Young Indian artists struggle under veteran legacy – The Economic Times


An article published on The Economic Times highlights the struggle faced by a young generation of Indian artists to break free of the legacy left by the country’s pioneers.

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Saffronart Autumn Auction 2011: top 5 lots


Saffronart has reported that over half of all lots in their 2011 Autumn Art Auction were sold. A work by Tyeb Mehta took the top lot spot, selling for USD1,565,000.

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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

Indian contemporary art reaches a new stage of development


INDIAN ART SHOW Signs Taken For Wonders: Recent Art from India and Pakistan to January 31 2009 Indian contemporary art is reaching a new audience with large-scale museum surveys such as ‘Indian Highway’ at London’s Serpentine Gallery and ‘Chalo! India: A … Continue reading

Mixed reviews for Serpentine's Indian Highway show in London – Evening Standard, Independent


  INDIAN ART OVERVIEW SHOW Indian Highway to 22 February 2009 Serpentine Gallery London Indian Highway, a show of 25 contrasting artists from India, is billed by the Serpentine as a “snapshot of a vibrant generation of artists” and “a timely presentation of their pioneering … 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