日期9月21日 12:30 下午 EDT | 现场拍卖 20905

南亚现代 + 当代艺术

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南亚现代 + 当代艺术

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This year, Christie’s live auction of South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art will be held on 21 September during Asian Art Week in New York. Alongside the single-owner auction, Centering the Figure: South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art from the Collection of Romi Lamba, this sale presents a significant group of works that celebrate diverse artistic practices from South Asia and its diaspora in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Highlights from this catalogue include remarkable early paintings by Ram Kumar, Maqbool Fida Husain, Francis Newton Souza, Vasudeo S. Gaitonde, George Keyt and Anwar Jalal Shemza, held for several years in private collections and appearing at auction for the first time. Also included are exceptional works by Narayan Shridhar Bendre, Tyeb Mehta, Sayed Haider Raza, Jagdish Swaminathan and Krishen Khanna. Complementing these are important works on paper by Nandalal Bose, Jamini Roy, Bikash Bhattacharjee, Nasreen Mohamedi, Zarina and Bhupen Khakhar.

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9月21日 12:30 下午 (EDT)

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Nishad Avari

Nishad Avari

Head of Sale | South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art

Nishad Avari is Specialist, Head of Sale for the South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art department at Christie’s New York. His career in the arts began at the National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai, where he served as a docent for the international exhibition Picasso: Metamorphoses 1900-1972. After graduating from Macalester College with a dual degree in Political Science and International Studies, Nishad joined Saffronart New York in 2006 and moved back to Mumbai with the auction house a year later. In addition to his role as Associate Vice President and Specialist in Modern and Contemporary Indian art, as Editor Nishad handled cataloguing, research and content for the auction house. Nishad joined the South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art department at Christie’s in 2013 as an Associate Specialist with over eight years of experience in the field, and relocated to New York in 2017 to head Christie’s auctions of South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art there.

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