To initiate a “reconciliation” between human beings and nature and draw attention to environmental degradation, the artist has turned to stories of thick forests and pure water that he was told as a child.
Organised by The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) in collaboration with Delhi Art Gallery — titled “Drishyakala”, begins with British artists Thomas and William Daniell, who travelled through India late eighteenth century onwards to produce “Oriental Scenery”, often described as “the finest illustrated work on India”. “
Last week, Komu reportedly submitted his resignation, alleging that the Biennale had failed to extend support to him. Meanwhile, vendors, volunteers and contractors who worked for the edition claimed to have not been paid in full for their work.
"I work with a lot of preliminary material — sketches, research and reference material — and, in my video and digital works, I do not start until I find the right people to be my protagonists", said Kaleka.
The three compositions along with more than 800 others comprise a book dedicated to the late creative design professional and founder of the creative agency Survival by Design, who passed away in September 2017 after battling cancer for ten months.
Around a month after Santiniketan announced that it will honour its eminent alumni Benode Behari Mukherjee with a gallery dedicated to the work of the visually challenged modernist master, an exhibition in Delhi traces his oeuvre, from the time Mukherjee completed his studies at Kala Bhavan. “He registered as its second student in 1919, when […]
Established in independent India “to acquire and preserve works of modern art from 1850s onward” and “organise special exhibitions”, among its several other objectives, this is not the first time that the functioning of NGMA is under scrutiny.
Photographs from the recent expedition, along with 74 more photographs clicked by Deb Mukharji in the last six decades, comprise the exhibition “Tall Tales from the Himalaya” that is on at India International Centre in Delhi.