Showing posts with label Indian art. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Indian art. Show all posts

Friday, March 29

An Interview with Thukral & Tagra @ Art Plural Gallery, Singapore

 The dynamic artistic duo Jiten Thukral andSumir Tagra, aka Thukral & Tagra, have made a name for themselves on the contemporary art scene in recent years with their ability to fuse graphic design, candy colors, and international pop culture references in works that humorously address the aspirations and fantasies of the rising Indian middle class, while also underlying the harsh realities the people face.

Tuesday, October 16

Anish Kapoor @ Lisson Gallery, London



Lisson Gallery has opened a major exhibition of new works by Anish Kapoor, marking its 30 years of collaboration with the Turner-prize winning artist.

Wednesday, August 15

Tyeb Mehta leads Christie's NY sale of South Asian Modern art


Christie's NY will hold its Fall sale of South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art on Sep 12 . Highlighting the modern works from the sale is the historically significant Untitled (Falling Figure) by Tyeb Mehta. The striking scene derives from a traumatic experience in his youth, when he witnessed the violent death of a man during the Partition Riots of 1947.

Friday, August 10

Sotheby's NY to auction Ram Kumar, Untitled (Benares)



Sotheby’s sale of Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art in New York on 10 September 2012 features high quality works from the 1950s to 1980s that are largely drawn from four private American collections.

Thursday, May 31

Important Tyeb Mehta work to Lead Christie's London auction Jun 11


The top lot of Christie's London sale on Jun 11 will be Mahishasura, 1996, by Tyeb Mehta, the most important painting from this groundbreaking series to come to auction.


Monday, January 9

Significant SH Raza painting appears at auction


One of the most significant paintings by Sayed Haider Raza ever to appear on the market - Village With Church from 1958 - will be among the highlights of Sotheby’s March Asia Week sales in New York. The painting was purchased by Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller III from the landmark 1958-59 exhibitionTrends in Contemporary Painting In India and remained in their historic collection until 1994.

Wednesday, December 21

ArtStage Singapore hoping to make a splah with large installation works


Art Stage Singapore 2012 is hoping to make a big splash for its sophomore year with several significant and large installation works on its fairgrounds. These will include the poetic "Artificial Moon" (2007) by Wang Yuyang (China), a stunning installation made from over 4,500 energy-saving bulbs, strategically designed to mimic the moon’s craters and surface features.

Monday, October 10

Must See - Regard Croisés @ Art Plural, Singapore

Li Tian Bing - Me and My Brother in the Hospital N.2

Art Plural Gallery is presenting a very interesting new exhibition, Regards Croisés: a selection of Asian Contemporary Art, running until Dec 19. It features eleven up and coming and influential artists from China, India and Korea, along with works by Fabienne Verdier, who has been trained in China for more than ten years.

Sunday, September 18

Chinese art outperformed Japanese, Indian at Christie's NY fall sale


Christie’s concluded its Fall Asian Art Week with a combined total of $75.8 million achieved over four days of sales, September 13 to 16. But Chinese art, in particular jade carvings, outperformed Indian, Japanase and Korean Art categories, clearly pointing to the continuing support of Chinese buyers to their own art.

Saturday, September 3

Anish Kapoor designs Illy cup



Indian sculptor Anish Kapoor is the latest artist invited to design an espresso coffee cup for Illy, as part of a limited-edition.

Tuesday, August 30

Christie's NY to auction Indian & Southeast Asian Art Sep 13

A large gilt bronze figure of Buddha
Nepal, 14th Century


The afternoon of September 13 will be devoted to the classical works of Indian and Southeast Asian Art at Christie's NY auction. Several notable collections will be featured in the sale, including The Burkhart Collection, as well as Property from the Dr. David Nalin Collection, which has a large focus on stone and stucco sculpture from the Gandharan region.

Friday, August 26

Christie's announces details of New York Asian Art Week, Sep 13-16

Maqbool Fida Husain (1915-2011), Sprinkling Horses

Christie's New York has announced the details of its sales for Asian Art Week from September 13-16. The six sales will span a spectrum of collecting categories – from classical Japanese and Korean art, to works from South Asian modern masters and cutting-edge contemporary works, as well as Chinese paintings, ceramics and works of art. The sales features over 1,300 lots and are expected to realize in excess of $50 million in total.

The week will start with South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art on September 13.

Saturday, August 13

Shambhavi Singh @ Singapore Tyler Print Institute


Delhi-based Shambhavi Singh, more used to working on large installation and sculptural projects, explores paper's possibilities for her new exhibition 'Lonely Furrow'  at the Singapore Tyler Print Institute.

Friday, August 12

Gold pendant from Tipu Sultan up for sale at Bohnams



A gem-set gold pendant from the treasury of the legendary Indian ruler, Tipu Sultan, is among the star lots in the sale of the contents of Lord Glenconner’s St Lucian home at Bonhams on September 28. 

Wednesday, August 10

First printed depiction of Taj Mahal up for sale at Bonhams


The first printed depiction of one of the most famous buildings in the world, the Taj Mahal, is among the highlights of Bonhams ‘India and Beyond: Travel and Photography’ sale in London on October 4.

Wednesday, July 20

Works on paper by Indian masters up at Saffron Art

F. N. Souza, Untitled, 1956. Mixed media on paper.

Saffron Art's auction which starts July 20 at 8pm (IST), will feature a selection of works on paper by leading artists such as Tyeb Mehta, V.S. Gaitonde, F.N. Souza, Nasreen Mohamedi and Jogen Chowdhury.

Tuesday, July 12

Chittaprosad Bhattacharya retrospective @ Delhi Art Gallery


 Chittaprosad Bhattacharya, India's foremost politically-engaged artist of the mid-20th century, is the subject of a new exhibition at Delhi Art Gallery, in New Delhi.

Anish Kapoor wins prestigious Praemium Imperiale arts Awards


The 2011 winners of the prestigious Praemium Imperiale arts awards, announced today by the Japan Art Association include Sculptors Anish Kapoor, actress Judi Dench, new media artist Bill Viola and former music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra Seiji Ozawa. Carrying prizes of 15 million yen (approximately $182,000) each, the awards recognize lifetime achievement in the arts in categories not covered by the Nobel Prizes.

Tuesday, June 21

Indian Summer Auctions fail to reverse the down trend

Acording to ArtTactic, the Indian Modern and Contemporary art market continues the negative trend as other global art markets are on the rise.

Thursday, June 9

News - Maqbool Fida Husain passes away


Maqbool Fida Husain, one of India's best-known artists, died of a heart attack at the Royal Brompton Hospital in London on Thursday. He was 96.