Living Art | How COVID-19 lockdown, contrary to popular belief, has led to a boom in art market, thanks to online auctions
“During the lockdown, disposable incomes of the high-end groups and businessmen had grown because they weren’t travelling, partying or attending weddings. Speculators disappeared, and serious collectors gained ground," says Dinesh Vazirani, CEO, Saffronart.
Abanindranath Tagore’s idea of Indianisation of art and Rabindranath Tagore’s essay The Hermitage inspired Jamini Roy into nationalism and searching for his roots.
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Poorti Purohit, a 24-year-old artist, executed a pandemic-themed Inktober with crowdsourced prompts from Instagram. "It created a community for a lot of people to express and remind each other that we are not alone in this."
Isha Ambani was one of the lead negotiators in multiple transactions that led to over $20bn in global equity capital flowing into Jio Platforms Ltd., including a $5.7bn deal with Facebook
Within weeks of the Islamists taking the capital, many of the street art pieces have been painted over, replaced by drab propaganda slogans as the Taliban reimpose their austere vision on Afghanistan.
Da Vinci's stamp-sized sketch of a head of a bear sells for an exceptional US $12.2 mn at Christie's auction
Leonardo’s delicate silverpoint study “Head of a Bear,” measuring just under 3 inches by 3 inches, and thought to date from the early 1480s, was included in Christie’s summer “Exceptional Sale” of high-value historical works of art assembled from a range of collecting categories.
Explained: Augmented reality, and how artists and institutions used it to make culture an at-home experience during the pandemic
If visitors could no longer go the artworks, maybe AR could help bring the artworks to them.
Veteran artist Santosh Jain's upcoming solo exhibition explores various facets of womanhood in a patriarchal society
Jain's exhibiton titled She's In The Streets, She's In The Stars, will be the opening show at Method Kala Ghoda as it opens its doors for the first time since COVID-19 lockdown in 2020. The exhibition begins on 1 July and continues till 25 July.
T-shirts, drawings and other artwork have become a form of protest over the decision to hold the Games against medical advice and the public’s opposition.
From MF Husain, Ram Kumar to FN Souza, AstaGuru's latest online auction features artistic milestones of India's most-celebrated masters
The auction — to be held on 25-26 June — will also include rare works by the greats from the Bengal School of Art including Jamini Roy, Gaganendranath Tagore, along with works by distinguished artists such as Ganesh Pyne, Amrita Sher- Gil, KG Subramanyan, Akbar Padamsee, and Lalu Prasad Shaw, many of them appearing in an auction for the first time.
Under the agreement, Morgan dropped its lawsuit against the estate and Indiana’s caretaker but not against the art publisher.
From Bihar Museum's biennale to 'Lokame Tharavadu' at Kochi, how Indian art world navigated first half of 2021
In the Indian art world, the first six months of 2021 have been about sustaining physical programming and executing new online initiatives.
The red acrylic and silkscreen on canvas was part of Warhol’s Death and Disaster series between 1964 and 1965.
Seaman, who has been fully vaccinated since January, says he’ll “probably kick the bucket” before he runs out of ideas.
A new documentary offers a deep dive into the preservation and restoration of Raja Ravi Varma's artworks
Featuring Rupika Chawla, art restorer, conservator and historian, the documentary, titled Raja Ravi Varma: Restoring A Master's Glory has been made by Fulbright filmmaker Dr Anandana Kapur, an award-winning director and educationist.
The family plans to donate 23,000 pieces from Lee’s personal collection to two state-run museums.
Chinese artist Xu Beihong's painting expected to sell for $45 million, reflecting rising value of art during lockdown
Xu frequently uses the lion in his work to exemplify his faith in the rise of the Chinese nation.
NFT stands for non-fungible token, an authentication certificate meant to ensure that ownership of a digital work — animations, videos, photos or music, for example — cannot be forged or otherwise manipulated.