CBD Melbourne: No party, but a nice drop

  • The fine art auction house formerly known as Sotheby’s Australia continues to lurch from one disaster to another.
  • Run by former Melbourne City Council deputy lord mayor Gary Singer and his partner Geoffrey Smith , the business is one of the three major art auctioneers along with Menzies Art Brands and Deutscher & Hackett in the country.
  • Smith and Singer’s operations are now known as, well, Smith & Singer.
  • Hamish Sharma , head of jewellery, will start at rival auction house Leonard Joel later this year.

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