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Christie's to host first-ever India auction in Mumbai today
Business

Christie's to host first-ever India auction in Mumbai today

The prized possession going under the hammer include the works of the late M F Husain, Amrita Shergill, Rabindranath Tagore, V S Gaitonde, Tyeb Mehta, Jamini Roy, and Ganesh Pyne among others with prices ranging Rs 1 lakh to Rs 8.5 crore.

Art sales in India, China can rival the West soon: Christie's CEO
Business

Art sales in India, China can rival the West soon: Christie's CEO

Christie's will host its first Indian auction in Mumbai on December 19. The auction will have 83 lots of South Asian paintings, including the likes of Tyeb Mehta, Amrita Sher-Gil and M. F Husain, with estimates ranging from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 5 crore.

Bhushan attack the latest example of intolerant India
Politics

Bhushan attack the latest example of intolerant India

What is worrying is that the attack on Bhushan is the latest in a string of events that show the rise of an increasingly intolerant fringe of society who resort to violence as a first reaction and not as a last resort.

The landscape of an artist: Remembering Jehangir Sabavala
Ideas

The landscape of an artist: Remembering Jehangir Sabavala

Jehangir Sabavala and his beautiful landscapes were sometimes dismissed as too romantic, too removed from India's turbulent reality. But he was just as much a part of the "real India" as his contemporary MF Husain.

Thackeray says MF Husain 'slipped'; Raj begs to differ
Politics

Thackeray says MF Husain 'slipped'; Raj begs to differ

Thackeray, who is often eulogised as Hindu Hriday Samrat in Sena posters, maintained that Husain "slipped" while drawing paintings of Hindu deities. His nephew Raj Thackeray of MNS said that Husain's death should end all controversies

MF Husain: From four annas to a million dollars
Ideas

MF Husain: From four annas to a million dollars

MF Husain became famous for both his paintings and the controversies around them. He left India but rarely expressed any bitterness about spending his last days in exile.

Husain revolutionised modern art: Deora
Politics

Husain revolutionised modern art: Deora

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, President Pratibha Patil, Vice President Hamid Ansari, chief minister Mamata Banerjee and Omar Abdullah were among a host of leaders who also condoled the death of artist M F Husain, describing him as a 'legend' and a 'national loss.'

'We are sorry' - Twitterati apologise for Husain's exile
Life

'We are sorry' - Twitterati apologise for Husain's exile

A collection of Twitter responses to Husain's death.

MF Husain, India's exiled Picasso, dies in London
World

MF Husain, India's exiled Picasso, dies in London

MF Husain, India's celebrated painter, died in London at the Royal Brompton hospital. His body may not be brought to India for burial and his last rites may be conducted in London.