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Five Tips For Becoming a Savvy Art Collector

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At Angela Tandori Fine Art we have been serving art collectors for sixteen years. In that time we have learnt from some of the savviest art collectors around. Here are five top tips from our artful collectors. 1. Consider the Medium. Drawings and graphics can be an optimal avenue for savvy collectors. Generally less expensive than paintings, works on paper can allow a collector to buy from famous artists while staying within a budget. Significant Australian artists such as Charles Blackman and Garry Shead offer a rich and extensive canon of graphics and drawings. 2. Support Contemporary Talent. Works by...

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ANNE HALL - Inside the Dollhouse

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What was it like to be a talented and aspiring female artist in Australia in the 1960’s? In 1967, when Anne Marie Hall was twenty-two she met her future husband, artist John Perceval. A year later, she debuted at South Yarra Gallery to high praise. In her work, critics sensed something terse. Guided by feeling, her the restlessness of her figures was pressed out, commanding attention and empathy. In the 1800’s a Danish play shocked theatregoers with the story of a woman’s marriage and life in “a doll’s house”. Ibsen’s story told of the limited opportunities for a woman to...

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Transforming Your Collection: Why and How to Resell Art

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  At Angela Tandori Fine Art, we respect change. We believe any healthy collector can embrace resale in developing their art collection - and we’re here to make the process as liberating as can be.   Why Resell? Resale is the engine behind renewal, change and focus. Repurposing your collection can help mitigate the challenges life throws in your way. If you find yourself in a new life stage, reselling works of art can help make space for this transition. It can also be a source of change. If you feel like your art collection doesn’t reflect who you are...

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An Imaginary Life: Peter Bainbridge’s Winning Portraits

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Once a year, Australians gather around art with a degree of passion usually reserved for the footy. The locus of this buzz is portraiture. With their strange intimacy, portraits are magnetic. In his new collection ‘An Imaginary Life’, Peter Bainbridge proves this. A homage to the genre, while still a fresh take - ‘An Imaginary Life’ reminds us of the magic of coming face to face with who we dream we are. In ‘An Imaginary Life’, there is a smattering of the well-known and the enigmatic. Bainbridge profiles comic legend Buster Keaton, alongside the anonymous “Nude in the Sand”. Despite...

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"I Drew Myself as a Pirate" - An Interview with Peter Bainbridge.

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We asked fashion-photographer-turned-artist Peter Bainbridge some questions about his new collection of portraits, 'An Imaginary Life'. See the new collection here. What drew you to the particular historical figures you have depicted? Sorry to disappoint, but there not really historical, they’re dreams textures and thoughts.? This collection features anonymous women, like “girl drinking tea” and “sunbather”. Who are these women, what do they represent for you?Re; Girl drinking Tea. This one was a memory fusion really, i saw my mother as a muslim living in Morocco chatting to friends. The Sunbather…A provocative little catholic girl really. A teacher on holiday relaxing...

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