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Important Paintings and Contemporary Art

Welcome to ART+OBJECT's first major art catalogue for 2014. 2012 and 2013 have witnessed record growth in the market for contemporary and modern New Zealand art at ART+OBJECT with total art sales in excess of fourteen million dollars and numerous record prices set including: highest total ever for a New Zealand art or collectibles auction (The Les and Milly Paris Collection, September 2012); highest sales total for an art auction in 2013 (Important Paintings and Contemporary Art Including FivePaintings from the Estate of Gordon Walters, April 2013); record high prices for individual artist?s works at auction including Gordon Walters, Pat Hanly, Michael Smither, Peter Robinson, Robin White, Philip Clairmont, Peter Stichbury, Seraphine Pick, Michael Parekowhai, Allen Maddox and many more. This catalogue includes the collection of The Strip Club, a buying group disbanding after ten years along with important paintings by Colin McCahon, Ralph Hotere, Frances Hodgkins, Gottfried Lindauer, Michael Illingworth, Pat Hanly and many more.