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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 »

Auction Alert: A One-Of-A-Kind BMW i8 goes Under the Hammer

By   ON Aug 7th 2014 at 12:34PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

A special one-off BMW i8 Edition will make its debut at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, where it will be auctioned thereafter. Heres all you need to know about the exclusive drive  ...   Continue Reading »

Dior Celebrates 'Zero' Art at the Guggenheim Museum

By   ON Jul 29th 2014 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Dior and New York's Guggenheim Museum are getting ready to host the 2014 Guggenheim International Gala (GIG) this November  ...   Continue Reading »

Fall in Love with Venice in Paris, With Help from LV

By   ON Jul 25th 2014 at 12:06PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

If youre in Paris anytime until November this year, a visit to Espace Louis Vuitton Venezia is an absolute must. The magnificent cultural space is now presenting its third exhibition, showcasing an impressive juxtaposition of sketches and photographs of one dreamy floating city any guesses which one?  ...   Continue Reading »

Mumbai's Easel Gallery Encourages the Appreciation of Art & Culture

By   ON Jul 24th 2014 at 12:57PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Mumbais cultural aesthetics are ever-growing; people are more receptive to the abstract now, the off-beat, the unusual. Art is being appreciated more than ever. So, naturally, the opening of a new art gallery in the city is more than welcome. The Easel, started by Deep, Dhruv and Nidhi Jhavar is a lavish art space that occupies over 2,500 sqft in Juhu. We spoke to Nidhi about this two-storey structure that will attract art, food, fashion and film enthusiasts alike.  ...   Continue Reading »

45 Shades of Mademoiselle Chanel’s Apartment

By   ON Jul 23rd 2014 at 1:19PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

After shadowing the book Fifty Shades of Grey with a movie, the filmmaker Sam Taylor Johnson is all set to display an all exclusive photo-exhibit of the epic apartment of Mademoiselle Chanel called - Second Floor at Saatchi Gallery in London from the 12th to the 22nd of September 2014.  ...   Continue Reading »

Collab Alert: Husain's Brushstrokes are Just a Click Away as Sotheby's Partners with eBay

By   ON Jul 19th 2014 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

With the era of e-commerce tasting flavours of luxury, it's hardly shocking to hear that the Sotheby's New York auction will now go live on eBay's website. The good news of course is that this is your chance to discover, browse and acquire exceptional works of art, antiques and collectibles from the comfort of your home...  ...   Continue Reading »

Auction Alert: At Rs 20,000, these Husain and Souza Paintings are a Steal

By   ON Jul 15th 2014 at 12:45PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Online auction house Asta Guru has a remarkable proposition with their No Reserve policy on the bidding war for artwork. If youve always fancied a creative masterpiece from one of the greats, you have two days to get a good deal, starting now  ...   Continue Reading »

Auction Alert: Indian Maharani’s Jewels at Sotheby’s

By   ON Jul 15th 2014 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

The Sothebys London sale of Fine Jewels will take place on July 16, and its delightful to see that an Indian Maharanis stunning collection sharing center-stage with some of the most epic crown jewels at this magnificent display  ...   Continue Reading »

Auction Alert: Anish Kapoor’s Disc Bags Rs 6.4 Crore at Bonham’s

By   ON Jul 9th 2014 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Two noteworthy bids at the Bonhams Post-War & Contemporary Art Sale caught our attention this time acclaimed Indian artist Anish Kapoors stainless steel sculpture and Banksys Winnie the Pooh and Kids on Guns artworks. Heres why  ...   Continue Reading »

LVMH's 'Transparent' Foundation to Open in Paris

By   ON Jul 1st 2014 at 10:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

LVMH is making its presence felt on Paris' art and culture scene with the announcement of the launch of The Foundation Louis Vuitton, which will open in October 2014. This art museum, nestled in the verdant Bois de Boulogne, has been designed by architect Frank Gehry, forming a stunning silvery silhouette against a lush backdrop.  ...   Continue Reading »

Jeff Koons' Whimsy Takes Over Whitney Museum

By   ON Jun 24th 2014 at 12:21PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

The contemporary artist's oversized toy-like sculptures of a dog, gorilla, Popeye and other works spanning a three-decade career will fill nearly the entire museum from June 27 through October 19  ...   Continue Reading »

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