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Nigel Brown- Auction 23 February

Nigel Brown- Auction 23 February

Graham Cooper Fly Fisher bronze

Graham Cooper Fly Fisher bronze

Horace Moore-Jones fetched $492,450 July 2015

Horace Moore-Jones fetched $492,450 July 2015

Collectable Art

6:30pm Tuesday 23rd February

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International Art Centre commences the 2016 auction season with a Collectable Art auction including works from all genres of New Zealand and Foreign Art together with the Hanan Collection of British watercolours - mostly under $5,000.

On view daily from 18 February including a weekend viewing Saturday & Sunday 19+20 February 11am - 3pm.

Please note entries for this auction are now closed. Entries are now invited for Important & Rare - 6 April.

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Important & Rare

Important & Rare Wednesday 6 April 2016

International Art Centre first Important & Rare auction of 2016 is currently in preparation. Works by C F Goldie, Rita Angus, Don Binney, several Peter McIntyre, W A Sutton and Garth Tapper are just some of the early highlights for this, our first premier sale for 2016.

International Art Centre's Important & Rare auctions are the premier sale category of the New Zealand Art Market. Attracting a global audience, achieving 50% of the top ten auction prices for 2014 and the top two prices for 2015 in the Auckland market. Proof indeed that Experience Equals Results. These sales are widely advertised and highly anticipated by collectors of New Zealand art globally.

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Modern & Contemporary Art

May 2016

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CONTEMPORARY & MODERN ART

Held Wednesday 2 December

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Top price was $49,000 including premium for a Margaret Olley - more than double it's reserve. Many of the works saw good bidding duels with some fetching beyond top estimate. It's been another great year for International Art Centre and the New Zealand Art market as a whole.

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IMPORTANT & RARE

Contemporary & Historical New Zealand Art

Held Wednesday 11 November

November's Important & Rare auction saw a dynamic offering of fine art, both contemporary & traditional works. Some dramatic bidding duels on the Peter McIntyre paintings which fetched a combined total of $263,500 under hammer ($308,000 including premium). Top price of the night was Don Binney's 'Kairara Kaka Variant ' at $120,000 hammer. Telephone bidders were numerous as were local collectors for Namatjira's Lot 108, selling for $25,000 hammer against it's $8,000 - 12,000 estimate. 100% of the 17 photography lots on offer sold under hammer. Ralph Hotere's 'A Wind Goes Out' made $45,000 against its $30-40,000 estimate. Total in excess of $1.055 million including post auction sales.

New Zealand Herald: Peter McIntyre paintings up for auction

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July's Important & Rare exceeded $2million in sales and an 87% clearance rate easily making it the highest grossing sale of the year to date. Included in that sale were the two top prices paid at auction in 2015 to date - $492,500 for Horace Moore-Jones and $375,200 for Frances Hodgkins, the second highest auction price for a work by the artist.

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IMPORTANT, EARLY & RARE

Held Wednesday 22 July

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Sale result now over $2.1million including post auction sales of the Max Gimblett 'Dionysus' and Evelyn Page 'Salzburg'. Top price was the record $492,450 incl. BP for Horace Moore-Jones, nearly doubling the previous record of $257,000 set at International Art Centre in March

Frances Hodgkins Monastery Steps made $320,000 plus premium ($375,200), the third highest price for Hodgkins at auction and the second highest price for a painting at auction in for 2015 (NZ).

The sale total of over $1.9million secures the sale result as the highest for 2015 to date with a clearance rate of 87% including post sale negotiation.

Another significant sale includes A Lois White's 'Weeping Women' which fetched an all new auction record of $67,500, or $79,140 including premium. It is just $500 more than the previous record of $67,000 in 2009. Full results available soon

3 News Coverage here: Moore-Jones Sells

NZ Herald: Iconic Gallipoli painting sold for nearly $500,000

Another exceptional price was Frances Hodgkins Monastery Steps which made $375,200 including buyers premium. This is the third highest price ever for a Frances Hodgkins at auction and is the highest price in 10 years.

A lovely Goldie titled 'Past & Present' made $199,325

A large crowd was in attendance with strong prices across all genres.

NZ Herald: Legendary Gallipoli painting expected to fetch $500k

TVNZ One News: Private collector might buy NZ's most famous wartime painting for $500k

Viewing daily from Wednesday 15 July at International Art Centre, 272 Parnell Road, Auckland

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THE BARRY PILCHER COLLECTION OF CONTEMPORARY ART

Held Wednesday 27 May 2015

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The Barry Pilcher Art Auction was a great success for Barry Pilcher, the buyers and of course us at International Art Centre. A big thank you to the artist's for their support and assistance with catalogue. One of the highlights of the sale was the record auction price for Heather Straka 'St Sebastian' which fetched $21,690 including buyers premium but more importantly a clearance rate of over 80%

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Seeking works by:
19th & 20th Century & Contemporary NZ artists: Rita Angus, Douglas Badcock, W G Baker, Frank Barnes, Leo Bensemann, Charles Blomfield, Don Binney, Helen Brown, Nigel Brown, Philip Clairmont, Nicholas Chevalier, Raymond Ching, Shane Cotton, Vera Cummings, Arthur Dagley, A A Deans, Tom Esplin, Patricia France, Edward Fristrom, Dick Frizzell, Tony Fomison, John Gibb, William Menzies Gibb, Charles F Goldie, John Haley, Pat Hanly, Jeffrey Harris, Rhona Haszard, J C Hoyte, Louise Henderson, Frances Hodgkins, Ralph Hotere, Frederick Hundertwasser, Felix Kelly, Doris Lusk, Eilleen Mayo, Douglas MacDiarmid, Peter McIntyre, Raymond McIntyre, Charles McPhee, Colin McCahon, Trevor Moffitt, Harry V Miller, Buck Nin, Michael Smither, Bill Hammond, Michael Illingworth, Evelyn Page, Alan Pearson, Milan Mrkusich, James McLaughlan Nairn, Cedric Savage, Peter Siddell, Olivia Spencer Bower, Margaret Stoddart, Grahame Sydney, Garth Tapper, E Mervyn Taylor, Sydney Thompson, Charles and John Tole, Petrus van der Velden, Gordon Walters, John Weeks, Colin Wheeler, Robin White, C N Worsley, Adele Younghusband, 19th Century British & European paintings. Maori and NZ Folk art, early documents relating to New Zealand's Heritage, rare maps. New Zealand Art @ Auction.

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