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Sotheby's To Auction Two Sikh Paintings NEWS REPORT
Sotheby’s sale of South Asian Art on Sept 15 will include two superb Sikh Paintings: A Portrait Of The Sikh Emperor Maharaja Ranjit Singh, and The Sikh Maharaja.
Let's Paint The Sky Red: The Art of Manjit Singh Bawa by RUPINDER KAUR
The show is a celebration of the pure ecstasy that is patent in his art. He seems not to have been limited by the physical dimensions of his canvas and its flat monochromatic reality.
Kirpal Singh: The Artist Who Brought Sikh History Alive by Dr. M.S. RANDHAWA
He donned the black chola (robe) on his 35 birthday in 1958 after the fashion of Sufi poets, as a symbol of devotion and dedication to his self-imposed mission and renunciation of worldly matters.
More Sikh Historical Artefacts on Auction Block MULLOCK'S
Scores of Sikh historical items - paintings, sketches, miniatures, photographs, books, historical documents, correspondence, chinaware, furniture, maps, sculpture, medallions - on the block on Thursday, August 18.
All That Shines by PREM SINGH
Embroidery done in zari, tilla, gotta-kinnãri, salma-sitãré, all added joy to the soul. A woman laden with jewellery held a special charm to me. Playing with the golden and silver sheets of paper was a pleasure.
Children of The 1984 Delhi Pogroms by SANJAY AUSTA
They were suddenly wrenched out from their snug family setup and hurled into the world of neglect, apathy and abuse. They grew up in the shadow of the massacres ...
The Maharaja's Visit to The Guru's Darbar: August Schoefft's Masterpiece by SANDEEP SINGH BRAR
Spending over a year in the Sikh Empire, Schoefft painted portraits and scenes while gathering the material to later produce his two most well-known works.
Father and Son: Two Art Forms by MARIA SPITALE-LEISK
A series of oil paintings from the father, depicting Sikhs during a racially charged incident in Vancouver 1914. And an eclectic collection of photographs by the son.
Art Amidst Peace & Serenity
The Darbar Sahib of Amritsar
by JAGMEETA THIND JOY
The delicate lacy creepers in gach and kach work, the intricate designs of posies and wild creatures in pietra dura, frescoes, chhattris, and the dome.
A Talk on Sikh Art by RUPINDER KAUR
Art during the early period of the Sikh faith was mostly done by the Pahari artists in the form of painted narratives, portraits and textual illuminations.