Monthly Archives: June 2012

Getty’s new research portal set to revolutionize the academic world

Elisabetta Marabotto of Saffronart on the Getty Research Institute’s latest offering Last month the Getty Research Institute launched a new project which promises to be an immense benefit for the international academic community. The Getty Research Portal is an online … Continue reading

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Torn between the vintages?

Shivajirao Gaekwar shares a link about wine collecting tips Mumbai: Approximately US$ 478 million worth fine wine was traded in 2011; for Oenophiles, investors, and point-chasers, only two types of wines exist, the Bordeaux and the Bourgognes – both have … Continue reading

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Will we ever be Able to Mark Enough?

Elisabetta Marabotto of Saffronart on Shilpa Gupta’s thought-provoking exhibition in Belgium Bruges: The Cultuurcentrum of Bruges, Belgium, is hosting Shilpa Gupta’s solo exhibition until 15 July, 2012. Gupta’s work explores global politics and economics, which are part of our everyday … Continue reading

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NIVIM Goa: Goa’s first certified ‘Green’ house

Shivajirao Gaekwar shares the latest update about this spectacular home New York: Nivim Goa is slated to be the first certified green home in Goa aiming for the ‘Gold’ level certification. The green home certification is administered by the Indian … Continue reading

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‘Gandhi’s Three Monkeys’

Medha Kapur from Saffronart on ‘Gandhi’s Three Monkeys’ by Subodh Gupta installed at Katara, the Cultural Village.  Qatar: The sculptures ‘Gandhi’s Three Monkeys’, 2008, made by Indian artist Subodh Gupta have been installed at Katara, the Cultural village in Qatar. Subodh Gupta is best known … Continue reading

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The Legalities of Antiquities

Sneha Sikand on Asia Society’s panel discussion on collecting Ancient Art New York: The Asia Society recently conducted a panel discussion on collecting antiquities in the 21st century. The panelists consisted of curators, museum experts, university professors, an attorney specializing in art law, and … Continue reading

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Stargazing – investigating the intersection of feminist and science fictional themes

Sabah Mathur of Saffronart on a new exhibition in London: Stargazing (22 June-19 July 2012) London: If the fantastical is what you enjoy then this is just the show for you. Stargazing is an exhibition of works by four contemporary … Continue reading

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South & South East Asia on Guggenheim’s radar

Manjari Sihare on Guggenheim’s UBS MAP Global Art Initiative New York: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation recently announced the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, an ambitious five-year collaboration with UBS Wealth Management to graph contemporary art from … Continue reading

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Dhaka Art Summit 2012

Sneha Sikand of Saffronart on the latest entrant in the art fair scene Dhaka: Held at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy from 12 to 15 of April this year, the first ever Dhaka Art Summit (DAS) saw the spotlight focused on  Bangladeshi artists, as … Continue reading

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Damien Hirst at the Tate Modern

Sabah Mathur of Saffronart visits the Damien Hirst retrospective at Tate Modern, London London: Damien Hirst is quickly becoming an international phenomenon. After a brief taste of his work at the India Art Fair earlier this year, the large-scale retrospective … Continue reading

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