Mumbai rising: As Christie’s moves into India, gallerists give a view from the ground


Art Radar speaks to three galleries in Mumbai to find out how global auction house Christie’s and its plans for its inaugural sale in December 2013 will affect the art scene and the operations of the galleries.

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Celebrated Indian artist MF Husain dies in London


From humble beginnings as a movie billboard artist, MF Husain rose to become one of India’s most celebrated artists. He died in London on Thursday 9 June 2011.

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Can you sell big to first-time collectors? Indian Art Summit 2011 round-up


Third Indian Art Summit proves Indian arts ability to attract big crowds, global art buyers and top-end galleries. But did everyone agree on its success?

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Krishen Khanna traces evolution of Indian modern art: innovative interview technology used


INDIAN ARTIST INTERVIEW PODCAST Saffronart is hosting a series of invaluable art historical documentary interviews with leading Indian artists to broaden the discourse about the evolution of modern and contemporary Indian art. The imaginative use of new interactive podcast technology is an … Continue reading

India Art Summit August 2008 is India's first contemporary art fair


    INDIA ART FAIR India is hosting its first art fair of modern and contemporary art called “India Art Summit”. It will be held from the 22nd to the 24th of August 2008, at Pragati Maidan (ITPO) New Delhi. … Continue reading

Indian modern art 1905 – 2005 at Philadelphia Museum of Art


USA EXHIBITION INDIAN ART UNTIL DECEMBER 7 2008 Multiple Modernities: India, 1905-2005 (on view at Philadelphia Museum of Art June 14 – Dec. 7, 2008  consists of more than 25 drawings, prints and watercolor paintings produced by South Asian artists before … Continue reading

India Embraces the Contemporary: Financial Times


INDIA The Indian art market is going through a major transformation, where the market’s focus has shifted from modern Indian art to contemporary Indian art. According to a report this month by ArtTactic, an art market research service which provides analysis … Continue reading