London: Rare paintings by Rabindranath Tagore, MF Husain and Jahangir Sabavala, so far based in private collections, are due to be auctioned at the
annual summer sale of Modern and Contemporary South Asian art by auctioneers Bonhams in London on Thursday.
The sale includes works by well-known Indian, Pakistani and Sri Lankan artists, including SH Raza, Jamini Roy, Avinash Chandra, FN Souza , B Prabha, George Keyt, Sadequain, Jamil Naqsh and AR Chughtai.
The paintings have been sourced from private collections in Europe and the US, Bonhams said. ...more
08:59 AM, Jun 07, 2012
A painting is not a bond. A sculpture is not a share certificate. You like an MF Husain or Tyeb Mehta painting because you can look at it for hours and marvel at the brush strokes that evoke history, politics, religion, philosophy; interpreting the scope of human existence itself within the four corners of an otherwise mute canvas. It is a thing of beauty. And you appreciate it. That is...
09:25 AM, Jan 21, 2012