Leading Indigenous art dealer Tim Klingender has been found dead in Sydney Harbour following a suspected boating accident.

Friends and associates confirmed the body found at Watsons Bay in Sydney’s east on Thursday to be that of the 59-year-old.

Leading art dealer Tim Klingender. John Woudstra

Melbourne gallerist D’Lan Davidson said Klingender was “the architect of the market we have today”.

“He leaves behind a huge vacuum for Indigenous art in this country and around the world,” Davidson said on Friday.

Sydney gallerist Michael Reid said the art community has received the news…

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