ART is fair in love’n’war

Some pictures of India Art fair summing up the great Indian enthusiasm, yet conservative market. Sought out artworks were by Subodh Gupta, Gautam Bhatia, Jitish Kalat, T.V. Santosh, Sachin George Sebastian, Marc Chagall, Andy Warhol, Takashi Murakami, Damien Hirst, Somnath Hore, Hema Upadhaya, Krishna Murari, Fabian Bercic, Tayeba Begum Lipi, Pakpoom Silaphan, Samanta Batra Mehta, V. Ramesh, Atul Dodiya, Samira Alikhanzadeh, Nantu Behari Das, Akash Choyal, Anant Kumar Mishra, Ruby Chisti to name a few.

Upcoming video art and Graffiti street artist Daku were also seen drawing onlookers amongst the other known art mediums. Globally the art business is seeing a lull but Indians are trying to be bullish about it.  The country seems to be encouraging art trade as a great investment option through International banks and individuals, equally; boasting of a robust economy.

Developing a discerning taste in art isn’t such a daunting task; by viewing ezines like indiaartndesign, mattersofart, Aesthetica, artforum, theartnewspaper, designtaxi, scene360, visualmag, and India-centric artindiamag, thewallartmag, artanddealmagazine also India Contemporay Art journal in print periodically, one can get a fair idea. It’s varied price range and availability has made it a viable career option for many now. Always go with your gut feeling while prettifying spaces, ideally backed with some homework on the artwork.

So celebrate this Valentine by investing in love while perfecting the art of  love.

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