From time to time, on our buying trips to Japan, we come across an exceptional collection that we have the opportunity to bring back to Australia and then share with our customers and friends. Recently, this was the case with a unique and varied collection of kokeshi dolls.
We invited kokeshi connoisseur, Kirsten Albrecht to speak to Robert Joyce of her love forkokeshi and how to build a kokeshi collection. You can hear and watch the video Kokeshi at Kazari here.
The traditional and creative kokeshi, plus Kirsten’s talk were such an inspiration that we…
Neridah Stockley: New painting and porcelain works
Michael Reid Sydney + Berlin is pleased to share new works by Neridah Stockley. Living and working in the Northern Territory, Neridah Stockley has carved a successful career as a painter, known for her harmonious employment of colour and form in her painted depictions of suburbia. This latest offering of work includes a suite of slip cast porcelain vessels, a practice encouraged by her recent award of a six week residency at the Pottery Workshop in Jingdexhen, China.
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On the opening day one of the finest gilt bronze Amitayus, the Celestial Buddha of Infinite Life, to be seen in Melbourne for some time was sold to a foreign buyer, for an undisclosed but sizeable amount. A similar one was sold in Christie’s Auction House in New York just last year.
The Celestial Buddha originated from the Tibetan region, possibly inner Mongolia, Dobn Nor. The old Mongol capital; Xanadu was patronised by the Qing Emperors as a centre of Buddhist learning during the time of the figures production.
The Pop Up Antiques Fair is presented by the…
We were all thrilled that Ken was selected this year as a finalist in both the Wynne and Sulman Prizes at the Art Gallery of NSW. The Wynne is awarded to the best landscape painting of Australian scenery, while the Sulman is given to the best subject painting. These three iconic exhibitions are the most famous (and often the most controversial!) in Australia, and our congratulations go to this year’s winners Tony Costa (Archibald), Sylvia Ken (Wynne) and McLean Edwards (Sulman). The finalist exhibitions are on show at the Art Gallery of NSW until September 8th.
Find more information and buy tickets here as…
LIGHT YEARS TO TOUR TO PERTH CENTRE OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Follow the incredible reception in Sydney, Light Years will soon tour to the Perth Centre of Photography (July 5th – August 3rd) and we are already in discussions with other institutions to further tour the show. These are Australia’s leading photo-media artists, presented by Australia’s leading photo-media gallery. As always, Light Years ahead.
See this trailblazing show in Sydney before it closes. Please join our Artists for the Finissage of this groundbreaking exhibition at sundown on the 25th of May. Details below.
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This week, some great English ceramics, mostly pre-1850 and mostly very usable…. plus a few surprises, such as the two bronze animals above, some Staffordshire ‘Royals’, and a great 1930’s Danish Deco vase.
Paul Rosenberg, Alard Pett & all @ Moorabool Antiques