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GALLOPING THROUGH THE WINDS OF ARTISTIC CHANGE: HORSE IMAGERY IN MODERN INDIAN ART

Jun 29, 2022

Pakshiraaj Ghoda by Gaganendranath Tagore, Circa 1920, Watercolour and brush and ink on handmade paper, 13.5 x 10.2 in.

In India also, equine and equestrian imagery galloped through the winds of change and was featured in creations by revered icons of Modern Indian Art. In a work titled ‘Pakshiraaj Ghoda,’ Gaganendranath Tagore invokes the purely equestrian image of a traveller on a horse. Created Circa 1920, this work belongs to a phase when the artist execute...

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Modernist Tyeb Mehta’s early work headlines AstaGuru’s Collectors Choice auction

Jun 29, 2022

The painting, titled ‘Figure’, was acquired for Rs 2.92 crore. Even though valued at a much less price than his previous works, including ‘Bull on Rickshaw’ (1999) that fetched Rs 41.07 crore at a separate auction, the 1962 painting is deemed important for coming from Mehta’s formative years

A lonely, isolated figure painted with a heavy impasto technique and a restricted colour palette by modernist artist Tyeb Mehta during his early days received t...

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In a rare event, Tagore art work turns up at auction, fetches ₹9.36 lakh

Jun 24, 2022

Most of Rabindranath Tagore’s art works are preserved at national institutes. Bird, an undated painting in ink on brown paper, is from the private collection of another illustrious artist, the late Nandalal Bose.

An undated painting in ink on brown paper, by the late poet and Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, went under the hammer at an online auction hosted by the auction house AstaGuru on Friday.

Tagore, a polymath who was also a philosopher, composer, write...

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