How much are Brett Whiteley paintings worth?

How much are Brett Whiteley paintings worth?

Brett Whiteley painting breaks Australian art auction record, selling for $6.136 million.

What did Brett Whiteley suffer from?

methadone overdose
Whiteley died of a methadone overdose in Thirroul on the New South Wales south coast in 1992. His last studio and home in Sydney’s Surry Hills is now a museum managed by the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

Is Brett Whiteley dead?

June 15, 1992Brett Whiteley / Date of death

What is Brett Whiteley style of painting?

Under the influence of such artists as his friend and mentor Francis Bacon, whose portrait he painted in 1972, Whiteley abandoned his early abstract style in favour of a more figurative Expressionism. His best-known works of the 1960s included a series of paintings inspired by the British mass murderer John Christie.

What is the most expensive painting in Australia?

$2.4 million auction house Deutscher & Menzies in June 2007. Whiteley’s The Olgas for Ernest Giles (1985) became the most expensive Australian painting sold at auction when it was snapped up by a buyer in Sydney in 2007. Brett Whiteley’s works are collected across most big Australian galleries.

What is figurative expressionism art?

American Figurative Expressionism is a 20th-century visual art style or movement that first took hold in Boston, and later spread throughout the United States. Critics dating back to the origins of Expressionism have often found it hard to define.

Where are Brett Whiteley artworks?

Today, Whiteley’s work can be found in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Tate Gallery in London, and the National Gallery of Australia, among others.

Who inherited Brett Whiteley’s estate?

Arkie Whiteley’s mother, Wendy, and not her husband of two weeks, Jim Elliott, has inherited the bulk of the actress’s $14 million estate. Next Thursday marks the first anniversary of the death of Ms Whiteley, only child of the late artist Brett Whiteley and Wendy, his former wife.

Where is Margaret Preston from?

Port Adelaide, AustraliaMargaret Preston / Place of birth

How much are Sidney Nolan paintings worth?

Sidney Nolan’s work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from $50 USD to $1,945,222 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. Since 1998 the record price for this artist at auction is $1,945,222 USD for NED KELLY – OUTLAW, sold at Deutscher & Hackett, Sydney in 2017.

Where is the Blue Poles painting now?

National Gallery of AustraliaBlue Poles / Location

Who owns Wendys Secret garden?

Wendy Whiteley has spent the past two decades tending the patch of land, which is known as “Wendy’s secret garden”, at the back of the Lavender Bay house she shared with her late ex-husband, artist Brett Whiteley, and their daughter Arkie.

Who is arkie Barton?

Arkie Barton is an emerging artist, textile and fashion designer, currently living in Naarm/Melbourne. Arkie is a proud Kalkadoon Bidjara woman, who draws from her Aboriginal heritage to create beautiful contemporary pieces across multiple disciplines.

How old is Margaret Preston?

88 years (1875–1963)Margaret Preston / Age at death