A new exhibition at Delhi’s Bikaner House uses as its theme the harrowing stories of mass exodus and displacement triggered by Partition, showcasing text panels carrying recorded statements by those directly affected by the event, writes Bhumika Popli.
The four-day visual Film Festival from 2-5 August took place at Kaustubh Auditorium, Rabindra Bhawan, New Delhi. The festival organised by the Lalit Kala Akademi began with a panel discussion on the Challenges Faced in Creating Movies on Visual Art.
Kolkata-based artist Rathin Barman makes deeply engaging works on the theme of ‘home’. His various conversations with people who have shifted their base to a foreign land add multiple layers and personal narratives to his art, writes Bhumika Popli.
India is home to a large variety of local art forms which are there for centuries and have been practiced for centuries. They are a testimony to the skills of local artisans.
Ahmedabad-based artist Mehul Rathod uses artificial leather as his primary medium and has over the years mastered the form of the portrait, with his reworkings of Van Gogh, Magritte and Picasso, among other canonical greats, writes Bhumika Popli.
It has now been over a year since the death of the great painter S.H. Raza. To commemorate the artist’s passing, Bhumika Popli pays a visit to Raza’s Delhi studio, looks at one of his unfinished paintings, and speaks to some of his oldest friends and associates.
Head of construction planning for Berlin’s Museum Island, Dr Ralf Nitschke speaks to Vineet Gill about the master plan for restoring old museums in this complex and building new ones.
A new art exhibition aims to provide a platform to young artists who are willing to engage with difficult themes concerning nature and society through their art, and foster connections across a wider cultural spectrum, writes Bhumika Popli.
The exhibition brings together works by six artists who have been witness to the political and identity crises in regions of ongoing conflict—Nepal, Afghanistan, Iran, Kashmir in India and Pakistan.