Born in the United Kingdom in 1939, Ti Parks studied art extensively before arriving in Melbourne in 1964 where he worked as a scenic artist for television. Known for his paintings, sculpture and assemblages he his first Australian exhibition was in Melbourne in 1964. In 1973 he represented Australia at the Biennale de Paris with a major photographic and collage work called “Polynesian 100”. In 1974 he was appointed Senior Visiting Lecturer at Elam School of Art in Auckland, New Zealand. He subsequently returned to London in 1975.
We have records of art auction sales by Ti Parks from 1992 and in total 14 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 11 (79%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $8,235 for Number One sold by Mossgreen Auctions in October 2012. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2022. Works by Ti Parks are held by the National Gallery of Victoria, National Gallery of Australia and a further three major public national galleries (see list below).
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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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