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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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