WHEN people think of modern Indian art, they tend to consider a handful of Mumbai-based artists who have dominated art-world headlines in recent years. This group, which includes Syed Haidar Raza, M.F. Husain, F.N. Souza and Tyeb Mehta, are all members of the extrovert and well-travelled Progressives Group. But interest in Bengal art, which bloomed in the 19th century, is now enjoying a revival that recognises the area's contribution to the development of Indian culture.
An important work of modern art by S.H. Raza, a 1987 canvas Untitled (La Terre), is up for auction at Saffronart in June, along with significant works from modern masters such as Sabavala, Souza, Husain, Ram Kumar and Krishen Khanna... Read Post
Works by three of India?s greatest painters ? Tyeb Mehta, Maqbool Husain and Sayed Haider Raza - are set to make record prices at Bonhams Indian and Islamic Sale on April 23 in London. What is particularly pleasing about these three... Read Post