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Painting as an instrument of social empowerment

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Art Spice, a gallery located at Delhi’s Metropolitan Hotel & Spa, is showcasing artworks by Nabendu Roy. The exhibition, titled “She Can & She Will”, complements the nationwide initiative to save the girl child carried out in conjunction with Smile Foundation, a national level development organisation.

14 October, 2017

New media, abstract styles and Cubism, it’s all happening in art capital Bahrain

Art By BHUMIKA POPLI

Over a dozen painters and sculptors from Bahrain are part of an international show that, after its previous iteration in London, has now travelled to Delhi. Bhumika Popli attended the exhibition and spoke to the participating artists.

14 October, 2017

New media, abstract styles and Cubism, it’s all happening in art capital Bahrain

Art By BHUMIKA POPLI

Over a dozen painters and sculptors from Bahrain are part of an international show that, after its previous iteration in London, has now travelled to Delhi. Bhumika Popli attended the exhibition and spoke to the participating artists.

14 October, 2017
IIC, IIC show, cross-cultural currents, Carrying Roots Around, Bharatanatyam, Dr Hari Vasudevan, Chef Alex Moser

IIC show on the theme of cross-cultural currents

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Carrying Roots Around, a five-day art festival at Delhi’s India International Centre, opened this Saturday and is scheduled to close on 11 October. Started in 2004, this festival of arts is 14 years old.

7 October, 2017
Museums, Orhan Pamuk, Clare Twomey, Tate Modern, London, Swiss architects, Hamburger bahnof

Architecture of remembrance: Museums that never let go of their real-world links

Art By VINEET GILL

Museums are grand, impersonal spaces, inviting you, in the words of novelist Orhan Pamuk, ‘to forget your humanity’. But there are ways to build museums that are more rooted to their past and responsive to their immediate present, writes Vineet Gill.

7 October, 2017
legends, Rita Jhunjhunwala, Rabindranath Tagore, Exhibition, portraits, exhibition of portraits, M. F. Husain

Exhibition pays tribute to legends through portraits

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It is never too late or enough to remember with gratitude the great legends that India has produced over the years.

30 September, 2017
ASEAN-India Artists Camp, Kanha Sikounnavong, Rajasthan, Ocean of Opportunity, Kalighat style, painting, Samindranath Majumdar

An international art camp promoting the spirit of friendship and multiculturalism

Art By BHUMIKA POPLI

Recently, Udaipur hosted the ASEAN-India Artists Camp, a 10-day workshop for artists from across Southeast Asia as well as from within India. The event was organised with a view to enabling a cross-cultural understanding of creativity, writes Bhumika Popli.

30 September, 2017
Art Alive Gallery, The Open Window, New York, USA, Tara Sabharwal, Indian artist, British Museum

American artist of Indian origin returns to Delhi

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Art Alive Gallery is presenting The Open Window, a solo exhibition of paintings by Tara Sabharwal. Sabharwal is an Indian artist who hails from Delhi and is based in New York, USA since last 30 years.

23 September, 2017
art, exhibition, Mumbai Art Room, Eve Lemsele, Ayesha Singh, Ghost Lines, Reha Sodhi

Mentorship programme for art curators an object lesson in exhibition-making

Art By BHUMIKA POPLI

We have all heard of mentorship programmes for artists, but the Mumbai Art Room provides a platform for young and aspiring curators from all over the world, with a view to training them in the fine art of exhibition-making, writes Bhumika Popli.

23 September, 2017
Espace Gallery, Apologue and Archaeology, Vedas, Upanishads, Archaelogical Survey of India, Renu Modi, Samit Das

An artist who excavates layers of life that are hidden under the surface of time

Art By BHUMIKA POPLI

Delhi’s Espace Gallery is hosting artist Samit Das’ solo exhibition, which features a series of his recent paintings, drawings and installations pieces centered on the seemingly discordant theme of archaeology. Bhumika Popli writes about the ongoing show.

16 September, 2017
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