ARTIANA's auction sales turnover cross USD 3.5 million in 2018
The first of the two South Asian Art auctions was Artiana's first white glove sale in May with a 100% sell-though rate and 111% of the total lot value sold. Both auctions were held with Artiana's 'No Buyer's premium' policy ensuring the minimum transaction cost for both buyers and sellers.
Continued growth and engagement of clients from within UAE, India, and other parts of the world - many of them first-time buyers, were equal contributors to the overall sales.
Highest prices were bid for paintings by M.F. Husain - 'Trinity of Mother Teresa' (USD 320,000) and 'Arjun and Sudarshan Chakra' (USD 300,000). Work of artists S.H. Raza and F.N. Souza also performed well in the auctions confirming the continued demand for modern Indian art.
Other established modernists Sakti Burman, Krishen Khanna and Ram Kumar completed the top ten list of highest prices realized.
Sculptures and company paintings attracted good interest from collectors throughout the year and opened up the accessibility of this genre to enthusiasts in the region.
Exceptional prices for Zarina Hashmi’s pieces were achieved on the back of increased demand for her works. The artist's delicately executed prints, crafted through handmade paper, have become one of the most sought-after pieces for contemporary art collectors. Zarina and other leading printmakers work will be showcased in our upcoming Prints and Multiples Art Auction in early 2019.
Future plans and engagement
The increase in the overall sell-through rate cements Artiana’s presence in the South Asian auction calendar whilst concluding another year of successful sales.
With its expanding client base and continued diversification across collecting categories, clients can look forward to rare pieces and wide range of artworks in the following year. Artiana's line-up include Prints and Multiples, South Asian Art and Art Beyond Borders Auctions for 2019. For more details, visit the website at www.artiana.com.
ARTIANA is an online auction house based in Dubai that provides a credible and engaging auction platform sans boundaries, whilst redefining and streamlining the transactional process. It delivers to a global audience the excitement of art auctions through the convenient medium of the internet together with the benefits of Dubai’s business friendly environment, thereby creating a worthwhile opportunity for international collectors.
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