The Evolution of Indian Art - 10 Essential Highlights from AstaGurus Auctions Stroke & Structure and Visionaries

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The Evolution of Indian Art - 10 Essential Highlights from AstaGurus Auctions Stroke & Structure and Visionaries

The Evolution of Indian Art - 10 Essential Highlights from AstaGuru Auctions & Stroke Structure and Visionaries

Witness Modern Masterpieces

 AstaGuru's & Stroke Structure auction on June 20-21, 2024, showcases seminal works by modernist pioneers such as Jamini Roy and Amrita Sher-Gil, alongside the influential Progressive Artists' Group. Featuring rare and iconic pieces, this collection provides a comprehensive perspective on modern Indian art.

Explore Contemporary Innovations

 The ‘Visionaries’ auction, scheduled for June 23-24, 2024, celebrates the vibrant dynamism of contemporary Indian art. Discover groundbreaking works by trailblazers like Anish Kapoor and Bharti Kher, showcasing the innovative spirit of the new generation.

Highlight: Amrita Sher-Gil’s Rare Sketch

Amrita Sher-Gil
Amrita Sher-Gil

Lot no. 4 presents a rare sketch from the early years of legendary artist Amrita Sher-Gil, estimated at INR 10,00,000 - 15,00,000, offering a glimpse into her formative period.

Highlight: M F Husain’s Iconic Works

M F Husain’s Iconic Works
M F Husain Iconic Works

Lot no. 81 features a significant work by M F Husain, depicting four women in a universal, non-verbal communication. This 1965 piece is estimated at INR 2,50,00,000 - 3,50,00,000. Another work, lot no. 12, showcases a Ramayana scene, estimated at INR 30,00,000 - 40,00,000.

Krishen Khanna’s Sculptural Masterpiece

Krishen Khanna’s Sculptural Masterpiece
Krishen Khanna’s Sculptural Masterpiece

Lot no. 20, a bronze sculpture from Khanna’s ‘Bandwallah’ series, captures the vibrant spirit of Indian street musicians. Estimated at INR 20,00,000 - 30,00,000, this piece exemplifies the artist's multifaceted approach.

Sakti Burman’s Surrealist Painting

Sakti Burman’s Surrealist Painting
Sakti Burman Surrealist Painting

Lot no. 35, titled Dancers, by Sakti Burman, blends Hindu and European mythology with personal memories, estimated at INR 20,00,000 - 30,00,000.

Jogen Chowdhury Compelling Creation

Jogen Chowdhury’s Compelling Creation
Jogen Chowdhury’s Compelling Creation

Lot no. 75, ‘See My Wounds’, showcases Chowdhury’s powerful visual narratives of wounds and mangled limbs, estimated at INR 65,00,000 - 80,00,000.

Manu Parekh’s Majestic Benares

Manu Parekh’s Majestic Benares
Manu Parekh’s Majestic Benares

Lot no. 101 features a large-scale sunset scene of Benares by Manu Parekh, estimated at INR 40,00,000 - 60,00,000, highlighting his continuous fascination with the holy city.

Lancelot Ribeiro’s Vibrant Townscape

Lancelot Ribeiro’s Vibrant
Lancelot Ribeiro Vibrant

The catalogue cover showcases a 1965 vibrant townscape by Lancelot Ribeiro, inspired by an earlier miniature. This work is estimated at INR 12,50,000 - 15,50,000.

Contemporary Trailblazers

Contemporary Trailblazers
Contemporary Trailblazers

Lot no. 110, ‘Mountain’ by Anish Kapoor, an extraordinary 1996 sculpture estimated at INR 60,00,000 - 80,00,000. Lot no. 116, an untitled 2012 work by Bharti Kher using her signature medium, bindis, estimated at INR 80,00,000 - 1,20,00,000.

These highlights from AstaGuru & Stroke Structure and Visionaries auctions offer seasoned and emerging collectors an unparalleled opportunity to enrich their collections with pivotal works that span decades of artistic excellence.


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