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Braille can help the visually impaired understand art

An architect is making heritage accessible for the disabled, one monument at a time

Oct 01, 2022

Meet Siddhant Shah, the Mumbai-based architect who made City Palace, Jaipur accessible for the disabled and has not stopped once in his journey towards creating an inclusive world.

The painting, which was offered as a star lot in the Modern Evening Sale in New York, carried a presale estimate of more than $30 million and was guaranteed by a third party. (Image: Sotheby's)

Frida Kahlo’s self-portrait sells for $38.4 mn; breaches all records

Nov 17, 2021

Kahlo completed this self-portrait before her death in 1954 and depicted her tumultuous marriage to the Mexican artist, Diego Rivera.

The auction sale, billed as the highlight of the 2021 Fall season, lasted for over two hours and 35 pieces out of a total of 65 works were sold

Mackelowe Collection brings in $676.1 mn at Sotheby’s auction in New York

Nov 16, 2021

This sale resulted from the divorce of a real estate developer Harry Macklowe and his wife Linda Burg in 2018, a wealthy couple who had an impressive art collection.

Banksy's infamous 'Love is in the Bin' is the first artwork in history to have been created live during an auction.

A half-shredded Banksy artwork sold for 18.5 million pounds at Sotheby's

Oct 16, 2021

Back in 2018, it was an iconic Banksy moment. The "Girl With Balloon" piece was sold at an auction for 1 million pounds, but the work of art 'self-destructed' the moment the hammer came down.