Bhupen Khakhar, Tradesman, 1986 | Evening Sale, New Delhi Live, 12 September 2019

Bhupen Khakhar, Tradesman, 1986 | Evening Sale, New Delhi Live, 12 September 2019

Saffronart CEO Dinesh Vazirani takes you through Tradesman, a 1986 painting by Bhupen Khakhar, in which the artist captures the ordinary, everyman and elevates him in our imagination.

V S Gaitonde, Untitled, 1982 | Evening Sale, New Delhi Live, 12 September 2019

V S Gaitonde, Untitled, 1982 | Evening Sale, New Delhi Live, 12 September 2019

Saffronart CEO Dinesh Vazirani talks about V S Gaitonde, one of India's greatest modernists, and this 1982 canvas, painted during his most prolific period. Demonstrating the artist's precise and deliberate technique, this work also exemplifies how Gaitonde's art and the very act of painting was rooted in his spiritual philosophies.

Tyeb Mehta, Reclining Figure with Bull's Head, 1963 | Summer Online Auction, 12-13 June 2019

Tyeb Mehta, Reclining Figure with Bull's Head, 1963 | Summer Online Auction, 12-13 June 2019

This monumental work by Tyeb Mehta represents the artist’s early exploration with form, colour, and texture. Estimated at INR 4 – 6 crores, it is an important precursor to Mehta’s seminal figurative works that he perfected in later years

F N Souza, Untitled (Hampstead), 1964 | Summer Online Auction, 12-13 June 2019

F N Souza, Untitled (Hampstead), 1964 | Summer Online Auction, 12-13 June 2019

Saffronart's Abha Housego reveals the story behind this 1964 painting by F N Souza, depicting Hampstead Village as he envisioned in his unique, personal style. Never seen before in the public eye, this painting goes on sale in our Summer Online Auction on 12-13 June 2019.

V S Gaitonde, Untitled, 1970 | Summer Online Auction, 12-13 June 2019

V S Gaitonde, Untitled, 1970 | Summer Online Auction, 12-13 June 2019

Saffronart CEO Dinesh Vazirani talks about an Untitled work by V S Gaitonde painted in an earthy colour palette with the artist's trademark calligraphic forms floating on the canvas, providing an ethereal quality to the work.

V S Gaitonde, Untitled, 1958 | Summer Online Auction, 12-13 June 2019

V S Gaitonde, Untitled, 1958 | Summer Online Auction, 12-13 June 2019

Saffronart CEO Dinesh Vazirani talks about an Untitled painting by V S Gaitonde from 1958. ? Painted when the artist first began veering into a “non-objective” mode of painting, this work is poised at the beginning of Gaitonde’s journey into pure abstraction that made him the highly coveted artist he is among collectors today.?

S H Raza, Jaipur and Jodhpur, 1976 | Spring Online Auction, 27-28 March 2019

S H Raza, Jaipur and Jodhpur, 1976 | Spring Online Auction, 27-28 March 2019

Saffronart CEO Dinesh Vazirani talks about the significance of S H Raza's paintings Jaipur and Jodhpur, and their role in the artist's journey of self-discovery.

 Raja Ravi Varma, Hanuman's Discourse | Spring Online Auction, 27-28 March 2019

Raja Ravi Varma, Hanuman's Discourse | Spring Online Auction, 27-28 March 2019

Saffronart Senior Vice President Punya Nagpal talks about Hanuman's Discourse, a painting by Raja Ravi Varma, centred on characters from the Ramayana, and the skillful manner in which he portrays the characters.

 V S Gaitonde, Untitled, 1973 | Spring Live Auction, 26 March 2019

V S Gaitonde, Untitled, 1973 | Spring Live Auction, 26 March 2019

Saffronart President and Co-founder Minal Vazirani talks about V S Gaitonde's journey into becoming one of India's finest abstract artists, and his mesmerizing 1973 work where he achieves a balance and spiritual harmony.

Raja Ravi Varma, 1881 | Spring Live Auction, 26 March 2019

Raja Ravi Varma, 1881 | Spring Live Auction, 26 March 2019

Senior Vice President Punya Nagpal describes this rare masterpiece by Raja Ravi Varma, illustrating the welcoming party for the 3rd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, Richard Temple-Grenville, on his official visit to Travancore, in 1880.

WATCH NOW: A conversation with Amrita Jhaveri and Dinesh Vazirani

WATCH NOW: A conversation with Amrita Jhaveri and Dinesh Vazirani

CEO Dinesh Vazirani speaks to Amrita Jhaveri on contemporary Indian art, her journey as a collector, and the selection of works from the Amaya Collection that feature in the Contemporary Indian Art online auction on 4-5 December 2018.

WATCH NOW: V S Gaitonde, Untitled, 1975

WATCH NOW: V S Gaitonde, Untitled, 1975

Saffronart CEO Dinesh Vazirani talks about V S Gaitonde, one of India's greatest Modernists, and an enigmatic canvas he painted in 1975. A classic example of Gaitonde's works from a period highly coveted among collectors, this work merges his interest in Zen Buddhism with the principles of calligraphy.

WATCH NOW: The Design Sale

WATCH NOW: The Design Sale

The Design Sale features furniture from across India, highlighting its rich design history. Among these is an intricately carved rosewood Davenport desk from Ahmedabad that represents Gujarat’s rich tradition of woodworking; chairs by the internationally renowned American architect George Nakashima; sleek and streamlined Art Deco furniture that reflects Mumbai's architectural heritage; and tables and chairs that heralded the arrival of modernist architecture in India.

WATCH NOW: Tyeb Mehta's Kali

WATCH NOW: Tyeb Mehta's Kali

CEO Dinesh Vazirani speaks about the first time he saw the monumental painting in 2007 during a meeting with theatre legend Ebrahim Alkazi, the relationship between the collector and artist, and why this painting is one of the finest representations of Kali in Indian art.

WATCH NOW: Looking Back at Saffronart's 18 Year Journey

WATCH NOW: Looking Back at Saffronart's 18 Year Journey

Our Summer Online Auction, which is our 200th auction, marks an important milestone in our eighteen-year journey this far. As we reminisce on this long journey, we thank collectors, consignors, artists, galleries and fellow art lovers who have helped us get to where we are.

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