Source: The Hindu

A JPEG file went under the hammer at Christie’s on March 11 and was sold for $69.3 million (roughly ₹504 crore), which was paid in cryptocurrency. The world — including the work’s creator, digital artist Beeple — watched in disbelief. Everydays: the First 5,000 Days, a collage of 5,000 images created over 13 years, was the first ever non-fungible token (NFT) to be sold by the auction house.

Source: FIRST POST

Mumbai-based auction house Prinseps will be holding two NFT auctions: of 1950s artist Gobardhan Ash’s artworks, and Oscar-winning costume designer Bhanu Athaiya’s fashion sketches. July promises to be a busy – and interesting – time for Prinseps, a research-focused auction house based in Mumbai.

Source: art work archive

We consulted two art insurance specialists, and both had horror stories to tell. Things like pencils going through paintings and red wine glasses flying onto canvases. Interestingly enough, in each case the art collector came to the insurer after the incident looking for a restoration expert and art insurance coverage.

Source: the culture trip

Chennai is one of India’s preferred destinations for cultural tourism and boasts a great tradition and patronage for the performing arts. However, while art forms of all kinds have flourished and been appreciated historically in this city, recent years have seen Chennai take to another relatively modern form of art appreciation through the setting up of several new art galleries.

Source: the culture trip

From open air installations to traditional gallery displays, Bangalore is at the forefront of the dynamic art scene in India. Enthusiasts looking for contemporary art have plenty to indulge their creative senses in India’s Silicon Valley. We have shortlisted the 10 best art galleries in Bangalore you must visit.

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Much has been talked about Mumbai’s vibrant art galleries and the thriving art scene in the city. Taking a leaf from its cosmopolitan sister city, Navi Mumbai is also warming up to art connoisseurs to display its colorful side. From sculptures, paintings and graphic modern art, there is a lot to explore at Navi Mumbai’s art galleries.

Source: Robb Report

With U.S. consumers spending more than $150 billion on arts and entertainment in recent years, new data released by Invaluable — the world’s leading online marketplace for fine art, antiques and collectibles — examines how consumer attitudes and preferences toward art will impact behavior for future generations.