With nearly three quarters of 2020 behind us, this list is an attempt to memorialise those we have lost, in a seemingly dark year for the arts.
Mumbai exhibition showcases Akbar Padamsee's legacy of contradictions, celebrating 'inherent duality of life'
In particular, Akbar Padamsee’s mystifying oils, water-colours and drawings reflect his mastery over so many aspects of the composition, such as form, space, and colour. Often, his unique pictoriality blurred the lines between abstraction and figuration, leaving many things unsaid.
Akbar Padamsee: Consummate colourist, caring peer, anti-censorship champion and ever-evolving artist
All his life, Akbar Padamsee never lost his spirit for experimentation and worked in plethora of media such as oils, water colours, plastic emulsion, sculpture, photography, computer graphics and printmaking.
Legendary artist Akbar Padamsee passes away aged 91, leaving behind his indelible imprint on Indian art
Known for his luminous metscapes, Akbar Padamsee was among the pioneers of modern Indian art
New exhibition of Ebrahim Alkazi's paintings, archival material explores thespian-poet's multifaceted persona
On the occasion of his 94th birthday, Art Heritage, the art gallery Ebrahim Alkazi co-founded with his wife, is hosting an exhibition featuring work from the three solo shows he had of his paintings between 1948 to 1971. If Ebrahim Alkazi wore many hats, this is partly because he was splendidly qualified to do so, says Ranjit Hoskote, the curator of the exhibition
Nirav Modi paintings auction: Fugitive diamantaire's collection fetches Rs 55 crore; remaining artwork to be auctioned by ED
Of the gross proceeds from the auction of Nirav Modi's art collection, the Income Tax Department will get a net of Rs 54.84 crore, with the rest being the commission to the auction house Saffronart and the buyers' premium.
Art lovers and collectors in the city have a big reason to rejoice. One of the world’s most-sought-after auction houses, Christie’s, is back with its annual India Sale on 18 December at The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai.
Contemporary Indian artist Akbar Padamsee set a new high at Saffronart's auction with his work Greek Landscape going under the hammer for Rs 19.19 crore, breaking his earlier record.