The exhibition at Grand Hyatt has in attendance 70 artisans from six states — Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh — coming together to design more than 3,000 products, including hand-crafted beads, papier-mache jewellery, ikat saris and leather puppets.
This year, 20 new murals have been planned. The artists will produce their interpretation of social causes such as, women empowerment, climate change, waste and upcycling and various other pertinent issues.
Japanese artist Yuji Obata wishes to introduce the craft of Aritayaki in India. This craft emerges from Arita in South Japan and it is defined by a deep blue painted over a white shiny base but different artists create their own styles with it.
Like other artists of his generation, Kumar, a Padma Bhushan recipient, also sought a language of art that was modernist yet rooted in the homeland. While a scholarship took him to France in 1949 — where he studied under the likes of French painter Andre Lhote and artist-filmmaker Fernand Leger — Kumar chose to return.
The book also talks about the women in Hussain's life, including his wife Fazila, whom he married when he was a young billboard painter, and Maria, a linguist. The artist developed a "beautiful rapport with Maria, the kind he had never enjoyed with any woman.
BJP MP Kirron Kher also said “I feel extremely proud and grateful to be one of them. I want to congratulate the school for becoming a nurturing space for such talented students and I invite you all to be part of the Administration’s plantation drive.”
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New Delhi, Jan 16 (ANI): After hosting successful four editions in Mumbai and an international edition at World Trade Centre in Seoul, Korea, India Art Festival has flown in to Delhi with over 300 artists and 40 art galleries from 15 Indian cities and 5 countries under one roof. From contemporary work to modern art or complex art forms, the three day long festival aims to provide a platform for artists, galleries, art collectors and connoisseurs to come together for dialogues and collaborations. Here, a few artists presented their own-self through their canvas, while few simply expressed their passion towards the art. Apart from this, one can get their hands on Urdu calligraphy carved on sculptures, miniatures that have taken 30 long years to get complete, portraits which are knitted with beads, colourful threads, precious and semi-precious stones and a lot of breath-taking paintings by various artists. India Art Festival, which began on January 14, will conclude onJanuary 17.