Mumbai’s Akara Art Gallery is hosting a retrospective of Piraji Sagara, the distinguished painter and sculptor from Ahmedabad who passed away in 2014. The artist was highly influenced by social conditions of his time and world literature, writes Bhumika Popli.
An ongoing exhibition at Delhi’s Art Alive Gallery provides a common platform to distinguished masters and emerging artists from across India. Bhumika Popli speaks to the organisers, as well as to the participants, about the vision behind the show.
India and the World, a fascinating exhibition going on at the CSMVS, Mumbai, breaks down the history of the world into a set of art objects. The show also hosts a unique installation piece by Google Arts and Culture, on relics of the future, writes Bhumika Popli.
Leonardo da Vinci’s 500-year old mystical masterpiece, Salvator Mundi claimed a place in auction history this evening, selling for US$450,312,500 (Rs 29,27,72,92343 approx.) and setting a new auction record for any work of art ever sold at auction, after 19 minutes of bidding.
French artist Maya Burman, whose recent paintings, watercolours and sketches are part of an ongoing show at Delhi’s Gallerie Ganesha, speaks to Bhumika Popli about the importance of dreams in a painter’s life, and how to break free of stylistic confines.
Pandora’s Box, a group show of compelling contemporary artworks curated by its co-founder Sonali Batra is on display at Delhi’s The Stainless Gallery.
Dhvani Se Shabd Aur Chinh, an ongoing exhibition at Delhi’s National Gallery of Modern Art, reintroduces us to forgotten painters, such as K.C.S. Paniker and R.B. Bhaskaran, who were central to the 1960s Madras Art Movement, writes Vineet Gill.