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.
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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…
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