Tag Archives: Indian Art

Living Between Tradition and Modernity

Saffronart is excited to announce its April auctions dedicated to two important lifestyle defining categories. The Design Sale on 18 – 19 April presents furniture and lighting from important design movements of the 20th century, when craftsmen, designers and artists … Continue reading

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An Evening with Krishen Khanna

Vidhita Raina reports on Krishen Khanna’s lecture on “The Progressives” at London’s Courtauld Institute “Is the artist only interested in being a unique individual? If I had considered my work to be unique, then I would have continued trying to … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Indian Art

We’ve put together a very, very concise guide on Modern and Contemporary Indian Art for our StoryLTD customers If you’ve visited our sister site, StoryLTD by Saffronart, and spent hours (or minutes, for the impatient) sifting through our pages, this … Continue reading

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Folk And Tribal Arts of India: Part 1

Elizabeth Prendiville of Saffronart introduces the indigenous art forms of Patachitra and Jogi Art alongside illustrated lots from Storyltd’s upcoming auction of tribal and folk art NEW YORK: On September 24th StoryLTD’s newest Absolute Auction of Folk and Tribal Art will … Continue reading

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Your E-pocket Guide to Exhibitions this July

The Saffronart team has been scuttling around to put together a handy list of exhibitions to check out this month. Some end soon, and with some others you can take your time, though we wouldn’t really recommend waiting too long. So … Continue reading

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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

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The Walls Have Eyes

And a soul. And ears to take in the noise around them. But Rashmi Rajgopal believes that the murals and paintings of Anjolie Ela Menon have more than just the basic senses.  Mumbai: For those of you living in South Mumbai, … Continue reading

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The Girl Who Didn’t Play with Fire

Rashmi Rajgopal repents from the depths of hell while telling you about Manmayee Desai, a promising digital artist from Mumbai. It’s really hot in here. I can’t remember what happened. I interviewed a digital artist, and then I woke up … Continue reading

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Indian Portraits The Face Of A People at the Delhi Art Gallery

Elizabeth Prendiville shares a note about the Delhi Art Gallery’s exhibition featuring 250 years of Indian portraiture. New York: This fall the Delhi Art Gallery will explore the art historical narrative of portrait work in Indian art. The birth of … Continue reading

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The Second Jehangir Sabavala Memorial Lecture By Rustom Bharucha

Elizabeth Prendiville shares a brief note on a talk with Rustom Bharucha this past weekend.  New York: On October 4th The Jehangir Sabavala Foundation presented its second edition of an ongoing memorial lectures series. The lecture focused on the relationship … Continue reading

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