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Past Sales

Island on the Edge/The awakening II
Abstract II

Sales by Medium

Prints & Graphics
Sold 27 works for
Sold 1 works for
Works on Paper
Sold 7 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by Michael Reed

Auction Houses

Dunbar Sloane
Sold 20 works for
International Art Centre
Sold 4 works for
Sold 1 works for

Born in Christchurch in 1950, Michael Reed studied at The School of Fine Arts at the University of Canterbury graduating with an MA in Printmaking, and later exhibited at the University. He has established a career in printmaking, mixed media and textile design, and is aslos known for his paper relief abstract constructions. He has also tutored in art at Christchurch Polytechnic.

We have records of art auction sales by Michael Reed from 1992 and in total 54 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 37 (69%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $1,784 for Happy Fish sold by International Art Centre in November 2014. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2022. Works by Michael Reed are held by the Christchurch Art Gallery, Museum Of New Zealand and National Gallery of Australia.

Michael Reed is listed in the following standard biographical references:

  • McGahey, Kate. The Concise Dictionary of New Zealand Artists Painters Printmakers Sculptors, Gilt Edge Publishing, Wellington, New Zealand, 2000. Page 209
  • The Find New Zealand Artists web site: a database of artist names that directs researchers to the rich resources found in New Zealand's libraries, art society exhibition histories and published sources.

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