India’s Business Standard runs this story about Saffronart’s online auction of Indian works that will precede by a week London’s Indian art sales:
‘Saffronart’, a leading art auction house in the city will host its annual summer online-art-auction of ‘Modern and Contemporary Indian Art’ comprising works of 57 noted artists on June 10 and 11. The auction will take place at www.Saffronart.Com.
Notable among the artists featured in the sale are V S Gaitonde, Ram Kumar, Arpita Singh, Akbar Padamsee, M F Hussain, Jogen Chowdhury, Subodh Gupta, Hema Upadhyay, Anju Dodiya and Riyas Komu, Saffronarts CEO and Co-founder, Dinesh Vazirani said in a statement here.
“This auction also promises to entice new collectors with a number of historically and aesthetically significant works by recognized modernists and younger, contemporary artists,” Vazirani said adding the front cover of the catalogue is an important 1984 canvas by modernist Gaitonde.One of India’s foremost modern painters, Vasudeo Gaitonde is remembered for the independence, fastidiousness and minimalism of his creative process, as well as for his reclusive nature and limited output.
Saffronart online art auction begins on June 10 (Business Standard)