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  • Schulim Krimper Furniture from The Landau Collection: A Rare Sydney Provenance

    Schulim Krimper Furniture from The Landau Collection: A Rare Sydney Provenance

    How did a Carpathian woodcutter’s son and a doctor’s daughter from Macksville NSW come to assemble one of the largest and most varied collections of furniture by Schulim Krimper at their house in semi-rural St Ives in the 1950s? Behind this important collection is the story of… Read more

  • Swinging bling in vogue again

    Swinging bling in vogue again

    By James Cockington | The Sydney Morning Herald | Money | Wednesday 7 October 2015 It might be "Las Vegas bling" to some, but a collection of eye-catching jewellery bought in swinging London by an expat businesswoman is set to make a big splash. In fact, jewellery is hot right now, perhaps… Read more

  • Rare Lanyon lifts Shapiro

    Rare Lanyon lifts Shapiro

    By Jane O'Sullivan | The Australian Financial Review | Wednesday 26 August 2015 Local buyers spotted an opportunity when Shapiro offered a rare abstract landscape by the British painter Peter Lanyon at its fine art sale last week. White Square New Jersey, a gouache on paper from 1962, went for… Read more

  • Auction Announcement: Signature Prints

    Auction Announcement: Signature Prints

    Signature Prints, the company that revitalised Australia’s Florence Broadhurst into a 21st Century design icon, is also home to arguably the largest Decorative Arts reference archive in the Southern Hemisphere. This archive has been assembled and held for decades in the form of film… Read more

  • Eyes on brown furniture from Annandale's The Abbey

    Eyes on brown furniture from Annandale's The Abbey

    By Jane O'Sullivan | The Australian Financial Review | Thursday 23 July 2015 Sydney auctioneer Andrew Shapiro says the market for "brown furniture" is still patchy as collectors chase 20th century designers, but believes there is still interest in "focal pieces". In his mixed sale on July 26,… Read more

  • Sculthorpe sale sure to lure its share of stickybeaks

    Sculthorpe sale sure to lure its share of stickybeaks

    By James Cockington | The Sydney Morning Herald | Money | Tuesday 2 June 2015 The doors of late composer Peter Sculthorpe's home will be opened for an auction of his estate this weekend. Peter Sculthorpe composed much of his music in a sun-filled studio leading to this small, intimate… Read more

  • Jeffrey Smart set to storm Shapiro Auctions sale

    Jeffrey Smart set to storm Shapiro Auctions sale

    By Peter Fish | The Australian Financial Review | Saleroom | Thursday 23 April 2015 A couple of interesting Jeffrey Smart works should add sizzle to a Shapiro Auctions art sale at Sydney's Woollahra Hotel on April 30. Lovers of Smart's signature "expressway" images will savour the early work… Read more

  • How often do you see an orange diamond?

    How often do you see an orange diamond?

    The Australian Financial Review | Magazine | April Issue 2015 A sparkle of what's to come in Shapiro's forthcoming Fine Jewellery and Luxury Design Auction on Tuesday 19 May 6pm. Catalogue available online two weeks prior to auction date. Read more

  • The Mackay Collection of Australian Pottery

    The Mackay Collection of Australian Pottery

    Cultural objects may be valued for their creative design, historical associations and for the emotional response that they evoke. My collection of Australian ceramics is important for all three of these reasons. Individual pieces and their stories – whether my story, the story of the potter,… Read more

  • Neglected artform shaping up for saleroom success

    Neglected artform shaping up for saleroom success

    By James Cockington | The Sydney Morning Herald | Money | Wednesday 18 February 2015 For sale at Shapiro auctioneers in Sydney next week is a one-owner collection of 35 works of Australian contemporary sculpture. It is rare indeed to see collections of sculpture for sale, especially… Read more