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Banksy realised NZ$62,462 including buyers premium (Photo Getty Images)
Banksy realised NZ$62,462 including buyers premium (Photo Getty Images)

IMPORTANT & RARE ART

Tuesday 11 August - Entries Invited

Richard Thomson - richard@artcntr.co.nz
Mobile 0274 751 071

Richard is visiting the Hawkes Bay region currently doing appraisals in Napier / Taupo areas weekend 4 - 6 July. Mobile [0274 751 071]

We are currently cataloguing this major Winter sale. The catalogue already include's an exquisite 1918 Charles Frederick Goldie, another work from 1906 and a superb Colin McCahon work on paper, never before seen on the auction market , details of which we will realise soon. Two works by expressionist Philip Clairrmont (1949 - 84) also feature. A pair of Pink and White Terraces paintings by Charles Blomfield see the market for the first time in 50 years , a small but delightful collection of works by Charles Tole, two works by Raymond McIntyre. Peter Siddell and others. We are anticipating much excitement around this sale. Consign now. Richard Thomson - richard@artcntr.co.nz

COLLECTABLE ART

Live auction 6:30pm Tuesday 30 June

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ONE OF THE MOST EXTRAORDINARY RESULTS EVER.

Highlights:

All three Banksy editions fetched new international record prices. Golf Sale made $54,054, Weston Super Mere $49,240 and Soup Can $62,462 - prices include premium

A new record $23,000 plus premium for a Michael Parekowhai Bosom of Abraham exceeding our $21,000 record paid in our November 2019 catalogue.

Virtual viewing for Collectable Art 30 June

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The June catalogue is highlighted by a private collection of three Banksy (b.1974) editions, all purchased by the New Zealand based owner in 2005 from Pictures on Walls, the artist's agent at the time.

Also includes is a superb Michael Parekowhai Bosom of Abraham Lightbox

An assortment of Len Castle ceramics from the Ron Sang Collection

A collection of Toss Woollaston, including a never before seen oil of Bayley's Hill along with seven sketches. Three drawings by Ray Ching and three works by Jane Evans.

Works by Karl Maughan, Michael Smither - original works and a series of his 1970's screenprints, two Gordon Walters screen prints on the market fro the first time, Robin White, Gavin Chilcott, Shane Cotton, Dick Frizzell, Fatu Feu'u, Jaqueline Fraser, Jan De Vliegher, Andy Leleisi'uao, Roy Good, Bill Hammond, Andrea Hemer, Ralph Hotere, Reuben Paterson, Peter Robinson, James Robinson, Jeffrey Harris, Philip Clairmont, Allen Maddox, Joanna Braithwaite, Heather Straka, Marti Friedlander, Mervyn Williams, Pamela Wolfe and 'Jasper' by Gillie and Mark Schattner.

Works by Louise Henderson, Ida Eise, John Weeks, Leo Bensemann, Gabrielle Hope, Douglas MacDiarmid, Peter McIntyre, Dennis Knight Turner, Garth Tapper & Russell Clark

A major work by Tim Wilson and two very good oil paintings by Peter Beadle. Four works by Tom Esplin and four by Marcus King, also feature.

Sculptures by Ken Kendall & Rik Land,

An international section with editioned works by Pablo Picasso, Alexander Calder, Joan Miro, Andy Warhol, Hundertwasser, Wu Guanzhong print, Geng Zhengjie, Julian Trevelyn and others.

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Telephone +64 9 379 4010

IMPORTANT & RARE ART

Tuesday 11 August - Entries Invited

Richard Thomson - richard@artcntr.co.nz
Mobile 0274 751 071

We are currently cataloguing this major Winter sale. The catalogue already include's an exquisite 1918 Charles Frederick Goldie, another work from 1906 and a superb Colin McCahon work on paper, never before seen on the auction market , details of which we will realise soon. Two works by expressionist Philip Clairrmont (1949 - 84) also feature. A pair of Pink and White Terraces paintings by Charles Blomfield see the market for the first time in 50 years , a small but delightful collection of works by Charles Tole, two works by Raymond McIntyre. Peter Siddell and others. We are anticipating much excitement around this sale. Consign now.

Our first post lock-down live auction held 19 May, confirmed nationwide interest in the New Zealand art market. Determined bidding reassuringly achieved solid results. Several record prices include $15,000 for Len Castle's Crater Lake Bowl from the Ron Sang Collection and $54,054 for a Felix Kelly. Philip Clairmont's Still Life sold for $180,180, the second highest price at auction for a work by this artist while Grahame Sydney's Rock of Ages realised $168,000. An exceptional pair of Charles Blomfield paintings of the Pink & White Terraces sold for $134,534 against an estimate of $40,000 - 60,000. Michael Smither. Michael's Buzzy Bee made $100,000.McIntyre watercolours fared well $16,500 and $17,500 and renewed interest was seen in the works of Margaret Stoddart, all selling under the hammer. A Don Binney print made $15,000, some way off the original work we sold late last year for $600,000. Works by Ralph Hotere, Garth Tapper, Charles Tole and all three Peter Stichbury were just some of the works finding new homes post auction along with a new record set for a work by Felix Kelly at $45,000 for 'African Capriccio'. Lively post sale negotiations along with numerous private treaty sales yielded good results reflecting both confidence and optimism in the New Zealand Art market.

Important & Rare Art held 19 May

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Condition reports available Maggie Skelton - maggie@artcntr.co.nz
Telephone +64 9 379 4010

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Enquiries:
Richard Thomson - richard@artcntr.co.nz
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Maggie Skelton - maggie@artcntr.co.nz
Telephone +64 9 379 4010

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Banksy realised NZ$62,462 including buyers premium (Photo Getty Images)
Charles Frederick Goldie | Memories, 1918 | Est. $300,000 - 400,000 - IMPORTANT & RARE ART 11 August - ENTRIES NOW INVITED

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As New Zealand's most experienced fine art auction house, International Art Centre provides high industry standards in customer service, research and presentation, with consistently high clearance rates and outstanding results for Modern and Contemporary Art and are unmatched in the field of historical New Zealand masterpieces. With a network of contacts globally, coupled with 50 years art market experience, live and internet bidding, we have been able to deliver international results for foreign pictures sourced locally.

Important & Rare Fine Art Auctions

Important & Rare auctions are the proven, pre-eminent sale category for major works of art offered for sale in New Zealand. These auctions take place three times annually. As we fast approach our 50th year in business, experience continues to equal results. 2014 saw Important & Rare auctions realise five of New Zealand's top ten auction prices. The following year saw new records set with the two top prices in Auckland achieved. With the addition of the record $1.175 million plus premium paid for a C F Goldie in April's 2016 sale, International Art Centre achieved the three highest art auction prices in New Zealand's history. Due to an appreciative, and greatly valued clientele of nationwide and international buyers and sellers we look forward to breaking new ground. Charles Frederick Goldie, Colin McCahon, Felix Kelly, Gottfried Lindauer and Frances Hodgkins are just some of the highlighted artist's we seek for these sales.

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Collectable Art

The buzz generated by International Art Centre's Collectable Art auctions reflects the popularity of this sale: an event at which seasoned connoisseurs and budding collectors alike converge to appreciate one of the most eclectic and diverse offerings available to the market. Because this auction specifically caters to the more affordable end of the market - generally presenting works valued at $5,000 and less (many of which are offered without reserve), this is an exciting opportunity to unearth some real treasures. The Collectable Art sale offers a number lower-priced works from highly-sought after artists in print and edition form, as well as quality works from artists whose presence on the secondary market is just beginning to crystallise. Sales of Modern and Contemporary art play an integral role in providing market access to the most sought-after artists many of whom have defined New Zealand's art narrative over the past 50 years. These sales present an exciting offering of both painting and sculpture by a range of our modern and contemporary greats. Spanning that vital period from the establishment of mid-century modernism through to the cutting edge of our national contemporary art discourse, this is an acclaimed and significant event in the auction calendar.

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Art At Home

As well as our regular live in room auctions International Art Centre now holds timed online only auctions and is continually consigning works to these sales.

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Private Collections: Single Owner Sales

As an auction house with international connections, International Art Centre has extensive experience handling major collections and commands record-breaking prices in the domestic and international marketplaces. International Art Centre provides experienced, targeted marketing campaigns including dedicated single owner auctions with colour print and online ebooks. Some examples of these were the recent sale of the John Leech Collection and the handling of the Selected Works from Fletcher Trust Collection in September 2014. The most recent sale is the Barry Pilcher Collection of Contemporary New Zealand Art held in May 2015.

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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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