Art Month Sydney with Artspace and Firstdraft present
Join Artspace Executive Director Alexie Glass-Kantor, Firstdraft General Manager Georgia Hobbs, and a panel of industry professionals to hear about how to build a biographical collection, what makes a collection unique, and the importance of bequests for cultural institutions. This talk will provide particular insight into the extensive collection of Michael Hobbs, one of Artspace’s founding directors and benefactors, and a strong supporter of Firstdraft.
Tony Albert, artist and collector
Peter Braithwaite, collector
Michael Brand, Director, Art Gallery of NSW
Alex Seton, artist, collector, Art Month Sydney Board Member
Beatrice Spence, Publisher, Art Collector
The late Michael Hobbs’ family have generously donated works from his extensive collection for auction to support Artspace and Firstdraft. The collection will be on view at Artspace from 1–9 March. The auction will be held online through Paddle8 and culminate with a live auction of selected works at Artspace on Saturday, 9 March, 4–6pm. All proceeds will go equally to supporting the ambitious artistic programs at Artspace and Firstdraft.
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