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#38 SYDNEY CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR SETS $21M RECORD


A John Mawurndjul bark painting hidden under a bed for 10 years sold for an artist record $140,000 at Sydney Contemporary Art Fair last week, which itself achieved a record $21 million in total sales.

Approximately $10 million will flow back to the 300 artists exhibited at the fair, whose total sales increased $5 million from the $16 million record set at the 2017 event.

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