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Artists to look out for at India Art Fair 2019

India Art Fair, like every year, will take place on January 31 and will continue till February 3, at the NSIC Exhibition Grounds in New Delhi. 

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The leading modern and contemporary art fair, is going to host its 10th edition in Delhi. (Source: India Art Fair/Official Site)

The leading modern and contemporary art fair, that showcases artworks carefully selected from galleries across Asia, Europe, North and South America, is going to host its 10th edition in the Capital. Offering an eclectic range of work by popular artists to emerging talents, this year promises a lot of interesting curation.

The event, like every year, will take place on January 31 and will continue till February 3, at the NSIC Exhibition Grounds in New Delhi. Here are five artists you should look out for at the India Art Fair 2019.

Rekha Rodwittya

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One of Sakshi Gallery’s stellar artists, Rekha Rodwittya’s paintings portray women through the lens of the artist’s personal experiences while referencing broader socio-political events. Through her work, she generally explores issues of alienation, belonging, trauma and discrimination.

Idris Khan

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Khan has painted his name as an international heavyweight in the contemporary art world for his visually rich work. His art combines layered imagery with text, numbers and geometric shapes.

Zarina Hashmi

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Having grown in the aftermath of partition, the US-based Indian artist Zarina Hashmi’s work addresses themes of home, border displacement and memory.

Ai Weiwei

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Widely known for his highly political output, Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei works across a variety of mediums, including sculpture, film, photography, and even music, creating works that make bold statements about contemporary culture.

Thomas Ruff

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Coming to India for the first time, Thomas Ruff has captured astronomical textures through NASA’s satellite cameras, experimenting with photo-manipulation, creating large scale and highly detailed portraits.