The list of prominent living painters was rated based on the proceeds from the sales of their pieces at public auctions during the year ending July 31, 2023.
The top 50 living Indian painters were revealed in the Hurun Research Institute’s India Art List 2023, which was published on August 17. The list of prominent living painters was rated based on the proceeds from the sales of their pieces at public auctions during the year ending July 31, 2023.
The most popular Indian artist currently working is the sculptor, Anish Kapoor, according to the ranking. The British-Indian has held the top rank for five years running with a turnover of 91 crore. The cost of his most costly piece of art is 9.27 crore.
With a turnover of 24.71 crore, Arpita Singh comes in second place to Anish Kapoor. The most costly piece of art created by Arpita costs 11.32 crore in India.
According to the ranking, Jogen Chowdhury is India’s third-most successful artist. His most costly piece is valued at 4.40 crores, and the prominent painter has a turnover of 19.76 crores.
Gulam Mohammed Sheikh, a painter, poet, and art critic from Vadodara, is fourth on the list with a revenue of 17.88 crores. With a price tag of 16.89 crores, Mr. Sheikh’s piece of art is the most costly among the top 10 items.
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Krishen Khanna, who is 98 years old, and Sakti Burman, who is in fifth and sixth place, respectively, are the people after Gulam Mohammed Sheikh. Raghav Babbar, 26, who held down the seventh spot with a turnover of 11.77 crores, is the youngest artist in the top 10.
On the Hurun India Art List 2023, visual artist Rameshwar Baroota is in eighth place, modern painter Anju Dodiya is ninth, and Delhi-based artist Subodh Gupta is tenth.