Arts & Culture Data Stories

Indian artists and their total sales revenue

Sneha SK

The Indian art market has grown in the last few years with record sales of Indian art.  According to the State of Art Market Report 2021, the collective turnover of Indian art sales recorded a rise from Rs 13 crore in 2000 to Rs 880.9 crore in FY21. 

Top 10 most expensive NFTs

Rakshanda Sharma

According to Cashify, Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are distinctive crypto assets typically used to represent digital valuables and cryptographic art. Their increased demand in the market has increased their value in investors.

All time dance artists in india

Janvi Goel

Most of the artists are national awardees, they were capable of making changes through their art.

10 Galleries That Had a Breakout Year in 2022

Shreya Chekkilla

These are the top 10 art galleries in the world that had a breakout year in 2022. These galleries had a breakout despite all the challenges the pandemic had caused for galleries around the world.

The 10 Most Expensive Artworks Sold in 2022

Yogada Sharma

The world of art and auction has gone back to the pre pandemic era. The paintings in 2022 are finally being auctioned above the $100 million mark. The most expensive painting sold in 2022 was the Shot Sage Blue Marilyn by Andy Warhol.

Top Five Most Expensive Artefacts Sold at Sotheby’s


The first Sotheby’s auction was in 1744 when London-based bookseller Samuel Baker auctioned off several books from an aristocrat’s collection. Within the next 270 years, Sotheby’s became a luxury art and jewellery auction house. Currently, Sotheby’s also auctions online on eBay which gives it access to eBay’s 149 million shoppers.

List of smuggled artifacts recovered from various countries

Aanchal Kumari

India has recovered over 200 artefacts from countries across the world among which 150 were from the USA as of 2021.

Pulitzer award winning photojournalists.


Source: Pulitzer
Pulitzer prizes are given to photojournalists with exceptional photographs. In 2022, a few Indians, including the late Danish Siddiqui received the Pulitzer award for the topicCOVID’s toll in India

Operating expenses of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, USA

Anuja Mistry

Source: Statista
The operating expenses of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, United States in 2021-2022 were $ 334.5 million (USD). These expenses showed a slight increase as compared to the 2020-2021 expenses which were $284.4 million (USD).

Share of Online Sales in the Art Market versus General Retail 2016–2021

Sai Aravindh

The share accounted for by online sales in 2021 was 20% of total sales, down by 5% year-on-year but still more than double the level of 2019 (9%).

Online Sales of Art and Antiques in the last eight years

Surabhi M

Source: The art market 2022
While e-commerce was steadily advancing prior to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the substantial contraction of sales overall in 2020, online art sales reached their highest-ever recorded level of $12.4 billion, doubling in value from 2019

5 most expensive paintings in the world

Ajay Rag

This is a list of the five most expensive paintings in the world. Salvator Mundi by the Italian polymath Leonardo da Vinci tops the list.

Top 10 musicians in India

Navya Sruthi

The variations and depth in Indian music masters the art of music. Here are the all-time top 10 best musicians in India.