Leading Artists at Christie’s New York Sale of South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art


NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art auction will feature works of leading 20th and 21st century Indian and Pakistani artists, juxtaposing tradition with a contemporary edge. The sale presents an exhilarating array of important works and will feature celebrated Modern Masters Tyeb Mehta, Syed Haider Raza, Francis Newton Souza, Vasudeo S. Gaitonde, Maqbool Fida Husain, Arpita Singh, Bhupen Khakhar and Manjit Bawa alongside the biggest names in contemporary art including Subodh Gupta, Rashid Rana, Atul Dodiya, Anju Dodiya, and TV Santhosh. Tyeb Mehta’s diptych Bulls, 2005-2007 (estimate on request) leads the sale. His last completed work, Bulls is the culmination of Mehta’s oeuvre and presents a rare opportunity for serious collectors to acquire the artist’s final and definitive achievement. Mehta has made history in the field at Christie’s, New York in 2002 by becoming the f