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Self Portrait 2002
Cut Up, 12, 2001
(Untitled) 1981

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Born on 16 October 1956 in Delft, Zuid-Holland, Matthys Gerber arrived in Australia in 1971. He studied at Julian Ashton Art School, Hornsby Technical College and was awarded a Master of Fine Arts by the University of New South Wales in 1993. A teacher and painter, his work has been shown at the Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia, Adelaide in 1998 and at the Musem of Contemporary Art Australia in Sydney in 2015, and has been included in numerous group shows in Australia and overseas in China. He lives and works in Sydney.

We have records of art auction sales by Matthys Gerber from 1995 and in total 17 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 10 (59%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $14,340 for Figure 1 (Re: Europe) sold by Christies in August 2004. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2022. Works by Matthys Gerber are held by the National Portrait Gallery.

Matthys Gerber is listed in the following standard biographical references:

  • McCulloch, Alan McCulloch, Susan McCulloch, Emily McCulloch-Childs. The New McCulloch's Encyclopedia of Australian Art. 4th Edition, Aus Art Melbourne & The Miegunyah Press, 2006. Page 456

Artists' Resale Royalty

Could the second and subsequent works by this artist sold after June 9, 2010 for over $1,000 be liable for the Artists' Resale Royalty? More info…

Yes, eligible, subject to the artist satisfying the residency test. The artist is alive or has been deceased for less than 70 years. Contact the Copyright Agency for information on the residency test.

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