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…