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Four Indian Modernist Sculptures

At Prinseps' Modern and Contemporary Art Sale on November 17th, we find immense joy in presenting, from the late modern era, four exquisite works by four master craftsmen: Akbar Padamsee, Dhanraj Bhagat, Sankho Chaudhuri, and Amarnath Sehgal. 

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Somnath Hore: Form & Figuration

Somnath Hore was born in 1921 in Chittagong studied at the Government College of Art in Calcutta. He witnessed the chain of devastation left by the Japanese bombing raid on Chittagong which was followed by a man made famine in 1943. Such suffering deeply impacted Hore and led him to outpour in sketches and poster drawing, which documented the devastation.

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Sculptures : It’s All Greek to Me!

Alexander the Great can be said to be responsible for the Greek influence in Ancient India. He started to conquer kingdoms in the east and made it all the way the modern Pakistan and the Indian state of Gujarat. He turned back once he was defeated by King Porus in 326 BCE.

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Understanding Indian Sculpture

Sculptures are increasingly becoming popular investment grade collectibles. In some recent Modern art auctions during the end of 2018 Sadanand Bakre, Prodosh Dasgupta and Adi Davierwala sculptures sold for record-breaking prices.

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An Anish Kapoor - Oh My Gourd!

Anish Kapoor's biomorphic sculptures support his Hindu beliefs of a sexualised cosmos.

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Somnath Hore(1921 - 2006) Overview

"Man's history is waiting in patience for the triumph of the insulted man,Triumph he had, but at a terrible price. With the subcontinent at war, and the new-born land still wracked by bone-shattering poverty, the joy in Bangladesh was necessarily tempered by sorrow.” - Rabindranath Tagore)

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Four Indian Modernist Sculptures

At Prinseps' Modern and Contemporary Art Sale on November 17th, we find immense joy in presenting, from the late modern era, four exquisite works by four master craftsmen: Akbar Padamsee, Dhanraj Bhagat, Sankho Chaudhuri, and Amarnath Sehgal. 

Read More

Somnath Hore: Form & Figuration

Somnath Hore was born in 1921 in Chittagong studied at the Government College of Art in Calcutta. He witnessed the chain of devastation left by the Japanese bombing raid on Chittagong which was followed by a man made famine in 1943. Such suffering deeply impacted Hore and led him to outpour in sketches and poster drawing, which documented the devastation.

Read More

Sculptures : It’s All Greek to Me!

Alexander the Great can be said to be responsible for the Greek influence in Ancient India. He started to conquer kingdoms in the east and made it all the way the modern Pakistan and the Indian state of Gujarat. He turned back once he was defeated by King Porus in 326 BCE.

Read More

Understanding Indian Sculpture

Sculptures are increasingly becoming popular investment grade collectibles. In some recent Modern art auctions during the end of 2018 Sadanand Bakre, Prodosh Dasgupta and Adi Davierwala sculptures sold for record-breaking prices.

Read More

An Anish Kapoor - Oh My Gourd!

Anish Kapoor's biomorphic sculptures support his Hindu beliefs of a sexualised cosmos.

Read More

Somnath Hore(1921 - 2006) Overview

"Man's history is waiting in patience for the triumph of the insulted man,Triumph he had, but at a terrible price. With the subcontinent at war, and the new-born land still wracked by bone-shattering poverty, the joy in Bangladesh was necessarily tempered by sorrow.” - Rabindranath Tagore)

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