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Art and Bid's Fundraiser Exhibition in Association with Alturaash Art and Asif Kamal Foundation for Chief Minister Disaster Relief Fund, Bihar

Asif Kamal Foundation to donate INR 20 Lakh to the Bihar State

Aug 17, 2020 15:17 IST 
New Delhi, Delhi, India

Asif Kamal Foundation, an initiative to work in rural India in the field of healthcare and education organizes Art and Bid’s Fundraiser exhibition to help the flood-affected area in Bihar. Alturaash Art, Delhi and Art & Bid Auction House, Dubai, founded by a young philanthropist and art expert - Asif Kamal joins hands with the Foundation to collect and donate 20 Lakh INR to the Chief Minister's Disaster Relief Fund.


M F Husain, Mother Teresa, Watercolour on Paper


Talking at the exhibition Mr. Asif Kamal, Founder, Asif Kamal Foundation said, “As we all go through this unfortunate COVID-19 epidemic phase where the whole world is struggling to survive, the state of Bihar has another inevitable difficulty due to massive floods in various regions. At times when everyone is expected to stay at home to ensure social distancing, people in Bihar on the other hand are forced to leave their homes. They are in very ghastly condition in desperate need of basic life requirements. With Art and Bids Fundraiser exhibition, Asif Kamal Foundation will be helping the unfortunate in this aching course of time.” 


L-R: Renowned Sculptor Ram V Sutar Ji & Asif Kamal


The 60 days long exhibition began on 15th August is expected to sell art and artworks worth a total amount of about 2 crores to art lovers in the country and abroad. These exhibits will be online for 60 days on the website of Alturaash Art Gallery and Asif Kamal Foundation and it will be physically live at Alturaash Art Gallery in DLF South Court Mall, Saket, New Delhi.


This exhibition will provide a platform to not only the old Masters like M F Husain, Ram Kumar, Krishen Khanna, K K Hebbar, Jamini Roy, Ravi Verma, Jogen Chowdhry, Laxma Goud and Badri Narayan but also to young emerging artists like Valay Shende, Chittrovanu Mazumdar, Vivek Vilsasini, Pradipta Chakraborty, Vikash Kalra, Manish Barodia, Raj More and Zoya Singh.


“As the world experiences unprecedented challenges, Asif Kamal Foundation is committed to providing critical support to the vulnerable populations that are acutely impacted by unfortunate events. We are pleased to collaborate with Alturaash Art, Delhi and Art & Bid Auction House helping people in all possible ways,Mr. Kamal added.


Asif kamal Foundation (AFK) is an initiative to work in rural India in the field of healthcare and education. Empowering Rural India will Empower Real India.  A notable art connoisseur and businessman Asif Kamal has started this initiative with his team to work for the underprivileged and poor people from rural India.


Every child has the right to education and every Indian has the right to get better healthcare services in their area. Our mission is to work in providing better healthcare services and education to the Indian living in the rural parts of India. The Foundation is focused on promoting self-employment.


AKF believes in empowering rural India in the field of education and healthcare as we believe Empowering rural Indian will empower real India.


About Art & Bid

Art and Bid is an online auction platform based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, which provides buyers and sellers the flexibility to buy and consign art from anywhere in the world with Zero Buyer's Premium Policy. After years of research on Modern and Contemporary Indian art and art market from all over the world, working, investing: losing/profiting, we, the team at Art and Bid are here to share and help create a transparent infrastructure for the art fraternity as well as for the new age investors. 


About Alturaash Art Gallery

Alturaash Art Gallery was founded by Asif Kamal in the year 2010. We are a leading international art dealership, advisory service and represent a number of artists of Modern and Contemporary Art. The main focus being promotion of South Asian Art to a multi-cultural global audience. The gallery provides a modern space to exhibit artworks of artists and the creative communities across a variety of mediums by supporting art and cultural events.


About Asif Kamal

Asif Kamal is an art connoisseur and art expert by profession, his main work is to take the art and culture of the country to international stage and promote them, Asif is a chairman of Dubai based Alturaash Group.

M F Husain, Mother Teresa, Watercolour on Paper
M F Husain, Mother Teresa, Watercolour on Paper
L-R: Renowned Sculptor Ram V Sutar Ji & Asif Kamal
L-R: Renowned Sculptor Ram V Sutar Ji & Asif Kamal
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