Tag Archives: Progressive Artists Group

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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Bal Chhabda passes away silently…

Tarika Agarwal of Saffronart discuss the life left behind by famous artist and collector Bal Chhabda Mumbai: Born in 1923, in what is now Pakistan, Bal Chhabda was a self-taught artist. Sadly, he passed away in the second week of March … Continue reading

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Beyond the Commodity Fetish: Art and the Public Sphere in India by Nancy Adajania

Manjari Sihare recommends an article by cultural theorist, Nancy Adajania commissioned for the Guggenheim UBS MAP Initiative on South and South East Asia New York: A few weeks ago, I shared an article by Susan Hapgood on performance art in … 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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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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Queens Museum of Art presents After Midnight: Indian Modern and Contemporary Art, 1947-1997

Manjari Sihare of Saffronart shares details of a forthcoming conference on modern & contemporary Indian art in New York  New York: In 2014-15, the Queens Museum of Art will present the exhibition The Rising Phoenix: A Dialogue Between Modern and Contemporary Indian … Continue reading

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