South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art

Christie’s is the only international auction house to have a permanent presence in India, and currently leads the market in sales of South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art. Christie's sales of South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art are renowned for showcasing the finest pieces from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh from the last hundred years, including works by Francis Newton Souza, Tyeb Mehta and Vasudeo S. Gaitonde that span a range of movements and political upheavals.

Recognising the significance of the region’s complex notions of identity and tradition, our specialists are dedicated to seeking out the finest works of art and showcasing them to a global audience. Recent auctions have seen world-record prices for a number of artists from the subcontinent and a growing interest among collectors for this category. Please do not hesitate to contact us to find out more about buying and selling with Christie’s.