Tag Archives: Maqbool Fida Husain

How Do Artists Express Fatherly Love?

Pooja Savansukha looks at the double role taken on by four leading Indian artists of their time  For many of us, Father’s Day is opportune to express our love and gratitude to our respective fathers. They’re always going out of … Continue reading

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India in All its Glory in Husain’s Paintings at the V&A

Audrey Bounaix takes you through India’s 3000-year history in eight triptychs by Husain Back in the 1980s, the Victoria and Albert Museum had acquired two sets of lithographs by Maqbool Fida Husain. This time, they’ve set up a room to house … Continue reading

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Happy 100th Mr. Husain

Aaina Bhargava on Saffronart introduces the exhibition Maqbool at Dubai’s Sovereign Gallery London: December 2011, M F Husain dies.  Now, in 2013, the Sovereign Gallery in Dubai is celebrating his birth centenary with an exhibition featuring twenty-five rare self-portraits of … Continue reading

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Ram Kumar and the Bombay Progressives

Ipshita Sen of Saffronart announces the upcoming exhibition of the Bombay Progressive artists at the Aicon Gallery, New York New York: Aicon Gallery in New York presents ‘Ram Kumar and the Bombay Progressives: The Form and the Figure’. Ram Kumar’s … Continue reading

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Peabody Essex Museum opens pivotal show of Modern Indian Art

Manjari Sihare shares some snapshots from the latest exhibition of modern Indian art at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts New York: The Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts, recently opened a major show of modern Indian art entitled “Midnight to the … Continue reading

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Art+Auction’s Power Collectors 2012: Kiran Nadar

Medha Kapur of Saffronart shares a note on Art+Auction’s 2012 Power Collectors List which features Indian collector Kiran Nadar Every year, Art+Auction publishes its ‘Power’ list, spotlighting those individuals who have stood out in the art world over the year. … Continue reading

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The Drawings of Souza and Picasso – a Meeting of Two Artistic Giants

Guest blogger, Sabah Mathur reports on a recent lecture at the British Museum on the Drawings of Souza and Picasso London: One of India’s foremost modern artist, Francis Newton Souza, has often been compared to the twentieth-century giant, Pablo Picasso.  … Continue reading

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The Story is Live!

Sneha Sikand of Saffronart on the launch of a new website for curated collections of beautiful and hard to find objects New Delhi: The Story, a new website by Saffronart, where you can browse, learn about and acquire desirable objects ranging from … Continue reading

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Serigraphy: A Word of Advice for New Collectors

Amy Lin of Saffronart explores the benefits of collecting limited edition serigraphs for new collectors New York: The questions “What should I collect?” and “Where should I begin?” come up very often for collectors looking at modern Indian art for … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Maqbool Fida Husain and his Writings

Sneha Sikand of Saffronart on a programme organised to commemorate the first death anniversary of the artist New Delhi: To mark one year since his demise, friends and well wishers gathered at the India International Centre (IIC) for a rather … Continue reading

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