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luxpresso - 05/26/2014 12:42:27

Auction Alert: The Largest Golconda Diamond at Christie's

Auction Alert: Bid on the Largest Golconda Diamond at Christie's Auction house Christie’s has displayed many a record-breaking jewels throughout the globe, the most recent one being the largest blue diamond in the world which Harry Winston purchased for a staggering $23.8 million in Geneva. Now, we wonder who will bid for this brilliant Golconda diamond, the... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 05/02/2014 06:00:24

Auction Alert: World’s Largest Blue Diamond on Sale at Christie’s

Auction Alert: World’s Largest Blue Diamond on Sale at Christie’s It will shine through the darkest of times, the brightest and mightiest of all, an indigo gleam will pierce through from a far distant. This is the world’s largest blue diamond, which is going to be auctioned in May 2014 in Geneva, with an estimated amount of $25 million for this rare stone Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 04/30/2014 11:06:10

Strokes of Colour

Sonal Singh Christies Renowned for his works—notably, The Falling Figure and Mahisasura Series—painter Tyeb Mehta appeared to be on a constant quest to express his notion about existence and life’s struggles Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 03/10/2014 10:58:36

The Art Chronicles

amin jaffer interview Amin Jaffer, International Director of Asian Art at Christie’s speaks to Luxpresso about contemporary art in India Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 12/24/2013 11:47:40

This Tyeb Mehta Painting Sold for Double its Price at Christie’s

This Tyeb Mehta Painting Sold for Double its Price at Christie’s Besides Gaitonde’s oil on canvas that fetched a cool Rs 23.5 crore at Christie’s first Mumbai auction last week, the other painting that was bought off for a cool sum was master painter Tyeb Mehta’s Mahishasura Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 12/20/2013 12:59:25

A Gaitonde Painting Breaks Records at Christie’s Auction in Mumbai

A Gaitonde Painting Breaks Records at Christie’s Auction in Mumbai We told you about Christie’s first auction in India, and some of the treasured art works by legendary Indian artists that you could expect to see at this superbly-curated event.And this debut auction, which took place at the Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai on Thursday (December 19), will be noted in... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 10/14/2013 12:22:47

Auction Alert: Picasso Sculpture on Sale at Christie’s

Auction Alert: Model for Chicago Picasso Sculpture at Christie’s Picasso, who never visited the city of Chicago, admired it from afar. He donated a 50ft-tall sculpture to the city in 1967 – the unofficial icon of Chicago that sits in Daley Plaza. The replica, which he kept with himself, is going under the hammer during the November 4-5 auction at Christie's.... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 10/10/2013 12:25:23

Rare Mughal Carpet Sells for £5mn at Christie’s

Rare Mughal Carpet Sells for £5mn at Christie’s The history of carpets is weaved rather intricately with that of India. One such marvel, the Millefleur ‘star-lattice’ carpet, was acquired by the Vanderbilt family in the late 19th century. After having adorned their palatial NYC home for a century, the carpet went under the hammer Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 10/09/2013 10:12:30

Christie's First South Asian Art Sale Includes National Treasures

Christie's First South Asian Art Sale Includes National Treasures For the first time in history Christie’s is bringing the very best of Indian art to the Indian collector. The inaugural South Asian Art sale to be held at the Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, in December will focus on South Asian modern and contemporary art as a reflection of the strong momentum in the... Continue Reading »

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