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Another Toronto art auction season, another batch of speculation about the heights Lawren Harris will scale. more

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The sale season proved to be a bit of a roller-coaster ride for all three Toronto sales. Follow the ups and downs and twists along with Galleries West correspondent Doug Maclean. more

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New energy revved up the November art auctions with much attention focused on the new record established for a Canadian painting, "Mountain Forms" by Lawren Harris, which sold for $11.2 million. more

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Full disclosure: the Chris Cran retrospective at the National Gallery in Ottawa took me east and not, therefore, west for the Heffel sales in Vancouver. But thanks to the Internet and streaming video, I was able to view the entire Heffel sale. more

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Lawren Harris, "Algoma (Algoma Sketch 48)," c. 1919/20

Image courtesy Consignor Canadian Fine Art

"Algoma Sketch 48," a rare preparatory oil sketch by Lawren Harris debuted on the auction block at Consignor Canadian Fine Art’s inaugural live auction event May 31, 2016 in Toronto, fetching $977,500. more

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As Consignor Canadian Fine Art puts the finishing touches on plans for their spring season of auctions and events, they have announced that the Spring Auction of Important Canadian Art will be a live auction, taking place on May 31st in Toronto. more

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Maxwell Bennett Bates "Interior with Figures"

Image courtesy Levis Fine Art Auctions.

Did someone say recession in terms of Alberta, Western Canada, or even the country as a whole? Well, my perception is that art has not suffered at the auction level. Why, you might ask? more

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Yves Gaucher, " Green, Yellow, Red, 1ere version", 1976

Image courtesy of Waddington's Canadian Fine Art.

Online sales continue to present a large volume of work. Offerings are made almost monthly and, yes, there are bargains. To my surprise, many pieces are selling. Buyers seem to be watching,.. more

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The Internet is a great source of information, but the fall auction season featured a veritable tsunami of art offered for sale online by auction houses across Canada. more

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It was a long awaited spring in Canada this year. Although the New York results did little to further prominent sales in Canada, spring auctions in Canada did hold their own. more

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Last fall’s sales brought some extreme bargains in the Canadian art market, even as larger auctions in New York – Sotheby’s, Christie’s and even Phillips – saw records break. This action makes the few available Canadian masterworks seem inexpensive. more

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Consignor Canadian Fine Art will officially open its doors on August 1st at 326 Dundas Street West (directly across the street from the Art Gallery of Ontario). more

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