The Financial Times takes an early gander at the wares on offer at London’s 20/21 International Art Fair opening on the 17th at the Royal College of Art:
- London’s King’s Road Gallery: MF Husain, the “Picasso of India”. The six-foot abstract depicts figures cavorting in a woodland landscape and dates from around 1970, the sought-after “early” period when Husain produced highly textured works. It is priced at £180,000, with a smaller Husain canvas offered at £120,000.
- The Court Gallery of West Quantoxhead, Somerset: Picasso sketch of a Madrid street scene … depicting pimps and prostitutes, it was originally part of Picasso’s “Carnet 96” sketchbook and is on offer at £65,000.
- Hanga Ten gallery: a selection of abstract lithographs–by Japanese artist Toko Shinoda–each priced at about £3,000.
- Roe and Moore: Jim Dine’s “Bathrobe” lithograph (£850)
- Dominic Kemp: Terry Frost screenprint called “Newlyn Blue” (£2,750)
Sale of the Week: India’s Picasso (Financial Times)