Founded by artists whose lives were ripped apart by the Partition, the Chakra became a haven of free thinkers and new ideas in the stilted cultural milieu of 1940s New Delhi.
Serendipity Arts Foundation invites culinary arts practitioners for “Food Lab” residency
According to the arts and cultural development foundation, the residency will induct two culinary arts practitioners for the upcoming edition of the residency. The residency is a three-month programme based out of New Delhi.
Chinese Modern master Xu Beihong’s painting estimated to become he highest estimated Asian artwork ever offered at auction.
As one of the most influential artists of the 20th Century, Beihong paved the way for Chinese Realism and pioneered modern art education in China. ‘Slave and Lion’, carries an estimate of US$45,000,000 – 58,000,000.
Christie’s to pay tribute to female artists in auction
For the first time, Christie’s France will hold a sale dedicated to women artists, covering all mediums – ancient and modern paintings, sculptures, books and autographed letters, photographs, engravings, design, jewels, fashion.
‘Head of a Bear,’ a rare drawing by Leonardo da Vinci to be auctioned
One of less than eight surviving drawings by Leonardo da Vinci known to be in private hands, it is estimated to fetch between 8,000,000-12,000,000 pound at an auction in London on July 8.
Jean-Michel Basquiat’s ‘Xerox Face’ may become the most expensive European art sold at an Asian auction
The painting will be offered in the 20th/21st Century Art Evening Sale on May 24 in Hong Kong, where it will be featured as one of the major highlights of the spring auction season.
In a first, Sotheby’s to dedicate auction female artists across the centuries
According to Sotheby’s, artworks on sale range from a 1680s Dutch painting by a 22-year-old Rachel Ruysch to Dame Laura Knight, the first woman to be granted full membership of the Royal Academy in the 1930s, and a sculpture by YBA artist and first-female Turner Prize winner, Rachel Whiteread.
Art works at ‘Lokame Tharavadu’ depict contribution of women in historic Punnapra-Vayalar revolt
A series of seven works by a participating artist in ‘Lokame Tharavadu’, a large scale contemporary art exhibition organised by the Kochi Biennale Foundation, reveals the role played by women in the historic Punnapra-Vayalar revolt, a movement predominantly of coir workers.