Contemporary masters astound in Christie’s Spring sale of South Asian and Contemporary art


NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced the spring auction of South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art taking place on 21 March. Juxtaposing modernism with a strong contemporary perspective, the sale presents an exhilarating array of works by celebrated modern masters; Tyeb Mehta, Akbar Padamsee, Syed Haider Raza, Francis Newton Souza and Maqbool Fida Husain alongside the biggest names in contemporary art; Subodh Gupta, Rashid Rana, Atul Dodiya, Anju Dodiya, Jitish Kallat, Nalini Malani, Rina Banerjee, Raqib Shaw and Zarina. The interest in South Asian contemporary art is strongly present on the international museum front and much of the contemporary works on offer have been widely exhibited and internationally acclaimed. The auction will also feature property from two esteemed collections, The Keehn Family Collection and Garden Silk Mills Ltd: The Chairman’s Collection. The Keehn Family Collection presented here fol