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luxpresso - 03/31/2017 13:35:44

Indian Art in Action at Christie's

Indian Art In Action Christie’s fourth consecutive sale in Mumbai in modern Indian art, earned a noteworthy us$10.8 million in total. Here are some highlights from the auction. Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 03/21/2017 17:30:14

The World’s Largest Pink Diamond to Go Under the Hammer

The World’s Largest Pink Diamond to Go Under the Hammer Sotheby’s is all set to put the famous Pink Star—a 59.60-carat fancy vivid pink diamond—under the hammer on 4th April 2017 in Hong Kong. The jewel is expected to beat the Christie’s blue diamond (sold at $57.5 million last year) and become the most expensive diamond ever sold at an auction... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 03/01/2017 13:25:14

Saffronart to Auction Classical Indian Art at an Evening Sale in Mumbai

Saffronart to Auction Classical Indian Art at an Evening Sale in Mumbai The international auction house, Saffornart is all set to host its second Classical Indian Art evening sale on 9th March 2017 in Mumbai. For the sale, its experts have curated a collection of 81 items, including both miniature paintings and rare sculptures. Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 02/16/2017 17:25:35

Pundole's Curates Architect Rooshad Shroff's Latest Solo Exhibit

Pundole's Curates Architect Rooshad Shroff's Latest Solo Exhibit Would you rest your derriere on a wooden chair that took longer to make than your entire living room? Titled 15,556 and curated by Pundole’s for architect Rooshad Shroff, the exhibit brings you furniture that yokes together handcraft, technology, and design to be art and instrument in equal... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 02/16/2017 06:00:00

Saffronart Mumbai to Auction a Rare Painting of India’s First Oscar Winner

Saffronart Mumbai to Auction a Rare Painting of India’s First Oscar Winner 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 Athaiya—the first Indian to win an Oscar in 1983. She won the... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 02/15/2017 18:30:19

Christie’s New York Sells a Rare Lamp for $2.8 Million

Christie’s New York Sells a Rare Lamp for $2.8 Million At a recently held sale, the New York department of Christie’s auction house sold a rare, antique lamp for a whopping $2.8 million. The lamp in question—the Pink Lotus—was manufactured by New York’s Tiffany Studios in 1906. It is made using the copper foil technique a.k.a. Tiffany... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 01/23/2017 18:28:25

It’s Unbelievable How this Bear is Minting Euros

It’s Unbelievable How this Bear is Minting Euros 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 that’s not all; the sale of 15 of his works has raised about 8,000 euros (Rs. 6.21 lakhs)! Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 12/14/2016 11:32:21

Metropolitan Museum of Art to Exhibit Works by Indian Artist YG Srimati

Metropolitan Museum of Art to Exhibit Works by Indian Artist YG Srimati The Metropolitan Museum of Art will be hosting a retrospective exhibition of artworks by Indian artist YG Srimati. The exhibition called An Artist of Her Time: YG Srimati and the Indian Style will feature 25 watercolour paintings that will be on display from 15th December 2016. The works on display... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 11/29/2016 12:58:24

JK Rowling’s Original Beedle the Bard Manuscript to be Auctioned

JK Rowling’s Original Beedle the Bard Manuscript to be Auctioned 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 Sotheby’s auction in... Continue Reading »

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