jeudi 25 avril 2013

Iconic work by Indian artists up for sale to benefit environmental and wildlife

Source The Hindu
Iconic work by major Indian artists are up for auction in New York to benefit environmental and wildlife conservation efforts. The artistic creation of Anish Kapoor and Bharti Kher would be up for sale at The 11th Hour Charity Auction, an evening sale on May 13 in New York, organised by Christie’s in partnership with the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation for environmental charity, Christie’s said in a statement.
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samedi 20 avril 2013

Sotheby's Auction Boosts Indian Art Sales

Source The New York Times by Gayatri Rangachari Shah
The works of the Amaya Collection, which included paintings by modern masters like Vasudeo Gaitonde, Sayed Haider Raza and Francis Newton Souza, were amassed by Amrita Jhaveri, a collector and gallery owner based in London. Sixty percent of the sale prices exceeded their high estimates, and the 43 lots brought in a total of $6,694,875, just under Sotheby’s pre-sale high estimate of $7 million. Ms. Jhaveri said she felt both elation and relief after the sale and wants to reorient her collection to include art and artists who have been overlooked by the market. “My collection follows my life and interest,” she said. “When I die, I want to have just 10 works on my wall in one home.”
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jeudi 4 avril 2013

Tribal artists can be a good addition to your portfolio

Source The Arts Trust Magazine
Indeed, artistic ‘adivasis’ have started drawing attention of astute art lovers. Going by the rising demand for tribal art at major auctions, the prices are only going to rise in future. This might be the perfect time to acquire some wonderful works by these highly talented indigenous artists.
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