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British auction house Sothebys will host a modern and contemporary South Asian art sale at its headquarters in New York on 14th March 2017. Ahead of the sale, the house has scheduled an exhibition at the Leela Palace in New Delhi from 24th to 25th February. The exhibition will showcase 16 notable paintings by Raja Ravi Varma, MF Husain, and FN Souza that will go under the hammer in NYC next month. ... Continue Reading »
This evening, Saffronart Mumbai will host a modern Indian art sale featuring works by industry stalwarts like VS Gaitonde, Tyeb Mehta, Ram Kumar, MF Husain, and Akbar Padamsee. The sale will also feature a rare painting of Bhanu Athaiyathe first Indian to win an Oscar in 1983. She won the prestigious award for a costume designed for Richard Attenboroughs film Gandhi. ... Continue Reading »
Would you believe if we told you a 17-year-old bear named Juuso has been creating artworks using his body, especially his paws? And thats not all; the sale of 15 of his works has raised about 8,000 euros (Rs. 6.21 lakhs)! ... Continue Reading »
Art can seem a tad bit overwhelming for someone who is new to it. Subsequently, it may even be intimidating for a novice buying art at an auction. To help a new art-auction buyer sail through the buying process, Luxpresso asked Deepanjana Klein, senior specialist and International Head of Department for South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art, Christie's, to chart out this guide. Read on. ... Continue Reading »
Just when Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is hitting new highs at box offices globally, a handwritten and illustrated copy of The Tales of Beedle the Bard, also by bestselling author of Harry Potter books, JK Rowling, is set to go under the hammer at an upcoming Sothebys auction in London. ... Continue Reading »
London-based art gallery, Tate Modern is all set to exhibit a rare collection of vintage photographs from Elton Johns private collection on November 10th, 2016. The exhibition, titled The Radical Eye, features photographs and portraits dating back to the time between 1920 and 1950. They are handpicked from the 8000 artworks that adorn the walls of Johns condo in Atlanta. ... Continue Reading »
The Sky Blue Diamond , that made headlines (thanks to its distinct colour and estimated price tag of $15 to 25 million, an approximated 100 to 166 crores), is up for auction via Sothebys this month. Weighing 8.01 carats, it has been graded Fancy Vivid Blue by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA). It is the highest possible colour grade, and it has been conferred upon only one per cent of blue stones by the GIA. Besides this, it is a Type IIb rock, which means it is the purest form of diamond that comprises 0.5 per cent of stones across the globe. ... Continue Reading »
American fashion brand Coach celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. And to celebrate this landmark, the label is hosting an auction of a few of its most iconic vintage bags like Kate Bosworth, Lena Dunham and Chlo Grace Moretz, that have been sourced from collectors and antique stores across the globe and painstakingly restored. Other iconic pieces such as the Duffle, the Saddle, and the Dinky bags from the brand are also on auction. ... Continue Reading »
Apart from being an actor and comedian par excellence, Robin Williams was also an avid bicycle collector. His family has listed his exceptional bike collection for auction. The proceeds of this ongoing sale will be donated to two charitiesthe Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF), and the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation. ... Continue Reading »
2015 was a milestone year in the world of art with a number of record-breaking paintings being sold. Year 2016 seems to be following in the footsteps of the year that was; a recent example being the record-breaking sale of Akbar Padamsees Greek Landscape. It was recently auctioned for a staggering INR 19.19 crores. On that note, heres a look at some record-breaking artworks. ... Continue Reading »
French-German artist Edouard Baribeaud is hosting his first-ever show in India. The Nocturnal Vault, inspired by the Mughal Era, is being held in Galerie Isa in Mumbai; showcasing a lineup of the artists colourful paintings depicting the early 1500s. In a brief tte--tte with Luxpresso, Edourad throws light on his reasons for showing India-inspired art. ... Continue Reading »
Michelle Obamas sartorial choices have been talked about by almost every fashion magazine and blog. However, few talk about one of the most stylish First Ladies from the history of the White House Nancy Reagan. The former actress was known for her understated look and classic style. An upcoming Christies auction celebrates her life and refined tastes, offering her treasure to the world. ... Continue Reading »
The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises have enamoured Batman fans as well as film enthusiasts across the globe. Almost everyone was left captivated by the ultra suave Batpod, the two-wheeler that the superhero drove to chase bad guys. And now, the legendary bike is up for sale! ... Continue Reading »
Collectors and car aficionados from across the globe will be delighted to finally get their hands on a rare and fine range of vintage automobiles at Aspen Snowmass auction. ... Continue Reading »
As part of its upcoming Asia Week, scheduled between 9th and 17th September, 2016, auction house Sotheby's is set to auction rare Chinese artefacts crafted in ceramics and bronze. Sourced from the famed collector Sakamoto Garo's Song Ceramic collection, the range featuring pots and sculptures will be auctioned in New York on 13th September 2016 ... Continue Reading »
Adding a new to-do to her schedule, British designer Anya Hindmarch has guest curated a stunning line up of artworks for Sothebys upcoming Contemporary Curated London sale. Slated to take place on September 20, 2016, the auction features Anyas favourite artists like Keith Haring, Marc Quinn and more. ... Continue Reading »
Celebrating one of their discreet wine connoisseurs fourth private collections, the Hong Kong section of Christies will soon host an auction of rare French wines on September 3rd, 2016. Sourced from the grand cellars of Bouchard Pre & Fils in Burgundy, France, the auction house will roll out collections dated back to 1846 and before. ... Continue Reading »
George RR Martin once said, A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. Those with a penchant for reading would certainly relate to the authors thoughts and would agree that reading offers a sense of serenity and wonder only a few experiences can boast of. Fuelling this indulgence is the upcoming auction of rare, vintage books on StoryLTD. ... Continue Reading »
Renowned auction house Sothebys is set to auction legendary interior designer Tony Duquettes handcrafted jewellery in an online auction. Slated to take place between August 18th and 30th, 2016, the auction will host stunning embellished pieces that have been loved by the Duchess of Windsor and few Hollywood A-listers. Renowned auction house Sothebys is set to auction legendary interior designer Tony Duquettes handcrafted jewellery in an online auction. Slated to take place between August 18th and 30th, 2016, the auction will host stunning embellished pieces that have been loved by the Duchess of Windsor and few Hollywood A-listers. ... Continue Reading »
Mark your calendars and block your dates, Sothebys is all set to host its second annual Contemporary Living interior sale on July 28, 2016. Featuring a unique mlange of rare art pieces and an eclectic mix of contemporary furniture models, this interiors sale is an ideal destination if you are looking to revamp your home. ... Continue Reading »
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