$6M private art collection goes under hammer Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Why are so many commercial galleries closing? Watters Gallery calls it a day, joining a string of galleries that have closed their doors globally, but some experts argue that the art business is booming. Learn why. British artist bans PM from buying his art What do fresh air, English soil and shit have in common? All have been canned, bagged and sold in the name of art … but for Stuart Semple, the offer comes with caveats. Q&A with MCA’s Anna Davis (Premium locked content) For Anna Davis curating is a kind of laboratory where you can test out ideas and discover new things. Having a background as an artist helps. $5 million art sale where everything starts at a dollar A coup for those starting an art collection as a $5M collection goes under the hammer – online – creating a more democratic way to buy a piece of Australian art history. (Premium content) Premium content Gina Fairley Tuesday 8 August, 2017 One of Australia’s great private art collections – that of James Fairfax – goes under the hammer this month, potentially returning historic works to public holdings. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Subscribe Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and join the British arts community today Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Gina Fairley covers the Visual Arts nationally for ArtsHub. Based in Sydney you can follow her on Twitter @ginafairley and Instagram at fairleygina.