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Auckland, New Zealand
DoneTue, Nov 28, 2017 5:30 AM GMT

Important Paintings & Contemporary Art

ART+OBJECT's final major art auction of the year will take place on Tuesday 28 November and will include the collection of the North Island buying group, the Artrix Collection. The Artrix group comprises of sixteen contemporary works collected over a ten year period by a group of women located around the North Island. Taken together it provides a vibrant and informative snapshot of recent New Zealand painting and includes works by Andrew McLeod, Shane Cotton, Jude Rae, Star Gossage and Denys Watkins. Further highlights include a major painting by Toss Woollaston from the 1960s, a French Bay painting by Colin McCahon, modernist paintings by Charles Tole, John Weeks and Douglas MacDiarmid, a superb 1960s 'Black Painting' by Ralph Hotere, as well as contemporary works by Heather Straka, Fiona Pardington, Philip Clairmont and Peter Robinson.