“Contrapuntos” – The exhibition is a collateral event of the Venice Biennale of Art, which will be open in Venice from the 13th May to 26th November 2017

Fernando Zóbel. Contrapuntos, an exhibition organized and presented by Ayala Museum in the Philippines, provides an introduction and perspective on the work of Spanish-Filipino painter Fernando Zóbel (1924-1984). Focusing on the years 1957-1962, the period when he developed his visual language, the show is an unprecedented gathering of works acknowledged as prime achievements in his…

Cities, Grow in Difference – the Seventh UABB will be jointly curated by Hou Hanrou, the curator and critic, Liu Xiaodu and Meng Yan

In the afternoon of Mar 20, 2017, the first press conference of Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture (Shenzhen) (short as “UABB“) held in the press hall of Shenzhen Municipal Government, China. Themed on “Cities, Grow in Difference”, the Seventh UABB will be jointly curated by Hou Hanrou, the curator and critic, Liu Xiaodu and Meng Yan,…

La Biennale di Venezia 57th International Art Exhibition VIVA ARTE VIVA

Open to the public from Saturday May 13th to Sunday November 26th 2017, at the Giardini and the Arsenale, the 57th International Art Exhibition, titled VIVA ARTE VIVA, will be curated by Christine Macel and organized by La Biennale di Venezia chaired by Paolo Baratta. The preview will take place on May 10th, 11th and…

Pune Biennale 2017 draws to a close on a high note

Highlights of Pune Biennale’17 1 flagship exhibition – ‘Habit-Co-Habit’ curated by Zasha Colah and Luca Cerizza 6 participatory projects 10+ life-size sculptures made from metal junk 30+ site specific installations 10+ art appreciation talks/video presentations Number of visitors: over 100 thousand people visited Number of artist participated: 300+ 18 Countries and 40 Cities were part…

Glimpses from Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016 – Part II

BARA BHASKARAN Amazing Museum 2013-2016 are an archipelagic history of the present. Reconstructing the Kerala’s past within the broader Indian conversation, Bara Bhaskaran draws on a variety of sources to convey a vision that is distinct and engaged,attesting to the disappeared nuance of a true history from below.   GABRIEL LESTER Gabriel Lester’s Dwelling Kappiri Spirits is a large…

Glimpses from Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016 – Part I

UNKNOWN + GALLIANO, BAD TRIP 2016 Daniele Galliano will inhabit this open studio space for the 108 days of the biennale. In the Unknown + Galliano, Bad Trip India studio, Galliano will meet and interact with Biennale artists and members of the public,who will in turn become subjects within the paintings to be exhibited in the space days….

Country Matters

09 Dec 2016 – 10 Jan 2017 Beyond Malabar, 1/258, Napier Street, Fort Cochin in association with Gallery OED Cochin. India grapples with a historical legacy of graphic depiction and description co-existing with a conservative social order, a poverty of individual choice, and the disapproval of alternative sexual practices. Country Matters explores sexuality within the…

Dia Mehta Bhupal to Showcase her Art at Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016

Artist Dia Mehta Bhupal is all set to showcase her art installation and photographs at Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016. For the first time, Dia will be showcasing the construction of her image, the public toilet, entirely made up from repurposed material (recycled paper) at Aspinwall. And at Gujarati Warehouse, Mattanchary, she will be showcasing four photographs…

Know the artist of Kochi-Muziris Biennale’16 – Abhishek Hazra

Abhishek Hazra is an artist based in Bangalore, India. His close yet idiosyncratic study of the historiography of science has led him to examine various technologies of knowledge production and dispersion. He uses video, performance and prints that often integrate textual fragments drawn from real and fictional scenarios. The idea of the thought experiment –…

Save the date: 3rd edition of Pune Biennale from 5th – 29th January, 2017

Re-imagining city’s Public Spaces creatively to bring ART closer to People (within and beyond the region), here comes the third edition of Pune Biennale, a predominant art movement and India’s second biennale. Steered by Pune Biennale Foundation, the event that is gearing up to open for public on January 5, 2017 will run for close…

Prof. Dr. Kiran A. Shinde – Founder-Director of Pune Biennale

Dr. Kiran A. Shinde conceived and visualized Pune Biennale, India’s second Biennale, in 2012 along with his colleagues at Bharati Vidyapeeth University College of Architecture, Pune, where he works as Principal. The concept of the biennale evolved from his multidisciplinary background and diverse international experience of working with public agencies and in public spaces. Accordingly…

3rd edition of Pune Biennale to commence in January 2017

Key Highlights Dates: 5th to 29th January 2017; 75 days to go Several international and Indian artists confirmed More than 10 venues identified & revealed The countdown to India’s uniquely community driven biennale begins as Pune Biennale Foundation officials flagged off the Pune Biennale 2017 at National Gallery of Modern Art in Mumbai, recently. Dates,…

Get Ready for Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016

Kochi is ready to kick off the Muziris Biennale which will commence on December 12, 2016. The most awaited paradise of art exhibition is just a month away. Tighten your seat belts artists and art lovers, to explore this paradise which showcases the contemporary arts by various artists around the globe! Kochi- queen of the…

Know the artist of Kochi-Muziris Biennale’16 – Himmat Shah

Himmat Shah was born in Lothal, Gujarat in 1933 and grew up in surrounded by the remnants of a prominent port city of Indus Valley Civilisation. He moved to Bhavnagar as a young boy and studied at Gharshala, a school affiliated to Dakshinamurti, the intellectual and cultural centre of the nationalist renaissance in Gujarat. At…

Know the artist of Kochi-Muziris Biennale’16 – Abir Karmakar

Born in 1977 in Siliguri, West Bengal, Abir Karmakar completed his Bachelor’s degree in Visual Art from Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, in 2001, and then his Master’s degree in Fine Art from the Faculty of Fine Arts at Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda, in 2003. Karmakar is known for his casual and voyeuristic self-portraits, in which…

The Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016 is all set to start in December

The Kochi-Muziris Biennale is an international exhibition of contemporary art held in Kochi, Kerala. It is the first Biennale being held in India. The Kochi-Muziris Biennale is an initiative of the Kochi-Biennale Foundation with support from the Government of Kerala .The Kochi Biennale Foundation is also engaged in the conservation of heritage properties and monuments…