Christie’s online auction of South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art, taking place from 15-30 March, complements our live auction of works from this category, to be held in New York on 23 March. Together, these two sales celebrate a wide variety of artistic practices from the South Asian subcontinent and its diaspora across the 20th and 21st centuries.
The online sale includes excellent modern works on paper by artists Maqbool Fida Husain, Francis Newton Souza, Devi Prasad Roy Chowdhury, Manjit Bawa, Ganesh Pyne and Nasreen Mohamedi, alongside canvases by Ram Kumar, Sayed Haider Raza, Bikash Bhattacharjee, George Keyt, Ratan Parimoo and Laxman Pai. Other highlights are an embroidered panel by Meera Mukherjee and sets of wooden toys by K.G. Subramanyan. Rounding out the catalogue is a section of exceptional contemporary works by artists including Nalini Malani, Jagannath Panda, Subodh Gupta and Muzzumil Ruheel.
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