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These Women Redefine Indian Art on International Platforms

By   ON Oct 21st 2014 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

As Indian artworks fetch record-breaking bids at international auctions, we take a look at some of the talented women artists focussing on their work and dedication in the field of art  ...   Continue Reading »

The First Ferrari Speciale A Fetches Rs 5.5 Crore at Auction

By   ON Oct 15th 2014 at 12:17PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

The first example of the recently launched 2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale A (Aperta) to roll off the production line, has managed to fetch an impressive Rs 5.5 crore at an auction  ...   Continue Reading »

Pink Diamond Sells For Record-Breaking $17.8 Million

By   ON Oct 9th 2014 at 1:00PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

The very eventful Magnificent Jewels & Jadeite Sale in Hong Kong saw Sothebys notch a record breaking deal, when a gorgeous pink diamond ring went under the hammer for nearly $18 million. Heres what you missed  ...   Continue Reading »

Auction Alert: Christie's Announces a Second Art Sale in India

By   ON Oct 8th 2014 at 1:03PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

The international auction house, Christie's, is all set to hold its second auction in Mumbai on December 11, with a wide variety of artwork and collectibles by leading Indian artists. After the tremendous response received last year, Christie's intends to raise the bar, shaking up the Indian art market with plans to make the auction an annual event in the country  ...   Continue Reading »

[Video]: Louis Vuitton's Frank Gehry-Designed Foundation Opens in Paris

By   ON Oct 7th 2014 at 1:17PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Putting an end to our wait, LV will open its Foundation Louis Vuitton in the outskirts of Paris this month. Designed by Frank Gehry, the glass building that stands on the green lawns of Jardin d Acclimatation will soon open its doors to the public, inviting them to immerse themselves in an LVMH-curated art and cultural experience  ...   Continue Reading »

Auction Alert: Rare Indian Collectibles at Bonhams in London

By   ON Oct 7th 2014 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

In full-swing today is the Islamic and Indian Art auction hosted by Bonhams, and under the hammer is a selection of modern and contemporary South Asian Art. Of the lot, here are some very rare, historic jewelled additions that have particularly caught our fancy  ...   Continue Reading »

Auction Alert: Tyeb Metha's Art, Bikaner Maharani's Necklace Are Stars of Sotheby's New India Islamic Week Sale

By   ON Oct 3rd 2014 at 6:29PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

As the first ever India Islamic Week sale begins at Sothebys London, art by Tyeb Mehta and MF Husain and others go under the hammer. The sale includes works falling under segments including Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art, Art of Imperial India and Arts of the Islamic World. For jewellery collectors, the Art of Imperial India State exhibition will be of interest  ...   Continue Reading »

A Stunning 99-Yr-Old Mansion is Up For Sale

By   ON Sep 29th 2014 at 4:19PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Once owned by former Formula One racer, Nigel Mansell, the luxury water-front mansion in Florida is being sold by the De Caro real estate auction house, for an estimated price of $18.5 million. The mansion, built in 1915, is located near Bay of Tampa  ...   Continue Reading »

Auction Alert: Captain America’s Motorcycle is Up for Sale

By   ON Sep 26th 2014 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Whether youre a comic enthusiast or just a Captain America fan, this auction will intrigue you. Either way, we're expecting a hot bidding war as the Easy Rider chopper goes on sale  ...   Continue Reading »

This Diamond-Studded Hermes Birkin Bag Sold for Rs 1 Crore

By   ON Sep 25th 2014 at 12:55PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Maintaining its position of the most desirable bag in the world, a Hermes Birkin bag - diamond studded, and made from Himalayan Nilo Crocodile skin - sold for $185,000 at the Heritage Auction held in Beverley Hills. The Birkin, which comes with some spectacular 18k white gold metalwork, is the second most expensive Hermes bag sold at auction  ...   Continue Reading »

Auction Alert: Wallis Simpson's Stunning Cartier Jewels Go on Sale

By   ON Sep 17th 2014 at 10:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Once owned by The Duchess of Windsor and later gifted to Sarah Brightman by her husband Lord Lloyd Webber, these gorgeous jewels will go under the hammer at Christie's during a special jewellery auction in Geneva. The iconic tiger motif pieces, by Cartier, are estimated to fetch up to $2.5million. Here's a look at the history of the precious jewels  ...   Continue Reading »

Auction Alert: Gaitonde's Masterpieces on Sale at Bonhams in NYC

By   ON Sep 15th 2014 at 2:10PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

After its successful sale of Indian, Himalayan and South East Asian artwork in March, Bonhams will be hosting its Asia Week Auctions this month. With paintings by VS Gaitonde going on sale soon, we're looking to see who will by the two important works, signed and dated from 1961 and 1963.  ...   Continue Reading »

Auction Alert: Christie's Celebrates a James Bond Anniversary with the Sale of the Aston Martin DB5

By   ON Sep 11th 2014 at 4:07PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond movie Goldfinger is auction house Christie's, which has selected a collection of memorabilia for a special charity auction. The online auction, ongoing since September 8, also includes a golden replica of the iconic Aston Martin DB5 seen in the movie.  ...   Continue Reading »

Auction Alert: Raza’s Bhoomi Sold for Rs 5.3 Crore

By   ON Sep 11th 2014 at 12:14PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

In the headlines at the beginning of the month, the Astaguru Modern & Contemporary Indian Art online auction ended successfully yesterday, with crores on the bidding line for some great artworks. Heres looking at the finest from the lot  ...   Continue Reading »

Auction Alert: A 50s Dog Space Suit Goes on Sale for €8000

By   ON Sep 10th 2014 at 12:57PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Designed for the Sputnik missions of the 50s, this space suit for dogs will soon go under the hammer at an auction held in Berlin. Despite a reserve price of 4,000, the suit is expected to fetch 8,000. This first ever suit designed for a dog in space is a rare collectable  ...   Continue Reading »

MF Husain is the Star of JW Marriott Art Show

By   ON Sep 4th 2014 at 1:05PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Showcased at the five-star JW Marriott in Mumbai is the Manifestations XI signature exhibition by Delhi Art Gallery. Bringing together 75 exclusive pieces by prominent names including MF Hussain, SH Raza and Ram Kumar, the exhibition promises to attract the eye with beautiful objects  ...   Continue Reading »

Auction Alert: Best of Saffronart’s Upcoming Modern Evening Sale in Delhi

By   ON Aug 26th 2014 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

To understand the significance of the auction, you must note that it is the first ever by an Indian gallery in Delhi, the 100th auction by Saffronart since its inception, and most importantly, it is a high-end art auction of curated collectibles undersigned by renowned artists of India.  ...   Continue Reading »

Art Talk: Sonal Singh

By   ON Aug 22nd 2014 at 10:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

The development and dominance of Indian art at international auctions can be traced to India and its culture of handmade, bespoke objects  ...   Continue Reading »

Auction Alert: Flawless Pink Panther Diamond is on Sale at Sotheby’s Hong Kong

By   ON Aug 21st 2014 at 3:26PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

At its Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Autumn sale, to be held on October 7, Sothebys Hong Kong is all set to auction a stunning 8.41-carat pear-shaped purple-pink diamond which has an estimated sale price of $12.8$15.4 million  ...   Continue Reading »

Auction Alert: Art Deco Sale at Pundole’s

By   ON Aug 14th 2014 at 3:29PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Combining royal opulence, designer glamour and Art Deco artistry, Mumbai-based auction house Pundoles will hold a sale of beautiful antiques at the end of August. Heres a look at some fabulous picks from their catalogue  ...   Continue Reading »

 
Madhuri Dixit Nene

WHO
Madhuri Dixit Nene

(In) WHAT
Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla

WHERE
Mumbai

WHY
She was attending a film festival