Two lifesize paintings of Mahatma Gandhi and a watercolour depicting Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chinese President Xi Jinping are among the array of artworks by a group of Chinese artists on display here.
Two dozen modern and surrealist art works amassed by a private collector, including important paintings by Joan Miro and Rene Magritte, are expected to fetch at least USD 100 million when they go on auction in London next year.
Taking suo motu cognisance, the Election Commission Monday sought a detailed report from the district administration in West Bengal`s Hooghly on BJP prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi`s speech raising questions about Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s painting being sold at an exorbitant price.
Works of Indian contemporary artists, including two paintings by late M.F. Husain, and Pakistani painters will go under the hammer at Sotheby`s in London for its Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art sale June 11.