Sotheby’s auction of South Asian Modern and Contemporary art on eBay – event alert


Sotheby’s auction of modern and contemporary art from South Asia will live stream on eBay. As part of the auction house’s New York Asia Art Week presenting a number of sales of Asian art and antiques as well as selling … Continue reading

Sotheby’s London launches ‘India Week’ auction


Sotheby’s launches ‘India Week’ in London in October 2014, featuring close to 300 artworks, including fresh-to-the-market ones, spanning circa 1500 to the present and expecting to raise around GBP10 million.

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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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Peabody Essex Museum loaned 3 giants of contemporary and modern Indian art: Anish Kapoor, Francis Newton Souza, Paritosh Sen


INDIAN ART AMERICAN ART MUSEUM COLLECTIONS This year, the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) has acquired three major works on loan from the Harmony Art Foundation: Anish Kapoor’s Halo (2006), Francis Newton Souza’s Birth (1955)and Paritosh Sen’s Amhedabad scene (1984). “We … Continue reading

Christie's June 2008 South Asian Modern + Contemporary Sale records dominated by Indian works


INDIA Christie’s South Asian Modern and Contemporary 111 lot sale, held on on June 11 2008 in London, realised US$10,614,225. While 30% of the lots by over 50 Asian artists remained unsold, Indian master Francis Newton Souza’s ‘Birth’ realised US$2,487,931 … Continue reading