Video: India's art market surges

A rise in young artists has made investing in art a new way to make money in India.

    While hundreds of millions of people in rural India struggle to survive on a few rupees, the urban wealthy are investing in art.

    Auction houses such as Sotheby's and Christies are planning to set up bases in India to cater for the rise in demand.

    Galleries are full of work by young artists and both serious and new collectors are eager to pay as Al Jazeera's Prerna Suri has been seeing in the capital, New Delhi.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Women under ISIL: The wives

    Women under ISIL: The wives

    Women married to ISIL fighters share accounts of being made to watch executions and strap explosives to other women.

    Diplomats for sale: How an ambassadorship was bought and lost

    Diplomats for sale: How an ambassadorship was bought and lost

    The story of Ali Reza Monfared, the Iranian who tried to buy diplomatic immunity after embezzling millions of dollars.

    Crisis of Aboriginal women in prison in Australia

    Crisis of Aboriginal women in prison in Australia

    Aboriginal women are the largest cohort of prisoners in Australia, despite making up only 2 percent of the population.