India Art Fair returns in 2019 with new participants and initiatives

India Art Fair, the leading platform to discover modern and contemporary art from South Asia, announces the full list of participating galleries and programme highlights for the 2019 edition. Taking place from 31 January – 3 February 2019 in partnership with BMW Group India,  India Art Fair 2019 will present 75 exhibitors from 24 Indian…

Between Sight and Insight: Glimpses of Benode Behari Mukherjee at Vadehra Art Gallery

Benode Behari Mukherjee Spread across both our gallery spaces, this major exhibition curated by R. Siva Kumar features more than 100 artworks from the artist’s estate. Spanning various periods of the artist’s oeuvre, this exhibition presents Mukherjee through multiple lenses including glimpses of him through his own eyes, presented through a series of self-portraits; a…

Time Does Not Exist at Apparao Galleries – Chennai

Abstraction is a personal journey of each artist with a narrative that is individualistic. In their journey these four artists have woven different ideas . Curatorially the idea of timelessness is explored in varied representations  of these four artists in this collection. The whole idea of timelessness is beyond words. The term “timeless” often carries…

Translucent Steps by Ganesh Pyne at Apparao Galleries – Chennai

Ganesh Pyne (b.1937-) is synonymously identified with the Bengal School. This judgment is in keeping with the fact that his works have the same detailing, an innate lyricism, a romantic feel, fine handling of forms and a subtle somber palette. Through his symbolic language he conveys an existential angst in reaction to the social conditions that he…

‘Read Red’ by Velu Viswanathan at The Lodhi, Delhi

Velu Viswanathan, popularly known as Paris Viswanathan (born 1 January 1940) is an Indian painter, has carved his own domain in the contemporary art scene. He lives in Paris since 1968. He had been selected for the Kerala Lalitakala Academy fellowship for 2008. One says it is by walking that one traces one’s path. Life…

Shine Shivan’s solo, In-cult at Sakshi Gallery.

Sakshi Gallery is delighted to present ‘In-cult,’ an exhibition of installations and drawings by multimedia artist, Shine Shivan. The show previews on January 16 and marks Shivan’s return to Mumbai after a gap of four years. Shivan has, in the past, explored the limits of drawing, gender identity, and indeed life itself, through various disciplines,…

Michelle Y. Poonawalla opens her collateral project at the Kochi-Muzuris Biennale 2018

Michelle Poonawalla opened her multi-media installation titled Introspection on 12 December at the Cochin Club, as a part of the collateral projects at Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2018. Since it’s opening, the project has seen visitors across demographics who have left enthralled with this experiential installation. Introspection builds on Poonawalla’s growing interest in large scale, interactive installations….

Bandana Jain Studio – India’s first cardboard art studio now open

Bandana Jain Studio is India’s first cardboard art studio based in Worli, Mumbai. Spread across 1500 sq. ft. the studio houses the artworks created by Bandana Jain. The different artworks showcase the utility of cardboard as a new age material in crafting contemporary stories. Some of her well-known artworks like Perfectly Imperfect and Fluid Bench…

“Nuances of Blue” – an art exhibition from 3rd September to 31st October

“Nuances of Blue”-an art exhibition showcasing a group of ten young and emerging contemporary Indian artists, who have creatively explored the colour blue in their expressive artworks. On view are heavy impasto paintings, as well as thin transparent layered works; quirky takes on everyday objects ,optical illusions and an exploration of urban themes. The talented…

Serendipity Arts Foundation announces curators for Serendipity Arts Festival 2018

Serendipity Arts Foundation reveals the names of curators for the third edition of Serendipity Arts Festival 2018. The new panel of curators will showcase their unique efforts on December 15-22, 2018 at the multi-disciplinary event in Goa. Leading curators and practitioners in their respective fields, this year’s list of curators span generations and bring a…

New Traditions: The influences and inspirations in Indian textile, 1947 – 2017

Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur presents an exhibition which traces an evolution of aesthetics in Indian handmade textiles from the country’s independence In 1947 till now. Reflecting the fields of art, design, fashion and craft, it presents paintings on cloth, tapestries, sculpture, carpets and rugs, saris, garments and other forms of creative expression in fabric. Together,…

Art & Culture at ‘Mind the Gap’ #GenderAndTheJob

Mind the Gap – a unique event on gender dynamics within the workspace, presented by Dysco and MIXX. The event will take place on 3 June at WeWork (BKC), Mumbai. Among a series of curated panels across different industries, this day-long event will have a panel discussion on gender within Art & Culture as well…