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Sotheby’s names Indian art expert Yamini Mehta to post
|Written by Auction House PR|
|Wednesday, 03 October 2012 12:51|
LONDON – Sotheby’s has appointed Yamini Mehta as International Head of Indian and Southeast Asian Antiquities / Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art.
Based in London, Mehta will be in charge of Sotheby’s worldwide selling strategy for the two related South Asian areas, working with our team of international experts and developing key relationships with Sotheby’s Indian clients. A veteran of the Indian Art market, Yamini joins Sotheby’s after 14 years at Christie’s where, since 2006, she has headed the London Modern and Contemporary Indian Art department.
“I am thrilled to be joining Sotheby’s at such an exciting time for the market, with its profile at an all-time high and Indian artists increasingly recognized on the global stage,” said Mehta.
Robin Woodhead, chairman, Sotheby’s International said: “Sotheby’s is delighted to welcome Yamini Mehta, who, I know will be a great asset to our international Indian and South East Asian Art team. She comes to the company with an impressive track record, responsible for helping to develop the rapidly growing market for Modern and Contemporary Indian Art.”
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|Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 October 2012 13:15|