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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 - 12/17/2014 13:45:23

Christie’s Newest Watch Expert: An Interview with Rémy Julia

Christie’s Newest Watch Expert: An Interview with Rémy Julia In the midst of taking in the works of the mighty stalwarts of India’s modern art—Vasudeo S. Gaitonde, Jamini Roy, Tyeb Mehta and Francis Newton Souza—at the Christies’ auction preview in Mumbai, we also took some time out to delve into an art of another kind i.e. watchmaking. Rémy Julia,... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 12/12/2014 15:42:21

Christie's Second Auction in India Fetches Rs 17.54 crores

Christie's Second Auction in India Fetches Rs 17.54 crores On December 11, 2014, London auction house, Christie’s held its second auction at The Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai. It hosted Tyeb Mehta’s Untitled (Falling Bull) painting, and the artwork sold for a staggering Rs 17.54 crore. The inimitable piece recorded the highest sale total for any modern... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 10/03/2014 18:29:16

Auction Alert: Tyeb Metha's Art, Bikaner Maharani's Necklace Are Stars of Sotheby's New India Islamic Week Sale

Auction Alert: Tyeb Metha's Art, Bikaner Maharani's Necklace Are Stars of Sotheby's New India Islamic Week Sale As the first ever India Islamic Week sale begins at Sotheby’s London, art by Tyeb Mehta and MF Husain and others go under the hammer. The sale includes works falling under segments including Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art, Art of Imperial India and Arts of the Islamic World. For... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 04/30/2014 11:06:10

Strokes of Colour

Sonal Singh Christies Renowned for his works—notably, The Falling Figure and Mahisasura Series—painter Tyeb Mehta appeared to be on a constant quest to express his notion about existence and life’s struggles Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 12/24/2013 11:47:40

This Tyeb Mehta Painting Sold for Double its Price at Christie’s

This Tyeb Mehta Painting Sold for Double its Price at Christie’s Besides Gaitonde’s oil on canvas that fetched a cool Rs 23.5 crore at Christie’s first Mumbai auction last week, the other painting that was bought off for a cool sum was master painter Tyeb Mehta’s Mahishasura Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 04/05/2013 06:00:00

The Art of the Matter: An Interview With Amrita Jhaveri

The Art of the Matter: An Interview With Amrita Jhaveri The first international evening sale of Indian art offered by Sotheby's New York-also the first single owner sale in this category to be held at Sotheby's in more than a decade-the Amaya Collection was consigned by collector and gallerist, Amrita Jhaveri. We spoke to her about the collection and... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 01/29/2013 12:07:20

Auction Alert: $7mn Indian Art Collection Goes on Sale at Sotheby’s

Amrita Jhaveri to auction $7-million Worth Artwork at Sotheby’s Amrita Jhaveri, wife of former Christie’s MD Davidge, is auctioning her collection of 43 paintings that includes key artists like MF Husain and Tyeb Mehta in New York. The exhibition, estimated at Rs 38. 5 crore, will be part of the first evening sale of Indian art by Sotheby's in 12 years Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 12/12/2012 16:47:16

Auction Alert: Masterpieces by Husain, Mehta on Sale this Winter

Auction Alert: Masterpieces by Husain, Mehta on Sale this Winter Saffronart announces the dates of its end-of-the-year sale. The exhibition will display modern art by 27 prominent Indian artists including Souza, Raza, Husain and Tyeb Mehta Continue Reading »

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