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…






JaipurPhoto – celebrating travel through photography, curated by renowned photography critic Federica Chiocchetti with Lola Mac Dougall returns to the Pink City

JaipurPhoto ​(previously Travel Photo Jaipur) comes to Jaipur from ​24 February – 5 March, 2017 with a total of nineteen site specific exhibitions to be staged across four heritage buildings in Jaipur over the course of ten days. Large-format prints adapted to the exceptional architecture of the venues will be displayed in the Hawa Mahal,…






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…






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…






Thoughts on the Wall – The Mehta Art Gallery invites Artists

The Mehta Art Gallery is currently inviting artists to apply to our upcoming Thoughts on the Wall painting exhibitions. Last date of registration is 10th of February, 2017. Artists will get chance to showcase their thoughts on large walls of gallery. Curator: Amit Kumar – An artist and also the founder of Mehta Art Gallery…






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….






The amazing costume parties of Bauhaus that shouldn’t be missed!

The Bauhaus was the most influential modernist art school of the 20th century, one whose approach to teaching, and understanding art’s relationship to society and technology, had a major impact both in Europe and the United States long after it closed. It was shaped by the 19th and early 20th centuries trends such as Arts…






A tribute to Dr. M Balamuralikrishna – The legendary musician

Legendary Carnatic singer Dr. M Balamuralikrishna passed away in Chennai on Tuesday. He was 86. Mangalampalli Balamurali Krishna (6 July 1930 – 22 November 2016) was an Indian Carnatic vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, playback singer, composer and actor. He was awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second-highest civilian honour, for his contribution towards Indian Art. He was made…






Hyper-realistic goddesses by Omar Ortiz

Senor’ Ortiz possesses something very few men as well as few people on this planet possess. He has a “Keen Appreciation” of the female form. The human female is the most incredibly magnificent work of art that has ever existed in the history of this planet. Most of his works, which have been classified as…






Pithora paintings from central Gujarat

Pithora paintings are highly enriched folk art culture of Gujarat done on the walls by several tribes such as the Rathwas and Bhilalas who live in the central Gujarat, 90 km (56 mi) from Vadodara, in a village called Tejgadh. Pithora paintings are more of a ritual than an art form. These rituals are performed either to…






3rd edition of Pune Biennale to commence in January 2017

Key Highlights Dates: 5th to 29th January 2017; 75 days to go Several international and Indian artists confirmed More than 10 venues identified & revealed The countdown to India’s uniquely community driven biennale begins as Pune Biennale Foundation officials flagged off the Pune Biennale 2017 at National Gallery of Modern Art in Mumbai, recently. Dates,…