Artistic Horizons - AstaGuru's 'Dimensions Defined' Showcases Indian Modernism

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Artistic Horizons - AstaGuru's 'Dimensions Defined' Showcases Indian Modernism

Dive into the heart of Indian artistry with AstaGuru's 'Dimensions Defined' Auction, a carefully selected showcase featuring the crème de la crème of Modern Indian Art. Scheduled for February 22-23, 2024, this auction brings to light the masterful creations of India's most celebrated modernists. From the vibrant compositions of Jamini Roy and Amrita Sher-Gil to the thought-provoking works of M. F. Husain and S. H. Raza, each piece is a testament to the rich, evolving canvas of Indian artistic expression.

The Pioneers of Indian Modernism

Featuring a treasure trove of artworks by luminaries such as Rabindranath Tagore, K. H. Ara, and F. N. Souza, alongside sculptural wonders by Himmat Shah and Prodosh Dasgupta, this auction is a rendezvous with history. The selection encompasses an array of styles and mediums, reflecting the diverse palette of Indian modernist art.

Spotlight on Signature Pieces

S H Raza's Colour Symphony: Gracing the auction's catalogue cover is S H Raza's 1977 masterpiece, a vibrant landscape estimated at INR 1.5 - 2 crores, showcasing his iconic use of color as a language of expression.

Rabindranath Tagore's Written Legacy

A rare handwritten notebook by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, detailing Poush Sankranti celebrations, offers a glimpse into the poet's intimate world, with an estimate of INR 60 - 80 lakhs.

M.F. Husain's Metallic Narratives

A large-scale copper plate triptych by M.F. Husain, alongside four woodcut works, presents a deep dive into the artist's diverse talents, estimated at INR 2 - 3 crores.

Akbar Padamsee's Abstract Landscapes

A pivotal work from 1963 by Akbar Padamsee marks a significant phase in his career, estimated at INR 3 - 4 crores.

A Window to India's Artistic Soul

Senior Vice President Sunny Chandiramani highlights the auction's role in unfolding the rich tapestry of Indian art, offering art lovers and collectors a unique chance to own a piece of this vibrant history. The careful curation not only celebrates the pioneers of the Progressive Artists' Group (PAG) but also showcases the dynamic evolution of Indian art.

Experience the Artistic Journey with AstaGuru

AstaGuru has been at the forefront of bridging the gap between art aficionados and rare collectibles since its inception in 2008. Specializing in a wide array of categories, from art to vintage cars, AstaGuru provides a seamless online auction experience, allowing enthusiasts to bid from anywhere in the world.

  • For further information on the 'Dimensions Defined' Auction and other upcoming events, visit AstaGuru's official website or follow them on social media.

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