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A collection of 11 modern Indian art works by prominent artists including the late M.F. Husain and Tyeb Mehta, will feature in the ninth edition of Masterpiece London, the UKs leading cross-collecting fair for art, design and collectibles. ALSO SEE London Images: Photos of Englands Capital City That Will Leave You Enchanted Also Read - Watch: Instead of Money, People Play Poker With Toilet Paper Rolls at London Club
Slated to run from June 28 to July 4, the fair will see the participation of the Delhi-based DAG gallery for the third consecutive year. Also Read - Rishi Kapoor Posts Prayer in Favour of Kanika Kapoor-Yes Bank Founder Rana Kapoor, Says 'Kuch “Kapoor” Logon pe Time Bhaari Hai'
The paintings on display date to the 1940s and 1980s.
Taken together, they trace the elaborate course of Indian modern art through works that have power as well as an aesthetic appeal, the gallery said in a statement.
On view will be works by modernist artists like F.N. Souza, Krishen Khanna, Ram Kumar, Shanti Dave, G.R. Santosh, Bikash Bhattacharjee, Rabin Mondal and Jamini Roy.
The modern art movement in India peaked during the initial part of 20th century.