Michael Nagy and Michael Carr are shutting up shop.

Hunters and collectors
Ashley Crawford went in search of members of the rare breed of collectors who shun advisers in preference for discovering their own art.

Blurring the boundaries
Terry Ingram examines a recent trend toward private treaty sales by some of the major auction houses.

Two speed
Carrie Lumby comes up with some new answers to the old question: does new wealth necessarily mean dumb money in the art market?


Dealer: Joel Fine Art: New tricks
The old Melbourne art auctioneer Joel’s is launching a new art business in Sydney that takes in exhibitions, artist representation and private treaty sales alongside the usual auctions. Carmel Dwyer spoke to Joel Fine Art CEO John Albrecht. Photography by Stephen Oxenbury.

Previews NSW
Guy Benfield at Kaliman Gallery by Courtney Kidd
John Edwards at King Street on William by Courtney Kidd

Preview ACT
Marie Hagerty at Canberra Museum and Gallery by Sasha Grishin

Previews VIC
Megan Walsh at Nellie Castan Gallery by Ashley Crawford
David Jolly at Sutton Gallery by Ashley Crawford

Previews QLD
Kenneth McQueen at Queensland Art Gallery by Timothy Morrell
Scott Redford at Jan Manton Art by Timothy Morrell

Preview SA
Handle with care: 2008 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art at Art Gallery of South Australia by Jena Woodburn

Preview WA
Old Skool at PICA by Ric Spencer

Preview NT
Megan Keating at 24hr Art by Jane Hampson

Preview TAS
Mish Meijers and Tricky Walsh: Collector 3: Secretions at 6A ARI by Briony Downes

Printmaker: Jazmina Chininas
Melbourne-based artist printmaker Jazmina Chininas has developed and unusual obsession, writes Sasha Grishin. In her imagery for the last 15 years there is a constant self-identification with the werewolf.