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From art by greats like Husain and Raza to a creation by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, bid for art by some of India’s finest artists

Nobel laureate and Indian literary icon Rabindranath Tagore would probably have a hard time believing if someone told him that the future would see the auction of his paintings. It is no secret that the art of painting had eluded the legendary writer, musician and playwright.

Painting by MF Husain
Painting by MF Husain

Cut to 75 years post his demise and his works along with those of MF Husain, SH Raza, FN Souza, Ram Kumar, Anjolie Ela Menon, Sakti Burman, Akbar Padamsee, T Vaikuntham are ready to be displayed at the Asta Guru online auction.

An artwork by SH Raza
An artwork by SH Raza

This auction, hosted by the chairman of SAFSET Group, Vickram Sethi will also consist of exclusive works of art by Indian contemporary artists. Interested buyers can see the artworks and register themselves at www.astaguru.com.

A painting by artist Jamini Roy
A painting by artist Jamini Roy

Once their account is activated, they can bid online on the auction dates. The paintings can be viewed offline as well at the Institute of Contemporary Indian Art at Kala Ghoda.

An artwork by Rabindranath Tagore
An artwork by Rabindranath Tagore

Auction date: August 20, 10.30 am to August 21, 8 pm
Preview of artworks at: Institute of Contemporary Indian Art House, 22/26, K Dubhash Marg, next to MC Ghia Hall, Kala Ghoda between 11.30 am to 7 pm (closed on Sunday)
Call: 22048138 / 39
Log on to: Astaguru.com

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