Ashadh Shuddha Panchami
Mumbai based OSIAN has organized auction of Hussain's pictures in New Delhi. The auction will start from 15 July. So Hindus, please protest against this auction and force OSIAN to withdraw painting of anti-Hindu painter Hussain from its auction.
Contacts to protest:
1. New Delhi Office:
OSIAN's Connoisseurs of Art Pvt.LtdPostal Add.: B-35 Qutab Institutional Area New Delhi – 110016 INDIA
Tel: 91-11-4174 3166 91-11-4174 3157 91-11-4174 3158
Fax: 91-11-4174 3177
2. Mumbai Office :
OSIAN's Connoisseurs of Art Pvt.Ltd
Postal Add.: G2B Nariman Bhavan Nariman Point Mumbai - 400021 INDIA
New Delhi: Iconic works of Rabindranath Tagore, M F Husain and S H Raza among others will go under the hammer on July 15 at the Osian's art, books and cinema memorabilia auction that is valued at nearly Rs 24 crore.
Besides rare art collections, the fourth ABC series of auctions aims at stimulate interest in Indian film memorabilia as well as promote rare books. A preview of the works to be up for the auction was inaugurated here on Saturday.
The art section also includes works of K H Ara, J Sultan Ali, Ganesh Pyne, Bikash Bhattacharjee among others.
There is a special focus on the Tagores and Bengal School, and works of Rabindranath, Abanindranath and Gaganendranath and their sister Sunayani Devi have been included.
The "Section on Books" includes seminal rare works on important modern masters such as Raja Ravi Varma, Nicolas Roerich, the Tagores, Amrita Sher-Gil, Chughtai, Sadequai, George Keyt, Husain and Souza among others.
Also included are limited edition portfolios on Omar Khayyam painted by Abanindranath Tagore and Asit Kumar Haldar and a book by M V Dhurandhar with Khayyam related sketches.
The "Cinema Section" includes vintage posters of some of the 1930s films like "Dreamland", "Hurricane Special", "Allaudin Aur Jadoo Ka Chirag" and "Golden Gang".
The R K Films banner will be in focus with publicity memorabilia of films like "Ab Dilli Dur Nahin", "Awara", "Shree 420", "Jis Desh Mein Ganga Behti Hai" and "Bobby" along with a rare six-sheet poster of "Sangam".
The ABC Series Auction has become an important part of the Indian auction calendar as it provides a rare insight into many Indian contemporary art forms.
Source: Times of India