Indian Art

  • US: Auction of modern Indian art fetches over $ 6 million March 21, 2013

    Washington: An auction of contemporary and modern Indian art in New York city by Sotheby's has fetched $ 6.7 million (more than Rs 36 crores). One painting by Vasudeo S Gaitonde was sold for $ 965,000 (more than Rs 5.2 crores) in the auction early this week. Gaitonde is one of...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 5, 2013

    VHP's women wing forces Delhi Art Gallery to shut temporarily. Kashmir no place for music, says J&K girl band member. ...
  • 'Identity important for globalisation of Indian art' November 26, 2012

    New Delhi: For leading multimedia contemporary artist Paresh Maity, a globalised painter with an eye for diversity of Indian life, "identity is very important for any form of art to flourish". "I can be removed from my own heritage, but I cannot lose touch with it. Proper globalisation of Indian...
  • Dealing with the young at art January 21, 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...
  • FTN: Did MF Husain transform Indian art? June 10, 2011

    Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts if MF Husain transformed Indian art. ...
  • Husain's paintings to be back at art summit January 21, 2011

    New Delhi: Art lovers may get to savour MF Husain's paintings at the India Art Summit in New Delhi after all. Organisers had removed them from the event following threats, but now the works are likely to be displayed again as police have assured full protection. An official from the Delhi...
  • World's most expensive Indian painting January 20, 2011

    Curator Kiran Nadar unveiled the world's most expensive Indian painting valued at Rs 16.4 crore. ...
  • Horse in art: Packing beauty and power December 13, 2010

    New Delhi: Symbolising power and movement through centuries of kingship, the march of civilisation and modern living, horses remain vital to man's artistic imagination in the world of contemporary art. The horse motifs in Indian and Asian art date back to the early Vedic age when migrants from Central and West...
  • 'Art of India' goes worldwide May 8, 2010

    Washington: Students of Suffolk University in Boston received an experiential lesson in Indian culture when they created a rangoli, an Indian sandpainting in the lobby of one of the university buildings. Rangoli is a folk tradition and one of the most popular art forms in India. The students created it under...
  • Indian Art Fair under roving eyes of top auction houses August 26, 2008

    New Delhi: The first ever International Indian Art Fair ended on Sunday. It was visited by about 10,000 people in three days, there were about 400 art works on show, out of which 100 were sold off the counter and several requests made of special commissions of works by the...
  • No Husain, but good start for Indian Art Fair August 23, 2008

    New Delhi: The first ever International Indian Art Fair had a great opening despite the absence of MF Husain's paintings. While there is regret amongst some exhibitors, the focus now is on the presence of international and Indian buyers. ...
  • Husain's works banned from Indian Art Summit August 21, 2008

    New Delhi: The first International Indian Art Fair begins this weekend in the Capital, where the spotlight will be on the will be on the Indian Art Summit. The focus will be on Indian art and artists barring MF Husain, whose works will not be showcased. It's yet another blow...
  • Dubai the latest hub for contemporary Indian art March 31, 2008

    Dubai: With Dubai being the new hub for Indian art nowadays, art investors can double their trip to Dubai with some good investing options. A gallery like 1 on 1 has the luxury of a grand space with the edge of international buyers in Dubai, all of whom are bitten...
  • Indian art rules at International Dubai Art Fair March 25, 2008

    Dubai: The second International Art Fair was held at Dubai recently, and as the event concluded what emerged was the growing popularity of Indian art. Last week all roads led to the International Dubai Art Fair, and Dubai being the hub of international entrepreneurs, is buzzing with the flavour of...
  • How to make money from Art Funds June 27, 2007

    New Delhi: It is not the stock market, it is not the property, but Art Fund is something thatll give you supercharged returns. ...
  • Great Indian Art Bazaar: Real vs fake June 27, 2007

    New Delhi: In CNNIBNs continuing series of The Great Indian Art Bazaar, here is a different take on fakes. As the Indian art market is emerging, so is a parallel one for fakes. ...
  • Indian art paints bold strokes in NY September 20, 2006

    New York: Sotheby's kicked off the Indian art sale season in New York on a new high. It raised $15 million from the sale of miniatures and modern paintings its highest ever in this category. Interestingly, many of the top buyers were not Indian. Indian art is painting bold...