Jatin​ ​Das:​ Artists​ &​ Friends.​ Over​ Fifty​ Years. At​ ​the​ Lalit​ Kala​ Akademi,​ ​New​ Delhi​ 17-22​ ​November​ ​2017

Eminent artist Jatin Das will exhibit a staggering 500 portraits, at the esteemed Lalit Kala Akademi this November, many of which have never been on display before. The exhibition, Jatin Das: Artists & Friends. Over Fifty Years will be presented from 17 – 22 November 2017. Portraits have always been an important part of Das’s…

Top 10 highlights of Dubai Design Week (DXBDW) 2017

DUBAI DESIGN WEEK 2017 (DXBDW) –NOV 13 – 18, 2017 Dubai Design Week (DXBDW), now in its third year, is the Middle East’s most important, comprehensive and accessible celebration of design and creativity ever staged in the region. The 2017 Dubai Design Week (DXBDW) will see over 200 activities staged in locations across the city….

When Mandawa comes alive with global sounds

The first destination music festival of 2017, will also be one of the last festivals of 2017, with its second edition set to take off between December 23rd to 25th. Taalbelia, welcomed a large mix of audiences across ages and countries to some spellbinding performances from varied genres in the majestic town of Mandawa. It’s…

‘Essence of Being’ by artist Ranjan Kaul at India International Centre

Self taught artist Ranjan Kaul debuts with his first exhibition ‘Essence of Being’ at India International Centre from 12th to 19th November 2017. Ranjan’s art works capture images of the common people and their myriad moods, emotions and dynamics. Through the imaginative interplay of evocative hues, semi abstract figurative forms, energetic brushwork and textured surfaces,…

Saffronart’s Kochi Biennale Foundation Fundraiser Auction, 31 October, 2017

Saffronart and the Kochi Biennale Foundation (KBF) will hold a fundraiser auction on 31 October 2017 in support of India’s largest and most reputed arts festival. The KBF Fundraiser auction features artworks by over 40 leading modern and contemporary artists. Most artworks on offer have no reserve prices, and there will be no Buyer’s Premium…

‘Flow Dreams’ – Anu Malhotra launches her range of sculptures

Dates of the exhibition: 15th – 23rd October 2017 Timings: 11 am to 7 pm Details on the Sculptures: Sculpture Anu Malhotra’s intense engagement with the sacred geography of tribal societies in India has inspired this collection. The significance of these objects comes from the evocation of their embeddness and re-mooring in the contemporary. The…

In the Presence of Another Sky: Sakti Burman, A Retrospective. Curated by Ranjit Hoskote on 17 October – 27 November 2017

National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai & Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India, supported by Art Musings presents ‘In the Presence of Another Sky: Sakti Burman, A Retrospective’, a survey of the distinguished artist Sakti Burman’s work across nearly six decades. This retrospective exhibition is curated by poet and cultural theorist Ranjit Hoskote. It situates…

ASEAN India Music Festival first edition wraps up with much fanfare!

The ASEAN India Music Festival concluded its first edition on Sunday with a spectacular grand finale performed by Shankar Ehsaan Loy. The three-day music festival organized by Ministry of External Affairs (GOI) and Sehar witnessed thousands of Delhiites at Purana Qila enjoying the tunes of bands from 11 ASEAN member countries. Top 15 bands from…

Photos from ‘Herbarium Indicum’ By Alex Davis at Exhibit320

Gallery Director and curator, Rasika Kajaria of ​Exhibit320 proudly presented ‘Herbarium Indicum’, a solo exhibition of paintings by artist and designer, Alex Davis. The exhibition was inaugurated with a panel discussion and private preview on ​Thurs​day ​5​th October 2017​. ​The members of the panel discussion were JJ Valaya, Sunita Kohli and David Abraham and they…

Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India in collaboration with Seher presented the first ever ASEAN-India Music Festival at Purana Qila in New Delhi

Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India in collaboration with Seher presented the first ever ASEAN – India Music Festival from October 6th- 8th 2017. The festival is being organized to celebrate the 25th year anniversary of ASEAN-India Dialogue Relations. The theme for this commemorative year “Shared Values, Common Destiny” along with this music festival…

The Middle East’s most important design event set to be most comprehensive and accessible celebration of design and creativity ever staged in the region on 13-18 November 2017

Held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-Chairman of the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, and in partnership with Dubai Design District (d3) and supported by Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, the third edition of Dubai Design Week is set to establish a new benchmark for the…

Kiran Nadar Museum of Art taking Indian Artists onto a global platform

Kiran Nadar Museum of Art continues to promote Indian artists on important international cultural platforms. In October 2017, KNMA will support two leading female Indian artists Jayashree Chakravarty and Nalini Malani, in exhibitions opening in the same week in Paris – ​Earth as Haven: Under the Canopy of Love​ by Jayashree Chakravarty at the renowned…

Dubai Design Week announces patron of 2017 edition

Dubai Design Week announced Her Highness Sheikha Latifa Bint Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), will return as patron of the third edition of the Middle East’s largest design event. Dubai Design Week will take place from the 13th to the 18th…

Saffronart’s​ ​Rare​ ​Gaitonde​ ​Canvas​ ​Among​ ​Top​ ​5​ ​Most​ ​Expensive Paintings​ ​by​ ​the​ ​Artist

Modernists emerged strong at Saffronart’s ​Evening Sale​ which concluded last night at The Leela in New Delhi. 86% lots sold for a total of INR 66 crores (USD 10.4 million), with paintings by V S Gaitonde, Nicholas Roerich, Tyeb Mehta and Bhupen Khakhar leading the sale. V S Gaitonde’s expansive blue canvas, ​Untitled, ​1963 ​(below…