from Breakingviews:

China’s falling art sales paint ugly picture

March 22, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from India Insight:

Glimpses of Indian Buddhist art

December 1, 2015

First Sermon, Kushana period, circa 2nd century C.E (north-west part of undivided India) Indian Museum, Kolkata

First Sermon, Kushana period, circa 2nd century C.E., Loriyan Tangai (north-west part of undivided India)

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Photographer Prabuddha Dasgupta’s homecoming

September 23, 2015

He was no stranger to Delhi’s National Gallery of Modern Art. He spent several years in this Lutyens’ Delhi edifice because his father, a sculptor, was the gallery’s director. So it’s a homecoming of sorts for the museum to hold a retrospective of photographer Prabuddha Dasgupta, whose sudden death three years ago during an assignment shocked the art community.

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$179 mln Picasso shows art and QE in fine fettle

May 12, 2015

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from Breakingviews:

Review: Art market’s old vices go global

February 13, 2015

By Carol Ryan

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from India Insight:

India’s lone male tenor wants to ‘Indianise’ opera

January 27, 2015

Opera singer Anando Mukerjee discovered his love for music while listening to crooner Al Martino’s Here In My Heart on state-run All India Radio when he was 13. Now, he is India’s only male tenor performing on the international stage.

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Interview: Amin Jaffer of Christie’s on the art scene in India

December 3, 2014

India is falling behind China as an emerging powerhouse on the global art scene because it rarely turns up at international art fairs or invests in new museums to promote its artists, an official at auctioneer Christie's said.

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Photo Gallery – Bengali household name Jamini Roy’s paintings

November 27, 2014

In the 1960s, historian Geeti Sen visited Indian artist Jamini Roy’s workshop in what was then Calcutta to buy a painting for her father. Although she eventually picked up a Gopal Ghose, what struck her most about Roy was his accessibility.

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A Minute With: Nandita Das

November 27, 2014

Nandita Das might be one of the few Indian actors known outside of India, but she isn’t sure that she wants to be identified as an actor. Currently on a four-month fellowship at Yale University, Das has myriad interests besides acting and directing, the latest of which is CinePlay, a new venture started by her husband, the industrialist Subodh Maskara.

from Breakingviews:

EU helps New York beat London in hot art market

November 14, 2014

By Carol Ryan

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.