Forthcoming Auctions

Art –  Wednesday 25 September 2019, 6.30pm

Our September Art auction includes a vast array of consignments from historical to contemporary works by both international and New Zealand artists. Include are works by Allen Maddox, Emily Wolfe, Colin McCahon, Anne Noble, Pat Hanly, Dick Frizzell, Paul Hartigan and Richard McWhannell.

Auction Catalogue

Preview Times

Combined Preview Evening

Tuesday 17 September 6pm – 8pm


Wednesday 18 September 10am – 5pm
Thursday 19 September 10am – 5pm
Friday 20 September 10am – 5pm
Saturday 21 September 10am – 3pm
Sunday 22 September 10am – 12pm
Monday 23 September  10am – 5pm
Tuesday 24 September  10am – 2pm
Wednesday 25 September 10am – 2pm

Live Auction
Wednesday 25 September 6:30pm

Contact Information

Please contact our Art team with any enquiries

Charles Ninow
Head of Fine Art
+64 9 529 5610
Mobile: +64 21 053 6504

Adrienne (AD) Schierning
Fine Arts Manager
Phone: +64 9 529 5610
Mobile: +64 21 0457060

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.

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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.