Pedigree and Panache: A History of the Art Auction in Australia by Shireen Huda
English | Oct. 3, 2011 | ISBN: 1921313714 | 254 Pages | PDF | 1 MB
Art auctions have long captured the public imagination. They regularly make news headlines and have become synonymous with glamour, money and social distinction. The marketing of auction houses and the works they sell has resulted in firms attaining authoritative positions and the ability both to influence and reflect collecting tastes. Pedigree and Panache is the first comprehensive history of the art auction in Australia.