posted 15 April 2021

Kerrie O'Brien, The Age, 15 April 2021

posted 10 March 2021

Gabriella Coslovich, Australian Financial Review, 10 March 2021 Collectors’ renewed enthusiasm for Indigenous Australian art will be tested next Wednesday in Melbourne as Deutscher and Hackett launches its first auction of the year with a select 54-lot sale.

posted 17 February 2021

Gabriella Coslovich, Australian Financial Review, 17 February 2021 Australia’s art auctioneers learned to live with uncertainty last year and proved adept at it, boosting their online activity and ending the year on a surprising high with a total turnover of $108.2 million, a tolerable $3 million down on 2019’s takings. As if to emphasise the lessons of 2020, Melbourne went into its third...

posted 10 December 2020

Gabriella Coslovich, Australian Financial Review, 10 December 2020A pandemic, a punch-up, a chute of new records, and a toppling at the top. It’s been a year like no other for Australia’s art auction industry, a year of operatic proportions that drifted at times into soap opera, a year of rapid change and adaptation. The single greatest shift was one experienced across many industries. The...

posted 19 November 2020

19 November 2020, Australian Financial Review, Gabriella Coslovich The packed November auction season was off to a flying start last week with Deutscher and Hackett posting its highest auction total for the year and the highest value Melbourne sale in a decade. The 63-lot auction last Wednesday night, featuring twenty classics of Australian art, pulled in $13 million (including buyer’s premium),...