Tag Archives: India

Let’s Take Five

Eesha Patkar highlights the five revered gemstones from Saffronart’s upcoming jewellery auction Last month was a milestone for Saffronart. We held our most successful sale ever in our 15 year journey as an auction house. We achieved world records for … Continue reading

Posted in Jewellery and Timepieces | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Art, Politics and The Nose: William Kentridge

Eesha Patkar takes a look at one of South Africa’s foremost artists and filmmakers William Kentridge, one of South Africa’s leading artists and authorities on the subject of apartheid, has made his way to StoryLTD. For the next few weeks, … Continue reading

Quote | Posted on by | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

On Art, Design and more…A tête-à-tête with Meera Sethi

Josheen Oberoi chats with Meera Sethi about identities, processes and her forthcoming projects New York:  Meera Sethi is a Toronto based artist of Indian origin. With a graphics design background and an artist’s curiosity.  Meera’s art straddles many worlds; fine … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Design, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Beirut Art Fair 2014 Showcases the Tiny and Beautiful of Contemporary Indian Art

Elizabeth Prendiville of Saffronart discusses the Indian Pavilion in the upcoming Beirut Art Fair  This September Lebanon will once again thrive as a major cultural hotspot in the global art community with the 5th edition of the Beirut Art Fair. … Continue reading

Posted in Art | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Can Site-Specific Artists Really Claim Space? The Georges Rousse Apnalaya Benefit Collection

Elizabeth Prendiville of Saffronart discusses appropriation in the site-specific work of artist Georges Rousse. Paris-based artist Georges Rousse is a master of layering perceptions for his viewers. Locations, shapes, and spaces that were once familiar are reformed and combined in … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Campaign Furniture: Historical Function and Design

Elizabeth Prendiville of Saffronart shares a brief introduction to campaign furniture anticipating the upcoming sale “Elegant Design”.   New York: Campaign furniture has a distinct role in history due to its unique blend of beautiful aesthetic and simple usability. Born … Continue reading

Posted in Design, Furniture & Interiors | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Charm of Ebony

Saffronart’s forthcoming auction ‘Elegant Design’ features some amazing ebony furniture. Elisabetta Marabotto unearths the fascination with one of the most enduring and sought-after of woods  London: Our upcoming Elegant Design auction features a collection of stunning furniture, as well as … Continue reading

Posted in Collectibles, Design, Furniture & Interiors | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

L.N. Tallur To Debut At Nature Morte

Elizabeth Prendiville of SaffronArt shares an announcement about L.N. Tallur’s “ UKAI (Cormorant Fish Hunting)” in Delhi. New York: L.N. Tallur has established a strong career through his sculptural pieces that convey a greater meaning and commentary on our contemporary world. … Continue reading

Posted in Art | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Convergence: Contemporary Art from India and the Diaspora

Shradha Ramesh summates a curatorial note by Professor Kathryn Myers New York : “Convergence: Contemporary Art from India and the Diaspora” an exhibition held at the William Benton Museum, University of Connecticut (14 October to 15 December 2013) is visual … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Collectibles, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

It’s Still Bright In Here

Rashmi Rajgopal summarises the eight-day Neelam Kothari jewellery event as the eve draws to a close. Fin:  For those of you who dropped by the blog a few days ago, you’re in the know—today was the last day of Neelam … Continue reading

Posted in Jewellery and Timepieces | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment