The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 United States Friday, December 19, 2014


Saffronart Announces a 24 Hour Auction of Limited Edition Prints and Photographs
Vivek Vilasini ( Lot 32), Between One Shore and Several Others... Estimate: Rs 4,00,000 - 5,00,000. USD 9,200 – 11,495.
LONDON.- Saffronart, the world’s largest online fine-art auction house, presents ‘Editions’, third in a series of new 24-hour online auctions. This auction features 70 lots, including significant signed limited edition prints and photographs by Tyeb Mehta, V.S. Gaitonde, Zarina Hashmi, A. Balasubramaniam, Surendran Nair, Subodh Gupta and others. The total lower and higher estimates of this auction are 76.4 Lakh (US$ 175,830) and Rs. 1.07 Crore (US$ 231,660). The auction will begin on May 18, 2011 at 8:00 pm (IST) and will take place online at www.saffronart.com.

The ‘Editions’ 24-hour auction catalogue features a wide range of prints and photographs, offering collectors and enthusiasts, particularly first-time buyers, a chance to acquire artworks by well-known modern and contemporary Indian artists and photographers at attractive estimates, starting as low as Rs. 13,050 (US$ 300). The auction will be accompanied by online and mobile catalogues.

Printmaking, as we know it today, is an artistic method appreciated for its unique technical qualities and its immense visual vocabulary. Fine art printmaking is a process usually initiated in the creation of an image on a single original surface known as the matrix, which the artist manipulates using a variety of different materials and methods. These variations result in a range of markings, textures, colour effects and forms. In limited edition prints, the matrix is destroyed after the desired number of prints is taken. A 'limited edition' is formed when a set of editions are signed and numbered individually by the artist and the matrix is destroyed so no more editions may be made.

Saffronart launched its new 24-hour auction series in response to an increasing demand for quality works of Indian art. These condensed and thematic adaptations of Saffronart’s more comprehensive annual seasonal auctions offer collectors and the trade more frequent avenues to access and sell art.

At Saffronart’s last 24-hour auction ‘Words and Lines’, held in April 2011, 83% of the 90 lots on offer were sold, of which 48% comfortably exceeded their upper estimates. This new format of auctions, with no print catalogue or preview events and a short burst of online-only marketing, highlights the comfort and confidence which collectors of fine art have in Saffronart’s online platform. Collectors may place bids at Saffronart’s website or via Saffronart’s proprietary Blackberry and iPhone mobile applications.

Highlights from Saffronart’s 24-Hour contemporary Auction include:

Tyeb Mehta ( Lot 38)
Head
Estimate:
Rs 4,00,000 - 5,00,000
USD 9,200 - 11,495

A Balasubramaniam ( Lot 33)
Limited from Unlimited II
Estimate:
Rs 3,00,000 - 3,50,000
USD 6,900 - 8,050

Shahid Datawala ( Lot 30)
Untitled (Car Series)
Estimate:
Rs 60,000 - 80,000
USD 1,380 - 1,840

Vivek Vilasini ( Lot 32)
Between One Shore and Several Others...
Estimate:
Rs 4,00,000 - 5,00,000
USD 9,200 – 11,495





Today's News

May 14, 2011

Extensive Survey Exhibition of Danish Artist Henrik Olesen's Work at Kunstmuseum Basel

Sotheby's to Sell One of the Finest Victorian Nude Paintings Ever Produced

Lisson Gallery Presents Major Survey Show of Work by Detained Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei

Kunsthaus Zürich Receives Collection of Works by Joseph Beuys from Baroness Lucrezia De Domizio Durini

St. Bernard Abbey's Historic Art Grotto in North Alabama City Untouched by Tornado

Part of Unfinished Cather Novel Added to University of Nebraska-Lincoln Archives

Spring Art Sales Wrap at Phillips de Pury & Company with Andy Warhol Haul

Cheim & Read Presents an Exhibition of Works in Fabric by Louise Bourgeois

Sotheby's May 2011 African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art Sales Bring $21.8 million

Internationally Renowned Chinese Artist Xu Bing Creates Site-Specific Installation at the British Museum

Bonhams in New York Appoints Amy Corcoran as New England Representative

Saffronart Announces a 24 Hour Auction of Limited Edition Prints and Photographs

Prismatic Glass Facade for World Trade Center Tower Scrapped After It Broke in Tests

Oren Eliav: Two Thousand and Eleven at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art

New York Public Library: Return this Book to a Park Bench

Camden Arts Centre Presents Kerry Tribe: Dead Star Light

Cleveland Museum of Art Acquires Renowned Pre-Columbian Artworks at Auction

Collectors Group Acquires New Works by Ai Weiwei, Helen Pashgian, and Sam Gilliam

Maryland's Taney House Mounts Slavery Exhibit

Replicas of Columbus' Ships to Dock at Beaufort

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Colossal statue of Amenhotep III unveiled on the west bank of the Nile in Egypt

2.- British royals crown New York visit with gala dinner

3.- Missing artwork rediscovered in "Stuart Little" sells for over 200,000 euros at auction

4.- Rossetti's Venus Verticordia soars at Sotheby's in London to sell for £2.88 million

5.- Russian magnate buys, then returns Nobel prize to American geneticist James Watson

6.- Egyptian Museum unveils four newly renovated halls of the famed Tutankhamun gallery

7.- 'The Secret of Dresden: From Rembrandt to Canaletto' on view at the Groninger Museum

8.- Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum reopens after three-year renovation

9.- More than 200 queries about works by possible heirs received on Nazi-era art hoard

10.- Attorney, artist and filmmaker reflects on the seven lessons learned at 2014 Art Basel Miami Beach



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez - Marketing: Carla Gutiérrez
Special Contributor: Liz Gangemi - Special Advisor: Carlos Amador
Contributing Editor: Carolina Farias

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org theavemaria.org juncodelavega.org facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site