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#16 ART MARKET INSIDER GUIDE / DECEMBER 2016


If I could sum up the 2016 Australian art market in a concise fashion it would be: the high-end excelled and the mid-low range languished.

In general, 2016 has seen marked positive shift for Indigenous and non-Indigenous art on the secondary market, highlighted by several extraordinary results at Sotheby's in London for Indigenous art and backed up with several record barriers being moved by Sotheby's Australia earlier this month. Both auctions highlighted the fact that important works with impeccable provenance and exhibition history and that haven't been overly exposed to the market, will garner significant attention by astute collectors...

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