Print out the famous artist names at auction
Author: Richard Brewster | Posted: 13th September, 2017
Auction goers will have the opportunity to purchase affordable works by some of Australia’s leading artists when Leonard Joel’s latest Specialist Prints auction gets underway from 11.30am Thursday September 14 at 333 Malvern Road, South Yarra.
Leading lights include David Boyd, Charles Blackman, Garry Shead, John Olsen, Lloyd Rees, John Brack, Sidney Nolan, Tracey Moffatt, Norman Lindsay and Narelle Autio – as well as British-born Damien Hirst and Hungarian/French artist Victor Vasarely (1908-1997).
Works include coloured etchings by Boyd Children playing 6/50, Shead The Sacrifice 18/65 and Olsen Bush Turkeys and King Leopold Ranges 1983 50/100.
A screen print 73/150 of the Sydney Opera House by Lloyd Rees should attract plenty of interest along with John Brack’s lithograph 2/25 entitled Model With Islamic Carpet and Charles Blackman’s Garden of the Stars collagraph 23/40.
Other works of note include Hirst’s The Souls I, II, III and IV – all bar number II a pair of works on archival paper.
Tracey Moffatt is represented by a couple of works in archival pigment ink on acid free rag paper including Roseanne Barr 2005 and Narelle Autio with The Yellow Line, a type-c print edition 1/15.
Vasarely is featured with two untitled screen prints, respectively 226/250 and 229/250 limited editions.