Following our move to the Albert Road premises in Melbourne, we undertook a major rehang of the art works. The new exhibition of art in our Melbourne office has helped us display a portion of our collection in the best manner possible.
Facebook Didn’t Love Masterpiece CHARLES Blackman’s painting, Women Lovers, has hung above the bed of art collectors Tom and Sylvia Lowenstein for the past 20 years.
It is worrying when a foreign-owned social media outlet starts to dictate ethics to Australian audiences. While we can all smile at the misguided and shambolic behaviour of Facebook, and other art dealers may be envious of all of the free publicity generated, for many in the art community the actions of Facebook have set off alarm bells ringing.
Leading tax accountant and financial adviser Tom Lowenstein has been collecting art and working with leading artists for decades. Next week a major part of his collection goes under the hammer.
Tom Lowenstein is no garden variety art collector. Not for this accountant, now 80, the usual practice of buying pictures from galleries, auction houses or even directly from the artist.