Issue 5 - Art Collector

July-September 1998
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Collector's Dossier: Brett Whiteley
A new feature for collectors detailing the who, what, where and why of Australia's most significant artists. This issue Judith White profiles Brett Whiteley.

Obituary: Rover Thomas
Susan McCulloch writes on the life of one of the giants of Australian art, the late Rover Thomas.

News & Features

Gallerist: Bill Nuttall
Courtney Kidd talks to the director of Melbourne's Niagara Galleries, and finds one of Australian art's quiet achievers.

Collector: Pat Corrigan
Pat Corrigan talks to Andrew Frost about 30 years of buying and collecting art. Photography by Sonny Vandevelde.

Autumn Auctions Wrap
Jeff Makin reports on Melbourne's autumn round of fine art auctions.

Benefits & Bargains
Benjamin Genocchio reports on the opportunities to be found at fundraising exhibitions and charity auctions.

Sherman-Wright Art Index
Access Economic's benchmarks of the Australian art market, exclusive to Australian Art Collector.

From The Close of Postmodernism
Rex Butler finds the epitaph of postmodernism in a new book of collected writing by 70s art critic Michael Fried.

Essay: Trash, Treasure & Hoardings
We've heard of outsider artists, now Anna Johnson identifies the outsider collector.

When Worlds Collide
Patricia MacDonald sees clues to our national psyche in the magnificent landscapes in the major touring exhibition, New Worlds From Old.

Stand By Me
Mark Titmarsh traces the rise of the dealer/artist relationship in Australia.

Australia Pays The Bill
...for collections it never sees. Terry Ingram concludes his potted history of the early days of the Australian saleroom.

Tribal Art: Moral Dilemmas
David Said surveys some of the ethical issues which face collectors of tribal art.

Where's The Captain
Ava Hubble gets on the trail of a missing cultural icon - John Webber's Portrait of Captain James Cook.

Biting The Big Apple
Manhattan resident Ben Widdicombe previews the fantastic lineup of art shows in New York over the northern summer.