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Antique dealing in the 21st Century; A Pop Up Shop Story.

This is the story of how four antiques dealers ventured into the 21st century with their very first pop up retail shop, how we find our way into a new world.

What the!?!  Who would have ever thought us too!?!

Well, as it has happened, by a series of circumnatious events, discussions, ideas being thrown into to the ether, querulous inflections of rhetorical “don’t quite understand”s “who’s planet are we on?”, and gumption, chutzpah and sheer illogical intuitive rational; a small but determined group of Antique dealers came to the conclusion that we would ”go with the flow” and do…

LIGHT YEARS: Photographic Light Boxes; Key Works (2005-2019)

Michael Reid

LIGHT YEARS  
until May 29th

Michael Reid Sydney’s inaugural lightbox exhibition is entitled, Light Years. The term denotes a long distance; a great improvement and speed. That long distance refers to just how far the technology has come; from the hot and inconsistent fluorescent tubes; from the heat damaged prints, and from the clumsy, heavy box.

The new LED form of the lightbox finally allows this art-medium to stand beside large scale photographic prints, no longer as a cumbersome experimental box, but a captivating, slimline and resolved mode of presentation.

Each significant contemporary artist in this enluminure, has selected an iconic image to highlight…

Fresh @ Moorabool….

Premium Special Stock

We are pleased to offer some fresh additions to moorabool.com.

As a subscriber, you have first look at our recent finds – and first chance to buy.

This week, some great Oriental pieces of Chinese & Japanese including Nyonya, Porcelains, some ivory, and wood carvings, alongside some superb English porcelains, and another group of the great Victorian moulded jugs. There’s also a stunning Sterling Silver teaset of unusually heavy weight…..

Enjoy!

Paul Rosenberg, Alard Pett & all @ Moorabool Antiques

New Works in the Gallery | FELLIA MELAS GALLERY

New Works in the Gallery:

fmelasgallery.com.au


David Boyd (1924-2011)
From the Trial Series
oil on board
50x60cm


Robert Dickerson (1924-2015)
Girl in Blue
pastel on paper
56x36cm


Wendy Sharpe (1960-)
Follies
oil on canvas
76x60cm


Kevin (Pro) Hart (1928-2006)
At the Bar
oil on board
30x30cm


Sally West
Manly Ferry Passing Point Piper
Plein Air,  oil on canvas
120x150cm


Jill Dixon
Couple – Male and Female Heads and Shoulders
bronze on granite
37x26x15cm

Congratulating our 2019 Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Prize finalists! | Michael Reid

Michael Reid Sydney + Berlin are delighted to announce our finalists in the prestigious Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Prizes: 

Archibald Prize 2019: To the best portrait, ‘preferentially of some man or woman distinguished in art, letters, science or politics, painted by any artist resident in Australasia’.
Marc Etherington
Jordan Richardson

Wynne Prize 2019: The best landscape painting of Australian scenery in oils or watercolours or for the best example of figure sculpture by Australian artists’.
Robert Malherbe
Marc Etherington

Sir John Sulman Prize 2019: The best subject painting, genre painting or mural project by…

New Acquisitions May 2019 | Douglas Stewart Fine Books

Welcome to our New Acquisitions list for May 2019.

There are many highlights among the 260 items, including:

Japanese Meiji era boardgame of a round the world voyage, beautifully illustrated and with a depiction of Sydney Harbour.

Rare pocket globe by Nicholas Lane of London (1776), showing the tracks of Cook’s first voyage.

Welsh miners’ guide to the Australian goldfields (1852).

Two variant editions of The Emigrant’s Map of the World (1852/53), containing significant material on the Australian gold rushes.

Archive of private photos taken during the visit of Edward Prince of Wales (the future Edward VIII) to Australia and New Zealand in 1920; with…

Fresh @ Moorabool…

Fresh Stock …

We are pleased to offer some fresh additions to moorabool.com.

This week, some great fresh finds from a local collection, including more from the Victorian glass paperweights collection, some relief moulded jugs, more mugs…. and a few ‘surprises’.

Enjoy!

Paul Rosenberg, Alard Pett & all @ Moorabool Antiques

Vale Lauraine Diggins OAM

It is with much sadness we pass on the news that esteemed Victorian member Lauraine Diggins OAM passed away in Melbourne on April 19th, 2019.

The family will hold a private funeral service followed by a public memorial service and celebration of Lauraine’s recent OAM award. The details of this will be posted to their website once finalised.

It is with great sorrow and sadness Lauraine Diggins Fine Art advises of the death of our Gallery Founder and Director Lauraine Diggins OAM on 19thof April 2019. It has been a long cherished hope of Lauraine’s that the Gallery she created continues to provide…

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