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Philip Trusttum - The Silich Collection
Philip Trusttum - The Silich Collection

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THE SILICH COLLECTION PART 1

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6:30pm Tuesday 12 October

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Despite living most of his 73 years in Europe, David Silich (1944 - 2018) remained a proud New Zealander. This is reflected in his art collecting and his philanthropy. A generous benefactor, he supported both his old school, Whangarei Boys' High School, and the University of Auckland, where he had completed a degree in Mathematics in the mid-1960s. Once he and his Swiss wife Corina made the decision to purchase a farm here a decade ago, he had a vision to build a major collection which would combine traditional landscapes with bold modernist works. Knowledgeable, and with a keen eye, he chose works that to him expressed the unique characteristics of this country and its people. We commence with a Live auction, this will be followed by several online only auctions. More details and viewing times available soon. Artworks by these artists include: Buck Nin, Paratene Matchitt, Len Lye, Guy Ngan, Philip Trusttum, Brent Wong, Charles & John Tole, John Weeks, Historical works by Blomfield, Hoyte, Kirkwood, Gibb, Barraud and others.

ART at HOME 11 - *Remote Entries Invited

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From the moment the live auction landscape changed in April 2020, International Art Centre promised we'd keep you close to the ART . 18 months, and ten online only art auctions later we present ART at HOME 10 - A level 4 art auction event !

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IMPORTANT & RARE ART Wednesday 27 October 2021

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Our 50th Anniversary Spring sale is in preparation. With significant early highlights up for sale by C F Goldie, Frances Hodgkins, Banksy, Don Binney, two Michael Illingworth, Shane Cotton, two Stanley Palmer & a Colin McCahon masterpiece, our October sale is shaping up to be as exciting as our March & July catalogues. This sale is unique because we will be open for viewing Labour Weekend 2021. Consign Now and discuss how you can be part of New Zealand's most exciting mixed vendor art auctions.

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IMPORTANT & RARE ART Held Tuesday 27 July 2021

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Our second auction to exceed $5million in 2021 or up to date results visit the Bidding Platform

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An exceptional catalogue is now available for this, our second 50th Anniversary Important & Rare auction.

Richard Thomson - richard@artcntr.co.nz
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COLLECTABLE ART 6:30pm Tuesday 25 May

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IMPORTANT & RARE ART Held TUESDAY 30 MARCH

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With sales in excess of $5.3million, March 30 Important & Rare Art was the most successful mixed vendor art auction ever held in New Zealand. Whilst Banksy set the tone, with the highest ever auction price in New Zealand History $1,747,745, and $468,468 for a print (Choose Your Weapon), also a record in New Zealand for an edition of any kind, it was also a huge night for the New Zealand market. Up to date results are on our Bidding Platform. Prices include buyers premium -

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Read our post auction report about the most successful art auction of 2020 here

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COLLECTABLE ART | held WEDNESDAY 24 FEBRUARY

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ART at HOME 6 Online Auction

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Philip Trusttum - The Silich Collection
Charles Tole - The Silich Collection

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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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