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Indian galleries raise their game at Art Basel in Hong Kong

Indian galleries raise their game at Art Basel in Hong Kong

“Are Indian galleries making a comeback? That’s the buzz right now,” says Adeline Ooi, the director of Art Basel in Hong Kong (ABHK). The number of Indian dealers showing at the fair this year has risen to nine, up from six in 2017 and four in 2016. 

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Indian Art Fair This January

Art Auction Market South Asian

India Art Fair held in New Delhi, is South Asia’s leading art fair for modern and contemporary art from across the world. India’s premier modern and contemporary art fair, to be held from 29 January – 1 February 2015 (with a VIP Preview on 29 January). India Art Fair remains unchallenged as the most important stage for facilitating dialogue and art trade in the region. 85 exhibiting galleries in a total of 90 booths will showcase a breadth of modern and contemporary art practices including painting, sculpture, new media, installation and performance art. For the 2015 Artistic Projects an extensive...

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Anatomy Of A Serigraph

Art Serigraphs

The ” unheard of ” WAS being ” heard of. ”

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Indian Auction Analysis - April 2014

Analysis Art Auction Expensive Market South Asian

The South Asian Modern & Contemporary art market picks up momentum. The South Asian Modern & Contemporary fine art market has been moving from strength to strength in recent months, and the March 2014 season did not disappoint. The South Asian economic and geopolitical environment remains fragile, with Indian national elections looming in May, and the Indian rupee (INR) continuing to recover from its all-time low in August 2013. Nevertheless, markets are pricing in a more positive outlook and this is likely to provide additional support for the renewed momentum of South Asia’s fine art market. Total sales for Christie’s...

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The Indian Museum Makeover

The “Aims and Objectives” section of the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) website was so spot on, it took my breath away. It began with the usual stuff about acquiring, organizing and preserving art. It ended with the following lyrical lines. “Above all, the NGMA helps people to look at the works of modern art with greater joy, understanding and knowledge by extending their relationship with our daily life and experiencing them as vital expressions of the human spirit”. Even for a sceptic of museums, the lines sing. Joy, understanding, link to life, and—this is key— “vital expressions of...

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