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Back of the Book When Jay Malhotra, a banker, sets out on an adventure to manipulate the unregulated art market o the Navaratnas, he unknowingly sets into motion a chain of events that have the potential to destroy the very foundation of the art industry in India. Set against the backdrop of the transformation of the art society in India into in industry. KALAYUG follows the struggle and exploits of Jay as he navigate the through the mercurial world o art, dominated y its nexus of powerfu...
Back of the Book

When Jay Malhotra, a banker, sets out on an adventure to manipulate the unregulated art market o the Navaratnas, he unknowingly sets into motion a chain of events that have the potential to destroy the very foundation of the art industry in India. Set against the backdrop of the transformation of the art society in India into in industry. KALAYUG follows the struggle and exploits of Jay as he navigate the through the mercurial world o art, dominated y its nexus of powerful dealers, experts and gallery owners. With a 360 degree overview of this now booming industry. KALAYUG is a fast-paced thriller that will leave you wanting for more.

About the Author

Anurag Tripathi is an alumnus of the Indian School of Business with a course in Advanced Creative Writing from The University of Oxford, Department for Continuing Education. An erstwhile investment banker, his deal-making pursuits and entrepreneurial ventures have given him key insights into the working of corporate business houses. He lives in Paris along with his wife. Both are avid divers, who like travelling and exploring the world lesser known.

Contents

1 You Just Got Conned! 1
2 The Alpha Male 16
3 The Art Forger 23
4 Holy Shit! 30
5 Struggle! Hunger! I am an Artist 40
6 The Cigar Connoisseur 48
7 The Fading Star 58
8 Method in Madness 71
9 Successful Artists Live Long-Perhaps Too Long 79
10 Dr Gachet Screamed! 87
11 The Sexual Escapade 90
12 From Alpha Male to Eye Candy 97
13 Navaratnas-The Virgin Opportunity 106
14 Belling the Cat 118
15 Line, Colour and Brush Strokes 127
16 Provenance is Money 139
17 The Hunt for the Navaratnas 145
18 Rise of the Super Dealer 158
19 Chaos Rules Art Authentication 163
20 The Inftuencers are the Key 168
21 Time to Make a Splash 180
22 It's Raining Money! 186
23 Five Per Cent and She's Yours 191
24 Where Did These Come From? 200
25 The Neglected Investor 210
26 Forgeries Rule the Roost 216
27 Who is Provenance? 222
28 All Hell Breaks Loose! 227
29 No One Wants to Know 232
30 The Mystery of the Veiled Woman 237
31 The Public Trial 245
32 WTF 252
  Acknowledgements 259

 

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Item Code: NAP538 Author: Anurag Tripathi Cover: Paperback Edition: 2017 Publisher: Rupa Publication Pvt. Ltd. ISBN: 9788129142368 Language: English Size: 8.0 inch X 5.0 inch Pages: 265 Other Details: Weight of the Book: 200 gms
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