Ashvita’s second online auction offers a selection of Modern and Contemporary Indian art
The Modern & Contemporary Indian Art auction runs from 28 - 29 November 2018, with 25 lots representing artworks and limited edition collectibles from some of the most important names in Indian art
Ashvita’s.com, is an online-only platform hosting art auctions, a knowledge centre and a series of curated stores offering fine art, photography, prints and collectibles. Following the success of their inaugural online auction, The Madras Sale, which highlighted the diverse cultural and artistic heritage of Chennai, Ashvita’s presents their Modern and Contemporary Indian Art auction, bringing together a curated selection of high-quality artworks and limited edition collectibles. This auction has been designed as a opportunity for collectors with varied areas of interest, to acquire high-quality artworks and collectibles at attractive price-points.
The auction will carry a series of works from leading Modernists such as a F.N. Souza (Lot 12, Conte on paper, Estimate: Rs. 1,50,000 - 1,75,000, pictured below), Manjit Bawa (Lot 8, charcoal on paper, Estimate: Rs. 1,00,000 - 1,50,000, pictured below) as well as limited edition contemporary collectibles such as Subodh Gupta’s Nothing left for me (Lot 25, Limited edition ceramic sculpture produced by Bernardaud, Paris, Estimate: Rs, 45,000 - 55,000).
This auction reinforces Ashvita’s vision to nurture a new generation of collectors across India through their meticulously curated lots that come with credible provenance. Lots for the Modern & Contemporary Art auction start at Rs. 50,000, making it an attractive entry point for new collectors. The range of art and artefacts includes paintings by stalwart artists like Badri Narayan (Lot 7, Glaze ceramic tile, Estimate: Rs. 75,000 - 1,00,000, pictured below) and Bikash Bhattacharjee (Lot 9, pastel on paper, Estimate: Rs. 8,00,000 - 9,00,000, pictured below) as well as collectibles such as a rare, fully preserved calendar from the 1940s, illustrated by the Modernist icon S.H. Raza (Lot 6, Estimate: Rs. 25,000 - 30,000).