After the overwhelming response in India from its launch on March
7, 2009 at The Oberoi, New Delhi "Elite Collectors of Modern &
Contemporary Indian Art" by Purrshottam Bhaggeria & Pavan
Malhotra was launched at Christie's, Rockefeller Plaza, New York on
September 13, 2009 in the presence of both the authors and the US
based Indian-American collectors profiled in the book along with
other collectors, artists, gallery owners, art dealers and art
aficionados from US, UK & India.
The book was unveiled by the most famous Indian-American artist
Natwar Bhavsar with the authors Purrshottam Bhaggeria & Pavan
Malhotra along with collectors Dr. Mahinder Tak, Umesh Gaur, Virgina
Akhoury and Christie's Dr. Hugo Weihe holding the stage.
Incidently this is only the second book on Indian Art, which has
been showcased at Christie's.
The launch was followed by 'book signing by us.
There was also a panel discussion on "Art collecting & Art
connoisseurship" where the Collectors and members of the
audience highlighted the contribution made by the book towards
unveiling, for the first time, the mysteries of collecting and the
idiosyncrasies of art collectors & patrons.
For Video of Book Launch
Christie's, Rockefeller Plaza, New York on September 13, 2009 » » Click