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Alvin Pankhurst's About Time sold for $55,000

Eric & Kathy Hertz painting sets record price for rare Auckland art

Thu 1 Aug

A 2006 oil on acrylic on canvas sells for $55,000 at an auction at the International Art Centre in Auckland last night.

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How Hotere’s girlfriend gifts shocked art lovers

Mon 25 Feb
Vive Aramoana: Painting by Ralph Hotere fetches $183,000 at auction

Barry Colman’s Hotere collection sells for $250,000

Fri 23 Nov 5

Flagship piece, Vive Aramoana (pictured), sells for $183,000.

Gary Langsford (left) and French artist Bernar Venet at the Palace of Versailles

Art market back with a vengeance


“Wealthy people don’t want to put their money into property or the sharemarket or finance companies. They’re seeing art as a very strong asset class.”  – Auckland gallery director Gary Langsford 

Vive Aramoana

Barry Colman's notable Hoteres under the hammer

Wed 24 Oct

Pieces for next month's auction include Vive Aramoana, which fetched a record price in 2002.

Hotere paintings on offer soon

Tue 16 Feb

At least two major early works by ailing artist Ralph Hotere – unaffected by issues of gifted ownership – are expected to be included in an important art auction in March.

Others are expected to be offered in April.

Auctioneer Richard Thomson, of Auckland’s International Art Centre, told the National Business Review he was still negotiating final details but was confident the Hoteres would be offered without hitch.

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