Museums tend to lift items out of the ordinary world into the refined orbit of curators. In detailing the history of a collection of Krimper furniture bought by a Sydney family, Catriona Quinn shows the importance of knowing the history of an object, its owners and context – its provenance – and argues that...
The prism of provenance: the Landau collection of Krimper furnitureMore Information
By Catriona Quinn | November 2015 | Vol 37 no 4
Adrian Feint's flowers and fishermen: the Lesley Godden collectionMore Information
By Catriona Quinn | May 2015 | Vol 37 no 2
A collection of flower paintings by Adrian Feint, belonging to his friend and fishing companion Les Godden, came to light last year when they were sold at auction. Catriona Quinn researches the background of this collection, the work of Adrian Feint and his artistic friendships.
A race against time - the story of a watchMore Information
By Keira Quinn Lockyer | August 2005 | Vol 27 No 3