In a bid to make the deals lucrative for the buyers, Artiana’s finance arm is offering an installment scheme which allows buyers to pay for an artwork in installments ranging from 3 months to 24 months
Around 60 works that were on the block at the Artiana South Asian Art auction were sold fetching close to Rs 11.1 crore.
Sorrow was overarching sentiment in the year for Indian art as it witnessed the death of two stalwarts - M F Husain and Jehangir Sabavala - bringing to an end an illustrious period.
Legendary painter MF Husain who would have turned 96 on September 17 is being remembered in myriad ways with galleries, artists and cultural bodies in the country who are celebrating his birth anniversary.
All through his illustrious career, MF Husain seemed to be controversy's favourite child.
Celebrated Indian artist Maqbool Fida Husain, who earned fame and controversy over his paintings, died in a London hospital at on Thursday. He was 96.