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Top Exhibitions to Attend During the India Festival at the Victoria & Albert Museum London

By   ON Aug 26th 2015 at 12:00PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Looking forward to the season of shedding leaves and frosty winds, world renowned space for art and design the Victoria & Albert Museum is currently hosting the special India Festival. Exploring the rich and varied cultural aspects of South Asia, the museum is hosting an array of exhibitions, displays and events curating art-collectibles, fabrics, jewellery and other artifacts that recite tales of India and other South Asians countries bygone era.  ...   Continue Reading »

Made in Britain: Sotheby’s Celebrates English Art with an Auction

By   ON Aug 24th 2015 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Art enthusiasts who enjoy fine British creativity are in for a treat. Sothebys has an upcoming auction of the finest English crafts titled Made in Britain.  ...   Continue Reading »

The Gold Rush: 3D Artworks by Črtomir Just

By   ON Aug 11th 2015 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

A touch of gold makes any daily item exquisite. And rtomir Just followed this theme for his recent 3D Gold Rush artworks. Here are a few pieces from his collection.  ...   Continue Reading »

World's Best Artworks Inspired by the Beach

By   ON Aug 11th 2015 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Celebrating summer at various destinations, these renowned artist and photographers present their best ever interpretation of the beaches they visited. Showcasing this timeless artworks and photographs, international auction house - Sothebys is currently hosting an around-the-year exhibition online for connoisseurs and collectors to bid for their favourite pieces.  ...   Continue Reading »

Divine Expressions with Renowned Artist Lorenzo Quinn

By   ON Aug 4th 2015 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

For artist Lorenzo Quinn, his art is a means of constant communication with his viewer. At his solo exhibition recently held in Mumbai, his sculptures revealed a sense of enlightened awareness.  ...   Continue Reading »

Art Alert: Bonhams Celebrates Modern Art with Renowned Artist

By   ON Jul 8th 2015 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Commemorating the beautiful mlange of colours and abstract designs, International auction house Bonhams is all set to host its Modern Art Exhibition on July 15, 2015 in their Oxford Centre of Art & Auctions. From Guy Dennings Post War paintings to US-born Stanley Casselmans oil abstract creations, here are eight masterpieces you must make a bid on:  ...   Continue Reading »

Art Regalia: Galerie Isa, Mumbai Presents ‘The Monsoon Show’

By   ON Jun 30th 2015 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Hosting The Monsoon Show, Founder of Galerie Isa, Ashwin Thadani has invited six international artists to display their unique abstract work under one roof. An exhibition featuring selected artworks by these world-renowned artists is currently gracing the walls of the gallery and will be on display till September 11, 2015.  ...   Continue Reading »

Week in LuxuryLaunches: An Art Connoisseurs’ World

By   ON Jun 19th 2015 at 4:49PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Every week, our friends at LuxuryLaunches explore a world of opulence and exclusivity. This week, they ventured out into the world of art, auctions and travel, where they witnessed what every art connoisseur, collector or noble would love to add to their collection. Such was the situation at the Weidler Auction house in Nuremberg, Germany that was auctioning Hitlers unseen paintings.  ...   Continue Reading »

Most Exclusive Things to Bid On at the Christie’s Hong Kong 2015 Spring Auction Week

By   ON May 29th 2015 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

If you are planning a trip to Hong Kong in the days to follow, its advisable to keep your cheque book handy as the city is all set to host its annual spring auction week in association with Christies. Showcasing a precious collection that comprises artistic creations with skills of over four decades invested in it, it features products across sectors like art, collectibles, jewellery, watches and furniture.  ...   Continue Reading »

Auction Alert: Bonhams Presents the Collector’s Cabinet

By   ON May 14th 2015 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Connoisseurs of antique furniture and artefacts will get an opportunity to bid on some of the most exclusive pieces curated from various regions across Europe.  ...   Continue Reading »

Picasso Fetches the Highest Ever Price at a Christie’s Auction

By   ON May 12th 2015 at 5:19PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Christies anticipated Evening Sale, Looking Forward to the Past, achieved a staggering $705,858,000, with sell-through rates of 97 per cent by lot and 99 per cent by value. But, what actually stole the thunder at the premium auction was Pablo Picassos 1955 Les femmes dAlger, Version O which sold for $179,365,000, becoming the most valuable work of art ever sold at an auction.  ...   Continue Reading »

Interview: Nawaz Modi Singhania’s Rendezvous with Art

By   ON May 6th 2015 at 6:31PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Nawazs serene vibe and affable personality of makes you wonder how she juggles being a wife of business tycoon Gautam Singhania, a doting mother, fitness and lifestyle professional, an artist and art curator. We met with her and spoke about her penchant for art.  ...   Continue Reading »

Auction Alert: Bonhams Set to Auction Lord Attenborough’s Memorabilia

By   ON Apr 24th 2015 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Remember the billionaire doctor John Hammond from Jurassic Park who held a fossil of the pre-historic mosquito on his walking stick? Well, that stick can now be yours as the prestigious auction house Bonhams lists Lord Richard Attenboroughs movie and private collections. Titled A Life Both Sides of the Camera, it is slated to take place around early October, 2015, at the auction houses Knightsbridge, London centre.  ...   Continue Reading »

Interview: Bonhams Auction of Tipu Sultan's Weaponry

By   ON Apr 20th 2015 at 7:26PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

As the date for the sale of the legendary Tipu Sultans weaponry draws close, we speak to Claire Penhallurick of Bonhams who sheds more light on the historical auction.  ...   Continue Reading »

Appreciate Art at the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris

By   ON Apr 13th 2015 at 1:02PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

The walls of Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris, created by renowned architect Frank Gehry, for the first time, will be adorned with art works by world famous artists such as Picasso, Matisse, Munch and more. Here is why we recommend you to experience it when in Paris.  ...   Continue Reading »

Pundole’s Auction: From Classical to Modern Indian Art

By   ON Apr 6th 2015 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Celebrating India's heritage in art, Pundoles auction house is hosting the auction - Indian Art: Classical to Modern - slated to take place on April 9, 2015 at the Jamshed Bhabha Theatre, NCPA in Mumbai.  ...   Continue Reading »

Spectacular Collaborations between Luxury Brands and Artists

By   ON Apr 4th 2015 at 10:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Adding a unique signature to design is what makes the end-product something to remember. Guided by this notion, brands regularly team up with artists for their unique perspective, much to the delight of consumers. We trace some of the most memorable collaborations between luxury brands and artists over the years  ...   Continue Reading »

Roy Lichtenstein's Art Listed for $50 Million at Sotheby’s

By   ON Apr 1st 2015 at 3:54PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

If you wonder what $50 million get you from the treasures of contemporary art, the answer lies with Sothebys. The auction house has listed Roy Lichtenstein's The Ring (Engagement) (1962), for that heavy a price tag.  ...   Continue Reading »

Delhi Art Gallery Forays into New York with an Indian Art Exhibition

By   ON Mar 29th 2015 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Extending their reach to the west, renowned curators of Indian art - the Delhi Art Gallery launched their first fine arts gallery in New York on March 18, 2015.  ...   Continue Reading »

Add the Iconic Amrita Sher-Gil Self Portrait to Your Art Collection

By   ON Mar 17th 2015 at 3:20PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

The New York-based auction house, Sotheby's offers rare art works and sculptures for collectors across the globe. This time they are showcasing one of the most iconic works by Indian artist Amrita Sher-Gil, her self portrait.  ...   Continue Reading »

 
Dia Mirza

WHO
Dia Mirza

(In) WHAT
Anita Dongre

WHERE
Mumbai

WHY
She sported it for the designer's show at the Lakme Fashion Week