The art of the art sale

Slow times in the art market prompt Melbourne dealer Hank Ebes to launch a low-cost alternative to the traditional auction system.

PORTFOLIO POINT: A long-time gallery owner, Hank Ebes is eschewing the traditional auction, for a system that benefits buyers.

Hank Ebes wears his passion for Aboriginal art close to his heart: his bespoke tie was painted by four women whose work was featured in the first of a string of unique auctions that could give investors’ collections a head start.


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