Category Archives: News

Sex, Censorship and Social Media

Sunday 5th March Published by: Grishin’s Art Blog Written by:  Sasha Grishin One of the more inglorious episodes in the short life of the Rudd government was the so-called Bill Henson affair in 2007, where a knee-jerk response saw one of Australia’s leading artists accused of making images which were branded anything from pornographic to being […]

Tom and Sylvia Lowenstein collection of 250 unseen works by Australian artists auctioned at Mossgreen Armadale

Friday 24th February Published by: Glen Eira Leader Written by: Rebecca Di Nuzzo ART buffs have a rare opportunity to buy unseen works by some of Australia’s greatest artists when the Lowenstein Collection goes to auction next month. More than 250 works collected by Caulfield’s Tom and Sylvia Lowenstein will go under the hammer at Mossgreen, Armadale, […]

A mercurial Lin Onus steals the limelight at Mossgreen’s Lowenstein sale.

Friday 10th March Published by: Written by: Peter James Smith A mercurial Lin Onus steals the limelight at Mossgreen’s Lowenstein sale. By Peter James Smith, via, on 09-Mar-2017 Mossgreen are specialists in single-owner sales. On a quiet night for their much-anticipated Lowenstein sale, a shimmering Lin Onus painting Frog, c1995 (lot 76) with all the […]

The Lowensteins Collection Auctioned

Monday 20th February Published by: Art Collector Written by: Emma O’Neill The Lowenstein Collection of Modern and Contemporary Australian Art will be offered for auction at Mossgreen in Melbourne on Tuesday 7 March 2017. Art collectors Tom and Sylvia Lowenstein will be presenting over 250 works for auction. Their extensive collection includes artworks by John Olsen, Charles […]