Saffronart Leads Indian Auction Results

US$28 million in 2021 sales leaves Christie’s, Sotheby’s far behind

By: John Elliott

The auction market for modern Indian art has been doing well during the Covid-19 pandemic, but the big international auction houses Christie’s and Sotheby’s are not playing a leading role.

In the past four months, prices above US$5 million have been achieved on two works, establishing world records for Indian modern art and for their arti…

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