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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 »

Bonhams to Auction Rare Himalayan Masterpieces

By   ON Mar 17th 2015 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

The British auction house, Bonhams, is celebrating Asian Art in the city of New York. Like every year, the brand is set to auction some rare Himalayan masterpieces from India and parts of Southeast Asia.  ...   Continue Reading »

Winter Antiques Show 2015: Relive Your Love for Luxury Vintage Pieces

By   ON Jan 20th 2015 at 2:25PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Another edition of the Winter Antiques Show is here to enthral art enthusiasts and vintage lovers all over again. In its 61st year, this vintage show, exhibited in New York, will feature works from popular artists across the globe.  ...   Continue Reading »

Auction Alert: Kapil Dev’s NGO Khushii Gears Up for the 4th India on Canvas Auction

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

In its 4th year, India on Canvas, an annual art auction in collaboration with Kapil Devs non-governmental organisation, Khushii (Kinship for Humanitarian, Social and Holistic Intervention in India) is gearing up for up its 2015 stint.  ...   Continue Reading »

Using Bespoke Installations to Change Interior Spaces

By   ON Dec 24th 2014 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Described as three-dimensional works created to transform ones perception of the spaces in which they are exhibited, installation art is drawing the interest of the artistic community and general public, alike.  ...   Continue Reading »

Christie's Second Auction in India Fetches Rs 17.54 crores

By   ON Dec 12th 2014 at 3:42PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

On December 11, 2014, London auction house, Christies held its second auction at The Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai. It hosted Tyeb Mehtas Untitled (Falling Bull) painting, and the artwork sold for a staggering Rs 17.54 crore. The inimitable piece recorded the highest sale total for any modern and contemporary Indian Art Auction in 2014.  ...   Continue Reading »

Phantom by Peter Lik: The Most Expensive Photograph Sold

By   ON Dec 12th 2014 at 1:53PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

A picture speaks a thousand words, but this photograph is worth millions of dollars. Recently, Australian photographer Peter Lik sold his exclusive landscape image for a staggering $6.5 million (approx. Rs 40 crore).  ...   Continue Reading »

Artist William Turner’s Masterpiece Breaks Records at the Sotheby’s Auctions

By   ON Dec 9th 2014 at 3:49PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

At the Sothebys recent auction in London, one of William Turner's last masterpieces, Rome, from Mount Aventine set a world auction record with the work selling for 30.3 million (approx Rs 293 crore).  ...   Continue Reading »

Auction Alert: Pundoles Presents the Art of the Himalayas

By   ON Dec 8th 2014 at 1:41PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Historical artifacts of the Himalayas will soon go under the hammer as Roshan Sabavalas curated collection is up for auction at Pundoles in Mumbai. From 9th century relics to 18th century rare cloth paintings, the collection portrays the rich culture and legacy of Tibetan and Nepalese art.  ...   Continue Reading »

Mrs. Mellon’s Rare Blue Diamond Breaks Records at Sotheby’s Auction in NY

By   ON Dec 3rd 2014 at 4:54PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Sotheby has been presenting auctions for iconic jewellery from the collection of Queen Josephine to Este and Evelyn Lauder. And this time, their auction of Jewels & Objects of Vertu from the Collection of Mrs. Paul Mellon broke records  ...   Continue Reading »

In Conversation with Amparo Sard on Her Debut in India at the Galerie Isa

By   ON Nov 18th 2014 at 2:48PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

The halls of Galerie Isa today will be flanked by beautiful paper creations by the Spanish Artist Amparo Sard. What adds a whimsical touch to this entire collection is the intimate reflection of human nature and anguish interpreted through perforated paperwork put together by the Spaniard.  ...   Continue Reading »

Auction Alert: Straight from the Material Girl’s Closet

By   ON Nov 4th 2014 at 5:11PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Beverly Hills Julian Auction House and Marquee Capitals have ransacked Madonnas professional wardrobe, putting a total of 140 items under the hammer. The curated collection features some of the best from the popstars notable appearances and is now open to a bidding war  ...   Continue Reading »

Auction Alert: Own a Piece of Royalty at The Sotheby’s Geneva Auction

By   ON Oct 30th 2014 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Be a part of the royal elite by owning an exquisite piece that once belonged to famous imperial women. At the Sothebys Geneva autumn sale titled Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, find an exclusive selection of jewels befitting the regal taste. The auction cum sale will feature a few of the finest diamonds and precious stones along with creations from some of the worlds most renowned jewellers  ...   Continue Reading »

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 »

 
Aishwariya Rai Bachchan

WHO
Aishwariya Rai Bachchan

(In) WHAT
Toni Matcevski

WHERE
Mumbai

WHY
She was attending a Style Awards in the city