India’s Financial Chronicle highlights a growing interest in artwork produced by Sikhs or related to Sikh themes, and not just from a by-gone era, but also from more contemporary artists:
In recent times, there has also been a move to categorise contemporary artists from the Punjab belt under the Sikh Art umbrella. So it now covers Sikh pianters [sic] such as Arpita Singh, her husband Paramjeet Singh and the ever popular Manjit Bawa. Arpita’s mural titled Wish Dream, fetched Rs 9.6 crore ($2.24 million) at a Saffronart online auction, making her the world’s top-selling woman artist.
Read more at the Financial Chronicle.