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New Technology A Global Hit In Art Sales During Covid Lockdown

Tuesday, 5 October 2021, 2:57 pm | International Art Centre

New Zealand’s level 4 Covid 19 lockdown has not deterred investors from buying fine art, says one of New Zealand’s leading art auction houses. The International Art Centre, in Parnell, Auckland, has achieved many record prices for work by artists ... More >>

Banksy Original Sells For Record NZ Price

Wednesday, 31 March 2021, 6:19 am | International Art Centre

March 30, 2021 An original and rare piece of art by secretive British street artist Banksy has sold at auction in Auckland for $1.7 million, making it the most expensive work by a contemporary artist ever sold in the country. Keep It Real had been predicted ... More >>

Early Banksy Art Tipped To Bring More Than $1 Million

Sunday, 7 March 2021, 2:20 pm | International Art Centre

A work by renowned but elusive British street artist Banksy is tipped to become one of the most expensive contemporary works of art in New Zealand and could bring $1 million or more at an art auction in Auckland later this month. Keep It Real is ... More >>

Iconic Banksy Work Becomes The Most Expensive Sold In NZ

Wednesday, 18 November 2020, 8:05 am | International Art Centre

One of the most powerful and provocative images by British street artist Banksy, has become the most expensive work by Banksy to be sold in New Zealand. Love Is In The Air was originally predicted to bring between $150,000 and $250,000 at a sale ... More >>

Signed Banksy Prints Attract Global Interest

Monday, 9 November 2020, 11:46 am | International Art Centre

Two hand-signed Banksy prints are attracting global interest before the largest sale of works by the controversial British street artist in Australasia. Eight Banksy prints will be offered at a sale of Important and Rare Art at the International Art ... More >>

Banksy Art To Be Sold At Auction In Auckland

Monday, 22 June 2020, 11:16 am | International Art Centre

Banksy, the elusive and controversial British street artist who has won a world-wide fan base, is arriving down under. Three works by the mysterious Banksy will be accompanied by a certificate of authenticity when they are offered at a sale of Collectable Art ... More >>

A Rare Judge of New Zealand Art

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 11:44 am | International Art Centre

The late Paul Barber and his wife Kerry were passionate about supporting New Zealand art and for nearly 50 years put together a rare and diverse collection of some of the country’s most revered and talented artists. More >>

Spectacular Binney Masterpiece Emerges

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 2:51 pm | International Art Centre

A spectacular and highly acclaimed oil painting of the bird which Maori legend says inspired Maori to migrate to New Zealand, is expected to bring a record price at an auction in Auckland next month. More >>

Rare Tuatara Sculpture Attracts Wide Interest

Monday, 19 August 2019, 2:26 pm | International Art Centre

A rare bronze sculpture of the animal known as New Zealand’s ‘living dinosaur’ is attracting wide interest before it goes under the hammer at a sale of collectable art in Auckland later this week. More >>

Painting by father of modern Chinese art brings nearly $500K

Wednesday, 31 July 2019, 8:53 am | International Art Centre

A painting by the man considered to be the architect of modern Chinese art, has sold in Auckland for nearly $500,000. More >>

Work by Revered Chinese Artist Could Bring $600,000

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 2:17 pm | International Art Centre

A painting by one of the most revered and influential artists in Chinese art history could bring up to $600,000 at an art auction in Auckland next week. More >>