In this video interview to The Wire, Krishen Khanna looks back on his evolution as a painter and recalls his compatriots from the Progressive Art Group in the 1940s and 1950s.
The successful sale underlines one of the key points about the South Asian modern art market: works generally do best if they have a strong provenance and are new to the market.
Undoubtedly the most celebrated of the Indian Modernists, Raza’s work was one long meditation on being and nothingness.
In 1947, a young unknown artist won a prestigious award at the Bombay Art Society’s annual exhibition. His name was Maqbool Fida Husain. Cut to 2015 and M.F. Husain is the poster boy for Google India’s homepage, reminding Netizens of the artists’ 100th birth anniversary. At the time […]