Rajasthan

Cong 99
BJP 73
RLM 3
OTH 24

Madhya Pradesh

Cong 115
BJP 108
BSP 2
OTH 5

Chhattisgarh

Cong 68
BJP 15
JCC 7
OTH 0

Telangana

TRS-AIMIM 95
TDP-Cong 21
BJP 1
OTH 2

Mizoram

MNF 26
Cong 5
BJP 1
OTH 8
*Total Tally Reflects Leads + Wins
India Art Fair 2018: 10 artworks that will attract your attention from the 10th editionhttps://indianexpress.com/photos/lifestyle-gallery/india-art-fair-2018-best-art-works-from-10th-edition-see-pictures-5058516/

India Art Fair 2018: 10 artworks that will attract your attention from the 10th edition

The India Art Fair (IAF), which began on February 9, features master strokes of prominent artists to the contemporary installations. Taking place annually at the NSIC ground, the exhibition offers a heaven for art connoisseurs, exhibitors and art lovers not only from the country but from its neighbours too.

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From the master strokes of prominent artists to the contemporary installations, the India Art Fair (IAF), which began on February 9, offers a heaven for art connoisseurs, exhibitors and art lovers not only from the country but from its neighbours too. Taking place annually at the NSIC ground here, the fair is a reflection of the fast-developing arts scene in the country, offering curated insights into its varied cultural landscapes. Check out the pictures here: (Text: IANS) (Express Photo by Amit Mehra)

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The four day programme - which draws together galleries and artists, private foundations and arts charities, artists' collectives, national institutions, cultural events and festivals - also enables international audiences to engage in innovative ways with the cultural history and development of the region. (Text: IANS) (Express Photo by Amit Mehra)

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Not just for Indian artists, but the art fair is being considered as a major platform for artists coming from neighbouring countries like Nepal and Bangladesh. (Text: IANS) (Express Photo by Amit Mehra)

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The Nepal Art Council, which has been participating for the past few editions, feels that the IAF has brought them into limelight, especially in the South Asian belt. Collectively the selected art works for IAF make a picturesque mosaic of multi-layered themes portrayed by contemporary Nepalese artists. (Text: IANS) (Express Photo by Amit Mehra)

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"Contemporary art still doesn't have that strong hold in Nepal as compared to India. India Art Fair is a platform for us to highlight the growing contemporary artists. We may not have a good sale but have succeeded in grabbing the attention of exhibitors from various countries," Sagar Rana, Vice President, Nepal Art Council told IANS. (Text: IANS) (Express Photo by Amit Mehra)

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This year, Nepal is showcasing works of artists Chirag Bangdel, Jeevan Rajopadhyay, Mekh Limbu, Rabindra Shrestha, Sabita Dangol, Sujan Dangol and Sunita Maharjan. Artist Rabindra Shrestha's work which showcases thumbprints of many individuals explains the similarities as well as differences of people, has been drawing much appreciation. (Text: IANS) (Express Photo by Amit Mehra)

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"Ninety per cent of our work is committed to some motive; through our work we evoke a hope of peace and prosperity amidst the contemporary socio-political crisis. Nepal is a small country and little is known about the contemporary art and artists, nobody would have even imagined about it," Rana said. (Text: IANS) (Express Photo by Amit Mehra)

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Similar thoughts were pitched by exhibitors coming from Bangladesh which was represented by Britto Arts Trust. (Text: IANS) (Express Photo by Amit Mehra)

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"There is no appreciation of contemporary art work in Bangladesh, also majorly because people are not even aware of concepts like sculptures, installations or modern paintings. Our community still doesn't consider them as art. We donot have much art galleries that promote work of artists," said Promotesh Das Pulak. (Text: IANS) (Express Photo by Amit Mehra)

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Founded in 2008, India Art Fair is one of South Asia's leading platform for modern and contemporary art. (Text: IANS) (Express Photo by Amit Mehra)

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