Indian art has always been appreciated and collected over eras. Earlier, Indian paintings usually reflected the story of Indian culture and its diversity and were greatly influenced by society, politics and religion. However, it has now undergone a myriad of changes, evolving with the advancement of civilization and bringing new art forms.

One of the recent art forms gaining in huge popularity is contemporary Indian art. The literal meaning of 'Contemporary' is modern. And contemporary art relates to the art that is current, offering a fresh lookout using new techniques. It brought innovation and transformed artistic expressions and is usually described using the adjectives like Intense, Avant-Garde, Strong, etc.

Contemporary art seems to be taking a lead and has recently gone global on a large scale, grabbing attention from art collectors, curators and auction houses. This can further be emphasized on the basis of the success of Indian Art shows across the globe.

Contemporary Indian art has largely benefited from the cross-pollination of different regional styles reflecting the concept of a united modern India. This vivacity is greatly attracting the world, leading to critical appreciation from connoisseurs across the globe.

Some of the top Indian contemporary Indian artists are steering a host of competing buyers. The trend includes the names of T.V Santhosh, Atul Dodiya, Thukral and Thagra and Jitish Kallat, owing to their techniques and selected themes attracting the likeable of the global western audience while maintaining essential Indian quality.

In addition to a demand for the paintings by some known Indian artists, there is a demand for new art from budding artists too.