Swarup Mohan Jagtap’s upcoming art exhibitions at Malaka Spice

Swarup Mohan Jagtap, is a graduate in Applied Art from Abhinavkala Mahavidyalaya. If you ask him, “Is that You art? He says,”Yes, I am!”. He says art and human life can never be different. Life is an art, and art is Life. Both are incomplete without each other. Swarup, loves to capture various sights and…






Vijaya Kumar Somanchi’s art exhibition at Malaka Spice, Hyderabad

A graduate from Andhra University, Vijaya Kumar is a self taught artist. His ardent love for art helped him study various art forms. He guides research scholars in their doctoral thesis papers. He is frequently invited to give demos in art centres to various sections of people and also in educational institutions that include BFA…






Vaishali Rajapurkar at Malaka Spice on this March 1st to 31st

Artist Vaishali Rajapurkar is a BA Psychology (Hons) and holds a Diploma in Fashion Designing and Fine Art. She has exhibited in group and solo shows in London, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Goa and Pune. She has participated in demonstrations and won several awards for her work. For her painting has been an integral part of…






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…






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,…






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 –…






Serendipity Arts Festival Goa, 2016

A catalyst for conversation across the arts, The Serendipity Arts Festival in Goa this year, will be an inclusive and collaborative space for the promotion of arts and culture from the subcontinent and beyond. December 16 – 23, 2016 at Panjim, Goa, India




Khajuraho by Sekar Ayyanthole

Exhibition of paintings by Sekar Ayyanthole at Lalithakala Academy Art Gallery, Calicut on 2016 November 23rd to 27th.




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…






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,…






Rock Art from India

In archaeology, rock art is human-made markings placed on natural stone; it is largely synonymous with parietal art. A global phenomenon, rock art is found in many culturally diverse regions of the world. It has been produced in many contexts throughout human history, although the majority of rock art that has been ethnographically recorded has…