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Syed Haider Raza, Mahatma Gandhi, Modernist painter, Raza Foundation, My Experiments with Truth, Akar Prakar gallery

Raza’s colourful tributes to Gandhi will soon be exhibited

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It is no secret that Syed Haider Raza (who lived between India and France) had great admiration for Mahatma Gandhi’s teachings and beliefs.

18 February, 2017
South Asian art, Burn the Diaries, Dreams of Cynthia, Contour Biennale, The Open Hand, Krishna in the Garden of Assam, British Museum, Shilpa Gupta

Internationally exhibited South Asian art has its homecoming at Delhi show

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A series of artworks by world-renowned South Asian artists is part of an ongoing exhibition in Delhi. These installation pieces and video works have been previously showcased at some of the best venues internationally, writes Bhumika Popli.

18 February, 2017

Making use of that contemplative space that’s essential for creating art that lives

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Mumbai-based artist Jitish Kallat, whose retrospective is now on view at Delhi’s National Gallery of Modern Art, attempts to explore philosophical questions in his work, but without losing sight of simpler aspects of life, writes Bhumika Popli.

11 February, 2017

IAF 2017: The event that made Delhi the global capital of contemporary art

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The ninth edition of the India Art Fair was inaugurated earlier this week in Delhi, with artists, collectors, gallery owners and art lovers from across the country, as well as from other parts of the world, among the attendees, writes Bhumika Popli.

4 February, 2017
 Arunanshu Chowdhury, Multi Cuisine, Sheer Layers Uncover the Truth, The night falls… Leaving an afterglow

Switching the narratives between reality and fantasy

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Drawing upon history, myths and literature, each narrative in the show Sheer Layers Uncover the Truth by Arunanshu Chowdhury creates a rhetoric of the transition between time and reality.

21 January, 2017
India Art Fair 2017, Pala Pothupitye, The Eternal Dance of Tribal Drama, traditional Indian dancers, Lonely King, Long Walk to Freedom

Four artists who have given a new spin to questions of identity and belonging

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Four leading South Asian artists, one each from India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka, will be part of a special exhibition at the upcoming India Art Fair 2017, slated to open in Delhi on 2 February. Bhumika Popli takes stock of their avant-garde leanings.

21 January, 2017
Between the Coal Mines flows the Golden Streak, Anni Kumari, Some Things Change, Miranda-Bilbao, Graph Paper

When art becomes a means to making your limitations your real strengths

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A conversation between two artists, one based in Delhi and the other in London, led to a series of conceptual artworks, now on view at an ongoing exhibition at Delhi’s India International Centre. Bhumika Popli speaks to the participating artists about the show’s theme.

14 January, 2017
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