ART MARKET

  • Old Masters sale takes in $28 million at Christie's January 27, 2011

    New York: An iconic 19thCentury painting depicting an Ottoman Empire reserve soldier and his hunting dogs sold for $1.65 million on Wednesday at Christie's Old Master and 19thCentury paintings auction. 'Master of the Hounds', by Jean Leon Gerome, had generated significant buzz during exhibitions due to the reviving popularity of Orientalist...
  • SH Raza, all young and vibrant at 86 February 23, 2008

    New Delhi: An artist, famously known as the Bindu man turns 86. SH Raza recently celebrated his birthday in the Capital and even as he turns 86, he is young and vibrant with the urge to explore his world of art. On Razas birthday, an old friend and filmmaker Muzaffar...
  • Was it a richie rich 2007 for art market? December 31, 2007

    New Delhi: The art world in 2007 had all the glamour and glitz. Bollywood didn't shy away from dabbling in paint. And it continued to make headlines, with all the controversies surrounding Husain and Shivaji Pannikar in Baroda. However, the big question remains as to how much money did art make...
  • How to make money from Art Funds January 1, 2007

    New Delhi: It is not the stock market, it is not the property, but Art Fund is something thatll give you supercharged returns. ...
  • It's time to be biz savvy for art November 23, 2006

    Mumbai: If you plan on reselling art works from your collection, be careful as its a hot market and you should be aware of the pitfalls. With every booming market come along a few flipsides that investors need to be warned against. In case of the art market, the flourishing fake...
  • M F Hussain, S H Raza ruling art market November 15, 2006

    Kolkata: M F Hussain and S H Raza are ruling the roost in the Indian art auctions with their works selling at a whopping $5.24 million and $5.37 million respectively in the first six to seven months of the year. According to art market sources, these two artists are among the few...