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Ms. Jan Minchin

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Tolarno Galleries
Level 4 104 Exhibition Street
Melbourne , Victoria 3000

Company Description: Tolarno Galleries has been at the cutting edge of contemporary Australian art for many years. Four artists have represented Australia at the Venice Biennale and the...   more

Employment History

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Chairman's Council, 15 June 2013 [cached]
Ms Jan MinchinĀ  Director
ACO - ACO | Chairmans Council, 3 Jan 2012 [cached]
Ms Jan Minchin Director
It is also her point of ..., 19 Oct 2012 [cached]
It is also her point of difference and what attracts buyers, says her Melbourne dealer, Tolarno Galleries' Jan Minchin, a former curator at the National Gallery of Victoria.
"There will always be a sale at this level and we have never not been able to place one of her works," Minchin says.
"When she makes work, it is unmistakeably hers," Minchin says.
Some sales are made online, but according to Minchin only to collectors who know the Rothwell work.
Tolarno Galleries: "...Everything Else Follows" - Art Collector, 15 Jan 2001 [cached]
Under this criteria, Jan Minchin has, as they say, good breeding. Over and above, however, the director of Melbourne's Tolarno Galleries is best known for her enthusiasm for contemporary art. As one collector who has bought from Tolarno for more than a decade says, it is "Jan's enthusiasm and genuine enjoyment of the work" that keeps him going back.
Minchin began her arts career as Curator of 20th Century Australian Art at the National Gallery of Victoria, specialising in art from 1900 to 1960, and has co-authored two books on Australian art - The George Bell School (with Mary Eagle), and Thea Proctor: The Prints (with Roger Butler).
"It's very Melbourne," Minchin told Australian Art Collector.
Recent international success for Minchin and her artist include the inclusion of Henson in the Sydney Biennale, and of Patricia Piccinini's Truck Babies installation (held initially at Tolarno Galleries in 1999) at the 2000 Kwangju Biennale, complete with Korean subtitles added to the video component.
Minchin is just as interested in the processes of collecting and the growth of individual collections: "A
It is thus not surprising that Minchin has a loyal following of collectors, many of whom have been with her for more than a decade, becoming friends. She admires the way they "follow artists through successive exhibitions, are competitive and quick off the mark if they want a particular work. They're keen to preview exhibitions. They're knowledgeable about current trends and developments and bring a critical eye to the work. Minchin offers advice to a number of collectors and works very closely with some, such as Corbett and Yueji Lyon, who are, she says, exceptional collectors.
Minchin tells this story: "I was at the computer recently when some new images came through.
NGV Contemporary, 20 April 2006 [cached]
Ms Jan Minchin
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