Forthcoming Auctions

Works of Art – Thursday 28 November 2019, 6.30pm

This auction includes an impressive selection of early consignments by artist such as Don Binney, Colin McCahon, Shane Cotton, Julian Dashper, Peter Robinson, Rita Angus, Don Driver and Ralph Hotere among others.

Catalogue Coming Soon

Art – Online 14 – 21 November 2019 

Our November Art Online auction includes a variety of prints, paintings, drawings and photographs from New Zealand and international artists. This auction also features a selection of over 100 retro posters from New Zealand art exhibitions and events from the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. With over 300 lots in the auction there is a diverse array of affordably priced works to view.

Art – Tuesday 3 December 2019, 6.30pm

Our December Art auction includes a vast array of consignments from historical to contemporary works by both international and New Zealand artists. Include are works by Jude Rae,  Richard Killeen, Don Driver, Vivian Lynn, Philip Clairmont, Nigel Brown, Ralph Hotere, Richard Lewer, Seraphine Pick, Pat Hanly, Takashi Murakami, John Reynolds, Agnes Martin.

Contact Information

Please contact our Art team with any enquiries

Charles Ninow
Head of Fine Art
Phone: 
+64 9 529 5610
Mobile: +64 21 053 6504
Email: charles@webbs.co.nz

Adrienne (AD) Schierning
Fine Arts Manager
Phone: +64 9 529 5610
Mobile: +64 21 0457060
Email: ad@webbs.co.nz

The Webb’s Art Department offers excellence in expertise, scholarship and service.

We are always interested in talking to you about your artworks or wider collection. The department hosts a number of auctions throughout the year, offers valuations for market and insurance purposes as well as providing market based information for those wishing to consign or seeking acquisition advice.

The Art Department offers three sale categories.

Works of Art – showcasing museum quality and important works by New Zealand’s most well celebrated artists as well as works by notable international practitioners.

Art – includes a varied mix of contemporary artworks, sculpture, prints and photographs.

The Art Department now also offer Online Art auctions which present sales including small prints, works on paper, photography and paintings at accessible price-points.

Please contact our Art department to discuss any item in our upcoming Art auctions or to learn more about the benefits of selling at auction.

Our Art Team

Charles Ninow – Head of Art

Charles Ninow is an expert in the sale and valuation of New Zealand art and one of the country’s foremost art auctioneers. Charles was previously an employee of Webb’s, but left in 2015 to co-found Bowerbank Ninow, an auction house and gallery. Bowerbank Ninow was acquired by Webb’s in 2019, seeing Charles bring his expertise back to the brand as Head of Art. Charles’ broad secondary market experience encompasses auctions, private sales and valuations, including the placement of works into major institutional collections and the valuation of prestigious museum and gallery holdings.

Adrienne (AD) Schierning – Manager, Art

Adrienne Schierning completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts at Elam School of Fine Arts at the University of Auckland in 1999. She gained a Post Graduate Diploma in Fine Arts from Elam in 2007. Adrienne has worked in both Public and Dealer galleries before coming to Webb’s, and has over twenty years’ experience working within the arts sector. She has contributed to curatorial projects and is a published writer adding to a wider discourse around art in Aotearoa.