Lalit Kala Akademi Galleries - New Delhi

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An Institution Invigorated

by Avni Doshi
The India Art Summit ushers a flurry of activity into India’s capital, with exhibitions and collateral events galore filling Delhi’s days and nights.  Last year, I met this flurry with a calm approach to viewing the art as  I meandered through the expanse of Pragiti Maidan and attended a host of lectures and gallery openings.  In contrast this year I found myself caught in a stream of seemingly unending work. The reason for the difference is simple. This year I was curating a show. In the... [more]
Posted by Avni Doshi on 1/24/11

Art Celebrates 2010!

by Himali Singh Soin
      Delhi is an old city; even popular depictions portray dusty streets silhouetted in cycle rickshaws and imperial columns. It is also a quiet city, its air of solemnity punctuated only by the newspaperman’s calls to begin the day with politics, debate and the overheard at yesterday afternoon’s luncheon. A green ridge forms the penumbra of this tree-capped city, its shadows dancing with bygone classical rhythms up the thick stone walls of an old fort, a tomb, a mosque, a ruin. This is,... [more]
Posted by Himali Singh Soin on 11/2/10
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