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Asian art seeing a resurgence in global market


September 18th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Asian modern and contemporary art is witnessing a resurgence in the international market with buyers expressing confidence in its viability as a safe investment option ... Read more...

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Exhibition recapitulates spiritual master Sohan Qadri’s journey


September 3rd, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Sohan Qadri, one of the country's leading spiritual artists, believed that an artist had to see through the form to break its laws. A rare ... Read more...

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India-Bangladesh art summit begins in Mumbai


August 1st, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Artists from India and Bangladesh Monday came together to participate in a weeklong summit dedicated to two legendary artists of the subcontinent, M.F. Husain and Mohammad ... Read more...

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Sobha Singh’s painting goes for auction at Sotheby’s (With images)


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 25 (IANS) A portrait of Sikh ruler Maharaja Ranjit Singh made by celebrated artist Sobha Singh will go under hammer in the US in March, an official of Singh's art ... Read more...

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450-year-old Titian painting sells for record $16.9m at NY auction


January 28th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): A 450-year-old painting by Renaissance master Titian fetched a record 16.9 million dollars on Thursday at a Sotheby's sale of Old Master works in New York."A Sacra ... Read more...

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Souza’s tribute to Tagore highlight of Indian auction


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Encouraged by the recovery of the art market after a slowdown of 30 months, a leading Bangalore-based auction house has lined up rare art works of Indian ... Read more...

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Sir Sean Connery’s nude painting found among late artist’s works


November 5th, 2010 - 11:16 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 05 (ANI): A nude painting of 'James Bond' star Sir Sean Connery has been found in a Scottish Borders artist's unseen collection.It was painted in 1951 when the Academy Award ... Read more...

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Computer teacher Hardeep writing Gurbani in calligraphy


January 13th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Jan 13(ANI): Hardeep Singh, a computer teacher by profession, but an achiever and an artist by heart, as he has been rewriting the Gurbani, the Sikh scriptures, in calligraphy.Hardeep prints ... Read more...

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MJ’s Michelangelo like painting revealed


December 7th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
New York, December 7 (ANI): A painting commissioned by Michael Jackson resembling Michelangelo's statue of David has been revealed in a book about the late star's life.The 1999 art reportedly depicts ... Read more...

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Guru Govind Singh’s canvas on sale at Sotheby’s auction


September 10th, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) A large oil-on-canvas portrait of the 10th and last Sikh Guru - Guru Gobind Singh - will be up for sale at Sotheby's Indian Art auction in ... Read more...

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Earth Bodies: Planted in reality and fine line drawing (Weekly Art Column, Rainbow Palette, With Images)


May 15th, 2009 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) "Earth bodies", an exhibition by veteran artist Jatin Das at the Visual Arts Gallery in the capital, features 66 works, mostly in oil. The artist ... Read more...

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Contemporary Asian artists, rare Buddha set new records at Christie’s sale


September 17th, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Contemporary artists from India are still ruling the auction market across the globe despite the economic meltdown and the US market crash. The miracle man of Indian ... Read more...

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Subodh Gupta to top Saffronart autumn online auction


August 30th, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Two works by leading contemporary artist Subodh Gupta have been set at the highest estimates at Saffronart's autumn online auction, scheduled to take place Sep 3-4. However, it ... Read more...

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Young Indian artists close in on masters at Christie’s sale


August 21st, 2008 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The gap in prices and stature of works between leading Indian contemporary artists and modern masters is narrowing. A preview of 20 exclusive art works, held here ... Read more...

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Christie’s September sale - mix of old and young masters


August 15th, 2008 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 15 (IANS) International auction house Christie's is all set to spice up sales in mid September here with its 140 lots of South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art, which ... Read more...

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Subodh Gupta to feature in Christie’s post-war art auction


June 24th, 2008 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Thrilled with the sale of New Delhi-based contemporary artist Subodh Gupta's work for $1.2 million at its auction earlier this month, Christie's is featuring three works by him ... Read more...

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Newspaper, the new inspiration for contemporay Indian art


May 11th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by admin
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Contemporary art in India is drawing inspiration from a collage of new mediums, the most striking among them being daily newspapers and the internet. And ... Read more...

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Souza’s ‘Red Road’ highlight Of Sotheby’s May sale


April 14th, 2008 - 9:44 pm ICT by admin
London, April 14 (IANS) Francis Newton Souza's "The Red Road", estimated at 250,000-350,000 pounds (approx. $495,000-$695,000), is one of the key highlights of Sotheby's Indian sale to be held May 2 here. ... Read more...

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Surendran Nair’s work tops Saffronart list in sale


March 14th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by admin
By Uma Nair Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Ahmedabad-based artist Surendran Nair's work "Doctrine of the Forest: An Actor at Play" sold for an astounding Rs.21.24 million ($558,969), a winning bid for this work ... Read more...

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Surendran Nair, Atul Dodiya highlights of Saffronart auction


February 22nd, 2008 - 11:47 am ICT by admin
By Uma Nair Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) The Saffronart spring online auction of modern Indian art works will take place March 12-13 and feature 140 works by 55 artists. Paintings of Surendran Nair ... Read more...

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Triveda’s charity auction to have both masters and novices


February 21st, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Triveda Fine Arts Pvt Ltd's third auction of Indian old and contemporary art here Feb 27, which is aimed at collecting funds for poor children's education, will ... Read more...

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Sir Winston Churchill’s painting expected to fetch at least


November 14th, 2007 - 2:59 am ICT by admin
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Connery’s portrait with skimpy trunks goes on display


November 14th, 2007 - 2:50 am ICT by admin
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