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20131017171751-1 Watchlist Artist: Prabhakar Pachpute  
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Prabhakar Pachpute at EXPERIMENTER 10/23/13 Posted 10/23/13

Experimenter in collaboration with the Clark House Initiative presents The Land Eaters, Prabhakar Pachpute’s first solo in Kolkata. Through a new body of work, Pachpute continues to explore his interest in labor ethics, economic exploitation, unequal social development and land politics. Pachpute belongs to a family with a three-generation history as miners in Chandrapur, Maharashtra, in one of the country’s oldest mines located within a land, that has over the years, born the brunt o... [more]

20130925093032-photo0367 How many solos does it take to make a group show?  
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SUNRITA BASU, Ritarupa Bhattacharya, Moumita Sarkar Das, Shibashish Das, Ratnadeep Deb, Somava Dutta, Sweta Haldar, Souvik Roy at Birla Academy of Art & Culture September 24th, 2013 - September 29th, 2013
Posted 9/25/13

After the first quick round of Art Synthesis, the eyes quickly bookmark certain works and artists for the latter, slower rounds but the mind, hungry for a single thread of narrative, doesn't find any. On contemplation, that turns out to be the mind's problem, not the artists'. So used our minds are with picking up a curator's text on entrance and viewing the entire exhibition through that lense, that they suddenly feel ill-at-ease when they have to be the meaningmakers themselves. It turns out tha... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Yashpal Gambhir  
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9/22/13 Posted 9/22/13

(Image: Yashpal Gambhir, Mind of the Art-3, 2013, Acrylic on paper, 57 x 70 centimeters; © Artist) Yashpal Gambhir (b. 1971, Sonepat, Haryana, India) Art means emotions, feelings; it is not constraints to any specific region. It is like two broken toys which emerge as a new one. I have been very experimental since my childhood. Besides Acrylic or Oil colors, I have experimented a unique type of art, which no one has ever seen earlier. I also use to make arts using color pens and usi... [more]

Salesroom Artist: John Lijo  
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9/14/13 Posted 9/14/13

(Image: John Lijo, MonetMazur Mosaic Collage, September 1, 2011, Digital C Type, 40 X 60 X 2 Inches; © Studio Bluefish) John Lijo (b. 1979, Kerala, India) I am not interested in celebrities, but 'People' are obsessed with celebrities, I'm taking these personally meaningful icons and creating something more beautiful. I use photographs as references – these I get from newspapers, magazines and from the internet – and use them as the basis of paintings. I collect images from a wid... [more]

20130715071728-inverted_search_for_immortality_by_mukesh_sharma__pic_courtesy_chintan_upadhyay Artist Mukesh Sharma reviews by Dr. Seema Bawa, The Asian Age, New Delhi, Aug 15, 2013  
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Mukesh Sharma at 105, Behind Sector D-2, in Vasant Kunj, New Delhi July 24th, 2013 - August 24th, 2013
Posted 8/24/13

One usually associates the intention of any art produced with the intention of being exhibited in a gallery, museum and public space such as a mall or a street. Studio and site specific art is a brave and relatively new and rarer concept that is still in a more experimental stage since they have limited viewership and still more restricted marketability. Mukesh Sharma’s latest works have been done in his studio in the back lanes of Vasant Kunj area of Delhi in two rooms of his studi... [more]

20130814143426-mm_install_view_20 Watchlist Artist: Mehreen Murtaza  
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Mehreen Murtaza at EXPERIMENTER 8/14/13 Posted 8/14/13

Experimenter presents Mehreen Murataza’s second solo at Experimenter with Score For A Film opening on Friday, August 9, 2013. The exhibition will continue until September 14, 2013. Score For A Film attempts to be a meld of sounds dedicated to recordings of low frequency transmissions, a sweeping soundtrack, noise patterns, historical recordings, and a fictitious narrative performed by a team of voice actors, interspersed with semantic language shifts and conversations covering ufology, space... [more]

20130715071728-inverted_search_for_immortality_by_mukesh_sharma__pic_courtesy_chintan_upadhyay Artist Mukesh Sharma Features by Shahnaz Siganporia of TimeOut in its edition August 2-15 2013, New Delhi  
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Mukesh Sharma at 105, Behind Sector D-2, in Vasant Kunj, New Delhi July 24th, 2013 - August 24th, 2013
Posted 8/24/13

Live wiring Mukesh Sharma’s exhibition explores our conflicted relationship with technology. His artworks are mostly made from tech waste, reports Time Out A muddy road leads to a decrepit shanty, there are a few cars and bikes parked nearby; a few labourers are at work and a stray dog or two are napping. The shanty’s door is ajar, tiny bursts of colour can be gleaned on the walls and a little cooler whirrs in the corner. Unlike its neighbours, it isn’t a makeshi... [more]

20130715071728-inverted_search_for_immortality_by_mukesh_sharma__pic_courtesy_chintan_upadhyay Artist Mukesh Sharma - This art is no junk features by Aakriti Sawhney, Hindustan Times New Delhi, July 24, 2013  
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Mukesh Sharma at 105, Behind Sector D-2, in Vasant Kunj, New Delhi July 24th, 2013 - August 24th, 2013
Posted 8/24/13

Last year, at the India Art Fair, artist Mukesh Sharma displayed two very interesting paintings. Titled — Anarkali Disco Chali and Hello Honey Bunny, the mix media canvases had computer keys pasted on them in a circular motion, depicting the influence of technology in our lives. Continuing with the same concept, Sharma now has worked on a site-specific art project — A Terabyte-ing Serpentine that opened in the Capital yesterday, and is curated by Unnati Singh. A huge tree hangs inver... [more]

20130715071728-inverted_search_for_immortality_by_mukesh_sharma__pic_courtesy_chintan_upadhyay Artist Mukesh Sharma features by Vandana Kalra-leading columnist of The Indian Express, New Delhi, Jul 17 2013  
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Mukesh Sharma at 105, Behind Sector D-2, in Vasant Kunj, New Delhi July 24th, 2013 - August 24th, 2013
Posted 8/24/13

It's a strange merger between nature and technology — a world where computer monitors act as planters and computer keys sprout from branches. "We are enslaved by technology and the simple keyboard button is taking over our lives. Rapid technology change and its outpourings alter the aesthetics of a society. In this context, it is becoming increasingly important for me as an artist to synthesise global visuals into a local vocabulary," says the work's creator Mukesh Sharma. The postgra... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Jiaur Rahman  
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6/19/13 Posted 6/19/13

(Image: Jiaur Rahman, Rainy Day, 2012, Watercolour on Paper, 11 X 15 Inches; © Jiaur Rahman)   Jiaur Rahman (b. 1979, West Bengal, India) Rahman’s watercolours are delightful renderings of nature, with the aim of capturing a single moment for eternity. The artist has a close association with rural Bengal, and desires to immortalize the beauty of its fast changing landscape. Not one to be bound to the rural surroundings, Rahman has also captured the cityscape in his works, aiming to portray... [more]

20130525114825-1 Watchlist Artist: Amitabh Kumar  
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Amitabh Kumar at The Guild Art Gallery 5/25/13 Posted 5/25/13

The Guild Art Gallery is delighted to present ‘Message to Zero’, first ever solo exhibition of Amitabh Kumar previewing at The Guild on Friday, April 12, 2013. Interview #1 I catch the artist at the end of a long day at work. He is washing the paint off of his face. Amitabh: What is the show about? Amitabh: The project is a series propositions to the public and we use the precision of a contemporary art display space to make them sharper. A: What do you mean by that? A: A surgical tabl... [more]

20130515164724-cc01 A collage of histories and meanings at Jhaveri Contemporary  
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Group Show at Jhaveri Contemporary April 24th, 2013 - May 24th, 2013
Posted 5/20/13

  ‘Considering Collages’: a survey show of collages is exciting by definition because it’s a rare occurrence. Collages, especially the paper-and-glue  ( French ‘coller’ meaning ‘ to glue / to paste’) kinds,  which are often  playful experiments in forms, materials and contexts made from found objects,  tick exactly the wrong kind of boxes as far as the contemporary Indian art scene is concerned.But the post 1947 collagescape at Jhaveri Contemporary with 14 artists ( born between 1882 and 1976 ) from... [more]

20110705101832-sachin_jaltare Stars Of Andhra  
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Srinivas Chari, Ramesh Gorjala, laxma goud, Sachin Jaltare, Deepa Nath, Bala Bhakta Raju, Chippa Sudhakar, T.vaikuntam, Srinivas Tailor, Fawad Tamkanat, Gouri Vemula at Studio3 Art Gallery July 5th, 2011 - July 24th, 2011
Posted 5/4/13

Group Show Of Andhra was held on 5th July 2011 and was one of the good show Studio3 has shown.  [more]

Invite Stillness Speaks  
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Umakant Tawde at Jehangir Art Gallery June 3rd, 2009 - June 9th, 2009
Posted 5/4/13

Studio3 presents "Stillness Speaks" an Exhibition of Buddha Paintings by Umakant Tawde at Jehangir Art Gallery From 3rd June to 9th June 2009. 11am To 7pm. Umakant a young boy from Jalgaon has made a niche for himself in the Mumbai Art Scene. [more]

Picture_1011_zoom Art Exhibition By Auction Artist - Badri Narayan  
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Badri Narayan at Studio3 Art Gallery November 10th, 2009 - December 10th, 2009
Posted 5/4/13

Art Exhibition By Auction Artist - Badri Narayan Born 1929  (Eminent Indian Artist, Illustrator, Author And Story-Teller) At Studio3 Art Gallery. Works Can Be Viewed Online On www.studio3india.com [more]

20130423102043-parul_thacker_2 Parul Thacker and an exercise in digital meaning-making  
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Parul Thacker at Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke March 19th, 2013 - April 29th, 2013
Posted 4/28/13

After a visit to the wonderland of forms that’s Parul Thacker’s first solo at Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke, the whole process of meaning-making ( of contemporary art) is bound to come under fresh scrutiny. All the available texts on the artist and her works, struggle to put her into a context, and visibly strain to find a broader theme beyond the striking yet enigmatic forms. And it’s not hard to see why. Her background is unconventional (Bachelor’s in textile design at Sophia Polytechnic Mumbai, then a course in surface ornamentation a... [more]


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