Category Archives: Antiquities

Your E-Pocket Guide to Exhibitions This June

The folks at Saffronart have put together a compact list of art events in Mumbai, Delhi, London and New York. All you need is a fully-charged phone to guide you and enough money if you’ve got travel plans. There’s a lot happening … Continue reading

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Closing of Elegant Design

Elizabeth Prendiville of Saffronart New York covers the results of the popular Elegant Design 24 hour sale.   New York: Tuesday March 25th marked the opening of Elegant Design, Saffronart’s premier vintage interior design sale. The sale was immediately followed … Continue reading

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Carpetariat Woes

Rashmi Rajgopal believes carpets deserve a better place in people’s homes, especially if they’re Iranian nomadic carpets. Mumbai: Hey, you! You, who indiscriminately use the phrase “it’s a dog’s life” just because you heard it somewhere or read it somewhere or … Continue reading

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From Golconda &…Oh, We’re Done Already

Rashmi Rajgopal attempts stopping people from over-crowding the Saffronart Gallery for the house-full Usha Bala Krishnan talk held on 17th October 2013. Mumbai: A couple weeks ago, I was assigned a pretty important task: to create a list of comparisons … Continue reading

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‘Shine’ – 200 Years of Human Ingenuity

Ipshita Sen of Saffronart explores an exhibit at the Textile Museum of Canada New York: The Textile Museum of Canada presents its exhibit “Shine” this summer.  Curated by Natalia Nekrassova and Sarah Quinton, this exhibition promises to be a visual delight. … Continue reading

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The Splendors of India’s Royal Courts Displaying In The Forbidden City.

Emily Jane Cushing suggests ‘The Splendors of India’s Royal Courts’, an exhibition curated by the Victoria and Albert Museum for the Palace Museum, Beijing. London: For the first time the arts of Royal India are coming to China. The exhibition … Continue reading

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From India East: Sculpture of Devotion

Emily Jane Cushing shares a note on the exhibition ‘From India East: Sculpture of Devotion’ at the Rubin Museum, New York New York: The Rubin Museum of Art in New York is home to exhibits that show the artistic heritage of the … Continue reading

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Wynyard Wilkinson on ‘Silver from the Indian Sub-Continent 1858-1947’ at Saffronart

Emily Jane Cushing shares a note on a talk given by Wynyard Wilkinson at Saffronart in London London: On Wednesday 15 May, before the preview of the new Saffronart exhibition ‘Silver From the Indian Sub-Continent 1858-1947’ author and Antique silver specialist … Continue reading

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Harsha Dehejia’s New Book on Rasikapriya Paintings

Elisabetta Marabotto of Saffronart recommends Dehejia’s latest book Rasikapriya London: Harsha Dehejia, a practicing physician and well known scholar of ancient Indian culture and Hindu aesthetics who teaches at Carleton University in Canada, recently published his latest work: Rasikapriya: Ritikavya of … Continue reading

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Dr Malini Roy Introduces Indian Miniature Paintings at Saffronart

Elisabetta Marabotto shares a note on the talk by Dr. Malini Roy’s at Saffronart in London London: Last Wednesday, before Saffronart’s preview for its Auction of Indian Miniature Paintings and Works of Art, which will be held on 24-25 April, Dr. Malini … Continue reading

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