La Biennale di Venezia 57th International Art Exhibition VIVA ARTE VIVA

Open to the public from Saturday May 13th to Sunday November 26th 2017, at the Giardini and the Arsenale, the 57th International Art Exhibition, titled VIVA ARTE VIVA, will be curated by Christine Macel and organized by La Biennale di Venezia chaired by Paolo Baratta. The preview will take place on May 10th, 11th and…






Mindfulness by Poonam Dhandhania at Malaka Spice Gallery

Poonam Dhandhania, born in Hisar (Haryana), has been connected to Art all her life. She is a Textile Designer and B.Comm graduate from Mumbai. She has studied with celebrated artists like – Bose Krishnamachary (portraits), Naina Kanodia (landscapes), Milind Mullick and Vilas Kulkarni (watercolours). The mediums she loves are Charcoal, Acrylics and Mixed Media. She…






Thangka Paintings from February 1st to 20th at Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi

Thangka, is a Tibetan Buddhist painting on cotton or silk applique. It usually depicts a Buddhist deity, scene or mandala. The word “Thangka” literally means “Things that one unrolls” in classical Tibet. Traditionally kept unframed, they are usually rolled up when not in use, though they are sometimes displayed briefly during religious festivals. Thangka serve…






Pune Biennale 2017 draws to a close on a high note

Highlights of Pune Biennale’17 1 flagship exhibition – ‘Habit-Co-Habit’ curated by Zasha Colah and Luca Cerizza 6 participatory projects 10+ life-size sculptures made from metal junk 30+ site specific installations 10+ art appreciation talks/video presentations Number of visitors: over 100 thousand people visited Number of artist participated: 300+ 18 Countries and 40 Cities were part…






‘Art o Graph’ – Art and the Written Word presented by ICONART Gallery

‘Art o Graph’ proposes art works in the form of art installations, incorporating literary elements of alphabet, word, verse, text or narrative symbols. A written word is worth a thousand spoken words, it resonates in its form as an inquiry, contiguity, in its metaphor and symbolism there are new openings and reverberations beyond its visual…






2Faced Dance Company from UK performs RUN coordinated by Attakkalari

The award-winning, international 2Faced Dance Company, headed by artistic director and choreographer Tamsin Fitzgerald and known for its physically adventurous dance work, returns to India to deliver the second phase of Outlands – an exciting programme of dance performances, educational and development opportunities – from 20 January to 13 February 2017. National Dance Award nominated…






Glimpses from Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016 – Part II

BARA BHASKARAN Amazing Museum 2013-2016 are an archipelagic history of the present. Reconstructing the Kerala’s past within the broader Indian conversation, Bara Bhaskaran draws on a variety of sources to convey a vision that is distinct and engaged,attesting to the disappeared nuance of a true history from below.   GABRIEL LESTER Gabriel Lester’s Dwelling Kappiri Spirits is a large…






South Asia’s largest and most important international festival of contemporary movement arts will be held from 03 to 12 February, 2017 in Bengaluru

The Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts is set to roll out the eighth edition of the Attakkalari India Biennial (AIB) from 03 to 12 February, 2017 in Bengaluru. Considered South Asia’s largest international contemporary dance and movement arts festival, the AIB 2017 will be held at five venues across the city —Ranga Shankara, Chowdiah Memorial…






Gallery Blueprint 12 presents artworks from South Asia at India Art Fair 2017

Bangladesh – India – Nepal – Sri Lanka At the ninth edition of India Art Fair, gallery Blueprint 12 will showcase works of 4 artists, one each from India, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. Works of artists Subrat Kumar Behera, Mahbubur Rahman, Pala Pothupitye and Youdhishtir Maharjan, from the South Asian Region will be exhibited,…






Glimpses from Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016 – Part I

UNKNOWN + GALLIANO, BAD TRIP 2016 Daniele Galliano will inhabit this open studio space for the 108 days of the biennale. In the Unknown + Galliano, Bad Trip India studio, Galliano will meet and interact with Biennale artists and members of the public,who will in turn become subjects within the paintings to be exhibited in the space days….






John Berger, art critic and author, dies aged 90

John Berger, the Booker-prize-winning novelist and visionary writer who helped transform the way a generation looked at and perceived art, has died aged 90. “If I’m a storyteller, it’s because I listen,” Berger says in the film. “For me, a storyteller, he’s like a passer, that’s to say like somebody. who gets contraband across a…






DAG Modern presents Memory and Identity: Indian Artists Abroad

DAG Modern is pleased to announce the opening Memory and Identity – Indian Artists Abroad on December 19, 2016 in New Delhi. The gallery is bringing together a range of artistic expressions by putting up for a coveted line-up of close to seventy artworks of fourteen prominent modernist masters of the 20th century, who left…






Country Matters

09 Dec 2016 – 10 Jan 2017 Beyond Malabar, 1/258, Napier Street, Fort Cochin in association with Gallery OED Cochin. India grapples with a historical legacy of graphic depiction and description co-existing with a conservative social order, a poverty of individual choice, and the disapproval of alternative sexual practices. Country Matters explores sexuality within the…






Know the artist of Kochi-Muziris Biennale’16 – Abhishek Hazra

Abhishek Hazra is an artist based in Bangalore, India. His close yet idiosyncratic study of the historiography of science has led him to examine various technologies of knowledge production and dispersion. He uses video, performance and prints that often integrate textual fragments drawn from real and fictional scenarios. The idea of the thought experiment –…