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Subodh Gupta at MMK Frankfurt

MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, is to present the exhibition “Everything is Inside” by Indian artist Subodh Gupta, running from 12 September 2014 until 18 January 2015. “Everything is Inside” will be the first major exhibition of Gupta’s work in Europe and is to feature both new and existing works. The artist is best known for his sculptures which elevate the everyday to art, by using typically mundane objects as building blocks for larger sculptures pertaining to themes such as cooking and eating, the socio-economic situation in his native India and references to his own biography. Gupta also works with photography, installation, video and performance media and trained in painting at the College of Art in Patna during the 1980s. ...

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Phillips de Pury BRIC sale 2011

London, 15 March 2011, Art Media Agency (AMA). Phillips de Pury has revealed the key lots at their emerging art market sale, BRIC 2011.  The sale will consist of 203 lots and is expected to total between £7,280,500 and £10,865,500.  The thirty-nine most important lots have been valued at £5,917,000 to £8,933,000.  Last year’s sale was a resounding success. The BRIC countries are the emerging art markets of Russia, China, India and Brazil, although Brazil is considered more developed than an emerging market. The key lot of the Brazil section is a work by Helio Oiticica, Spatial Relief (1959), estimated at between £300,000 and £400,000.  This is the first time the piece has been on auction.  Beatriz Milhazes’s  Eu só queria entender por que ele fez isso (1989) is another important lot, valued at £250,000 to £350,000. The Dream, after Picasso from Pictures of Pigment (2007) is expected to go for between £45,000 and £55,000. The most anticipated lot of the Russian section is Ilya Kabakov’s Holidays #10 (1987), valued at 1.5 to 2.5 M£.  Double Self Portrait (1984), a work by Kolmar & Melamid, whose work sold extremely well at last year’s BRIC sale, has been estimated at £250,000 to £350,000. Barthi Kher’s Invisible People (2006) can be found in the Indian section and is valued at £300,000 to £400,000.  Another highlight is a work by renowned artist Subodh Gupta, There is always cinema (IV), estimated at £200,000 to £300,000 as well as Rashid Rana’s Veil IV (2007), expected to sell for between £250,000 to £350,000. The Chinese section will feature The Mask series n°21 (1994) by Zeng Fanzhi, which is valued at £800,000 to 1.2 M£.  Yang Shaobin’s Untitled n°15 (2000) is expected to be sell for £120,000 to £180,000.  Liu Wei’s Profile of Worker (1992) has...

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