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Mumbai exhibition showcases Akbar Padamsee's legacy of contradictions, celebrating 'inherent duality of life'
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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.

New exhibition of Ebrahim Alkazi's paintings, archival material explores thespian-poet's multifaceted persona
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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

In 'Modern Indian Painting', collectors Jane and Kito de Boer chronicle their encounters with art
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In 'Modern Indian Painting', collectors Jane and Kito de Boer chronicle their encounters with art

Spread across New Delhi, London and Dubai, Jane and Kito de Boer’s collection of modern Indian painting includes at least 1,000 works, making it among the largest of its kind in private hands. A recently released book offers a glimpse into the collector couple’s methodology, passion, and commitment, while simultaneously proposing an art historical understanding of the relevance of their significant collection and contribution.

Nirav Modi paintings auction: Fugitive diamantaire's collection fetches Rs 55 crore; remaining artwork to be auctioned by ED
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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.

KH Ara's art wasn't celebrated like Raza, Husain's; a new exhibition hopes to remedy that
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KH Ara's art wasn't celebrated like Raza, Husain's; a new exhibition hopes to remedy that

The son of a bus driver, KH Ara cleaned cars for a living, and painted because art was his life. A new exhibition hopes to illuminate his nearly overlooked artistic legacy.

SH Raza on the eternal allure of the 'bindu', modern art and MF Husain
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SH Raza on the eternal allure of the 'bindu', modern art and MF Husain

SH Raza, the legendary modern Indian artist, never tired of the 'bindu'. He explained why

A secret canvas: New book on architect Jehangir Vazifdar shines a light on his other identity — that of an artist
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A secret canvas: New book on architect Jehangir Vazifdar shines a light on his other identity — that of an artist

Not much is known about architect Jehangir Vazifdar's work as a modern artist — but his son Phiroze is working hard to change that

Indian art goes under the hammer in Sotheby's auction in New York
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Indian art goes under the hammer in Sotheby's auction in New York

In March this year, Sotheby's in New York sold paintings belonging to Amrita Jhaveri's collection entitled the Amaya Collection, featuring MF Husain, Tyeb Mehta among others.