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Hits and misses as Minter Ellison sells down art collection

Jane O’Sullivan writes on the Sotheby’s auction of Fine Asian, Australian and European Arts and Design in the Australian Financial Review of 23 July 2015: ….. While the majority of these Minter Ellison works were from the 1990s and early 2000s, there were also 10 Max Dupain photographs. The most interest was shown for his beach scenes. Art consultant David Hulme was outbid on The...
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Record Price for rare Window on weak night at Sotheby’s art auction

Record Price for rare Window on weak night at Sotheby’s art auction By Michaela Boland, The Australian, 26 November 2014 One of the earliest and largest of Grace Cossington Smith’s much-acclaimed late interiors — and possibly the only one still in private hands — ignited a bidding frenzy at Sotheby’s Australia’s Important Australian and International Art auction last night. The Window was listed with expectations...
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Did Edmund Capon find his true calling at Deutscher + Hackett?

The star of the show at Deutscher + Hackett’s auction of Australian and International fine art on 27 August 2014 was without a doubt the cover lot, Jeffrey Smart’s Self Portrait at Papini’s, 1984-85 (lot 11), selling for the artist’s record of $1.05 million hammer, but coming a very close second would have to be Edmund Capon who was hilarious as celebrity auctioneer, ably assisted...
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Bottoms up – Menzies first two day sale gets bums on seats

A large number of nude and semi-nude figures dominated the Menzies offering of Australian and international fine art and sculpture in the evening sale of 151 lots, set off by four remarkably similar Whiteley nudes prominently displaying their bottoms to the viewer. Nude offerings also came from Garry Shead, John Brack, Auguste Rodin, Norman Lindsay (of course), Charles Blackman, Arthur Boyd, Guy Boyd, Pablo Picasso,...
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Radio interviews with David Hulme in July 2014

Listen to David Hulme’s comments on the art market from 24th July on Sydney’s Triple M with Joe Hildebrand and Matt Tilley https://audioboo.fm/boos/2348285-one-percenters-24th-july-2014#t=11m34s   Listen to David’s comments on the art market from 1st July on Perth’s Mix 94.5 with Lisa and Tim https://audioboo.fm/boos/2297270-lisa-tim-daily-podcast-2nd-of-july    ...
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Long holiday pays off for Deutscher +Hackett

The Deutscher + Hackett sale strategy of letting the Easter and Anzac Holiday fall between viewings in Sydney and Melbourne appears to have paid off handsomely: On Wednesday night, the auction room was packed with dealers, consultants and collectors refreshed and ready to spend in their second major sale of the year. The results confirmed the impression: the auction house sold 76% by volume and...
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Dorrit Black’s Prices Erupt

A spectacular eruption of her prices was witnessed at Bonhams The Grosvenor School and Avant-garde British Printmaking sale in London on 15th April. Dorrit Black in fact did witness the eruption of Mount Etna in Sicily in 1928 and created this linocut print of her experience (lot 107). Bonhams perhaps saved the best until last with Australian Grosvenor School expats Ethel Spowers and Dorrit Black...
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Art scammers get crafty online, customers warned

By Andrew Taylor, The Sun-Herald, 20 April 2014 “Consumers are at risk of being ripped off by a website selling artworks and prints at more than 10 times their market value, a leading art expert has warned. David Hulme said art collectors should avoid making purchases from Chartfords, an online gallery that operates in Britain with a head office in Canada. “I’m concerned, not just...
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Oxford Falls Grammar School Student Wins Fine Art Award

2013 HSC graduate, Luke Henderson, has been awarded the Banziger Hulme Fine Art Award at the Manly Art Gallery’s Express Yourself exhibition. … David Hulme of Banziger Hulme Fine Art Consultants said he was particularly impressed by the printmaking skills of Luke Henderson and presented Luke with a limited edition signed print. “When I look at an exhibition of HSC students I go O.K. which...
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