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SH152 - 20.21C Art and DesignShapiro Gallery, 162 Queen St, Woollahra, SydneyTuesday 31 July 2012

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  • Take a Seat: Featherston Chair Snares Record

    Take a Seat: Featherston Chair Snares Record

    'Featherston Chair Snares Record'Published 15 August 2012, Australian Financial Review Read more

  • Early Marc Newson Memphis Prototype Chair at Sydney Auction

    Early Marc Newson Memphis Prototype Chair at Sydney Auction

    by Nicholas Forrest Published: August 5, 2013 A unique handmade Marc Newson prototype chair from 1982 is one of the highlights of the upcoming August 7 Shapiro 20/21c Art and Design auction in Sydney. Inspired by the Memphis design movement, the geometric shapes and vibrant colour scheme of… Read more

  • Eclectic Array From the Outer Limits

    Eclectic Array From the Outer Limits

    By James Cockington, Sydney Morning Herald - 'Money' Published: July 31, 2013 Contemporary art is notoriously difficult to shift on the secondary market; work by relatively unknown artists even more so. Yet Peter Fay's collection, to be sold next Wednesday through Shapiro in Sydney, could… Read more

  • Livin' in the 70's: socialite revives era

    Livin' in the 70's: socialite revives era

    The Australian Financial Review June 27 2013 Read more

  • Buyers Ready, Willing for Abeles

    Buyers Ready, Willing for Abeles

    By James Cockington, Sydney Morning HeraldPublished: June 19, 2013 Sundorne, the former mansion of Sir Peter Abeles and his first wife, Claire Dan, sold for $15.5 million in May, making it Sydney's third-most-expensive property at auction. The contents are being sold this Sunday and should… Read more

  • Important Gilbert Marks Silver Bowl Heads Shapiro Design Sale

    Important Gilbert Marks Silver Bowl Heads Shapiro Design Sale

    by Nicholas Forrest Published: June 16, 2013 A spectacular and important sterling silver footed bowl from 1897 by renowned arts and crafts silversmith Gilbert Marks is the highlight of the Shapiro June 17 Traditional Art and Design sale in Sydney. Estimated to fetch AU$40,000 - $60,000,… Read more

  • Mad Men-style Mansion on Offer

    Mad Men-style Mansion on Offer

              Published: 2 May 2013                          The Telegraph         &nb… Read more

  • Modern Design Auction Sets the Pace in Sydney

    Modern Design Auction Sets the Pace in Sydney

    Nicholas Forrest - ArtInfo Published 15 April 2013, http://au.blouinartinfo.com/ Andrew Shapiro of Shapiro Auctioneers – Australia’s go-to guy for objects of design, modernist furniture, and art glass – has once again proved the importance of provenance and quality with… Read more

  • Modernist Masters' Stocks Soar

    Modernist Masters' Stocks Soar

    James Cockington, The Sydney Morning Herald, 3 April 2013 Photo: Schulim Krimper sideboard, courtesy of richardhughes@fairfaxmedia.com.au Twentieth-century design is a boom area in the auction scene, showing little sign of slowing after a decade of inflating prices. Some say it has taken off… Read more

  • The Estate of The Late Alida Haskins widow of Sam Haskins

    The Estate of The Late Alida Haskins widow of Sam Haskins

    The contents of the Southern Highland’s home of the late Alida Haskins and her late husband Sam Haskins, who was a world renown fashion photographer, will go under the auctioneer’s hammer on Sunday 24 February in Burradoo, NSW near Bowral. Over three hundred and fifty lots will be… Read more